Solar Energy

Piramal, APG to invest USD 132 million in Essel Infra’s Solar IPP venture

Piramal Enterprises and Dutch pension fund asset manager APG Asset Management will invest USD 132 million to power the Essel Infrastructure’s Solar IPP platform across India. Piramal Enterprises Limited will make the investment in Essel Green Energy, the solar arm of Essel Infraprojects Ltd through its Structured Investment Group. Essel Green Energy Private Ltd currently […]

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Redflow launches home solar storage battery ZCell to take on Tesla and Panasonic

Australia based battery developer Redflow has launched its first residential energy storage solution named ZCell made from easily recyclable and reusable components. Redflow‘s ZCell battery unlike its competitors, does not use lithium and is more recyclable than its competitors. It can store 10 kilowatt hours (kWh) of energy which will let users ‘timeshift’ solar power […]

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Andhra villages Toorputallu and Pedhamyanavanilanka to run completely on solar power

As part of green development initiative, two villages of Andhra Pradesh- Toorputallu and Pedhamyanavanilanka will run completely on solar power from this year. Commerce and Industry Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman who adopted both the villages of Andhra under Sansad Aadarsh Gram Yojna (SAGY) said “these will be the first two villages in the country to be […]

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USAID, ADB signs MoU to develop solar parks across India

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) and Asian Development Bank has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Monday for providing Rs 5,681 crore ($848 million) in funding to develop solar parks across India. Under the MoU USAID will align the technical resources of two of its programs to support ADB’s investments in the development […]

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Mouser is now offering gallium nitride (GaN) solutions from Panasonic

Mouser Electronics is stocking Panasonic’s gallium nitride (GaN) solutions to meet efficiency and power density needs. Panasonic’s gallium nitride technology can help save energy and reduce system size in a variety of industrial and consumer power-switching systems. GaN solutions comprise power transistors, gate drivers, and evaluation boards that engineers can use to reduce energy loss […]

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Panasonic’s Solar Lantern Deployment Crosses 14000 mark in India

Panasonic has passed the halfway mark of “100 Thousand Solar Lanterns Project” with cumulative number of solar lanterns donated exceeding 50,000 on March 10, 2016. Panasonic’s project started in February 2013 with a donation of 3,000 units to Myanmar, followed by donations to other areas in Asia and Africa without access to electricity. The number […]

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