Solar Energy

CEL Extends Deadline for 1.6 MW Rooftop Solar Projects Tender

CEL has extended the bid submission deadline for its tender for setting up of rooftop solar systems worth 1.6 MW in various government buildings in Tamil Nadu The Central Electronics Limited (CEL) has issued in a notification that it has extended the bid submission deadline for its tender for setting up of grid-connected solar PV […]

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NTPC Tenders for 100 kW Rooftop Solar System

NTPC has issued a tender for setting up of 100 kW on-grid rooftop solar power system at its Singrauli Super Thermal Power Station, UP. NTPC Ltd has issued a tender, inviting bids from eligible bidders for setting up of 100 kW on-grid rooftop solar power system at its Singrauli Super Thermal Power Station, Uttar Pradesh. […]

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Govt to Solarize Sun-Temple Town in Gujarat by Investing Rs 65 Cr

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued guidelines related to the complete solarization of Modhera town in Gujarat, which is popularly known as the sun-temple town. The cost of complete solarization of town is expected to be Rs 65 crore and will be borne by the Central Government and the State Government, […]

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NTPC, SECI to Set Up 10GW Renewable Energy Parks in Rajasthan

With an aim to achieve the target of 175 GW of renewable energy by 2022, the government has ramped up its process of tendering of renewable energy projects across the country. In line with this, India’s largest power generation utility NTPC and state-owned Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) will soon be signing an agreement with […]

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Solar Technology Versus Fossil Fuels. Is Endgame here?

Over last few decades, scientists are trying to come up with innovative and efficient ways to utilize energy from the sun. From times immemorial, humans across different civilisations have worshipped the sun as a God due to its various life-giving properties, and rightfully so. We have been using sun for its heating and lighting properties […]

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Solis Reopens in China on February 10

Solis or Ginlong (Solis) as it is called in China, has become one of the earliest firms in the sector to restart operations after the shutdown caused by the Coronavirus and measures taken to combat it. The return to normalcy is a critical sign of the overall sector returning back to work, considering China’s role […]

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MNRE to Issue Uniform Guidelines for Renewable Energy Procurement

In a further step to provide relief to the ailing renewable energy sector in the country, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is mulling to issue uniform combined guidelines for the procurement of renewable energy i.e. solar, wind, and hybrid energy including storage. The government’s motive behind issuing uniform guidelines is to boost […]

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Tata Power Joins Hand with WWF to Call for Save Electricity

Utility giant Tata Power has entered into a partnership with World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) to make people aware of saving electricity. Ahead of the Earth Hour on March 28, 2020, the company has propagated the theme – ‘Give Up’ and be the ‘Voice for the Planet’ by urging individuals to avoid wasteful consumption […]

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Researchers Develop New Graphene Solar Thermal Film to Absorb Sunlight with Over 90% Efficiency

The researchers have developed a new graphene-based solar thermal film that can absorb sunlight with an efficiency of more than 90 percent, while simultaneously eliminates most IR thermal emission loss—the first time such a feat has been reported. This research has been done at the Center for Translational Atomaterials (CTAM) at the Swinburne University of […]

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