MNRE Issues Policy To Repower Wind Turbines Below 2MW Capacity

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued its Wind Repowering and Life Extension Policy for wind projects. The ministry said that the initiative will likely boost the potential of wind energy generation from old and inefficient wind power projects by modifying the wind turbine structures (repowering). As per the National Institute of […]

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LONGi Announces Developing 33.9% Efficiency With Perovskite

Chinese solar module manufacturer–LONGi claimed to have developed a 33.9 percent efficiency in crystalline silicon-perovskite tandem solar cells. It is reported that the previous world record was 33.7% and was conducted by King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST) in May this year. According to the latest certification report of the US National Renewable […]

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RK Singh Promises More Stringent ALMM Norms For PV Module Makers

Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy RK Singh today claimed that the Ministry would soon make the provisions of the Approved List of Module Manufacturers (ALMM) more stringent to boost the Make in India initiative. He also said that the likely move could boost the efficiency of the solar modules, too. He was speaking […]

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To Boost Efficiency, India Launches Star Ratings Of Solar Panels

Union Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy RK Singh today launched a star rating programme for solar panels. The minister said the ratings would be voluntary for the module makers for the first year. However, this will be made mandatory in the next few years after scrutiny of the ministry. “We want to empower the […]

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For Solar Cell Makers, TOPCon Is More Viable Than HJT: Bharat Bhut, Goldi Solar

With the advent of new and advanced solar cell technologies globally, different solar module and solar cell manufacturers have jumped onto the bandwagon to introduce more efficient technologies. With TOPCon and Heterojunction Technology (HJT) competing over their average effectiveness, Indian solar cell manufacturers find TOPCon more commercially viable for solar cell manufacturers compared to HJT […]

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Scientists Make Bifacial Solar Cell with Record Power Output at 29%

A team of scientists at the Australian National University (ANU) have used laser processing to produce a record-breaking bifacial solar cell with a front conversion efficiency of 24.3% and a rear conversion efficiency of 23.4%, representing a bifacial factor of 96.3%. This performance represents an effective power output of approximately 29%, well exceeding the performance of the […]

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Trina Solar Launches new Tracker Capable of Increasing Efficiency by 8%

Trina Solar has launched the TrinaTracker Vanguard 600+ series in China, a product series the firm claims can increase efficiency by 2-8%. Trina Solar, a leading global PV and smart energy total solution provider, has launched the TrinaTracker Vanguard 600+ series in China, a product series that has passed TÜV and UL certifications, increasing energy […]

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JinkoSolar Mono Solar Cells Reach Record Efficiency of 24.79%

The maximum solar conversion efficiency of the large-area N-type monocrystalline silicon solar cells of JinkoSolar reached a record high of 24.79% JinkoSolar, one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world, has announced that the maximum solar conversion efficiency of its large-area N-type monocrystalline silicon solar cells reached 24.79 percent, and […]

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NREL Six-Junction Solar Cell Sets Two World Records for Efficiency

Scientists at NREL have fabricated a solar cell with an efficiency of nearly 50 percent. The cell now holds two world records for solar conversion efficiency Scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have fabricated a solar cell with an efficiency of nearly 50 percent. The six-junction solar cell now holds the world record […]

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