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OPIC, ReNew Power enters into an agreement for 100 MW solar project in Telangana

U.S. Government’s development finance institution, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has signed an agreement with ReNew of approximately $74 million for a 100 MW solar project in Telangana. Announced during the 22nd session of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP22), this project is expected to diversify the country’s power […]

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MSEDCL does not have solar net meter: Report

It’s been more than a year now since the Maharashtra government passed rooftop solar policy; still the Discoms in the state doesn’t have net meters claims a report. According to TOI, consumers in the state have to buy net meters from the open market paying from their pocket. Net metering is a billing mechanism, it […]

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Researchers at Australian University discovers new way to make perovskite solar cells

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have found a new way to fabricate high efficiency semi-transparent perovskite solar cells in a breakthrough that could lead to more efficient and cheaper solar electricity. Dr Tom White from the ANU Research School of Engineering stated that the new fabrication method significantly improves the performance of perovskite […]

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Farmers advised to use solar fencing

The forest department has made a request to the Tamil Nadu electricity Board to take action against the farmers who are misusing the free electricity supplied by the government. Officials from forest administration claims that 31 elephants have died of electrocution in the last 15 years, and despite both departments trying their best to address […]

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HT-SAAE HIGHWAY PV Modules Granted “Triple IEC Standard” certification

The HIGHWAY PV module products developed by Shanghai Aerospace Automobile Electromechanical Co., Ltd. (known as HT-SAAE) bagged the “Triple IEC Standard” certification that tests the reliability of PV module products released by TUV Rheinland. TUV Rheinland is a leading technical certification provider. HT-SAAE has earned many TUV certifications for the company’s outstanding performance in different […]

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8point3 Energy Partners to acquire First Solar’s 34 percent stake in its 300 MW Stateline solar project

8point3 Energy Partners has entered into an agreement to acquire First Solar’s 34 percent stake in its 300-megawatt (MW) Stateline solar project for USD 329.5 million. The project is expected to generate approximately $32 million in average annual pre-tax cash distributions and has a 20 year contract life. The transaction is expected to close on […]

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DuPont Teijin Films to introduce optically clear Ultra Violet (UV) stable polyester films

DuPont Teijin Films (DTF) is reportedly gearing up to introduce super clear Ultra Violet (UV) stable polyester films at Printed Electronics USA 2016- November 16-17. These UV polyester films are specifically designed to block UV transmission, and they are the most recent additions to the MELINEX TCH family of low haze and low oligomer bloom films […]

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Hybrid Solar Wind Market size is expected to reach USD 1.47 billion by 2024

Global Market Insights, Inc. in its latest report has revealed that hybrid Solar Wind market size will reach USD 1.47 billion by 2024. The research firm notes that decreasing wind and solar component cost associated with increasing clean fuel energy demand will drive the global hybrid solar wind market size. The component manufacturing cost has […]

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Lightsource plans to invest Rs 6500 crores in India

UK-based Lightsource Renewable Energy will invest Rs 6500 crores over the next 2-3 years to set up 1000 MW solar energy projects in India. “The company is looking at developing 1000 MW of solar power projects entailing an investment of Rs 6,500 crore over the next 2-3 years,” Lightsource Renewable Energy Ltd Managing Director and […]

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