Solar Energy

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

All RE Projects under Implementation to Get Time Extension

In a bid to provide relief to the renewable energy industry amid lockdown in the country, the government has decided that all the renewable energy projects that are under implementation will be provided further time extension for completion. However, the extension of the time period will be decided after considering the factors such as the […]

Read more

NISE Postpones Next Advanced Solar Training Prog amid Covid-19 Pandemic

The MNRE-backed National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) has postponed its six months advanced solar professionals course due to ongoing coronavirus pandemic in the country. The order has been issued by Dr A.K. Tripathi, Director General, NISE, stating that “six months advanced solar professionals course (batch 4), which was scheduled to be started from April […]

Read more

Lithuania Gets its Unique Remote Solar Consumer Model

In-line with the growing demand for faster and more efficient ways to generate renewable energy, Lithuania, a country in the Baltic region of Europe, has launched a remote solar consumer model. This is the unique project, developed by Sun Investment Group, as it gives an opportunity to buy or rent a remote solar panel and […]

Read more

Saudi Arabia Lists 49 Pre-Qualified Bidders for 1.2 GW Solar Tender

The Saudi Arabia REPDO has issued the list of all the pre-qualified bidders in round three of the Kingdom’s NREP for four solar PV projects worth 1.2 GW The Saudi Arabia Renewable Energy Project Development Office (REPDO) has issued the list of all the pre-qualified bidders in round three of the Kingdom’s National Renewable Energy […]

Read more

CREDA Invites Bids for 20 MW Rooftop Solar Projects under Resco Model

State nodal agency Chhattisgarh State Renewable Energy Development Agency (CREDA) has issued a tender for the implementation of 20 MWp grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems under the Resco model. Also, the solar power generated through such projects will be utilized for government buildings at different locations in the state. According to the Chhattisgarh State […]

Read more

J&K: 4 Policies Approved including RE to Ramp Up Industrial Growth

In a bid to boost industrial growth, the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Administrative Council, headed by Lt Governor G C Murmu, has approved the four policies for tourism, captive power, hydropower & renewable energy, and AYUSH care. The Administrative Council’s decision comes in the backdrop of Global Investors Summit scheduled to be held later in the year […]

Read more