Daily News Wrap-Up SJVN Pre-Books Solar Power Sale at ₹2.44kWh

Daily News Wrap-Up: SJVN Pre-Books Solar Power Sale at ₹2.44/kWh

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: New Delhi Municipal Corporation has approved the procurement of 150 MW solar capacity from SJVN. The cost ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Solar Project with Energy Storage Coming Up in Mozambique

Daily News Wrap-Up: Solar Project with Energy Storage Coming Up in Mozambique

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Africa-based independent power producer Globeleq and its project partners, Source Energia and Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM), have begun ...
US Grid-Scale Storage Capacity Could Grow Over 125 GW by 2050 NREL

US Grid-Scale Storage Capacity Could Grow Over 125 GW by 2050: NREL

In a recent report published by National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) under the Storage Futures Study (SFS), analysts found significant market potential for utility-scale diurnal storage (up to 12 hours) ...
How to Precisely Install AC Circuit Breakers in a Solar PV System

How to Precisely Install AC Circuit Breakers in a Solar PV System

Background String inverter specialist Solis has analyzed in detail why a fuse box circuit breaker of a solar photovoltaic (PV) system must not be reversed (power line enters the load ...
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Goa Launches Solar-Based Remote Village Electrification Program (1)

Goa Launches Solar-Based Remote Village Electrification Program

In a green push, the Chief Minister of Goa, Pramod Sawant, has inaugurated a solar photovoltaic (PV)-based electrification program focusing on delivering clean, affordable, and reliable energy to those residing ...
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Bahrain Formula 1 Circuit Floats Tender for a 3 MW Solar Carport Project

Bahrain Formula 1 Circuit Floats Tender for a 3 MW Solar Carport Project

The Bahrain International Circuit, which hosts the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix, has announced the launch of an international public tender for a solar carport project at the circuit. The ...
Adani Green Unit Transfers 74% Stake in Mundra Solar Energy to Adani Tradecom

Adani Green Unit Transfers 74% Stake in Mundra Solar Energy to Adani Tradecom

Adani Renewable Energy Holding Four Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL), has transferred 74% shareholding of Mundra Solar Energy Limited (MSEL) to Adani Tradecom LLP (ATLLP) ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up 25 GW Green Hydrogen Mega Project Coming Up in Oman

Daily News Wrap-Up: 25 GW Green Hydrogen Mega Project Coming Up in Oman

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: An international consortium comprising Oman’s integrated energy company OQ, green fuels developer InterContinental Energy, and Kuwait government-backed ...
Renewable Capacity Additions Rose by 45% in 2020 Globally Despite Pandemic: IEA

Renewable Capacity Additions Rose by 45% in 2020 Globally Despite Pandemic: IEA

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has published its analysis on the renewable energy sector for the calendar year 2020. The report Renewable Energy Market Update 2021 also offers a global ...
Levelized Tariff of ₹4.72kWh Approved for Rooftop Solar Systems in Daman & Diu

Levelized Tariff of ₹4.72/kWh Approved for Rooftop Solar Systems in Daman & Diu

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for the state of Goa and Union Territories has determined the levelized tariff for ground-mounted and rooftop solar projects in the Union Territories of ...
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Guidelines for Solar PLI Program 4 GW Manufacturing Capacity Gets Priority Allocation

Guidelines for Solar PLI Program: 4 GW Manufacturing Capacity Gets Priority Allocation

In early April, the Union Cabinet had approved the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy’s (MNRE) proposal for the implementation of the production-linked incentive (PLI) program for the ‘National Program ...
/ / Modules, Solar
Ministry of Power Calls for Suggestions to Frame the National Electricity Policy 2021

Ministry of Power Calls for Suggestions to Frame the National Electricity Policy 2021

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has released the draft National Electricity Policy (NEP) 2021 and invited suggestions from all stakeholders. The MoP has created an expert committee that includes members ...
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Robotic Solar Solutions Maker Ecoppia Launches IPO on Tel Aviv Stock Exchange

