Solar Energy

Solar cells could be based on iron molecules in future

Researchers at Lund University have explained how iron-based dyes work on a molecular level in solar cells. The new finding is expected to accelerate the development of inexpensive and environmentally friendly solar cells. With the integration of iron instead of other more expensive and rare metals, the production of solar cells and light catchers will […]

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MNRE brings online facility for installation of solar rooftops

Ministry of News and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has prepared a centralized facility which will let users apply online for installation of solar rooftops on their premises. A senior official speaking to PTI said Govt. has provided an online facility where users can apply for solar rooftops based on their requirements and space available. The official […]

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Phoenix Solar to build 10.2 MWp. photovoltaic power plant in Turkey

Phoenix Solar AG, and its partner for the Turkish market, Asunim Yenilenebilir Enerji have been jointly awarded an order to build a photovoltaic power plant with a total capacity of 10.2 MWp in Elazığ in Eastern Turkey by Akfen Renewable Energies. The project will be implemented in partnership with the European Development Bank (EBRD) for […]

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A device that harvests wind and solar energy could power the ‘Internet of Things’

“Internet of Things” is expected to make life more efficient and cities “smarter” connecting an extensive network of tiny communications devices. But these machines need lot of energy.  Instead of adding to the global reliance on fossil fuels to power the network, researchers have introduced a single device that harvests wind and solar energy. The […]

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Solaria Introduces PowerXT 330Wp and PowerXT 400Wp Modules

Solaria has introduced its PowerXT 330Wp and 400Wp modules optimized for residential and commercial rooftops respectively. Both the modules are targeted at rapidly-growing sector of the clean energy market. The high output modules are built on the company’s proprietary technology – which utilizes an advanced cell interconnect and module production processes. The modules significantly boost […]

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BayWa r.e. targets the South-East Asian market for expansion of its solar business

BayWa r.e. targets the South-East Asian market for expansion of its solar business. The company will manage solar projects in Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia and other South-East Asian countries from its offices in Singapore and Bangkok. BayWa r.e. will also tap into the market potential of this region for the benefit of its photovoltaic trade […]

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MNRE to introduce a policy for solar zones in June

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is gearing up to introduce a policy on solar Zone in June this year. The Solar Zone would be spread over one or more districts of a state. Joint secretary of MNRE , Tarun Kapoor speaking to PTI said “We have been working on a new policy for solar […]

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Lakshadweep signs 24×7 ‘Power for All’ document

Lakshadweep became first Union Territory (UT) in the country to sign “24×7 Power for All” document. The document was signed by representative of Government of India and the Administration of UT in presence of P.K. Pujari, Secretary, Ministry of Power. The document delineates a plan to upsurge solar capacity of the region from 2.15 MW to 8.45 […]

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JinkoSolar announces unaudited financial results for the Q1 2016

JinkoSolar Holding has announced its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016. In first quarter company’s total solar module shipments were 1,600 megawatts (“MW”), which includes 166 MW to be used in the Company’s downstream projects. Total solar module shipments decreased by 6.4% from 1,710 MW in the fourth quarter of 2015 […]

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