Solar News

Centre using VGF tool to woo states like West Bengal for its solar mission

Centre is trying to woo states like West Bengal offering viability gap funding to put national solar mission on fast track. Ministry of New Renewable Energy (MNRE) joint Secretary Tarun Kapoor speaking to PTI said “We will offer viability gap funding to the state governments. We will give subsidy to bring down the tariff to […]

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Interface of Solar with DC Technology will help Secure Energy Security & provide green energy: Piyush Goyal

Union Minister of State for Power, Coal, Mines and New & Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal, said that the interface of solar technology with DC technology will help to secure energy security & provide green energy. Goyal further added that this fusion of Solar Technology for providing green energy & energy security can be utilized for […]

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France roars the Gigawatt Solar Capacity announces 20GW Solar Tenders

Few years back, the mammoth Gigawatt(GW) stories were profoundly exciting for the solar sector. Now, it seems not a challenge but an amended pledge for every major economy to rejig the renewable transition. The French environment and energy minister Segolene Royal has lately announced a number of new solar tenders in France for the development of various […]

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UGE to Design and Develop 300 kW Solar Project in Kaladar, Ontario

UGE International has secured a contract to design and develop a 300 kilowatt solar project near Kaladar, Ontario. The project will derive revenue through Ontario’s feed-in tariff FIT3 program and builds upon the relationship between UGE, Soventix Canada (“SCI”), and TREC SolarShare Co-operative, which will finance all construction activities and purchase the commissioned energy generating […]

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Infineon acquires Wolfspeed for USD 850 million

Infineon Technologies has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Wolfspeed Power and RF division (“Wolfspeed”) of Cree for USD 850 million. The deal also includes the related SiC wafer substrate business for power and RF power. This acquisition will enable Infineon to provide broadest offering in compound semiconductors, it will also reinforce the […]

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Trina Solar Achieves Average Efficiency of 20.16% for Multi-crystalline Silicon PERC Cells

Trina Solar has announced that it has achieved an average efficiency of 20.16% for its industrially-produced P-type multi-crystalline silicon cells with passivated emitter and rear cell (“PERC”) technology, and an average efficiency of 18.7% for its multi-crystalline silicon P-type double print (“DP”) cells. Both the multi-crystalline PERC cells and DP cells are fabricated on a […]

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Silicon Metal Market to be Worth US$3.4 Billion by 2024: TMR

Silicon metal is derived from quartz, globally it market is highly consolidated and is led by a handful of multinational companies. Transparency Market Research in its report revealed that this has compelled players to focus on product differentiation as well as supply chain integration in order to survive this challenging vendor landscape. The report states […]

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SECI invites bid for 2.5 MW Grid Connected Roof Top Solar project in Delhi

As part of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission, the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a tender on behalf of SDMC for Implementation of 2.5MW Grid Connected Roof Top Solar PV System Scheme. Successful bidders have to carry out Design, Engineering, Manufacture, Supply, Storage, Civil work, Erection, Testing & Commissioning of the […]

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