Solar News

JA Solar to Supply Mono PERC Modules for Japan’s Largest Single PV project

JA Solar, a leading solar cell and solar modules manufacturer, has on Monday said that it has won the order to supply its Mono PERC MBB modules for Japan’s largest single photovoltaic (PV) project. Further, the said solar power plant will be having a capacity of 110 MW and located in Kansai, Japan. The company had […]

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With Focus On Chinese Imports, Familiar Tussle Returns For Solar Sector

Imports in the solar sector, where Chinese origin equipment is said to account for anything between 78 percent to 85 percent of equipment used, are back in focus. Reports quoting sources say that the government has sought product-wise details of cheap imports, comparison with domestic prices and tax disadvantage, if any, from industry to curb […]

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Power Grid to Separate its Central Transmission Utility Function

In a landmark decision, the Ministry of Power has advised state-owned Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) to separate its Central Transmission Utility (CTU) role. The move has been taken by the government in order to avoid the conflict of interests as since long back industry stakeholders were objected when in cases PGCIL called […]

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SECI again Extended Bid Submission Date for 4MW Floating Solar plus BESS Tender

In a series of extensions, the tender for 4 MW floating solar with 2 MW/ 1 MWh BESS in North Andaman has also sought extension once again. The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), in its latest notification, has extended the bid submission deadline for its tender for the selection of solar power developers for […]

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Keysight Unveils Nex-Gen PV Array Simulators to Maximize Solar Power Conversion

With an aim to help engineers in maximizing solar power conversion, Keysight Technologies, a leading technology company, has introduced a new family of photovoltaic (PV) array simulators that are first to deliver 2000 V and 20 kW of power in a 3U format. In order to keep solar power at grid parity with competing methods […]

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RK Singh Asks Discoms to Submit Monthly Report on Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Program

The Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister RK Singh directed power distribution companies (Discoms) and State Nodal Agencies (SNAs) to submit the monthly status of implementation of grid-connected rooftop solar program. The move came in the backdrop as the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is implementing phase-II of grid-connected rooftop solar programme […]

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Highview Power Gets £10 Mn Grant From UK Govt for 50 MW CRYOBattery

Highview Power has been awarded a GBP 10 million grant from the UK Department for BEIS for a 50 MW cryogenic energy storage (CRYOBattery) facility. Highview Power, a global leader in long-duration energy storage solutions, has announced that it has been awarded a GBP 10 million grant from the UK Department for Business, Energy & […]

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New Scheme From SPI to Boost Power Demand of Minigrids

SPI has launched a customer voucher scheme for minigrids customers, which is expected to have a significant positive impact on over 200 mini-grid villages Smart Power India (SPI) said that it has launched a customer voucher scheme (CVS) for minigrids customers. The scheme is expected to have a significant positive impact on over 125,000 lives in 200 mini-grid […]

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