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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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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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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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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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With this new BESCOM tool Bengalureans will have solar power in their hand

By the end of January , people in Bengaluru will reportedly be able to log on to the BESCOM (Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited) website and calculate the practicality of installing a solar panel on their respective rooftops .This will allow Bengalureans make the most out of the abundance of solar energy available. According to […]

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Indian Researchers develops New Way to Measure Solar Panel Degradation

Despite many benefits and relative popularity as a renewable energy source, eventually, the sun does set on even the best solar panels. Over time, solar cells face damage from weather, temperature changes, soiling, and UV exposure. Solar cells also require inspections to maintain cell performance levels and reduce economic losses. So, how does one inspect panels […]

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NavAlt bags Kerala government order for solar ferry boats

The Kochi-based NavAlt Solar and Electric Boats (NavAlt) has received orders for more solar boats from the Kerala government after completing a successful two-year run in the state of the country’s first sun-powered ferry, the company said on Monday. The 75-passenger ongoing solar-powered transport ferry in Vaikom plying in Kerala’s backwaters has helped the state government save Rs […]

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