Author: Zulkarnain

EXICOM wins Tender to Deploy 2000 EV Chargers in India

The deployment would cover 1800 numbers of 3.3 KW AC Chargers and 200 number of 15 KW of DC Fast Chargers. Under the Energy Efficiency Service Limited (EESL) procurement program, EXICOM has won tender to deploy Electric Vehicle (EV) chargers at different locations in the country. The deployment would cover 1800 numbers of 3.3 KW […]

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Solar-Electric Car Designed by GITS Students Ranked 5th in India

Held under the banner of ISIE at Bhimavaram in the state of Andhra Pradesh, Electric Solar Vehicle Championship (ESVC-2018) is termed to be Asia’s largest Solar Vehicle Design and Manufacturing Event. In an Electric Solar Vehicle Championship held in Andhra Pradesh, “Feathex”, an Electric Solar Car designed by the students of Geetanjali Institute of Technical […]

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India Invites Azerbaijan to Join International Solar Alliance

Although Azerbaijan is not located between the two tropics but the country has large amount of sunlight for major part of the year. India has invited Azerbaijan to join International Solar Alliance (ISA) as a partner company, a common platform for cooperation among sun-rich countries lying fully or partially between the Tropics of Cancer and […]

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Yamaha upgrades its Solar Power Plant in Chennai

With addition of 1100 KW, Yamaha’s total capacity in the Chennai plant has increased to 1450 KW, and has plans to increase the total capacity to 3500KW by the end of 2018. Yamaha Motor India Group, a sister concern of Yamaha Motor, Japan, has installed 1100 KW rooftop solar power plant at Chennai. The plant […]

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500MW Solar Auction Cancelled in Gujarat Over Costly Bids

The successful bidders include Kalathia Engineering and Construction, Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL), ACME Solar Holdings and Azure Power. Auction conducted on March 28 for 500 MW has been cancelled by the state owned utility Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL). The tariffs quoted by the bidders, considered to be too high, is the […]

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AP: NREDCAP Issues Tender for 35 MW Rooftop Solar PV Plants

The scope of work covers design, supply, installation, commissioning, maintenance, operation. It also includes wiring up from the SPV Rooftop system to Distribution Board.   Under net metering policy of the state, New and Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh Ltd (NREDCAP) has announced a tender of grid-connected rooftop solar PV plants of 1 […]

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Rajasthan to Add 3,780 MW Solar Capacity by April Next Year

“The current solar power generation is contributing 10 percent to the total power consumption in the state and we are targeting to increase it to 17 percent by 2021.” In order to achieve the goal of 7000 MW clean energy capacity in next four years in Rajasthan, the government has already assigned 20 projects of […]

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Sweden to Boost Spending on Solar Energy

Due to the high popularity of shifting to solar power there is a long waiting list of the people who want installation of solar panels with the support of the state. In the spring 2018 budget the Sweden government wants to boost the scheme supporting installation of solar energy by pumping in 16 million Euros […]

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Japan Researchers Develop Super-Thin Solar Cell Patches

Researchers at Riken Research Institute and Toray Industries Inc. have developed photovoltaic cells that are just 3 micrometers think and can withstand temperature of about 100 degree Celsius without getting damaged. A super-thin organic solar cell that can be heat-printed onto clothes just like T-shirt designs has been developed by a group of Japanese researchers. […]

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