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Solar, Wind Provide Almost 50% of Electricity Globally by 2050, says Report

The report further added that, “By 2050, we expect only 29 percent of the electricity production worldwide to result from burning fossil fuels, down from 63 percent today.” The solar and wind technology will account for almost half of the total electricity globally, according to the Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). Of this, hydro, nuclear […]

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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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World to Get 50% Electricity from Wind and Solar by 2050, says BNEF Report

“We see $548 billion being invested in battery capacity by 2050, two thirds of that at the grid level and one third installed behind-the-meter by households and businesses,” said Seb Henbest, Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa for BNEF and lead author of NEO 2018. The world will generate half of the power generation […]

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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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Nepal Electricity Authority Invites Bids to Supply Solar Power

The successful developers have to finish the construction and installation work and start supplying electricity within one year after they sign PPA agreement with the NEA. To expand the power sources in the country the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has beefed up its efforts while calling for global tenders to select independent developers and supply […]

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SolarWindow Creates New Record with 34% Increase over Its Previous Electricity-Generating Glass

The company estimates that the market for SolarWindow glass products for tall towers and skyscrapers represents a $100 billion opportunity. SolarWindow Technologies has announced that it has set a new company performance record for power efficiency with a 34 percent increase in performance over previous generations of its transparent electricity-generating glass. This announcement is based […]

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Kerala State Electricity Board to Push for Big in Solar Power Sector

Under Solar Connect, roof-top solar plants with a capacity of two kilowatts to 100 kilowatts (especially on public terraces spread over 5000 sq m) can be connected to the KSEB grid. KSEB Limited is planning to push for big in the solar power sector. From the existing 103.2 MW, the public utility wants to generate […]

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Mumbai’s Housing Society Goes Solar Cuts Electricity Bill By 83%

The solar grid cost Kurla residents Rs14 lakh, but they expect to recover the expenses over the next four-and-half years, said members of Green Power Projects Pvt Ltd that installed the project. Mumbai’s housing society in Kural has switched to solar power to cut their electricity bill by 83 percent. The housing society including Twin […]

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Tamil Nadu Electricity Commission Adjourns Case on Solar Power Production

Welspun Renewables Energy Private Ltd., and others have approached the court with a similar prayer and the Commission has also been included as a party. Therefore, the case is adjourned till the disposal of the writ petitions,” the TNERC said in its order. The Tamil Nadu Electricity Commission (TNERC) has adjourned the case relating to […]

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