Piramal, APG to invest USD 132 million in Essel Infra’s Solar IPP venture

Piramal Enterprises and Dutch pension fund asset manager APG Asset Management will invest USD 132 million to power the Essel Infrastructure’s Solar IPP platform across India. Piramal Enterprises Limited will make the investment in Essel Green Energy, the solar arm of Essel Infraprojects Ltd through its Structured Investment Group. Essel Green Energy Private Ltd currently […]

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Redflow launches home solar storage battery ZCell to take on Tesla and Panasonic

Australia based battery developer Redflow has launched its first residential energy storage solution named ZCell made from easily recyclable and reusable components. Redflow‘s ZCell battery unlike its competitors, does not use lithium and is more recyclable than its competitors. It can store 10 kilowatt hours (kWh) of energy which will let users ‘timeshift’ solar power […]

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Mouser is now offering gallium nitride (GaN) solutions from Panasonic

Mouser Electronics is stocking Panasonic’s gallium nitride (GaN) solutions to meet efficiency and power density needs. Panasonic’s gallium nitride technology can help save energy and reduce system size in a variety of industrial and consumer power-switching systems. GaN solutions comprise power transistors, gate drivers, and evaluation boards that engineers can use to reduce energy loss […]

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Panasonic’s Solar Lantern Deployment Crosses 14000 mark in India

Panasonic has passed the halfway mark of “100 Thousand Solar Lanterns Project” with cumulative number of solar lanterns donated exceeding 50,000 on March 10, 2016. Panasonic’s project started in February 2013 with a donation of 3,000 units to Myanmar, followed by donations to other areas in Asia and Africa without access to electricity. The number […]

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Oman’s AER to encourage local homeowners to install solar arrays on their rooftops

Oman’s Authority for Electricity Regulation (AER) will encourage local homeowners to install solar arrays on their rooftops. Qais Al-Zakwani, executive director of the Authority for Electricity Regulation on Monday said Authority will introduce a programme that will encourage households to install solar arrays and feed the power into the national grid. AER reviewing minimum technical […]

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Odisha Power Generation Corporation Limited begins solar power project

The Odisha Power Generation Corporation Limited (OPGC) has started installation of rooftop solar project on the existing plant switchyard building as part of a demonstration project at Ib Thermal Power Station (ITPS) in Jharsuguda district. OPGC says that the project can produce 3KW of solar power which will be used to power switchyard building internal […]

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