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EIA Cites New Battery Storage Applications as Usage Surges in The US

Battery storage applications have shifted as more batteries are added to the U.S. grid, finds the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). The ability of utility-scale batteries to draw energy from the grid during certain periods and discharge it to the grid at other periods creates opportunities for electricity dispatch optimization strategies based on system or […]

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Servotech Launches New Range of Solar Street Lights

LED and solar products manufacturer Servotech Power Systems has launched its new range of solar street lights to deliver high-quality illumination for outdoor spaces. This series includes two product variants Integrated and 2in1 solar street light which offers a luminous efficacy of over 105lm/W, a life expectancy of over 50000 hours, and an IP 66 […]

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Global Alliance Launches at COP26 to Boost RE in Developing Economies

The new Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet (GEAPP) will be launched today at COP26 to accelerate investment in green energy transitions and renewable power solutions in developing and emerging economies worldwide. Over the next decade, the Alliance aims to unlock USD100 billion in public and private capital and tackle three problems: (1) POWER […]

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Fossil-dependent Russia Finally Warms Up To Solar Power

Solar energy in Russia might be on the verge of a major expansion, thanks to a government support program for renewable energy sources, The Moscow Times reported industry experts as saying. Russia, the world’s fourth-largest emitter of greenhouse gases, has historically relied on its vast oil and gas reserves to bolster its economy. But the […]

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On MP Foundation Day, CM Announces Twin Schemes for Solar Power

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced two new schemes on the 66th Foundation Day of the state, which was celebrated as Madhya Pradesh Utsav with the guiding theme of Atmanirbhar MP on Monday. The two new schemes included Kusum Yojana, under which cooperation will be provided to the local bodies for setting up […]

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Turkey Plans to Add 1000 MW Solar Capacity by 2022

Turkey will increase the share of renewable sources in energy production starting from 2022, Yeni Shafak, a leading local daily has reported. The highest capacity rise for 2022 is expected to be seen in solar energy production with around 1,000 megawatts, the report added. The Energy and Natural Resources Ministry’s strategic plan for 2023 aims […]

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Inverter Major Sungrow Hits 10 GW Shipment Record In India

Sungrow, the global leading inverter solution supplier for renewables, has breached a new milestone for PV inverter shipments in India – 10 GW. Gratifyingly for the firm, it has not been even one year since the last 7 GW record, announced in January 2021. The company has clearly done well from the sharp recovery of […]

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Beyond Net Zero at 2070. PM Modi Makes Key Promises For India At COP26

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his speech at the COP26 Glasgow on November 1, did make a concession to activists demanding a net zero target from India. 2070. If that seems underwhelming (China has a commitment of net zero by 2060), then you might miss the really important part of his promises. The 500 GW […]

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Solar Firm Greenshift Offers Carbon Finance Option With EV Stations

Mumbai-based GreenShift Initiatives Private Limited (GIPL) which claims to offer a unique solar-as-a-service (SaaS) model involving zero-investment on rooftop solar installation, and fast electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure has come out with an offer to monetize carbon emission achievement. The company has rolled out carbon credits — a ‘carbon finance’ option to its customers to […]

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