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Scientists develops simple, inexpensive frame that can boost solar cell efficiency

Scientists have designed a metal frame that increases the amount of sunlight captured by a solar cell, enhancing its energy production by almost one-third. The simple, inexpensive and ingenious method could increase solar energy captured for people in developing countries, as well as remote regions that are off the grid, researchers said. “In Uganda, between […]

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SunSource Energy to develop 70 MW solar project under open access scheme in UP

SunSource Energy has announced that it will develop a 70 MW solar power project under the open access scheme in Uttar Pradesh. The power generated by the project will be sold to commercial and industrial customers through long-term Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), a company statement said. The project, once commissioned, will be one of the […]

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Sanjay Gandhi Post-graduate Institute of Medical Sciences taps solar power

In a bid to curb CO2 emissions and reduce the burden on conventional energy resources, a 1.11 MWp solar power plant was installed at the Sanjay Gandhi Post-graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGI). The solar power plant will help reducing 1,440 tonnes of CO2, which is equivalent to planting 33,855 full grown trees, besides saving […]

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JinkoSolar Repudiates Allegations Made by Hanwa Q Cells, terms it baseless

Hanwha Q Cells early this week filed actions against Jinko in the US ITC, US District Court of Delaware, and Germany’s regional Düsseldorf court. However, the Chinese solar manufacturing giant JinkoSolar has rejected the allegations made by Hanwa Q Cells and termed it baseless. JinkoSolar said it believes that the complaints are without technical or […]

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SECI invites bids for 15kW Solar Power Plant with storage for Army Posts at Siachen Glacier

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) is inviting online bids for Design, development, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of 15kW Solar PV Power Plant with storage for one of the Army Posts at Siachen Glacier. The detailed Request for Selection Document (RfS) along with list of Dams or Water Bodies shall be available for […]

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CleanMax Solar installs 736 KW rooftop solar power plant in Mandoli Jail

CleanMax Solar has announced that it has installed a rooftop solar power plant with a capacity of 736 kilowatt (KW) in Mandoli Jail. The rooftop solar project is part of the company’s 2.5-megawatt contract with Delhi government’s power generation arm Indraprastha Power Generation. “The installation will save Rs 51.5 lakh per annum for the jail […]

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JinkoSolar Promotes Zhiqun Xu to Chief Operating Officer

JinkoSolar announced that Zhiqun Xu has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Xu, who currently serves as the Company’s Vice President and General Manager of the wafer division, will assume his new role and responsibilities immediately. Prior to joining the Company in December 2008, Xu held a variety of roles ranging from technology to production […]

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NLC India commissions 500 MW solar power projects in Tamil Nadu

NLC India has announced that it has commissioned the entire 500 MW solar power projects in Tamil Nadu. In a BSE filing  the company said that the balance 200 MW of solar PV power projects, out of 500 MW solar PV power projects which was under implementation in the state of Tamil Nadu, have been […]

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Fortum wins the right to build a 250-MW solar power plant in Rajasthan

Fortum has announced that it has won the right from Solar Energy Corporation of India to build a 250-megawatt (MW) solar power plant in Rajasthan, India. Commissioning of the plant is expected in the fourth quarter of 2020. The solar park will be entitled to a fixed tariff of 2.48 INR/kWh for 25 years. Based […]

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World Bank approves $185 million credit to add 310 MW renewable energy in Bangladesh

The World Bank has approved $185 million credit to add 310 Megawatt (MW) renewable energy generation capacity in Bangladesh and mobilise private sector participation to meet the growing demand for electricity in the country. The scaling up of renewable energy project will increase installed capacity of renewables through piloting and expanding investments in key market […]

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