Solar News

Trina Solar set new efficiency record of 23.5% for interdigitated back contact silicon solar cell

Trina Solar has announced that its State Key Laboratory of PV Science and Technology of China has set a new world record of 23.5% for a high-efficiency silicon solar cell with an Interdigitated Back Contact (IBC) structure on a large-area 156×156 mm2 n-type mono-crystalline silicon (c-Si) wafer. Trina Solar’s record has been independently confirmed by […]

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Post offices in Raipur are opting Solar Panels for uninterrupted power supply

Post offices in rural areas of Raipur are opting to Solar Panels for uninterrupted power supply and to offer better customer services. However, the process is still at initial phase. The Postal Department is yet to cherry-pick an agency or company which will supply these solar panels to the post offices. As of now it’s […]

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ISA Cell and UNDP declares cooperation for promoting solar energy globally

The Interim Administrative Cell of International Solar Alliance (ISA Cell) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on the occasion of the Side event on International Solar Alliance at the UN Headquarters in New York declared their intention to promote solar energy globally. Major areas identified for working jointly included :a) Development of synergies with […]

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Ecotricity announces that it has acquired SunEdison UK solar business

Ecotricity has announced that it has acquired home rooftop solar business of SunEdison. Before exiting UK, SunEdison had built a portfolio of nearly a thousand rooftop solar installations, a product known as the Energy Saver Plan. Dale Vince, Ecotricity founder, in a statement said: “This is an exciting and important step for Ecotricity. As a […]

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Sunverge Energy inverters meet HECO’s new solar technology standards

Sunverge Energy has announced that its Solar Integration System (SIS) equipped with Schneider XW6848 and XW5548 inverters meets Hawaii Electric Companies’ (HECO) strict technical specifications for solar installations. The Sunverge SIS units will help electric customers in Hawaii rapidly attain reliable power from their renewable generation and storage systems while earning maximum savings under HECO’s […]

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Frisky plans of France to outfit the Renewable Goal

France is taking strategic leads to spur its renewable energy goals and also sought commitments to be the first country to issue “green bonds” encouraging green energy. Recently, French President Francois Hollande has also asserted that that the country’s oldest nuclear power plant, Fessenheim which sits near the German and Swiss borders would be closed. Also at […]

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Neurosurgeon in Brownsville wins solar panel patent

Brownsville neurosurgeon Dr. Madhavan Pisharodi has won patent for improved solar panel, which is capable to trap much of the wasted sunlight that reflects off conventional solar panels. Patent office describes Pisharodi’s solar panel patent as “photovoltaic systems with intermittent and continuous and intermittent recycling of light.” The patented panel reprocesses sunlight within the panel […]

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