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SMARTER SOLAR: How IoT is Revolutionizing Solar Energy Efficiency

Solar energy is at the forefront of the present-day renewable energy space, making use of the widely abundant and freely available energy of the sun. Globally, solar energy companies have experienced an ever-increasing growth rate. This has resulted in large-scale solar plants with numerous physical assets distributed in remote and wide-spread areas. With such a […]

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Utility Scale O&M Practices

India has been moving ahead aggressively with an ambitious programme to reach an installed capacity of 100GW solar power by 2022. Many states are setting up Multi-megawatt solar power installations to herald the arrival of the renewable energy generation. Solar Power Plants are built to last 25 years or more. However, after the Engineering Procurement […]

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Solar Cell-Process, Position and Bazaar

Solar cell or photovoltaic (PV) cell is a semiconductor material, which combines some properties of both metals and insulators making it uniquely capable of converting light into electricity. When light is absorbed by a semiconductor, photons of light can transfer their energy to electrons, allowing the electrons to flow through the material as electrical current. […]

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Solar Junction Box “The Black Wizard Bihind Panels”

With the rise of the solar industry during the past decade, demand for PV systems and their components has increased drastically. Best termed as the Balance of System (BoS), these solar system components are becoming significant and integrated part of the PV industry. The technological advancement in making of each component and constant innovative approach […]

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Hope for Micro Grids

While perennial sinking prices of renewable energy systems, integrating technologies such as photovoltaic rooftop systems and solar farms into regional grids will require energy storage in the form of batteries and other technologies for load continuity. Currently, about 1.2 billion people in emerging economies lack access to electrical power. The World Bank report claims that […]

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Secondary Solar Market in India

with the rise of the solar market, there has been a constant pressure on Indian developers to churn their capital.  To minimize the pressure the developers are laying the foundation for the advent of the secondary market for solar assets by shopping their rapidly growing solar projects to prospective investors. The merger and acquisition (M&A) […]

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SOVA SOLAR Gripping the mainstream of Indian Solar Industry

“ To take our manufacturing excellence to the next level we have completely automated our manufacturing facility in January. This will help us to provide world-class PV modules within a reduced timeline and higher efficiency. We aim to achieve 1 GW manufacturing capacity by 2018. The company has also announced new international EPC venture in […]

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India’s Solar Module Manufacturers to Face Tough Competition in 2017

With solar module prices continuously declining globally, it is also weakening the domestic solar manufacturer’s ability to compete with imports. Solar module prices are expected to continue declining in 2017 as global supply continues to exceed demand. As the largest supplier and installer of solar module, China will continue to drive global pricing. The country’s […]

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Forecasting Solar Power Generation in India: A Path of Unnecessary Revisions

  To achieve 40% of total installed capacity (power generation) from renewable energy by 2030 as per India’s NDC goal, India has a target of 175 gigawatt (GW) of installed capacity from renewable energy by 2022, of which 100GW is to come from solar, 60GW from wind. Taking India as an evolving place to put […]

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