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Airports in India to install solar power plants

Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju at a program on Sunday asked all the airports across India to install solar energy units. As part of the program, 12 MW solar power units have been already installed at Kochi airport run by the Cochin International Airport Limited. Currently entire airport is operated on solar power. Addressing […]

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S&C Electric Company completes one of the largest energy storage systems in Ohio

S&C Electric Company has completed one of the largest energy storage systems in Ohio. The 7-MW system located in Minster, Ohio, was built in partnership with Half Moon Ventures (HMV) and the local municipal utility, the Village of Minster. The project at the Minster Solar + Storage Facility was officially inaugurated on May 6 t to the residents of Minster. […]

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Tekno Ray Solar commissions 18.5-MW PV power facility in Konya, Turkey

Tekno Ray Solar has inaugurated first stage of Turkey’s largest PV power plant with a total power capacity of 22.5 MW. The company has commissioned first 18.5-MW phase of the 22.5-MW photovoltaic (PV) power facility in Konya province, which will meet the electricity demand of more than 20,000 households. The plant located on a 430,000-square-meter […]

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Vishay Intertechnology introduces new 650 V EF Series devices

Vishay Intertechnology has expanded its portfolio of fast body diode n-channel power MOSFETs with the launch of new 650 V EF Series devices. The 650 V EF Series devices include the Vishay Siliconix SiHx21N65EF, SiHx28N65EF and SiHG33N65EF which according to the company will provide additional voltage headroom for industrial, telecom and renewable energy applications when […]

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Delhi College to lighten its surrounding with solar power

Delhi University’s Dyal Singh College has always aspired to make campus Green and Clean. In its latest initiative the collage has installed l00kWp Solar Power Panel on its rooftop which will partly meet the requirement of the college and surplus on certain days will be sold out to BSES, so that it can be diverted […]

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EGPNA starts construction of the Aurora utility-scale distributed PV solar project in Minnesota

Enel Green Power North America (“EGPNA”), has announced that it has started construction of the Aurora utility-scale distributed photovoltaic (PV) solar project in Minnesota. Aurora will consist of 16 PV plants with a total installed capacity of 150 MWdc1 and will be able to generate over 210 million kWh annually – equivalent to the energy […]

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MNRE invites feedback on the recommendations of the CSP Expert Group

Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE), formed a “CSP  Expert Group” with members from within the Ministry, and other Experts from outside to give recommendations to the ministry to enable appropriate policy formulation for supporting the development and deployment of Concentrating solar power (CSP) technology in the country. MNRE is inviting Feedback/Views/Comments before adopting […]

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SolarCity introduces new set of services for utility and grid operators

SolarCity on Thursday introduced a new set of services for utility and grid operators. The new services include installation, financing, and consultation for utility-scale solar and energy storage resource development, beside advanced controls for demand response, distributed energy resources, and aggregated grid services. This move signifies a broadening of SolarCity offerings and strategic orientation. SolarCity launched […]

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