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Researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute develops new light-activated semiconductor material

Researchers, including one of Indian origin, have developed a revolutionary light-activated semiconductor nano-composite material that can be used in a variety of applications such as grippers for surgical robots, more efficient solar cells and photo detectors. “Very few materials are able to convert photons directly into mechanical motion,” said Balaji Panchapakesan, associate professor at Worcester […]

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PM Modi plans state aid package of Rs 210 billion rupee to boost India’s solar industry

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi’s is planning a 210 billion-rupee ($3.1 billion) package of state aid for India’s solar panel manufacturing industry, according to two officials. The so-called Prayas initiative, short for “Pradhan Mantri Yojana for Augmenting Solar Manufacturing,” a central-government plan designed to lift India’s installed photovoltaic capacity as well as to […]

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IndiaGoSolar brings Elcomponics, Radical Solar, Analogics Tech India and Shivani International to its e-info marketplace platform

IndiaGoSolar has announced that it has brought on board Elcomponics, Radical Solar, Analogics Tech India Ltd. and Shivani International on its products and consultancy marketplace platform. Elcomponics manufactures solar refrigerators, solar pumps etc., Radical Solar manufactures and exports solar panels and other allied products related to the solar energy industry. Similarly, Analogics Tech is a […]

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NISE to conduct a One Day Workshop on Prospects for Start-ups in Solar Energy Technologies on 26 October

The National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) is an autonomous institute under MNRE, Government of India, and it specializes in facilitating research & development, certification, testing, skill development activities in the field of solar energy technologies. In line with the Start up India Initiative by the Government of India, NISE is organizing the 4th one […]

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Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017 road show held in China

The government of Gujarat which is a favorite destination for Chinese investors, held a road show here inviting them to take part in the ‘Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit’ to be held early next year. A delegation of Gujarat government officials and industrialists led by Sanjay Prasad, Principal Secretary, Agriculture and Cooperation, made presentations about the […]

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Tesla to team up with Panasonic to collaborate on manufacturing of photovoltaic cell and module production

Tesla and Panasonic have entered into a non-binding letter of intent under which they will begin collaborating on the manufacturing and production of photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules in Buffalo, New York. Under this agreement, which is contingent upon shareholders’ approval of Tesla’s acquisition of SolarCity, Tesla will use the cells and modules in a […]

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Ujaas acquires order from UREDA for Grid Interactive Rooftop and small Solar PV Power Plant in Uttrakhand

UJAAS ENERGY LIMITED (UJAAS) has won an order for design, manufacture, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of Grid Interactive Rooftop and small Solar PV Power Plant of 4/5 kWp capacity for 364 homes located at various locations in two districts in the state of Uttarakhand under Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM). The Government of […]

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JinkoSolar ranked 16th among Fortune’s 100 Fastest-Growing Companies

JinkoSolar, a global leader in the photovoltaic (PV) industry, has announced that it was ranked 16th among Fortune magazine’s 100 Fastest-Growing Companies in 2016. Fortune magazine’s annual ranking of “100 Fastest-Growing Companies” assesses a number of growth indicators for U.S. listed companies including l revenue growth, EPS growth and net profit growth over three years. […]

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