Solar News

SolarCity announces Special Committee for Tesla Deal

Just after the American electric car maker, Tesla proposed an acquisition deal with SolarCity – the solar panel manufacturer company has recently formed a special committee of just two directors to evaluate Tesla Motors $2.8 billion acquisition deal. SolarCity independent directors Donald Kendall and Nancy Pfund will serve on the committee. Kendall is the chief […]

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SunPower sets a new solar power panel efficiency record of 24.1 percent

SunPower has set a new solar power panel efficiency record of 24.1 percent, surpassing the previous world record for the highest efficiency of a solar panel using silicon cells. Early this year SunPower achieved 22.8 percent efficiency for its X-Series solar panel. “With greater efficiency, we can fit more watts on the roof with the outstanding […]

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NHPC planning to set up 600MW solar project at Koyna dam in Maharashtra

National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) as part of an initiative to expand its solar portfolio is reportedly planning to set a 600-MW solar project at the Koyna dam in Maharashtra. NHPC is carrying out financial and feasibility study for the project. The company t plans to set up floating solar panels with pumped storage system […]

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Amplus Solar acquires portfolio of commercial and industrial rooftop projects of SunEdison India

Amplus Energy has acquired Sun Edison’s Indian Commercial and Industrial Rooftop Portfolio. Spread across India, the facilities provide on-site renewable power to leading Indian and global corporate customers. Sanjeev Aggarwal, Managing Director and CEO of Amplus said, “Amplus Solar is excited to acquire this high-quality portfolio. We have grown rapidly since an equity investment by […]

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India, UK to work together as R&D partners in Solar Energy and Nano Material Research

India and UK have agreed to work together in two major initiatives in the fields of Solar Energy and Nano Material Research..Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan announced about the initiative after the 5th Indo-UK Science and Innovation Council Meeting (SIC). SIC is the apex body which oversees the […]

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SolarEdge bags Intersolar Award for Its HD-Wave Technology Inverter

SolarEdge has bagged Intersolar Award in the Photovoltaics category for its HD-Wave technology inverter. SolarEdge’s HD-Wave inverter technology is a novel power conversion topology that significantly decreases inverter size and weight while achieving record efficiency. By employing distributed switching and advanced digital processing to synthesize a clean, high-definition sine wave, HD-Wave inverters have <1/2 the […]

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