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Hanergy’s MiaSolé Achieves Flexible Substrate Thin-Film Solar Cell Efficiency of 20.56 Percent

Hanergy Thin Film Power Group has announced that the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has independently confirmed a 20.56 percent cell efficiency for its US-based subsidiary MiaSolé’s thin-film device (0.86cm2) deposited on a stainless steel foil. This is a new internal record for MiaSolé that shows their dedication to continuously advance […]

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MNRE issues norms to implement scheme for farmers to boost solar energy

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) Monday issued guidelines for rollout of the Rs 34,422-crore PM-KUSUM scheme, which would encourage farmers to generate solar power in their farms and use the clean energy to replace their diesel water pumps. The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM) scheme entails setting up […]

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Solar Powered Rickshaws To Run At IIT Delhi Campus

Rickshaw-pullers at IIT’s Delhi Campus to run solar-powered rickshaws in the campus. These rickshaw can also be peddled when the battery used drains out. The solar powered rickshaws has been distributed by the by Central Electronics Limited (CEL) through their CSR activity with the support of an NGO – Sukoon. These solar-powered rickshaws will run […]

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India will overachieve Paris pact targets by 60%: IEEFA

India would significantly exceed its 2015 Paris Agreement target of a 40 per cent share of installed power capacity from non-fossil fuel sources by 2030, the US-based Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) said on Friday. Based on India’s Central Electricity Authority (CEA) projections, instead of 40 per cent, India will have 63 […]

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West Bengal failed to take initiative to create Green Energy Fund: CAG

West Bengal failed to create a Green Energy Fund (GEF) under the renewable energy policy of the government, the CAG has said in its audit report. The responsibility for creation and management of the energy fund was thrust upon the state’s nodal agency, West Bengal Green Energy Development Corporation Ltd (WBGEDCL), which has not taken […]

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Hanergy’s Thin-film Solar Modules to Power Shanghai’s ‘Rafael Gallery’

Hanergy has announced that its cutting-edge thin-film solar modules will cover the 150,000 square meter roof of the ‘Rafael Gallery’ located at a Tech City in Shanghai. Designed by the world renowned architect, Rafael Vinoly, the ‘Rafael Gallery’ at Songjiang District of Pudong is a 1.5 kilometer sky bridge stretching across the top of over […]

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India crosses 80 GW renewable energy capacity mark says RK Singh

India’s renewable energy capacity has crossed the 80GW-mark, which includes 29.55 GW of solar energy and 36.37 GW wind power, Parliament was informed Tuesday. The government has set an ambitious target of having 175 GW of clean energy capacity by 2022, including 100 GW solar and 60 GW of wind energy. “The Government is regularly […]

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Palau becomes 76th country to join International Solar Alliance

Palau, an archipelago of over 500 islands in Oceania, on Tuesday became the 76th signatory country to join the International Solar Alliance. “President of the Republic of Palau H.E. Tommy E. Remengesau, Jr. signed the Framework Agreement of the Int’l Solar Alliance today at @IndiaUNNewYork. #Palau becomes the 76th signatory country. Indian Embassy, Manila is […]

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NTT Com-Netmagic Partners with Tata Power to Build 50 MW Solar Power Project

NTT Com- Netmagic announced a partnership with Tata Power to build its first 50 MW Solar Photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Solapur, Maharashtra, India. This initiative enables NTT Com-Netmagic to meet the green energy needs and optimise operating costs. This solar power project is aimed at reducing CO2 emission at an average by about 70,000 tonnes per […]

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Cap renewable energy tariff at Rs 3 per unit under NTPC, SECI auctions: Ind body

National Solar Energy Federation of India has urged the government to cap tariff from all renewable energy sources at Rs 3 per unit for auctions by state-owned NTPC and Solar Energy Corporation. The capping will help keeping the renewables tariff lower than Rs 3 per unit. This will prove to be a remedy for differential […]

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