Tags: Solar Panels

Solar industry needs to act proactively to ensure efficient use of water: Bridge to India

The solar industry needs to act proactively to ensure efficient use of water for cleaning of solar panels and justify the ‘environmentally-friendly’ tag, consulting and research services provider Bridge To India said Wednesday. The statement has come against the background of an advisory issued by the New and Renewable Energy Ministry (MNRE) on optimal utilisation […]

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AAI to install solar panels near the main runway at Chennai airport

In a bid to reduce the use of power from the grid the Airports Authority of India (AAI) is reportedly planning to install solar panels near the main runway at Chennai airport. The contractor that bagged the tender issued last year has started the installation process of the panels on an 8.58-acre land, identified in […]

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IBC Solar, SunPower partners for distribution solar panels in Germany and selected European countries

IBC Solar has partnered with SunPower for the distribution of its solar panels in Germany and selected European countries. IBC Solar thus expands its portfolio with three monocrystalline high-efficiency modules between 360 and 400 Watt for residential installations: the Maxeon 2 (360Wp) as well as the Maxeon 3 (390Wp and 400Wp). The robust and interdigitated […]

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Solar Panels could allow schools to meet up to 75% of electricity requirements

Trapping sunlight by utilising all viable space for solar panels, could allow schools to meet up to 75 per cent of their electricity needs and reduce the education sector’s carbon footprint by as much as 28 per cent. The study was published in the Environmental Research Letters. At the same time, solar panels could help […]

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Caffeine can make traditional solar cells more efficient: Scientists

A team of scientists has discovered that caffeine can be a promising alternative in making traditional solar cells more efficient at converting light to electricity. According to the scientists, it all began as a joke over morning coffee. “One day, as we were discussing perovskite solar cells, our colleague said, ‘If we need coffee to […]

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Chandigarh planning to go social to encourage installation of solar panels: Report

Looking into the extension of the deadline by the UT administration for the installation of solar panels till June 30, the Chandigarh Renewal Energy, Science and Technology Promotion Society (Crest) is planning to spread awareness through different social media platforms to encourage residents to install solar panels. A senior UT official speaking to ET said […]

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REC Group starts production of new N-Peak Black Series Panels

REC Group demonstrates how elegant solar panels can look as it begins production of its new N-Peak Black Series. As well as offers 325 watt peak through crystalline silicon technology, the company in a statement said that this stylish aesthetics of REC’s new full-black panelw are designed to create a handsome, sleek and seamless solar […]

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High-speed surveillance in solar cells catches recombination red-handed

A research team at Osaka University has developed an improved method for producing microscope images that can spot speedy electrons zipping through nanomaterials used in solar panels. By applying laser light to the device at just the right times, this group achieved nanosecond time resolution for the first time while maintaining the magnification. This work […]

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Kerala water authority to install solar panels in its properties to reduce electricity consumption

Kerala water authority (KWA) is reportedly gearing up to install solar panels in its properties to reduce electricity consumption. Water resources minister K Krishnankutty speaking to ET said will help the cash-strapped KWA, which spends Rs 23 crore every month to Kerala state electricity board (KSEB). For the operation of 75-mld water treatment plant at […]

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REC Group announces new product and power warranties

REC Group announced new product and power warranties on its premium and multi-award-winning REC TwinPeak and REC N-Peak high performance solar panels. Applicable to all deliveries since October 1, 2018, REC has doubled the product warranty duration from 10 to 20 years across the range, and reduced the annual power degradation of the panel, so that customers can now look forward to even greater guaranteed output over the lifetime […]

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