Solar Cells

Tesla Left in the Shadows: Vamsi Gaddam’s Groundbreaking ATUM Solar Innovation Takes Centre Stage

Visaka Industries JMD has incorporated sustainability in each one his company’s products. ATUM Solar is a shining example of green innovation done right. Vamsi Gaddam, the esteemed Joint Managing Director of Visaka Industries, has propelled the company to the pinnacle of renewable energy innovation with his groundbreaking achievement of patenting ATUM, hailed as the world’s […]

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SECI Invites Pre Bid For 900 MWp PV Modules & Cells Manufacturing In India

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) released a tender inviting bids for domestically manufactured solar PV modules with solar cells. The tender invited bids for domestic manufacturing, testing, packing and forwarding, supply, and transportation of the 900 MWp project. The document mentioned the pre-bid for the project to be placed at 11 am on 27th […]

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Hybrid Perovskite Solar Cells Achieve 26 Percent Efficiency: Researchers

The United States (US) based team led by Northwestern Chemistry and Northwestern Engineering researchers have recently developed a method that moves hybrid perovskite solar cells (PSCs) closer to industry adoption and widespread use.  The organic-inorganic hybrid (PSCs) solar cells have shown promise to produce renewable solar energy. In small samples, they have achieved a solar […]

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Top 5 Technologies Set To Make An Impact In Solar Deployment

Solar has gone through a lot of changes in the past decade, going from barely viable to a technology that looks to be the future of energy generation. With that in mind, let’s have a look at the top 5 technologies that will play key roles in improving solar going into the future. Silicon heterojunction […]

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NTPC Objects To Solar Cell Imports From China, Loses Case Before CERC

In a recent case before the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), Indian power behemoth NTPC objected to the plan of a solar power developer to continue importing solar cells at higher prices. The development came to the fore when Solairepro Urja Pvt Ltd, a Pune-based solar developer, moved CERC seeking compensation.  The firm demanded compensation […]

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RenewSys Launches POE Encapsulant Tailormade for n-type TOPCon

Indian Solar Module Manufacturer RenewSys claimed to introduce India’s first POE (Polyolefin Elastomer) Encapsulant specifically formulated for N-type TOPCon PV cells. The firm has named it CONSERV E – NT. The renewable company said that the product will help in reducing the degradation of the n-type TOPCon solar cells. “The solar PV market is constantly […]

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LONGi Develops Silicon Solar Cells With 27.09% Efficiency

The world’s largest integrated  solar module maker, LONGi Green Energy Technology Co., Ltd., has  announced that it developed solar cells with 27.09% for the efficiency. It adds that the crystalline silicon heterojunction and back-contact (HBC) solar cells, are certified by the Institute for Solar Energy Research Hamelin (ISFH) in Germany. The solar cells of 27.09% […]

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CERC Allows Compensation To RE Firm For Higher Duties On Solar Cells

In its latest judgment, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) allowed compensation to a renewable energy company against the imposition of increased import duties on solar cells. The case was related to a Rajasthan-based solar project.  On July 30, 2018, the Indian government imposed higher duties against the import of solar cells into India. On […]

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MNRE Takes Aim At Violators Of Domestic Content Requirement Norms

The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has found it necessary to iterate several measures that indirectly seek to give domestic solar manufacturing impetus. The Production-Linked Subsidy (PLI) Scheme and the ALMM (Approved List of Module Manufacturers) are significant measures in this direction. It also mandates the idea of DCR (Domestic Content Requirement) that […]

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