Author: Prasanna Singh

Solar Cleaning Start-up Solavio Labs Gets Funding from Canadian Province

Solavio Labs, an Indian clean tech start-up innovating in the solar panel cleaning technology space has announced the completion of funding from Canadian Province – New Brunswick for Rs 40,60,000 taking their total fund raised to Rs 2 crores. This marks Solavio Labs as the only Indian start-up in the clean tech space to receive […]

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Hope Rules Over Policy as PM Modi Harks to 40 GW Rooftop Solar by 2022

If there was ever a case of hope triumphing policy for India’s struggling rooftop solar sector, then PM Modi’s statement on the country reaching 40 GW of rooftop solar by 2022 must come as a massive boost. Or maybe the industry is simply smarter than that. For out of the 100 GW solar target for […]

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MiaSolé, European Solliance Claim 26.5% Efficiency on Tandem Solar Cells

Hanergy owned MiaSolé Hi-Tech Corp and European Solliance Solar Research claim to have achieved a power conversion efficiency of 26.5% on a tandem solar cell. The new record builds on their previous record in 2019. The architecture combines two thin-film solar cell technologies: a top rigid semi-transparent perovskite solar cell with a bottom flexible copper […]

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HyDeal Coalition to use 95 GW Solar to Bring Hydrogen to $2/Kg by 2030

European firms, with tacit support from their governments, continue to move ahead with plans to grab leadership in the green hydrogen space before the end of this decade. These plans, which were accelerated after the corona pandemic ravaged economies, effectively seek to push both renewable energy (solar) to supply the energy needed, and technology sharing, […]

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Norway Wind Alliance Looks For Government Support For Wind

Looking to get the benefit of the new push for achieving lower emissions targets, besides a pandemic recovery led by investments into clean tech, an alliance of domestic and foreign energy firms in Norway have pitched for government support to achieve higher wind energy goals for the country. Estimating offshore wind energy potential at 10 […]

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Budget 2021 Reactions. Industry Welcomes Broad Direction, Hopes For Specifics

The Union Budget 2021, for all its usual detractors, has been welcomed in more ways than one. While the stock markets seem to have welcomed the bold moves to junk fiscal limitations and go for high spending to revive the economy, the industry has welcomed it for more reasons. One couldn’t help but notice during […]

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Budget 2021 Highlights For Solar Sector

In a budget speech that will eventually be termed as focused on fire-fighting and consolidating reforms, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced her budget today. For the solar sector, the big shock is undoubtedly the increase in customs duty on solar inverters from 20 percent. Including inverters, which have a much smaller share in overall project […]

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Vikram Solar Commissions 140 MW Solar Project for NTPC in Uttar Pradesh

NTPC Limited has informed the stock exchanges that it has commissioned a 140 MW Solar Project at Bilhaur, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. The Statement -“In line with the Corporate Disclosure requirements, we wish to inform that consequent upon successful commissioning and due approvals, 140 MW capacity Bilhaur Solar PV Project at Bilhaur, Uttar Pradesh, has been […]

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Pharma Major Cipla Establishes 30 MW Captive Solar Plant

Cipla Limited, a leading pharma firm announced the start of a 30 MW solar plant project at Tuljapur, Maharashtra. The plant will support its production facilities and reduce emissions linked to energy commission there. The 30 MW project, built in partnership with APM Energy India, is spread over 115 acres, The project will benefit the company’s […]

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