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Cygni Energy, IIT Madras start-up lighting up villages in remote areas of India

Solar DC Inverterless Technology, pioneered by researchers at Indian Institute of Technology – Madras (IIT-M), is lighting up homes in remote parts of the country which are beyond the reach of electricity grids. Cygni Energy Private Limited, an innovative Solar-DC solutions startup that was incubated by the Rural Technology Business Incubator (RTBI) of IIT Madras, […]

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LONGi Solar sets new bifacial PERC solar cell efficiency record at 24.06 percent

LONGi Solar’s latest breakthrough bifacial PERC solar cells tested by CPVT achieved a conversion efficiency of 24.06%. CPVT tested monocrystalline silicon PERC cell in standard wafer dimension (156.75×156.75mm2) (M2) provided by LONGi Solar. The sample cells were measured under standard test conditions for current-voltage characteristics as a function of load. “LONGi Solar has made great strides […]

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3200 MW solar projects to be set up in Maharashtra in next two years

Solar projects with 3200 mw capacity will be set up in Maharashtra in the next two years, power minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule said Wednesday. He said the chief engineer in each of the 16 zones of Mahavitaran, the state-run power distribution company, has been directed to ensure setting up of 200 mw solar projects (total 3,200 […]

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NTPC invites bids for 15 MW Floating Solar PV Project at Koldam HEPP

National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) floated tender inviting bid for development of 15 MW floating solar PV project at NTPC Koldam HEPP. Solar PV Cells and Modules for this floating solar PV project can be sourced from anywhere in the world noted NTPC in the NIT doc. Brief Scope of work includes Design, engineering, manufacturing, […]

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LONGi Solar Named Approved Vendor by U.S. Residential Solar Provider Sunnova

LONGi Solar announced that it has been added to the approved vendor list of Sunnova Energy Corporation. Through this new partnership, Sunnova’s network of local installers can offer both style and substance to residential customers across the United States with LONGi’s 60-cell LR6-60PB family of black-on-black modules with power density up to 315Wp. Before being selected to join […]

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SEIA Commends NY Gov. Cuomo for Boosting the State’s Investments in Solar Energy

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) commended New York Governor Andrew Cuomo for his announcement that the state is doubling the NY Sun solar goal to 6 GW by 2025, extending the state’s existing incentive program and launching a new round of large-scale solar awards. Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association said “We […]

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Amended Goa Solar Policy to be notified soon

The joint electricity regulatory commission has reportedly asked the Goa electricity department to provide consumers with necessary assistance who is interested in generating solar power. The instruction to the state electricity department was issued only after consumers and solar installers complained to the commission at the hearings that the government is dragging its feet over […]

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Hanwha Q CELLS achieves top market share in Germany’s solar module market in 2018

Hanwha Q CELLS has announced that it achieved top market share in Germany’s solar module market in 2018. According to the survey titled Global PV InstallerMonitor 2018/2019 by EuPD Research, Hanwha Q CELLS captured a larger share of module sales than any other company in Germany last year. This performance is the result of steadily targeted premium solar market […]

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Separate certificate for solar pumps is not required: MNRE

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) issuing a notice brought clarification on the test reports and certification of solar pumps under the Solar Pumping Programme of the Ministry. The ministry in its notice said “It has been brought to the notice of this Ministry that implementing agencies under the Solar Pumping Programme of […]

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Adani Green Energy acquires Kodangal Solar Parks Pvt Ltd.

Adani Green Energy (AGE) recently said it has acquired 51 per cent equity share capital of Kodangal Solar Parks Pvt Ltd (KSPPL) from FS India Devco Pvt Ltd for about Rs 1.69 crore. Adani Green Energy already held 49 per cent stake in KSPPL. KSPPL was incorporated in August 2015 and has set up 20 […]

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