China’s CATL Reveals the First-generation Sodium-ion Battery

Chinese battery giant, Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd (CATL) has today revealed the first of its Sodium-ion battery. At a launch event today, the battery maker also announced that it has planned to set up a supply chain for the new technology in 2023. Although the firm has not disclosed the prices of the battery yet, […]

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Solis Delivers 110kW Inverters for Installing Rooftops to a UK Manufacturer

Solis delivered its 110kW inverter to install a rooftop solar power system for a plastics manufacturer, Faerch Plast. China’s global photovoltaic string inverter manufacturer, presented under the Solis brand, Ginlong Technologies Co., Ltd. has worked alongside UK renewable energy company Engenera to install a rooftop solar power system for a plastics manufacturer, Faerch Plast. At […]

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China Could Add 55-65 GW of Solar Capacity in 2021: China Solar Association

The Solar Manufacturing Association of China predicts that the country can add approximately 55 to 65 GWs of solar capacity in 2021. In a note on thursday, the association said that these additions could take total solar installations of China beyond 300 GW by the end of the year. However, the solar power installation reached […]

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JinkoSolar’s Modules Break Records with 23.53% Highest Conversion Efficiency

JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd., the Chinese solar module manufacturer today announced that the maximum solar conversion efficiency of its advanced high-efficiency solar module reached 23.53% and has outperformed the previous record of 23.01%, also set by JinkoSolar, in January 2021. The result was independently tested and confirmed by TÜV Rheinland, one of the world’s leading […]

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Trina’s Vertex Modules Powering 60MW Floating Solar System in Singapore

Chinese solar panel manufacturer Trina Solar has today announced that it’s 12,556 Trina Solar 210 Vertex dual-glass modules are powering a 60 MW floating solar PV system on Singapore’s Tengeh Reservoir. The project has recently been connected to the grid and is fully commercially operational now. The project, the largest floating solar PV system in […]

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JinkoSolar & Canadian Solar Subsidiaries Apply to Get Listed on SSE

Major solar module manufacturing firms JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. and Canadian Solar Inc. announced yesterday the submission of application documents for a potential initial public offering and listing on the Shanghai Stock Exchange‘s Sci-Tech innovation board (the STAR Market), a stock exchange intended to support innovative companies in China, by their subsidiaries. Both the companies revealed their […]

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Researchers in China Develop a PV-driven AC Using Ice Thermal Storage

Scientists in China from the Yunnan Normal University and the Jiaxing University have built a PV-powered air conditioner that uses ice thermal storage rather than batteries to store power. The design of the air conditioner, directly driven by distributed solar PV, was studied, and an MPPT controller was designed to effectively utilize solar energy. A variable speed […]

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2-Day Virtual Summit on Green H2 among BRICS Nations Starts Tomorrow

Starting tomorrow, India is organising a two-day virtual summit (June 22, 2021 to June 23, 2021) on green hydrogen initiatives  involving the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) nations. The event will be anchored by India’s largest power producer and one of the global energy majors, NTPC Ltd., a CPSU under Ministry of […]

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Biofuels: Empowering the Economy and Conserving the Environment

Notwithstanding adversities of pandemic India is projected to report close to double digit GDP growth this year based on studies by renowned institutions. Thanks to huge domestic market consumption though exports are likely to remain subdued! The energy requirement of an economy is directly proportional to population and the momentum of development. Electricity and fuel […]

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