Germany to Help Southern India Evaluate Optimal Power Balancing for Renewables

Germany to Help Southern India Evaluate Optimal Power Balancing for Renewables

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), a Germany-based development agency, has appointed research group DNV GL to conduct a study in the southern region of India. According to DNV GL, ...
Cracking in Solar Backsheets Not Correlated with Climatic Conditions_ Report

Cracking in Solar Backsheets Not Correlated with Climatic Conditions: Report

DuPont has released its ‘Global Photovoltaic Reliability Report’ with findings from studies conducted on solar modules across the globe to track material degradation and how it affects module performance. The ...
Deadline Extended for Evaluation Study of Components A and C of KUSUM Program

Deadline Extended for Evaluation Study of Components A and C of KUSUM Program

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has extended the deadline for submitting expressions of interest (EOI) for evaluating Components A and C of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja ...
NIWE Announces Tender to Assess Wind and Solar Resources in India

NIWE Announces Tender to Assess Wind and Solar Resources in India

The National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) has invited tenders for sensors and data loggers with accessories to assess wind and solar resources across the country. The scope of work ...
MNRE Releases List of Technically Qualified Organizations for Biogas Study

MNRE Releases List of Technically Qualified Organizations for Biogas Study

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has released a list of technically qualified organizations for independent third-party evaluation study for the New National Biogas and Organic Manure Program ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
Jammu and Kashmir Issues EOI to Carry Out Evaluation Study of its Solar Devices

Jammu and Kashmir Issues EOI to Carry Out Evaluation Study of its Solar Devices

The Jammu and Kashmir Energy Development Agency (JAKEDA) has issued an Expression of Interest (EoI) for conducting a study assessing the impact of the solar devices it has installed under ...
MNRE Invites EoI to Evaluate its Solar Thermal Off-Grid Program

MNRE Invites EoI to Evaluate its Solar Thermal Off-Grid Program

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued an expression of interest (EoI) for conducting technical and performance evaluation of its program for off-grid and decentralized concentrated solar ...
/ / Off-grid, Solar
Perovskite and CIGS Semiconductors Could Boost Efficiency of Solar Modules

Perovskite and CIGS Semiconductors Could Boost Efficiency of Solar Modules

Combining thin-film solar modules based on perovskite semiconductors with semiconductors made of copper, indium, gallium and selenium (CIGS), solar module technology could cross the 30% efficiency mark, according to a ...
/ / Modules, Solar
Global Module Suppliers Trina and Canadian Solar Announce World Record Efficiencies

MIT Research: Driven by Government Policies, Solar Module Prices Fell by 99% in 4 Decades

There has been a drastic fall in the cost of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules in the past four decades, with the reduction in prices nearing 99 percent. Recently, in a ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
USTDA Funds Feasibility Study to Assess Viability of a 100 MW Solar Project in Mozambique

USTDA Funds Feasibility Study to Assess Viability of a 100 MW Solar Project in Mozambique

The United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a grant to WHN Solar, S.A., for a feasibility study to assess the viability of solar photovoltaic (PV) project of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
MNRE to Spend $10 Million to Foster Clean Energy Awareness

MNRE to Spend $10 Million to Foster Clean Energy Awareness

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is planning to spend ₹660 million (~$10.3 million) over the next two financial years on increasing renewable energy awareness in India. “The ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
MIT Research Solar Pumps in India

Report: Big Variation in Cost and Performance of Solar Pumps in India

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers have recently released a report evaluating a range of solar pump technologies and business models available in India for irrigation and salt mining ...
/ / Off-grid, Solar
CEEW Study Solar PHCs

Solar Power Drastically Improves Healthcare Systems in Chhattisgarh: CEEW

In a study, the Council on Energy, Environment, and Water (CEEW) found that solar-powered primary healthcare centers (PHCs) in Chhattisgarh admitted over 50 percent more patients and conducted almost twice ...
/ / Off-grid, Solar