Tags: solar energy

NTPC largest solar park, MoES weather forecasting for solar, IndiGrid acquires 100 MW solar and more

This week’s Solar News Wrap includes NTPC largest solar park in Rann of Kutch, U.S. to speed rooftop solar growth, MoES weather forecasting for solar and wind, IndiGrid acquires 100 MW solar asset, Singapore unveils biggest floating solar panel farms NTPC to set up India’s single largest solar park at Rann of Kutch NTPC Renewable […]

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Sembcorp’s 60MW floating solar project in Singapore is now online

Singapore-based energy company Sembcorp Industries’ 60MW floating solar project in Singapore is now  in commercial operation. The 60 MW floating solar photovoltaic system on Tengeh Reservoir in Singapore that uses 12,556 Trina Solar 210 Vertex dual-glass modules -was recently connected to the grid. Construction of this project commenced in June 2020 and is expected to […]

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CESL signs MoU with CLASP for the deployment of high-quality energy efficiency tech

Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), signed a MoU CLASP, an international non-profit organisation, for the deployment of high-quality energy efficiency technologies. CESL and CLASP will set up a monitoring and quality assurance cell for products used in decentralized solar power generation, home-based energy efficient appliances, […]

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Websol Energy System reports net profit Rs 3.53 cr profit in March quarter

Kolkata-based manufacturer of solar cells and modules Websol Energy System on Friday reported a net profit of Rs 3.53 crore for the January-March quarter of 2020-21 against a net loss of Rs 5.07 crore in the quarter ended on March 31, 2020. Total income of the company rose to Rs 47.71 crore in the quarter […]

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Goa CM launches solar-based electrification programme for remote villages

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Sunday launched solar-based electrification programme for rural households in the state. This project will bring electricity through renewable energy to areas in Goa where grid connectivity is not feasible. “With a focus on delivering clean, affordable, and reliable energy to all, Pramod Sawant, Chief Minister of Goa, inaugurated a […]

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Indian mountaineer scales Mt Everest using eco-friendly means,: Report

Indian mountaineer Harshvardhan Joshi has achieved the rare feat of scaling the world’s highest peak, Mt Everest, using eco-friendly means, according to a media report on Monday. Joshi, 24, a resident of Navi Mumbai, completed the expedition on May 23, The Himalayan Times reported. He was part of a three-member team of Satori Adventure Everest […]

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TrinaTracker Agile 1P obtained IEC Certification from CERE

Trina Solar has announced that it has obtained IEC certification for its dual-row one in portrait (1P) tracker, Agile 1P, from the Certification Entity for Renewable Energies (CERE), an independent testing, simulation, certification and inspection organization in Europe. The Agile series, launched eight days before certification was granted, is a new member of the TrinaTracker […]

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Forced labour in Xinjiang behind global supply of solar panels: Investigation

The global production of solar panels depends upon forced labour from Uyghurs Muslims in China’s Xinjiang province, an investigation shows. A study conducted by United Kingdom’s Sheffield Hallam University said Chinese “labour transfers” in the northwest Xinjian region, where the Chinese government has been accused of committing genocide, is deployed in “an environment of unprecedented […]

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ReNew Power to develop solar component production facility in Gujarat

ReNew Power on Monday said it plans to develop a solar cell and module manufacturing facility with 2 gigawatts annual capacity in Dholera Special Industrial Region, Gujarat. The facility will manufacture solar cells and modules using state-of-the-art monocrystalline PERC (Passivated Emitter & Rear Contact) and large wafer technology and will implement best practices in line […]

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7MW solar plant developed by Ujaas Energy in Madhya Pradesh breaks down

Ujaas Energy recently said that its 7-megawatt (MW) solar power plant, located at Barod in Madhya Pradesh, has broken down. The firm in a BSE filing said “Seven MW solar power plant of the company situated at Barod location – Block No. S3 is under breakdown by fault identification and root cause analysis.” Ujaas Energy […]

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