Solar Energy

Tata Power Shifts Complete Focus to Renewable Energy, to Cease Building New Coal Plants: Report

Utility ceases new coal-fired power development, creates a future based on renewables. One of the country’s largest private integrated power company, Tata Power has recently made it publicly clear that it will cease building new coal-fired capacity, according to a report released by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). The report, Tata Power: […]

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University of San Francisco Goes Carbon-Neutral 30 Years Ahead of Goal

USF first installed solar thermal hot water systems in 1981 and added solar panels in the early 2000s – which now generate five percent of the main campus electricity. The University of San Francisco (USF) has met its goal of zero net carbon emissions more than 30 years ahead of its 2050 target date set […]

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CleanMax Solar Secures Rs 275 Cr Investment From UK Climate Investment

Mumbai-based solar power developer CleanMax Solar has raised Rs 275 crore in equity funding from UK Climate Investments (UKCI). UKCI will underpin the development of a nationwide network of solar farms following the agreement to invest £30 million in one of India’s leading providers of renewable energy for commercial and industrial clients, CleanMax Solar. Founded […]

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Facebook, Dominion Energy to Add Six New Solar Facilities

Further, these solar projects are expected to become operational by mid-2020 and all of them are in addition to the two previously announced 240 MW solar projects. In a bid to go green with solar, social networking giant Facebook and US-based Dominion Energy has partnered to add 6 new solar facilities with total capacity of 350 MW. […]

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Huawei Supplies Smart String Inverters to ReNew Power’s Largest Utility Solar Project

Huawei supplied its SUN2000-95KTL-INH0 (“95KTL”) 1500Vdc smart interactive string inverters for the setting up of the project. ReNew Power, India’s largest renewable energy IPP (Independent Power Producer) recently announced that its 300 MW solar plant at Pavagada Solar Park was successfully on the commercial operation. Chinese inverter manufacturing major, Huawei supplied its SUN2000-95KTL-INH0 (“95KTL”) 1500Vdc […]

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Increased Demand For Solar Panels Pushing Up Solar Prices

At a time when price drops are taken for given in the long term, researchers from the University of Kent warn that high solar panel demand could lead spike in silver prices, with production costs soaring in the future. According to the researchers from Kent Business School, the rising demand for solar panels is pushing up […]

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Johns Hopkins University Commits to Solar Energy

The 15-year agreement will allow Johns Hopkins to meet roughly two-thirds of the university’s overall electricity needs with solar power. Marking the largest commitment to solar energy in Maryland and one of the most significant pledges to greenhouse gas reduction in higher education, Johns Hopkins University has entered into a long-term agreement to supply its […]

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Duke Energy Completes Acquisition of 150 MW Solar Project From Clearway Energy Group

The project becomes the companies sixth solar generation facility in Kern County. Duke Energy Renewable, a wholly-owned subsidiary of North Carolina based power holding company Duke Energy has acquired the 150-megawatt (MW) North Rosamond solar project in Kern County, California from Clearway Energy Group. The project becomes the companies sixth solar generation facility in Kern […]

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