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India Most ‘Cost-effective’ in Rooftop Solar Power; Beats China, UK & US

A global study has found that India is the most cost-effective country for generating rooftop solar energy at USD 66 per megawatt-hour, while the cost in China is marginally higher at USD 68 per megawatt-hour. Due to the lower cost, rooftop solar photovoltaics (RTSPV) technology, such as roof-mounted solar panels used in homes, and commercial […]

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Rooftop Solar to Supply 25-49% of Global Electricity Needs by 2050: Study

Owing to improved deployment capability and reduced costs, rooftop solar photovoltaics (PV) technology, such as roof mounted solar panels used in home, commercial and industrial buildings, is currently the fastest deployable electricity generation technology. According to a new report, it is projected to supply 25–49% of global electricity needs by 2050. Despite these predictions, a […]

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GoodWe Hits The Road In Europe With Solar Roadshow

With Covid unlock in progress in more and more regions, Solar firms have taken to innovative marketing programs to get back in touch physically with their customers and key stakeholders like installers. The GOODWE SOLAR ROADSHOW 2021, organized by GoodWe and its partners in Poland, was aimed at giving new and existing GoodWe installers the […]

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10.5 GW Solar, Wind and Storage Project in Morocco

British company Xlinks is developing a 10.5 GW solar-plus-wind project, combined with a battery storage facility, in Morocco, which will supply 3.6 GW renewable energy to the UK via the world’s longest subsea cables. Located in Morocco’s renewable energy rich region of Guelmim Oued Noun, it will cover an approximate area of 1,500km2 and will be […]

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RES Sells Large 245MWdc Australian Solar Farm to Iberdrola

UK renewable company RES has sold its Avonlie solar development project to Spanish electric utility Iberdrola. The project is located in New South Wales, Australia, and is RES’ largest ever solar development with generating capacity standing at 245 MW dc / 190 MW ac. When operational, 450,000 solar panels, mounted on single axis tracking system, are expected […]

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Power Roll, Filia to Develop Solar PV-enabled Window Blackout Blinds

Power Roll and Filia Solar have signed an Application Development Partner Agreement to explore the use of Power Roll’s solar film for solar PV-enabled window blackout blinds. Power Roll claims to have developed a unique, flexible, lightweight solar film capable of producing ultra-low-cost green electricity that is up to 10 times cheaper to make than […]

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After Hurricane Ida, Communities in US Get help From Solar Installations

South Louisiana communities hit hard by Hurricane Ida are now using the power of the sun in their recovery efforts. New Orleans Solar Company, PosiGen Solar, has teamed up with the Footprint Project to deploy 12 solar power stations at disaster supply sites in hurricane-damaged areas. A dozen firehouses, churches and community centers damaged or […]

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Australia, Where Rooftop Solar Could Meet 77% Of Power Demand By 2026

In recent time, Australia — one of the sunniest places on the planet — has emerged as a world leader in the rooftop solar market. As of now, households have installed 14 GW of solar panels. By 2025, this figure is set to increase by 8.9 GW. The reasons for this expansion include the subsidies offered, […]

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Goan Students Create Solar E-cycle With 20 Li-Ion Batteries

Students from Goa’s Agnel Institute of Technology and Design have created a custom solar e-cycle, powered by 20 lithium-ion batteries, that can cover the distance between Panaji and Vasco on a single charge. The batteries can be charged by two solar panels or a conventional power supply point at home. The five mechanical engineering students […]

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