INDIA Marches Ahead

As 2017 comes to an end, it is worth taking a holistic look at the Indian solar market to analyze key trends, challenges and outlook. By many accounts, the Indian solar power industry is on a roll. According to a report released by consulting firm Bridge to India, India is expected to reach an installed […]

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NREL’s Quantum Dot Research Yields Greater Control

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have developed new designer quantum dot systems with greater control over beneficial properties for photo-electrochemical and photovoltaic solar applications. The scientists were able to chemically modify lead sulfide (PbS) quantum dot surfaces so that their ionization energy– the amount of energy needed to […]

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Ripple effect of India’s energy shift visible globally

The Indian government’s striking policy shift towards renewable energy sources — away from more expensive and polluting fossil fuels — is a strong global endorsement of the country’s leadership,” Tim Buckley, Director at the Cleaveland-based Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) said India’s solar tariffs have fallen 40 per cent in just 16 […]

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This solar-charged battery directly stores energy from sunlight in a tank

Researchers at University of Wisconsin–Madison have developed solar-charged battery that directly stores energy from sunlight in a tank. Song Jin, a professor of chemistry at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, has integrated the solar cell with a large-capacity battery. He and his colleagues have made a single device that eliminates the usual intermediate step of making […]

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Haryana Solar Policy fails to attract residents for HT Panels due to lack of vendors

Almost after six months of launching the first grid-connected net meter in Gurgaon, the minister for renewable energy’s department have not been successful in receiving applications from residents for high tension (HT) panels, all because of inability to finalizing a vendor. Haryana Renewable Energy Development Agency (HARDEA) and DHBVN officials have said that so far, […]

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Energy, Inc. announces new hardware and software for peak demand management of electricity usage

Energy, Inc. has announced new hardware and software that will provide instant, reliable and accurate monitoring of Peak Demand. Heretofore consumer had no way of managing or controlling their Demand charge – a new rate strategy being promoted (and in some instances, required) by electric utilities nationwide. The TED (The Energy Detective)Pro  series offers a […]

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Piyush Goyal to launch schemes for distribution of energy efficient pumps & fans in Andhra Pradesh

Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy minister Piyush Goyal, along with Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. Chandrababu Naidu, will launch two schemes namely National Energy Efficient Agriculture Pumps Programme and National Energy Efficient Fan Programme in Vijayawada , Andhra Pradesh on Thursday. These Schemes will be implemented by Energy Efficiency Services Limited ( EESL) . […]

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