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Researchers Develop New Battery that Charges within Seconds

Scientists have created the new battery architecture to address the demands for energy storage devices that can be charged faster.   Researchers from the Cornell University in the US have developed a novel self-assembling battery device that can be recharged within seconds and in future could power mobile devices. Scientists have created the new battery architecture to address the demands for energy storage […]

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14 West UP Discoms Meet to Take Action Against Defaulters

Three contract firms have already been issues show-cause notices for not attending the meeting and a lodging of FIR was ordered against Bareilly based contract firm for its slow progress of work in Moradabad. A surprising meeting was called by discoms of Western UP districts to take stringent measures against some power vendors of the […]

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AfDB Okays $1.5 Mn Grant for Nigeria’s On-Grid IPP Solar Procurement Program

This program will assist the Nigerian government to achieve its national goal of reaching 75 percent electricity access by 2020 and electrifying unserved and underserved areas. The African Development Bank (AfDB) board has approved the USD 1.5 million grant to support the Nigerian Government’s implementation of phase 1 of the Jigawa 1-GW Independent Power Producer (IPP) solar […]

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Oz Plans Country’s Largest Solar Farm at 1500 MW

The proposed solar farm has six times larger capacity than its closest rival, The Sunraysia Solar farm in the country. Australia is proposing its largest solar farm in the suburb of Ipswich, east of Harlin along the D’Aguilar Highway. The farm will have a final capacity of 1500 megawatts of power generation. The proposed plant […]

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Hanergy Launches New Thin-film Solar Powered ‘Humbrella’

The company would donate the first batch of a million RMB (USD 160,000) solar-powered umbrellas, or ‘Humbrellas’, to regions of Africa where electricity shortages routinely prevent children from having enough time for study. In a major move for the global mobile energy industry, Hanergy has launched its new product ‘Humbrella’, a thin-film solar powered umbrella providing clean, free and […]

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World Bank’s Baffling Figures Reveal 85% of India Electrified

India has provided electricity to 30 million people each year between 2010 and 2016, World Bank has said, adding that it is more than any other country in the world. Lauding India on its latest report, World Bank noted that India is doing ‘extremely well’ on electrifying major portion of the country. Now, nearly 85 […]

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Dominion Energy Virginia Ranks Among Top 10 US Utility Solar Companies

Dominion Energy has been ranked based on its addition of 247 MW of solar generation during 2017. American power and energy firm, Dominion Energy Virginia has been ranked among the nation’s top 10 utility solar companies by the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA). SEPA is a non-profit organization dedicated to working with electric power stakeholders. Dominion Energy […]

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Tangedco to Add 3,000 Megawatt Solar Capacity

The total capacity, for which the tenders are coming up, is 3000MW. It includes both solar and wind power capacity. The upper limit in tariff has been fixed at 3 per unit for solar and 2.65 per unit for wind. Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has given green signal for Tangedco to come up […]

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Govt Floats Massive 20,000MW Solar Power Capacity

The new projects are likely to ramp up renewable energy production in the country from around 70 GW to around 225 GW in next four years. The NDA government ramping up to oust 100GW target after it is lately known to have shared proposals to issue tenders for 20 GW solar power capacities. The mammoth capacity […]

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