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SECI solar tariff remains unchanged, gets only two bidders

Solar tariffs remained unchanged in an SECI auction on Wednesday that attracted only two bidders. This has forced SECI to scale down allotment to 40% of the total offered. SB Energy bagged 330 MW at Rs 2.65 per unit, while Chennai-based GRT Jewellers won 150 MW at Rs 2.53 per unit reports ET citing sources. […]

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Hanergy Ranks 75 among Asia’s 500 Most Influential Brands

The list of Asia’s 500 Most Influential Brands was unveiled yesterday, August 27 in Hong Kong by World Brand Lab. Hanergy Mobile Energy Group Company ranked on the list for the 4th consecutive year, and this year surged 4 spots at 75th. Among 500 award-winning Asian brands from 22 countries, Hanergy is the only solar […]

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Here is what you should know about MNRE guidelines for Solar PV inverters testing

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued guidelines for series approval of solar PV inverters for conducting testing in labs. Here we bring you few points that you should know about the new guidelines issued by the ministry:- The guidelines has been designed to facilitate test labs to approve the product family […]

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Scientists develops way to better harness energy collected by solar panels

Researchers at the University of Waterloo have developed a way to better harness the volume of energy collected by solar panels. In the study published in the journal ‘IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology,’ the researchers developed an algorithm that increases the efficiency of the solar photovoltaic (PV) system and reduces the volume of power […]

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Amazon joins Walmart in blaming Tesla solar panels for fires

Walmart Inc. isn’t the only corporation that has seen its Tesla Inc. solar panels catch fire. On Friday, Amazon.com Inc. said a June 2018 blaze on the roof of one of its warehouses in Redlands, California, involved a solar system that Tesla’s SolarCity division installed. The Seattle-based retail giant said by email that it has […]

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SECI extends deadline to bid for 6 GW solar projects till Sep 11

State-owned Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) on Monday said it has extended deadline to submit bids for 6GW solar projects till September 11. The techno-commercial bids for the 6GW solar energy was scheduled to be opened on Monday. The auction was dragged further as no bidders submitted bid. “The last date of bid submission […]

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India, Bahrain sign agreements in solar energy, space tech, culture exchange

India and Bahrain on Saturday agreed to collaborate in the areas of space technology, solar energy and culture exchange as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held comprehensive talks with his Bahraini counterpart Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa to give a major boost to the entire spectrum of bilateral relations. Modi, the first Indian prime minister […]

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China adds 11.4 GW of new solar power capacity in H1 – regulator

China connected 11.4 gigawatts (GW) of new solar power capacity to the grid in the first half of 2019, the country’s energy regulator said on Friday, less than half the 24 GW of new capacity built in the same period of 2018. The National Energy Administration said China’s total solar power capacity stood at 185.6 […]

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Walmart sues Tesla for faulty solar panels

In a big setback for Elon Musk, retail behemoth Walmart has sued Tesla’s energy division for providing solar panels that caused multiple fires at its stores, asking the company to immediately remove the panels from more than 240 Walmart locations. According to a report in USA Today, the Walmart lawsuit, filed in New York State […]

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