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US renewables row: Government for bilateral solution

The Indian government has decided not to drag US to the WTO for alleged desecration of the world trade body’s norms on renewable energy as it prefers a bilateral solution, said Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal. “The US has requested for bilateral talks to which Govt. has readily agreed. The commerce ministry is in dialogue […]

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Unirac announces new Front Trim and End Caps position SOLARMOUNT

Uniraca has announced new Front Trim and End Caps position SOLARMOUNT, which according to the company is the new face of solar racking. Front Trim provides a streamlined clean edge for curb appeal, is fully compatible with SOLARMOUNT hardware, and maintains integrated bonding for the entire array. While, End Caps provide a finished appearance, easily […]

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U.S. energy storage market grew 127% year-over-year: GTM Research

GTM Research and ESA released latest U.S. Energy Storage Monitor report which found that U.S. energy storage market grew 127% year-over-year, but down 84 percent from the historic fourth quarter of 2015.U.S. deployed 18.3 megawatts (21.2 megawatt-hours) of energy storage in the first quarter of 2016. The first quarter continued the trend of relatively slow […]

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India and US signs MoU to enhance cooperation on energy security, clean energy & climate change

Indian government and US signed Memorandum of Understanding ( MoU) on 2nd June, 2016, to enhance cooperation on energy security, clean energy and climate change through increased bilateral engagement and joint initiatives for promoting sustainable growth. These activities are intended to increase incentives for innovation including research and development, and voluntary and mutually-agreed technology transfer, […]

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Rays Power announces completion of 10 MW solar PV project in Telangana

Rays Power Infra has announced successful completion of 10 MW solar PV project, for one of its client Haldirams in Telangana. PPA for the project was signed on March 2015 and was commissioned on September 2015; it has garnered the reputation of being the fastest project commissioned in the country, delivered seven months before schedule. […]

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Hanwha Q CELLS announces the launch of two new polycrystalline Q.ANTUM solar modules in US

Hanwha Q CELLS has announced the launch two new polycrystalline Q.ANTUM solar modules Q.PLUS BFR-G4.1 and Q.PLUS L-G4.2 for the U.S. market. The Q.PLUS BFR-G4.1 is a 60 cell solar module designed to optimize the price-performance ratio in rooftop installations, it will be available from July this year. The 72 cell solar module Q.PLUS L-G4.2 on the other […]

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Georgia Power’s 30-MW solar facility at Fort Benning starts operation

Georgia Power, the Army Office of Energy Initiatives (OEI), General Services Administration and the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) marked the start of operations of a new 30 megawatt (MW) solar project at Fort Benning, near Columbus, Georgia. The facility is the first of five on-base military solar projects currently being developed by Georgia Power […]

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Hartek Power completes commercial solar project at the tech park in Kishangarh, Chandigarh

Engineering, procurement and construction company, Hartek Power has announced that it has completed Chandigarh’s first commercial solar project at the tech park in Kishangarh. The solar project of 436-kWp at Chandigarh Technology Park’s is the third largest in the city after Punjab Engineering College, Sector 12 (1,000 kWp) and Government College for Girls, Sector 11 […]

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Global solar PV market is expected to reach USD 3.38 billion by 2024: Grand View Research

Grand View Research anticipates the global solar PV glass market to reach $3.38 billion by 2024. According to the research firm increasing solar PV installations will remain a key driving factor for global solar PV glass market over the forecast period. The favorable regulatory norms across the globe are expected to promote the usage of solar PV panels […]

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