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Tamil Nadu to produce 3,000 MW of power in next three years through solar rooftop

Tamil Nadu is planning to produce 3,000 MW of power in next three years through solar rooftop and develop green villages. Speaking on the sideline of 15th edition of CII Green Power 2016 P Thangamani, Minister for Electricity, Prohibition and Excise said that the state has developed a vision to become a global leader in […]

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World Bank announces to provide more than $1 billion for India’s solar project

The World Bank Group has signed an agreement with India led International Solar Alliance (ISA) to work together on increasing solar energy use around the world, with the goal of mobilizing $1 trillion in investments by 2030. The agreement was signed in the presence of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy minister Piyush […]

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MNRE collaborates with KfW for floating solar projects in Maharashtra and Kerala

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) in collaboration with Germany-based development bank KfW to set up two floating solar PV plants in the Maharashtra and Kerala. MNRE recently conducted a study to assess the potential of floating solar power in the country. Both the plants are estimated to cost around USD 46.15 million. “The KfW-funded […]

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KfW and IREDA signs 6th Line of Credit (LoC) for € 20 million

KfW Development Bank and Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd. (IREDA) have signed € 20 million Loan Agreement to be utilized by IREDA for “Access to Energy” by financing Renewable Energy projects in India. The 6th Line of Credit (LoC) signed between KfW and IREDA is on standalone basis without sovereign guarantee from Government of […]

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Solar Ware Samurai 1500VDC photovoltaic inverter achieves UL 1741 safety certification

Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corporation (TMEIC) has announced that its Solar Ware Samurai 1500VDC photovoltaic inverter has achieved a UL 1741 safety certification. The new inverter is the latest addition to TMEIC’s portfolio of PV utility scale solar inverters for industrial markets. The company in a statement said that its Solar Ware inverters offer the […]

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SunPower sets a new solar power panel efficiency record of 24.1 percent

SunPower has set a new solar power panel efficiency record of 24.1 percent, surpassing the previous world record for the highest efficiency of a solar panel using silicon cells. Early this year SunPower achieved 22.8 percent efficiency for its X-Series solar panel. “With greater efficiency, we can fit more watts on the roof with the outstanding […]

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By 2019 we will be in a position to deliver modules with 18.6% efficiency: Sujoy Ghosh, Country Head, First Solar, India

First Solar is one of the leading global providers of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solar systems. The company’s integrated power plant solutions deliver an economically attractive alternative to fossil-fuel electricity generation today. In an interview with Sujoy Ghosh, Country Head, First Solar, India shares his views on the various initiatives taken by the Government and company’s […]

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