Clean Energy

Demonetization hits solar power bids in Tamil Nadu

Demonetization has hit solar power tenders in Tamil Nadu with many developers unable to put down large volumes of cash needed to purchase the land required. Out of 500MW for which Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) floated tenders early this month, 20 bids for only 116MW have been received. For presenting a bid […]

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USAID to aid African off-grid solar startups with 4 million dollars funding

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced the recipients of $4 million in new funding for African off-grid solar energy startups at the UN Climate conference held in Marrakech earlier this month. America’s foreign aid agency sanctioned the seed funding to the eight companies through the Scaling Off-Grid Energy: Grand Challenge for Development […]

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Chua Di Lac Buddhist Temple installs sustainable lead free solder modules from Mitsubishi Electric

Chua Di Lac Buddhist Temple held a commissioning ceremony on November 16, 2016 to celebrate the 49.8 kW Mitsubishi Electric photovoltaic (PV) system installation at its San Jose, California facility. Local dignitaries, including California Assembly member, Kansen Chu, were on hand to support the temple’s switch to clean energy. The Mitsubishi Electric PV system is […]

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Etrion and Hitachi High-Technologies signs Project Finance Agreement for 13.2 MW Komatsu solar project in Japan

Etrion Corporation, a solar independent power producer, announced today the signing of a project finance agreement with Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited (“SuMi Trust”) for the construction of the 13.2-MW Komatsu solar project located in the Ishikawa Prefecture of Japan. Marco A. Northland, Etrion’s Chief Executive Officer, commented: “I am delighted to announce the signing […]

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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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Innovations in material facilitates in bringing longer-lasting solar PV panels

A report from Lux Research suggests that material innovation is ramping up in solar as the industry aims to address the widespread decrease in performance over time that affects photovoltaic (PV) modules. Solar modules degrade over the years, due to environmental factors, causing performance drops and even failures. Such degradation is growing in importance because […]

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TerraSmart launches aerial drones to help in mapping the sites

TerraSmart proved once more that autonomous technology brings increased precision, speed and cost-savings to the world of PV construction. With the launch of its new High Precision Aerial Site Mapping service drones (HPASM), the solar EPC firm expects to use the latest autonomous technology to create topographical data with unprecedented accuracy- adding precision, speed and […]

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India and UK to join hands for clean energy R&D centre on solar energy

As a part of their commitment to the Solar Alliance, India and UK will join hands to establish India-UK networked Centre on Solar Energy. While speaking at the India-UK Tech Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “We have agreed to establish India-UK Clean Energy R&D Centre on solar energy with joint investment of 10 million […]

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Fronius new smart meters facilitates in dynamic feed-in management and energy consumption monitoring

String inverter manufacturer Fronius has launched a new accessory for their inverters. The Fronius Smart Meter offers a solution for dynamic feed-in management and energy consumption monitoring. An increasing number of grid operators set feed-in limits for grid-connected solar systems. With the Fronius Smart Meter and the inverter’s dynamic power reduction feature, Fronius is now […]

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