Solar India

Azure Power appoints Cyril Cabanes to its Board of Directors

Cyril Cabanes comes on Azure Power Global’s Board with over 19 years of experience across all facets of infrastructure transactions including acquisitions Azure Power announced that Cyril Cabanes, has been appointed to its Board of Directors. , Cyril Cabanes before joining Azure was Vice President, Head of Infrastructure Transactions, Asia-Pacific at Caisse de dépôt et […]

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156 Households Connected to Solar Power Grid in Pench Buffer Zone

Residents at Pench Tiger Reserve buffer gets connected with Solar Power Grid Over 156 households have been connected to the Solar Power Grid in Ghatpendhri in the buffer zone of Pench Tiger Reserve (PTR) in Maharashtra. It is the first village in the buffer zone of any tiger reserve in the country to get a […]

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Telangana Aims at Top Spot in Solar Power Generation

The state of Telangana aims for top position in Solar Power Generation State Power Minister G Jagadish Reddy has said that Telangana stands at second rank in solar power generation, and is expected to reach the top spot in another six months. In his reply to a query in the Legislative Assembly, G Jagadish Reddy […]

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Launch scheme to provide jobs through solar project: Parliamentary panel

A Parliamentary panel has asked the government to launch a scheme to set up solar power projects through qualified unemployed or under-employed youth, as assured by it on the floor of the House. “The implementation of the Assurance given in reply to unstarred question 1778 on March 5, 2015 regarding solar projects is of paramount […]

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Perovskite photovoltaic cells hit new world efficiency record

Engineers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia, have smashed the world efficiency record for perovskite photovoltaic (PV) cells. The 12.1% efficiency rating was for a 16 cm2 perovskite solar cell, the largest single perovskite photovoltaic cell certified with the highest energy conversion efficiency, and was independently confirmed by the international […]

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French Company Webdyn brings efficient solar energy to India

The French company, Webdyn of high customer value into the field of M2M connect and remote monitoring systems has entered in India with its product WebdynSun seeking India as the growing & hot market for Solar and hence the O&M activities for solar to get the maximum out of the solar energy. Webdyn is a […]

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Sterling and Wilson obtains EPC Contract for 170 MW Solar PV Project in Morocco

Largest Global Solar EPC Company, Sterling and Wilson, with over 1 GW of installations on ground, have signed an agreement to construct a 170 MW photovoltaic (PV) facility, with the consortium led by ACWA Power in the Kingdom of Morocco. The agreement was signed during a ceremony at COP22 in Marrakech. The NOOR PV I […]

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Renewable Energy Policy FiT Analysis: Installed Capacity and Targets to 2020

Countries worldwide are planning to promote renewable energy in one way or the other in order to reduce dependency on fossil fuels. Hence, mandatory renewable energy targets are being laid down by the governments to ensure that the power producers produce certain proportions of the total electricity generation from renewable energy sources. For instance, the […]

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Rooftop Subsidy in India

For the huge solar energy potential that remains untapped in India, a considerable amount constitutes of rooftops. With about 0.24bn households spread across the length and breadth of the country, there are enough roofs to generate 40 percent of the total solar generation target to be achieved by the government by 2022. A Solar PV […]

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