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US want India to explore cheaper alternative to silicon solar cells: Dan Brouillette

The United States wants India to explore manufacturing a cheaper alternative to silicon solar cells, US Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette said on Wednesday, amid high dependence on Chinese technology. Brouillette, who was addressing a virtual press conference at the conclusion of the India energy forum at the IHS CERA Week, said India was “perfectly positioned […]

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RenewSys launches DESERV Galactic Ultra 505+ Wp solar module

RenewSys has launched ‘DESERV Galactic Ultra’ a range of high output modules that have been engineered using half-cut mono-PERC G1 (158.75 mm) Solar PV cells to phenomenally increase output and performance, even at higher temperatures. These solar modules also perform significantly better than full cell module under shading conditions. DESERV Galactic Ultra HI series has […]

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Free installation of rooftop solar panels in Chandigarh if applied online

The Chandigarh Administration has reportedly asked residents to apply online for the installation of rooftop solar panels free of cost. The Tribune reports that UT Administration has already approved the scheme to implement rooftop solar project on private residential buildings under the Renewable Energy Service Company (RESCO) model. Based on the petition filed by CREST, […]

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AGEL transfers 205 MW operating solar assets to its JV with TOTAL

Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL) and TOTAL SA (TOTAL) had formed a 50:50 JV for 2,148 MW solar power assets in India, which was setup at an enterprise valuation of INR 17,385 Cr in April 2020. The JV has today completed another acquisition as per JV agreement, by way of transfer of 205 MW of […]

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Delhi CM emphasizes on adoption of solar energy

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said solar power generation in Delhi has increased from 7 MW to 177 MW in four years and emphasised on its adoption in a mission mode. Inaugurating a 218 KW solar plant at Lady Irwin College in Mandi House area, the CM said “In the last four years, […]

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Watch: India PV Edge 2020 Plenary Session

Harbouring on the perfect timing to bring together various market players and catalyze cutting-edge PV manufacturing in India, NITI Aayog, Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE), and Invest India together organized a global symposium ‘India PV Edge 2020’ on October 6, 2020. The symposium consisted of three sessions. The first session was the Plenary […]

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Impact of domestic procurement and inspection on solar power project

Earlier, India’s Director-General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) recommended that the safeguard duties on solar imports, due to expire at the end of July, be extended for a further year. This would be levied at 14.9% for six months, falling to 14.5% for a further six months, whilst being expanded to include both Thailand and Vietnam. […]

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Amplus becomes first solar generator to trade on IEX’s GTAM

Days after the launch of India’s first ever Green Term-Ahead Market (GTAM) introduced by Indian Energy Exchange (IEX), Amplus Solar sold solar electricity in the open market on 20th August 2020, becoming the first solar generator to trade on GTAM under the new Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) norm. IEX launched the GTAM on its power […]

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ISA Assembly likely to vet World Solar Bank DPR in October

International Solar Alliance (ISA) is preparing a detailed project report (DPR) on the creation of World Solar Bank with authorised capital of USD 15 billion to fund projects, a senior official said. The DPR for the World Solar Bank is likely to be placed at annual ISA Assembly in October this year, Director General ISA […]

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Covid 19 Effect- Solar capacity addition in Q2 of 2020 fell to six-year low of 205 MW

A new report from consulting firm Mercom India Research revealed that solar capacity addition in second quarter of 2020 fell to a six-year low of 205 MW, plummeting 86% year-on-year The report noted that large-scale installations accounts for 59%, while the rest was from rooftop projects. Since January the total power added was 2.3 GW, […]

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