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Chinese Solar Panels Dumping Causes Loss of 2 Lakh Jobs: Report

The loss of jobs came on the heels of disproportion in the trade patterns between India and China and a faulty implementation of interest safeguarding policies. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Commerce estimated loss of 2 lakh jobs in the country due to dumping of Chinese solar panels. The loss of jobs came on the […]

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Waaree Energies Becomes Largest Solar Panel Maker in India

The new facility underlines the company’s commitment towards the Government’s ambitious target of 225 GW of renewable energy by 2022 and its vision for Make in India. Waaree Energies has become the country’s largest solar panel manufacturer with the launch of the 1 GW plant in Vapi, Gujarat, taking its manufacturing capacity to 1.5 GW. […]

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Maharashtra to Tap Solar Projects on Large Dams

At the Ujani dam, the project will cover 2,000 hectares or less than 1/15th of the total 34,000-hectare area of the reservoir. In order to shift from conventional source of energy to solar energy and to overcome the hurdles in acquiring private land for infrastructure projects, the government of Maharashtra has embarked upon the fleet […]

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NASA’s Parkar Solar Probe Laced with ‘Revolutionary’ Heat Shield

A mission 60 years in the making, Parker Solar Probe will make a historic journey to the Sun’s corona, a region of the solar atmosphere. Ahead of its August launch, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe — the mission aiming to get closest to the Sun than ever by any human-made object — has got its “revolutionary” […]

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UBC Developed Solar Cells that Produce Electricity in Dim Light

These hybrid materials that we are developing can be manufactured economically and sustainably, and, with sufficient optimization, could perform at comparable efficiencies as conventional solar cells Imagine a cell in a solar panel that harvests light even during shady days, Yes! Scientists have discovered a way in which solar bacteria is used to build a […]

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Manufacturing to Become a Key Element for Solar Power Projects, says Govt.

So the bigger bids will be focused on manufacturing, while smaller bids will take care of smaller developers. If there is one big bid and one player takes it all, that will be unfair. As the country aims to add close to 500 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2030, the government plans to make […]

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Viz-A-Viz with John Martin Thomas, MD, Talesun Solar, Switzerland AG

Q. Can you please introduce John Martin for us? I am an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) and did my studies in Switzerland, settled in Italy in Milan. I am the Chairman of the save Indian Royal Heritage that is the (Trust of 560 royal families) for saving our royal heritage viz palaces and forts […]

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Jnana Bharathi Campus of Bangalore University to go Solar from November

University officials said it will be completely free of cost for the varsity as the cost for installation, operation and maintenance will be borne by the Ministry for New and Renewable Energy. Taking a major leap from the conventional source of energy to clean energy, the Jnana Bharathi campus of Bangalore University will completely work […]

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Solar Boom – A Fantastic Fillip for India!

India’s solar boom proved to be a game changer for the country’s renewable growth trajectory, as the sector witnesses’ sharp momentum during the past four years under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In 2014, when he took PM’s chair, India had about 2.63 GW of solar energy capacity, which now surged to nearly […]

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