solar technology

Low-Cost, Eco-friendly Solar Cells Made Possible Using Kumkum Dye

A team of researchers has developed low-cost, environment-friendly solar cells by employing an off-the-shelf dye used to make kumkum in India. A team of researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IIT-H) have developed low-cost, environment-friendly solar cells by employing an off-the-shelf dye used to make kumkum or vermilion in India. According to the research published […]

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Hyundai Launches Sonata Hybrid with Solar Roof System

Hyundai Motors has launched the new Sonata Hybrid equipped with a solar roof system. Hyundai Motors has launched the new Sonata Hybrid equipped with a solar roof system. The system recharges the battery to increase travel distance while preventing unnecessary battery discharge. The solar roof system, with 6 hours of daily charging, is expected to increase […]

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Jolywood Launches Groundbreaking High Efficiency PV Modules to Drive Distributed Power Generation

Jolywood (Suzhou) Sunwatt Co. Ltd. (Jolywood), the world’s leading supplier of N-type high efficiency bifacial solar cells and modules, unveiled two groundbreaking PV modules on Dec 14th. The new products, the JW-HT&HD Series Ultra High Efficiency Paving Module and JW-HF Series Ultra Light Flexible High Efficiency Module, shine on the industry with several highlights. The high efficiency […]

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Solar at Forefront of India’s Electricity Generation: IEEFA

A number of announcements in this April show momentum building. Solar technology continues to advance, with floating solar, hybrid wind-solar-battery and blended solar-thermal tariff developments now underway. Touching yet another milestone India in the years 2017-2018 installed 10 GW of solar electricity capacity across the country. As compared to previous years the capacity addition is […]

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Cabinet Okays Host Country Pact between India and ISA

The Headquarters Agreement will institutionalize the functional arrangements between India and ISA. The Union Cabinet has provided its approval for entering into the ‘Host Country Agreement’ between India and the International Solar Alliance (ISA). The Cabinet in its notification said, “The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval for entering […]

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AFDB Signs Deal With ISA to Propel Solar Development in Africa

African Development Bank and International Solar Alliance will jointly support technical assistance and knowledge transfer for solar development and deployment in sun-shine rich African countries. In a major boost for its Light up and power Africa initiative, the African Development Bank has entered into partnership with the International Solar Alliance (ISA) to scale up solar […]

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French Prez Macron Promises €700mn to Support Solar Projs

We need to remove all obstacles and scale up, Macron added. French President Emmanuel Macron has pledged an additional investment of 700 million euros for solar projects in developing countries, as world leaders met in India to promote greater investment in renewable energy. Macron said France would extend an extra €700 million (Dh3.16 billion) through […]

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Ayala Acquires Majority Stake in US Solar Tech Firm

Merlin is highly complementary to various Ayala businesses, such as the renewable energy generation under AC Energy, says Jaime Augusto. Conglomerate Ayala Corporation has expanded its footprint in the solar energy by acquiring controlling stake in the Silicon Valley-based Merlin Solar Technologies Inc. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, Ayala said, the transaction […]

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Global Concentrated Photovoltaic (CPV) Market Analysis to 2025: Market is Expected to Reach USD 6.35 Billion

The global concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) market is expected to reach USD 6.35 billion by 2025 at a 10.1 percent. Demand for concentrated photovoltaic is anticipated to register rapid growth owing to its ability to harness solar energy in areas with no space constraints. CPV technology is yet to gain worldwide acceptance and manufacturers are constantly […]

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