Author: Anirudh Sharma

NTPC Launches its 1st EV Charging Station in Vishakhapatnam

NTPC powered EV charging station has been designed by its In-house NTPC engineering team at Simhadri. In line with Government of India’s plans to switch to electric vehicles mobility, NTPC, India’s largest power generating company, initiates its first Electric Vehicle EV Charging Station in Simhadri, Vishakhapatnam. Moreover, NTPC is fully aligned for promoting clean energy […]

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UAE, IRENA Partners to Track Solar Energy Concentration

Collaboration with IRENA and KUST aims to identify solar energy concentrations across the country and keep a check on air pollutants in the country. UAE’s Ministry of Climate Change and the Environment have collaborated with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and Khalifa University of Science and Technology (KUST)to establish artificial intelligence laboratory in a […]

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Kerala Floods Spare Wayanad’s Floating Solar Power Plant

The KSEB’s floating solar plant at Banasura which survived kerala floods was the largest floating solar power plant in the country until August 23 when the 2MW floating solar project commissioned in Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh displaced it. The Banasura Sagar Dam floating solar power plant in Wayanad has survived the recent flood ravage in […]

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MNRE Postpones Commissioning of 7,750 MW Grid-Connected VGF Solar Projects

MNRE does not hold the developers responsible for the delay in the commissioning of solar PV projects but the supervisory authorities. Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has in a row extended the commissioning deadlines of 7,750 MW grid-connected solar PV power projects under different batches of viability gap funding (VGF) planned under 2nd […]

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Bi-Layer Solar Cell Sets Record for Efficiency

The Solar cell is believed to have converted more than 25 percent of the sun’s energy into electrical power in the category of perovskite-CIGS tandem solar cell. Material scientists from UCLA Samueli School of Engineering have developed a double-layered thin film solar cell that has set efficiency records in generating power from sunlight. The device […]

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Hanergy Registers over 600% Jump in Operating Revenue

Hanergy has also reported a 30 fold year on year (YoY) surge in its net profits touching the unprecedented number of HKD 7.329 billion (USD 0.96 billion). The company has registered an over 600 percent increase in its operating revenue reaching a total of HKD 20,414 billion (USD 2,653 billion) in the first half of […]

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IEX, PXIL Green Certificate Sales Nosedive 49.34% in August

The drop in the sales of RECs took place within a time period of 1 month as it was around 16.18 lakh in July, 2018. Sales of Renewable Energy Certificates (REC) plunged around 49.34 percent to 8.19 lakh units on the country’s REC Exchanges, Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) and Power Exchange of India (PXIL). The […]

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Malaysia Seeks Relief on India’s Solar Safeguard Duty from WTO

India had imposed safeguard duty of up to 25 per cent on solar cells imports from China and Malaysia for two years to protect domestic players from steep rise in inbound shipments. Malaysia has sought consultations with India under the WTO’s safeguard agreement against New Delhi’s decision to impose import duty on solar cells, the World Trade Organisation […]

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