Hanergy’s MiaSolé Achieves Flexible Substrate Thin-Film Solar Cell Efficiency of 20.56 Percent

Hanergy Thin Film Power Group has announced that the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has independently confirmed a 20.56 percent cell efficiency for its US-based subsidiary MiaSolé’s thin-film device (0.86cm2) deposited on a stainless steel foil. This is a new internal record for MiaSolé that shows their dedication to continuously advance […]

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MNRE issues norms to implement scheme for farmers to boost solar energy

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) Monday issued guidelines for rollout of the Rs 34,422-crore PM-KUSUM scheme, which would encourage farmers to generate solar power in their farms and use the clean energy to replace their diesel water pumps. The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM) scheme entails setting up […]

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India will overachieve Paris pact targets by 60%: IEEFA

India would significantly exceed its 2015 Paris Agreement target of a 40 per cent share of installed power capacity from non-fossil fuel sources by 2030, the US-based Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) said on Friday. Based on India’s Central Electricity Authority (CEA) projections, instead of 40 per cent, India will have 63 […]

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West Bengal failed to take initiative to create Green Energy Fund: CAG

West Bengal failed to create a Green Energy Fund (GEF) under the renewable energy policy of the government, the CAG has said in its audit report. The responsibility for creation and management of the energy fund was thrust upon the state’s nodal agency, West Bengal Green Energy Development Corporation Ltd (WBGEDCL), which has not taken […]

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Power ministry approves proposal for early nod to 66 GW renewable energy project

The power ministry on Thursday said it has approved proposal for early regulatory nod by CERC for transmission schemes for 66.5 GW renewable energy generation in order to fast-track green projects in the country. “In a major decision to fast track the deployment of Renewable Energy (RE) in India, Minister of State for Power and […]

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Hanergy’s Thin-film Solar Modules to Power Shanghai’s ‘Rafael Gallery’

Hanergy has announced that its cutting-edge thin-film solar modules will cover the 150,000 square meter roof of the ‘Rafael Gallery’ located at a Tech City in Shanghai. Designed by the world renowned architect, Rafael Vinoly, the ‘Rafael Gallery’ at Songjiang District of Pudong is a 1.5 kilometer sky bridge stretching across the top of over […]

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Workforce in renewable energy segment grew five times in five years: Study

India’s renewable energy workforce has grown five-fold in the past five years, according to a new report on Monday. In 2019, nearly 100,000 workers are employed in the solar and wind industry, up from 19,800 in 2014. Of these, 12,400 workers were employed in FY19 and 30,000 in FY18 by utility-scale solar, rooftop solar and […]

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India crosses 80 GW renewable energy capacity mark says RK Singh

India’s renewable energy capacity has crossed the 80GW-mark, which includes 29.55 GW of solar energy and 36.37 GW wind power, Parliament was informed Tuesday. The government has set an ambitious target of having 175 GW of clean energy capacity by 2022, including 100 GW solar and 60 GW of wind energy. “The Government is regularly […]

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Palau becomes 76th country to join International Solar Alliance

Palau, an archipelago of over 500 islands in Oceania, on Tuesday became the 76th signatory country to join the International Solar Alliance. “President of the Republic of Palau H.E. Tommy E. Remengesau, Jr. signed the Framework Agreement of the Int’l Solar Alliance today at @IndiaUNNewYork. #Palau becomes the 76th signatory country. Indian Embassy, Manila is […]

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NTT Com-Netmagic Partners with Tata Power to Build 50 MW Solar Power Project

NTT Com- Netmagic announced a partnership with Tata Power to build its first 50 MW Solar Photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Solapur, Maharashtra, India. This initiative enables NTT Com-Netmagic to meet the green energy needs and optimise operating costs. This solar power project is aimed at reducing CO2 emission at an average by about 70,000 tonnes per […]

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