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Bill Gates backed startup Heliogen achieves solar breakthrough

Heliogen, the clean energy company that is transforming sunlight to create and replace fuels, announced its launch and that it has – for the first time commercially – concentrated solar energy to exceed temperatures greater than 1,000 degrees Celsius. At that temperature, Heliogen can replace the use of fossil fuels in critical industrial processes, including […]

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Sterling and Wilson Solar posted 36 percent rise in Q2 net profit

Sterling and Wilson Solar on Friday posted a 36 per cent rise in consolidated net profit at Rs 79.40 crore for the second quarter of this fiscal. The Shapoorji Pallonji Group firm had reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 58.36 crore in the September quarter of the previous fiscal, it said in a BSE […]

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Manufacturing-linked 5 GW solar auction of SECI gets good response

SECI’s solar auction for 5GW capacity has evoked good response as Adani Green Energy, Azure and Navyug have submitted bids for a total of 10 GW projects. Solar Energy Corporation of India’s (SECI) for 5GW solar energy auction includes 1GW manufacturing component. Thus developers will have to set up solar equipment manufacturing capacity of 1 […]

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Latin America and Caribbean on the Brink of Massive Solar Power Growth

Latin America and the Caribbean could grow their installed solar capacity by a factor of 40 by 2050, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) shows. Annual investmens exceeding seven billion would see the region’s solar PV capacity rise from 7 gigawatts (GW) today, to more than 280 GW by mid-century. While […]

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SunPower To Create Two Independent Publicly-Traded Companies

SunPower has announced plans to separate into two independent, complementary, strategically-aligned and publicly-traded companies – SunPower and Maxeon Solar Technologies (Maxeon Solar). Each company will focus on distinct offerings built on extensive experience across the solar value chain. SunPower will continue as the leading North American distributed generation, storage and energy services company. Newly-formed Maxeon […]

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Can India’s solar gift solve urgent problem for journos at UN?

While the UN grapples with weighty global matters, can an Indian gift solve an unlikely matter of great concern to journalists and staffers — a partial shut down of an escalator as part of the world body’s austerity measures? After repeated complaints over several days by reporters interspersing questions on issues like Syria, Iran, the […]

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Solar roof tiles may replace clay tiles in Goa homes: Minister

Clay roof tiles, colloquially referred to as Mangalorean tiles, that typically adorn roofs of traditional Goan homes, may soon make way for more modern and solar energy-generating tiles, if Goa Power Minister Nilesh Cabral has his way. Cabral on Wednesday said his Ministry would soon implement the Renewable Energy Service Company (RESCO) model of solar power generation, […]

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Merkel visits Delhi metro station which is fitted with solar panels fitter by KfW

German Chancellor Anjela Merkel visited on Saturday the Dwarka Sector 21 metro station, which is fitted with solar panels funded by the KfW, a state-owned development bank of her country. Merkel visited the terrace of the metro station where she was briefed by officials of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) about the solar project. […]

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French minister visiting India to co-host second ISA assembly

French Deputy Minister for Ecological and Inclusive Transition Brune Poirson is visiting India to co-preside over the second Assembly of the International Solar Alliance here on Thursday. Poirson, who is on a three-day India visit from Wednesday, will co-president the ISA event along with Raj Kumar Singh, Minister of State (IC) of Power, and New […]

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Tesla introduces third-gen Solar Roof

Tesla has introduced its third-generation Solar Roof which uses a new kind of tile made of textured black glass. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that the third version of the solar roof is ‘finally ready’ for the masses and can be installed in less than 8 hours, Mashable reports. The Solar roof is available for […]

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