solar photovoltaic systems

EXIM Bank Extends $40 M to Togo to Power 350 Villages with Solar PV

Export-Import Bank of India has, on behalf of the Government of India, extended a Line of Credit (LOC) of USD 40 million to the Government of Togo for the purpose of the electrification of 350 villages in Togo through solar photovoltaic systems. India has been on a major outreach among developing countries ever since it […]

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Strict Quality Norms imposed for Solar Equipment and Components to restrict low quality Solar PV equipment in Indian market: Shri R.K. Singh

Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, Shri Raj Kumar Singh, in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today, informed that there is no formal specific information relating to any specific solar equipment or component being of low quality and sold in Indian market. Shri Singh further informed […]

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Global building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) market to grow at a CAGR of almost 10%: Technavio

Technavio in its latest market study predicts the global building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) market to grow at a CAGR of almost 10% during 2017-2021. The research report titled ‘Global Building-integrated Photovoltaics Market 2017-2021’ identifies need to reduce energy cost is one of the key drivers responsible for the growth of the global BIPV market. According to […]

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MNRE invites comments on Technical Regulation for Solar Photovoltaic Systems/ Devices/Components Goods

Performance testing and standardization is essential to ensure quality and reliability of products.  As per norms of Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, standardization of all goods and adopting technical regulation is mandatory to maintain quality to protect human health and safety.  This also prevents entering of poor quality goods into the Indian […]

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Xerox working on digital printing process for mass production of solar photovoltaic systems

Xerox’s R&D-focused subsidiary PARC is developing a new digital printing process for mass-production of cheaper concentrated photovoltaic systems. These systems are expected to increase efficiency of solar cells by using lens, which can distillate sunlight on small cells. Price of solar module has already dropped sharply in the past, but increase in efficiency may cut […]

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