Solar Thermal

UNIDO, NISE to Cooperate on Skill Development in Solar Thermal Sector

An agreement has been signed between NISE and UNIDO to initiate a skill development programme in the solar thermal energy sector. An agreement has been signed between the National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), an autonomous institute under the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) to […]

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Maharashtra Sets Generic Tariff For Solar Projects at Rs 3.29/kWh

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has issued the generic tariff order for renewable energy projects for the current financial year (FY 2019-20). The latest order will apply for the period between April 1, 2019, and March 31, 2020. The commission has in its order set the generic tariff for utility-scale solar PV projects at […]

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Shanghai Electric, ACWA Power to Co-develop Global Solar Projects

Zheng further said that, his group plans to invest more in the region over the next several years. With an aim to further expand its footprints into Belt and Road initiative countries, Chinese firm Shanghai Electric has entered into a pact with Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power for global clean energy projects. The move will also help Riyad-headquartered […]

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Indian Scientists Develop Next-Gen Test-Bed to Generate Clean Energy

This early stage research, of India’s one of the premier institutes, could potentially be useful for meeting the energy needs of the country. Indian scientists have developed a super critical carbon dioxide (CO2) Brayton test loop facility to generate clean energy from future power plants including solar thermal. It was developed by the Indian Institute […]

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Cheap Chinese Imports Push Out Local Solar Players

Aside from a couple of enormous players, for example, Tata Power Solar, solar thermal makers are generally in the little or medium scale section and give around one lakh occupations. The National Solar Mission may have set an objective of 20 million m2 (meter square) solar thermal limit with ‘Make in India’ boards, however the […]

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Concentrating Solar Power Market Expected to Reach 8.9 Billion Dollars by 2025

Growing electricity demand along with rising investments to augment the efficiency index will provide an impetus to the concentrated solar power market growth. The global concentrated solar power market is predicted to reach USD 8.92 billion by 2025. Increasing awareness about renewable energy along with government regulations to control growing carbon footprint is further propelling […]

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A Low-Cost Method for Solar-Thermal Conversion That’s Simpler and Greener

The team’s method is outlined in a new paper, “Scalable, ‘Dip-and-dry’ Fabrication of a Wide-Angle Plasmonic Selective Absorber for High-efficiency Solar-thermal Energy Conversion. Researchers led by Yuan Yang, assistant professor of materials science and engineering at Columbia Engineering, along with colleagues at the Department of Chemistry at Columbia University, and Stanford University have developed a […]

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NTPC NETRA Installs Photogrammetry System of Solar Thermal Lab and Drop Tube Reactor

Photogrammetry System of Solar Thermal Lab has also been installed and commissioned by M/s DLR, Germany at NTPC Energy Technology Research Alliance under Indo German R&D cooperation NETRA (NTPC Energy Technology Research Alliance) has installed Photogrammetry System of Solar Thermal Lab has also been installed and commissioned by M/s DLR, Germany at NETRA under Indo […]

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Solar Thermal Federation teams up with IGCC for three year Solar Payback project

STFI will collaborate with IGCC for use of solar power thermal energy in industrial processes Solar Thermal Federation of India (STFI) and Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC) will jointly implement three-year support project for use of solar power thermal energy in industrial processes. “The STFI and IGCC have teamed up for the international ‘Solar Payback’ […]

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