Tags: Solar Panels

Savitribai Phule Pune University to have solar panel walled building

The Savitribai Phule Pune University is reportedly gearing up to inaugurate country’s first solar panel walled building. The building will have glass facade mounted with panels made of cadmium telluride photovoltaic cells instead of the silicon-based cells. Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar will inaugurate the facility , being pegged as “Experience Centre” by the […]

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REC Group kicks off production of its Alpha 72 Series solar panels

REC Group has announced starting the production of the 72-cell REC Alpha Series solar panel.  The company touts it as the most powerful panel, the firm in a statement said “REC Alpha 72 Series will be the world’s most powerful 72-cell panel available on the market, reaching 450Wp with a module efficiency of 21.3% or 213 watts/m², ensuring higher energy yields driving down solar […]

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WBTC to install solar panels on depot top to charge e-buses

The West Bengal Transport Corporation (WBTC) is reportedly gearing up to install solar panel on depot roofs to generate power and recharge its e-buses. According to ET The Energy and Resource Institute (TERI) has led a study and found that with the installation of solar panels at the WBTC Kasba depot would save in annual […]

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Solar panels stolen from school in Pakistan

Solar panels were stolen from a school located in an Afghan refugee camp in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, an official said, adding that it was the second theft incident within a week. Shafiq Khan, the head teacher of the school established in Padhana Afghan refugee camp, told the police that the thieves last week decamped with […]

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Thanks to India’, UN says solar panels are effective climate action measures

The United Nations on Thursday once again appreciated India for installing over 195 solar panels at its headquarters in New York, saying “these are just some of the ways” undertaken towards climate protection and carbon control. “Solar panels and a green roof are the latest additions to UNHQ in NYC, thanks to @IndiaUNNewYork,” the United […]

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Over 130 solar panels installed by India on UN’s rooftop: Prakash Javadekar

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said that over 195 solar panels have been installed in the United Nations (UN) Headquarters by India as a mark of tribute to the Mahatma Gandhi. “The United Nations commemorated 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi by planting 150 trees and India erected 195 solar panels on the terrace of […]

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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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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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WTO to set up panel to judge US-China solar panel dispute

The World Trade Organization (WTO) agreed Thursday to China’s request to create a dispute panel tasked with judging whether US tariffs on solar panels violate international trade rules. The trade restrictions were imposed by President Donald Trump’s administration last year, part of a raft of measures initiated by Washington that have triggered a tit-for-tat tariff […]

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