Press Releases

6 August 2018

Ecoppia to deploy its cloud-based robotic cleaning solution over additional 325 MW in India

The site is developed by Sprng Energy, a renewable energy platform backed by emerging markets-focused private equity Actis Capital and is expected final COD by Q1 2019. Sprng Energy had won the project at a record low-tariff of INR 2.97,... read more
24 June 2018

Ecoppia Expands Bhadla Park Cloud-Based Robotic Cleaning Footprint with Additional 580MWp

Bhadla is a water-deficient region that suffers from frequent and massive dust storms, resulting in panel soiling that can reduce energy output. To minimize the loss of production capacity due to soiling, while keeping in line with SB Energy's focus... read more
11 March 2018

Ecoppia cements its dominance in India with additional 3 deployments in Bhadla region, Rajasthan

The three sites were developed by Ostro Energy, a renewable energy platform backed by emerging markets-focused private equity Actis Capital.   The sites are located at Kethusar, Kanasar and Badisid in Jodhpur district in Rajasthan, a water deficient region that... read more
15 February 2018

ENGIE Group’s site in Bhadla park in Rajasthan is now cleaned nightly by Ecoppia water-free robotic solution

Located in a vast desert area, Bhadla Solar Park is prone to frequent dust storms, which can reduce energy generation by as much as 40% in a matter of minutes. Ecoppia is the only solution able to maintain peak energy... read more
12 December 2017

Ecoppia Completes $13 Million Funding Round, Shows Over 1600% Growth in Revenues

Ecoppia’s solutions gained unparalleled experience cleaning over 200 million solar panels worldwide working with some of the largest energy players in the world including Engie Group, EDF, NTPC, Actis Group, Adani Power, SunEdison/Terraform and more. The Company's pipeline is expected... read more
21 April 2017

Ecoppia Is Named A 2017 Silver Edison Award Winner

Eran Meller joined hundreds of senior executives from some of the world’s most recognized companies to acknowledge the hard work and commitment of all of the 2017 Edison Award winners. Being recognized with an Edison Award has become one of... read more
16 January 2017

Ecoppia Completes 40MW Deployment in EDF RE /Arava-Power Middle Eastern Solar Park

Soiling – the accumulation of dirt and dust on photovoltaic solar panel surfaces – is one of the greatest impediments to solar energy production. Located in the hot southern stretch the Arava desert, between the Gulf of Aqaba and the... read more
6 December 2016

ENGIE Group Leverages Ecoppia to Deliver Lower LCOE, Higher Output in Successful Indian Solar Park Bid

Continuing Ecoppia’s commitment to cooperation with large multinational energy conglomerates and its specific focus on the Indian market, the company’s solution will be deployed on a production capacity of 168MWp out of the total 190MWp capacity.   Located in a... read more
15 June 2016

Ecoppia Announces New VP Asia Markets, India Expansion

Sharma is a veteran of the Indian solar industry and brings many years of management experience to the role. He was an early employee and Head – Channel Partnership at SunEdison Asia, spearheaded channel strategy at Tata Power Solar (part... read more
4 June 2016

First Solar Certification Solidifies Ecoppia’s Dominance in PV Cleaning Market

The advent of autonomous cleaning robots operating via mobile uplink, providing consistent cleaning on a nightly basis, has been a sharp contrast to water and brush-based solutions that have been the industry standard for years. The contrast is also visible... read more
20 April 2016

Riding Solar Demand, Ecoppia Opens Mass Production Facility in India

"We've seen demand grow across the board in 2015 - but India remains our top market and the natural choice for us to build a state-of-the-art production facility," said Eran Meller, CEO of Ecoppia.  "To do that we needed a strong partner, one... read more
3 December 2015

Ecoppia Agreement to Deploy Its Robotic Technology to 40 MW PV Site for EDF RE and Arava Ahead of COP21

"It's the next step for the solar industry," says Eran Meller, CEO of Ecoppia. "We're seeing significant value creation in all the projects we're currently involved in, both here in the Middle East and in India. For many of the... read more
4 May 2015

Ecoppia’s Robotic, Water-free Solar Panel Cleaning System Receives Global Certification from Trina Solar

Additional certifications are underway, with the aim of ensuring Ecoppia's market–wide compliance with the stringent standards of all major panel manufacturers Ecoppia’s patented E4 system cost-effectively removes 99 percent of solar panel dust through a daily, automated operation. Each robot... read more
1 May 2015

Ecoppia’s Water-free Solar Panel Cleaning Robots Installed on additional 35 MW of Solar Projects

“Desert regions are prime candidates for solar PV, aside from one glaring issue: soiling. Reports indicate this phenomenon can reduce overall energy generation by as much as 40 percent, which significantly eats into a system owner’s return on investment,” said... read more
20 April 2015

Ecoppia chosen as a 2015 Red Herring Europe Winner

“Selecting startups that show the most potential for disruption and growth is never easy,” said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. “We looked at hundreds and hundreds of candidates from all across the continent, and after much thought... read more
10 February 2015

Ecoppia Strengthens Water-Free Solar Panel Cleaning with Advanced Data

Ecoppia’s E4 technology cost-effectively removes 99 percent of dust from solar panels to maintain maximum production levels and accelerate return on investment. Each robotic E4 unit is self-charging, self-cleaning and can be monitored and controlled remotely to mitigate the need... read more
7 October 2014

Ecoppia E4 Exclusively Certified by PI Berlin Photovoltaic Institute

“We are proud to be the first and only solar panel cleaning solution certified by a top-tier photovoltaic institute like PI Berlin,” said Eran Meller, CEO of Ecoppia. “This strong statement proves once again that Ecoppia's patented technology is ideally... read more
24 September 2014

Ecoppia Selected for Five New Solar Projects, Takes Global Leadership

The new additions to Ecoppia’s portfolio are owned by Arava Power Company, a leading solar developer based in Israel. The five PV newest Ecoppia E4 deployments are at solar production facilities located in the harsh Arava and Negev deserts, both... read more
24 May 2014

One Million Solar Panels Later, Ecoppia Robots Keep On Cleaning

Ecoppia’s autonomous, water-free solar array cleaning solution, cost-effectively keeps photovoltaic panels at peak performance, even in the toughest desert conditions. This enables solar parks to maximize energy output using neither water nor manual labor. Pragmatic, cost effective and efficient, self-powered... read more
24 April 2014

Ecoppia’s Water-free Robotic Solar Panel Cleaning Solution Certified by JA Solar

Ecoppia’s autonomous, water-free solar array cleaning solution, cost-effectively keeps photovoltaic panels at peak performance, even in the toughest desert conditions. This enables solar parks to maximize energy output using neither water nor manual labor. Pragmatic, cost effective and efficient, self-powered... read more
24 March 2014

Ecoppia Announces World’s First Completely Autonomously-Cleaned Solar Energy Park

Soiling – the accumulation of dirt and dust on photovoltaic solar panel surfaces – is one of the greatest impediments to solar energy production, and can reduce panel energy output by up to 35%. Located in the hot southern stretch... read more
11 March 2014

Suntech Power Certifies Ecoppia’s Innovative Water-Free Solar Array Cleaning Solution

Ecoppia’s solution cost-effectively keeps photovoltaic panels at peak performance, even in the toughest desert conditions. This maximizes solar park energy output, and optimize the LCOE - without the expense and negative ecological impact of existing manual and water-based cleaning solutions.... read more