Robotic Solar Solutions Maker Ecoppia Launches IPO on Tel Aviv Stock Exchange

Ecoppia, a robotic cleaning solutions provider for large-scale solar installations, launched an initial public offering (IPO) on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE). Ecoppia secured $82.5 million from leading institutional ...
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CERC Seeks Proposals from Consultants for Detailed Study of Solar Thermal and PV Projects

CERC Seeks Proposals from Consultants for Detailed Study of Solar Thermal and PV Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has decided to engage a consulting agency to conduct a detailed study on solar thermal and solar photovoltaic (PV) projects. The study's objective is ...
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India Gets a $10.75 Billion Incentive Plan to Boost Solar, Battery & Auto Manufacturing

India Gets a $10.75 Billion Incentive Plan to Boost Solar, Battery & Auto Manufacturing

The central government has approved a 'production-linked incentive' (PLI) plan in ten critical sectors to enhance India's manufacturing capabilities and exports under the Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative. The government said in ...
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Flood Risk Assessment Essential for Longevity of Solar Assets

Flood Risk Assessment Essential for Longevity of Solar Assets

Preliminary flood risk analysis, development of efficient drainage, and systems for channelizing excess water outside project boundaries are essential in preventing large-scale damage to solar installations during a flood, consultancy ...
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Solar Curtailment Could Rise Globally as PV Penetration Increases

Solar Curtailment Could Rise Globally as PV Penetration Increases

The trend of curtailment of renewable power has started taking shape globally. Power firms in China, Chile, several U.S. markets, including Arizona, California, Hawaii, and Texas, had to curtail at ...
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China’s GCL-Poly Begins Construction of a 54,000 MT Polysilicon Facility

China’s GCL-Poly Begins Construction of a 54,000 MT Polysilicon Facility

Jiangsu Zhongneng Polysilicon, a subsidiary of Chinese major GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, announced the ground breaking of the first phase of its 54,000 metric tonnes (MT) polysilicon manufacturing facility using a ...
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MNRE Prepares New Guidelines for Off-Grid Solar Power Projects

MNRE Prepares New Guidelines for Off-Grid Solar Power Projects

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued draft guidelines for the implementation of off-grid solar power projects under RESCO (renewable energy service company) mode. RESCO model is ...
Coal India Invites Expression of Interest for a 100 MW Solar Project in Chhattisgarh

Coal India Invites Expression of Interest for a 100 MW Solar Project in Chhattisgarh

Coal India Limited (CIL) has issued an Expression of Interest (EoI) to set up a 100 MW solar pilot project in Chhattisgarh for captive consumption to help it meet its ...
Australian Research Team Achieves 21.6% Efficiency in Perovskite Solar Cells

Australian Research Team Achieves 21.6% Efficiency in Perovskite Solar Cells

A team of research scientists from the Australian National University (ANU) has had a breakthrough in the efficiency of solar cells, an outcome multiple entities around the world are incessantly ...
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Policy Developments in India’s Solar and Other Renewables in August 2019

Policy Developments in India’s Solar and Other Renewables in August 2019

The month of August witnessed policy announcements related to net metering, distributed solar, rooftop solar, and even inverter related regulations. The ministry showed leniency in the solar parks program in ...
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Maharashtra Seeks Consultants to Study Potential of Solar Along Nagpur-Mumbai Highway

Maharashtra Seeks Consultants to Study Potential of Solar Along Nagpur-Mumbai Highway

The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC), has issued a consulting services tender to assess the potential for the development of 150-200 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects along the ...
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Bosch to Install a 1 MW Solar System at its Factory in Thailand

Bosch to Install a 1 MW Solar System at its Factory in Thailand

Bosch Automotive Technologies (Thailand) and Cleantech Solar have inked a partnership for a 1 MW solar photovoltaic system (SPV) that will be built on-site at Bosch’s first SMART factory in ...
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Assam Announces Tender to Install 8 MW of Rooftop Solar for Residential Consumers

Assam Announces Tender to Install 8 MW of Rooftop Solar for Residential Consumers

The Assam Energy Development Agency (AEDA) has issued a tender to set up 8 MW of rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects with the net metering facility. The rooftop solar projects ...
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