Author: Anirudh Sharma

Chennai-based Swelect to Produce Water from Solar Energy

Hydro panels are solar cells-fitted panels that use air and sunlight to produce water. Adding to the advancement in solar energy segment, Chennai-based solar technology solutions vendor Swelect Energy Systems partnered with US-based Zero Mass Water to produce, install and sell hydro panels. Hydro panels are solar cells-fitted panels that use air and sunlight to […]

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Goa Legislator Seeks Law Mandating Solar Panels on Hotel’s Rooftop

Similar stress was given by the opposition Congress party MLAs to install the solar panels not only on the hotels but also on the government buildings which would help power generation. To solve the electric power disruptions in the state, Deputy Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly, Michael Lobo said during the ongoing session that the […]

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1 Lakh Students to Assemble Solar Lamps on Gandhi Jayanti

The solar centric initiative is to be held under IIT-B’s Solar Urja through Localization for Sustainability (SoULS) Programme which, after successful execution, is expected to qualify for Guinness World Records. To mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and the ongoing diamond jubilee of IIT-B, 1 lakh students across 100 schools in India will […]

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UP Govt Cancels 1 GW Solar PV Projects Auction on Higher Tariffs

The auction conducted by Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) saw a high tariff rate bidding by the participants and it will go for re-bidding.   Weighed down by higher solar tariffs up to Rs 3.48 per unit, the Uttar Pradesh Government has decided to cancel the auction for 1 GW of […]

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Georgia Power Invites Bids for over 100 MW New Solar DG Projects

The company has invited interested players to review the terms of the RFP and to submit detailed projects by August 15. Georgia Public Service Commission (GPSC) approved Renewable Energy Development Initiative (REDI) got another boost as Georgia Power has invited bids for more than 100 MW of new solar distributed generation (DG) projects. Georgia Power […]

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Kochi Airport Bags Highest UN Environment Honour

CIAL was chosen for ‘action and inspiration’ category which recognizes individuals or organizations taking bold environmental steps and inspiring others to follow their green footsteps. Cochin International Airport (CIAL) has been selected for the highest environmental honour ‘Champion of Earth Prize -2018’ instituted by the United Nations. CIAL was chosen for ‘action and inspiration’ category […]

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Punjab Gives Seal of Approval for Rs 100 Cr Renewable Projects

The segment includes nine small hydro projects with the combined capacity of 5.55 MW worth around Rs 60 crore, one bio-CNG Project of Rs 17.50 crore and a bio-coal of around Rs 26.75 crore. The Punjab Government has approved Punjab renewable energy projects worth Rs 100 crore, the State Minister for Renewable Energy Sources Gurpreet Singh Kangar […]

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‘Funneling’ Technique 3-Times More Efficient to Tap Solar Power

The technique involves ‘funneling’ of sunlight directly on to the power cells with least wastage. Scientists from the University of Exeter, England have developed a new technique to harness solar energy more efficiently. The technique involves ‘funneling’ of sunlight directly on to the power cells with least wastage. The technique is said to be three […]

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Chinese Solar Panels Dumping Causes Loss of 2 Lakh Jobs: Report

The loss of jobs came on the heels of disproportion in the trade patterns between India and China and a faulty implementation of interest safeguarding policies. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Commerce estimated loss of 2 lakh jobs in the country due to dumping of Chinese solar panels. The loss of jobs came on the […]

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