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Borg Energy undertakes project to convert quarters of MPs into 100 % green energy efficient spaces

US-based Borg Energy Pvt Ltd has successfully completed a significant project to convert over 60 residential quarters of Members of Parliament into 100 % green energy efficient spaces. Borg Energy Pvt Ltd under its Solar Photo Voltaic Power Projects has been undertaken the initiative for the Central Public Works Department of New Delhi. The company […]

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Panasonic Corporation achieves photovoltaic module conversion efficiency of 23.8%

Panasonic Corporation has announced that it has achieved world’s highest photovoltaic module conversion efficiency of 23.8% (aperture area3: 11,562 cm2) at research level. It is a major increase over the previous world record for crystalline silicon-based photovoltaic modules. Earlier record of the conversion efficiency of a crystalline silicon-based photovoltaic module was 22.8%. Back in 2014 […]

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SolarEdge launches its commercial inverter solution in Japan

SolarEdge Technologies has announced the launch of its commercial inverter solution in Japan. The commercial inverter solution consist of small and light-weight three-phase commercial inverters, sized 24.75kW and 33.3kW for both low and medium voltage connection, P600 and P700 power optimizers, and a cloud-based, module-level monitoring platform. SolarEdge’s optimized inverter solution expands the lifetime value […]

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China cutting coal use, growing it’s solar and wind energy capacity fast

Figures released by China’s National Bureau of Statistics reveals that China is cutting coal and growing its wind and solar energy capacity fast. Last year China’s solar power generation capacity was up by 74% while wind power generation witnessed increase by 34 percent. Speaking to New Scientist, Tim Buckley of the Institute for Energy Economics […]

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World’s Largest Floating Solar Farm edifices in London to vie Japan

Recently, England is shouting ‘solar as big as never’, the phrase went real after the country announces successful commissioning of Europe’s largest floating solar farm. According to reports, the £6 million (about $8 million) project will help power local water treatment plants that provide clean drinking water to London and south-east England’s 10 million residents. […]

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Dairyland, Xcel Energy agrees to purchase electricity from multiple new solar facilities in Wisconsin

Last week on Wednesday two Wisconsin services announced projects that will roughly double the state’s solar energy generation capacity. Dairyland Power Cooperative has entered into agreement to purchase electricity from 12 new solar arrays with a combined capacity of almost 19 megawatts, while Xcel Energy will be purchasing up to 3 megawatts of electricity from […]

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Eltek successfully integrates 10,000 Hybrid-Solar Telecom Sites

Eltek announces it has successfully commissioned more than 10,000 hybrid solar-grid power systems to remote telecom sites since 2008. Moving ahead of solar power integrations from just off-grid telecom sites, but is now spurring in a wide range of network locations. By using these hybrid solutions, which combine solar backup power and high-efficiency DC power […]

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ACSA opens first solar-powered airport in Western Cape

Airports Company South Africa (Acsa) has opened its first solar power plant at Western Cape, George Airport. The clean energy project in the first phase will contribute around 40% of the airport’s electricity needs. Once the project is completed, the airport is expected to be totally independent of the national grid. Launching the solar power […]

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MSMEs and SSI sought for separate electricity tariff, urges for solar use

Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) and Small Scale Industries (SSI) are seeking for separate electricity tariff. Both MSMEs and SSIs have detailed their presentation before Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) last week. MSME associations jointly organizing an awareness programme in Karnataka on ‘Roof Top Solar Power Generation’ to encourage the SMEs and SSIs to […]

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