Author: Ayush Verma

EDF and SITAC Sign PPA for 300 MW Wind Project in India

Construction of the wind farm will start in 2019. EDF Renewables in India and its partner for wind energy in India, the SITAC Group have announced the signing of a long-term power purchase agreement covering the output of 300 MW of wind project recently awarded by the Indian government. This power purchase agreement (PPA) was […]

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US DOE Announces $28 Million for Offshore Wind Energy

ATLANTIS projects will develop new technologies for floating, offshore wind turbines (FOWTs) using the discipline of control co-design (CCD). The U.S Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $28 million in funding for a new Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) program, Aerodynamic Turbines, Lighter and Afloat, with Nautical Technologies and Integrated Servo-control (ATLANTIS). ATLANTIS […]

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SECI Issues NIT for Deployment of RE Projects with Storage at Lakshadweep

SPDs will also be responsible for the successful O&M of the project for a period of 10 years. The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a Notice Inviting Tenders (NIT) for deployment of Renewable Energy Projects along with a linked Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) in the Union Territory of Lakshadweep. The brief […]

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Solar Panels That Could Revolutionise Clean Energy

High temperatures are no longer required to coat things with a photovoltaic layer, thanks to Olga’s Inkjet Processing Method. A novel inkjet processing method for perovskites (a new generation of cheaper solar cells) developed by a Polish Physicist and Businesswoman, Olga Malinkiewicz, makes it possible to now producing solar panels even under lower temperatures, drastically […]

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Tender for Development of 50 MW Solar Plant in Kerala

The solar power developers will also be responsible for the successful operation and maintenance (O&M) of the project. The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a Notice Inviting Tenders (NIT) for setting up of 50 MW of Solar PV Plant at Kasargod Solar Park in Kerala. The brief scope of work for the […]

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Growatt Wins Most Valuable Inverter Brand at Maharashtra Solar Awards

For Growatt, the award marks a bright start to the year, with high hopes on the growth front. Growatt, a global leader in inverter technology based out of China, has won the “Most Valuable Inverter Brand For the Year 2018” at the Annual Solar Awards 2019 in Maharashtra, India. The award recognises it for its brand […]

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Piyush Goyal Conferred the Carnot Prize, Will Donate Prize Money to ISA

The minister in his acceptance revealed that India is targeting complete electrification of its railway network over the next four-five years, which will make it the largest electrified rail network in the world. The Kleinman Center for Energy Policy at the University of Pennsylvania has presented its fourth annual Carnot Prize for achievements in energy policy […]

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Scheme for Development of 14 MW Solar Plant with Linked Storage in Ladakh

The lands for setting up of solar projects with battery storage will be facilitated by LREDA and KREDA. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) under the order of the President of India has launched a new scheme for setting up Solar PV Projects with aggregate battery storage capacity in Leh & Kargil. The […]

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The Positive Impact of Solar Lanterns on UP, Bihar Households

The study was presented at the IDEF 2019 forum in New Delhi. A recent study undertaken by IFC’s Lighting Asia/India Program in partnership with d.light analysed the impact of solar lanterns on rural households in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. The study titled, “Impact of Solar Off-grid Lighting Solutions on Rural Households in the states of […]

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