Solar News

Cleantech Disruption News: China Installs Nearly 10 GW Of Solar In Q1 2018, Up 22%

China’s National Energy Administration announced on Tuesday that the country installed an impressive 9.65 gigawatts (GW) of new solar PV capacity in the first quarter of 2018, up 22% on the same period a year earlier and up on analysts’ projections. At a press conference held on Tuesday, China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) published new data […]

Solar Innovation: Nanoparticle Breakthrough Could Capture Unseen Light for Solar Energy Conversion

An international team of scientists has demonstrated a breakthrough in the design and function of nanoparticles that could make solar panels more efficient by converting light usually missed by solar cells into usable energy. The team, led by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), demonstrated how coating tiny […]

Eni goes green with Enerray

The Maccaferri Industrial Group company inaugurates the first PV park for Eni Green Data Center Enerray has finished the construction and the setting up of the first photovoltaic system on land that will be used by Eni Green Data Center on the behalf of Eni New Energy, the new company of Eni group dedicated to […]

Solar in MENA: Lebanon issues call for expression of interest for 300-MWp solar, storage tender

The government of Lebanon has issued a call for expression of interest (EoI) for three large-scale solar projects of up to 300 MWp in total, coupled with energy storage capacity. Lebanon’s Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC) is looking for companies willing to design, develop, finance, build and operate between 210 MWp and 300 MWp of photovoltaic […]

Clean Disruption News: China becomes a ‘driving power’ for solar energy with $86.5 billion invested last year

The world has invested $2.9 trillion in green energy sources since 2004, according to new research, with China leading the way in recent years with its push towards solar power. The “Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2018” report was published Thursday by UN Environment, the Frankfurt School-UNEP Collaborating Center, and Bloomberg New Energy Finance. […]

Solar electric catamaran launches in Bora Bora

The government of French Polynesia looks upon the launch of the solar-electric catamaran SoelCat 12 approvingly and has waived all taxes. The solar-powered boat is a cooperative effort and has launched into the seas of Bora Bora. The electric boat has been designed by Soel Yachts with the support of the Okeanos Foundation for the Sea and […]

SoftBank, China’s GCL team up for $930 million and 4GW production capacity Indian solar venture

GCL System Integration Technology Co (GCL-SI), a subsidiary of the world’s leading clean energy conglomerate GCL announced that on March 29, GCL Group signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Softbank Vision Fund (SBVF) through its manager Softbank Investment, a subsidiary of Softbank Group. The main content of the memorandum is that GCL Group and […]

Joining Visionary DNAs by Solar & Social Business Leaders and Policymakers in Adelaide, Australia

We present our exclusive reportage from the 1st SOLAR FUTURE.TODAY Influencers Forum Australia, that was held on March 22, 2018 in Adelaide with Honorary Participation of Professor Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate 2006  The Forum, held on the occasion of the Australian Social Business Forum, brought together for the first time in history Australian Solar and Cleantech industry leaders as well as notable Social Business Leaders […]

Clean Disruption News: Saudi Arabia, Softbank, sign $200bn deal to build world’s largest solar park

Saudi Arabia and SoftBank Group signed a memorandum of understanding to build a $200 billion solar power development that’s exponentially larger than any other project. SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son, known for backing ambitious endeavors with flair, unveiled the project Tuesday in New York at a ceremony with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman. The powerful […]

Solar in LATAM: Enel Green Power Mexico inaugurates Villanueva, largest solar PV plant in the Americas

Enel Green Power Mexico inaugurated the 754 MW Villanueva solar photovoltaic plant in Viesca, State of Coahuila, following the start of energy production by the 427 MW Villanueva 1 park, which along with the 327 MW Villanueva 3 park composes the overall PV facility.Once fully operational, Villanueva will be the largest PV facility producing energy […]

“Light & Life” (Episode 1): UAS Million Solar Stars students bringing the light to their Kenyan friends at Sasenyi Primary School

It is a great pleasure to present you our first episode of documentary film which will be telling a story of “Light & Life” Program of SOLAR FUTURE.TODAY. “Light & Life” Program aims at powering 100% of schools and their students around the globe with solar & clean energies based on the sustainable business models, and this first episode brings you […]

Solar in MENA: Fourth phase of world’s largest single-site Concentrated Solar Power Project (CSP) launched

The largest single-site Concentrated Solar Power Project (CSP), which broke ground at the Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park on Monday, will begin producing power by 2020. His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, launched the the fourth phase of the solar […]