October 21, 2017

Mahindra Susten To Build India’s 1st Battery-Backed Solar Project In Andaman

Mahindra Susten, a part of the Mahindra & Mahindra group, is close to setting up India’s first battery-backed solar power project of utility scale in the […]
October 21, 2017

India’s Largest Generator Achieves First-ever 100 Million kWh Solar Generation In A Month

India’s largest power generator NTPC Limited achieved a unique feat that signals the company’s direction in the future. The company reported over 100 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) […]
October 21, 2017

Like solar, wind power is now cheaper than coal-based electricity in India

Renewable energy in India is now cheaper than coal-based power, which costs around Rs3.20 per unit. After a steep fall in solar power prices in India, it is now […]
October 20, 2017

Solar’s Remarkable Survival in the Most Extreme Weather

As the Atlantic continues to churn out some of the deadliest storms on record, the repercussions continue to rock the South and southeastern U.S. Whether it […]
October 20, 2017

How to Balance the Solar Efficiency Equation

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s solar cell efficiencies chart depicts confirmed conversion efficiencies for research cells from 1976 to date, for several PV technologies. But as […]
October 20, 2017

Swiss Solar Decathlon House Scores a Perfect 100 in Engineering

Acting Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Daniel Simmons today announced the winning team of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Decathlon 2017 […]
October 20, 2017

5 Advantages of Solar Power

There is much awareness now across the globe about solar power and the ways we can use it to save our environment. Apart from the use […]
October 20, 2017

Scientists create most powerful micro-scale bio-solar cell yet

Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York have created a micro-scale biological solar cell that generates a higher power density for longer than any […]
October 20, 2017

Panda Green surpasses 1.5GW of grid-connected solar assets

China-based PV energy provider (PVEP) Panda Green Energy Group has reached a milestone of over 1.5GW of grid-connected solar assets with a recent acquisition of a […]
October 20, 2017

Morocco’s ‘largest rooftop solar plant’ nears completion with cold storage

Casablanca-based confectionery and chewing gum producer Maghreb Industries is close to fully implementing a 1,361kWp rooftop solar system combined with an ice-based storage system on the […]
October 18, 2017

Modi vs Customs: Reality check on India’s Solar Ambition

Thousands of solar modules containers are stuck near Chennai port because all of a sudden customs officials reinterpreted the solar modules import rules. Solar modules were […]
October 18, 2017

‘Make In India’ initiative: NTPC installs India’s largest floating solar PV plant

NTPC has installed India’s largest floating solar photovoltaic (PV) plant at Rajiv Gandhi Combined Cycle Power Plant (RGCCPP) at Kayamkulam in Kerala. In a press release […]
October 18, 2017

How to Solve Hawaii’s Solar Problem: Smart Imports

As problems go, having too much solar power is not a bad one to have. It’s also an issue that has actionable policy solutions. In Hawaii, […]
October 17, 2017

Novel Power-to-Gas Tech Begins Testing in the US

Last month, a team of researchers and engineers quietly installed a first-of-its-kind energy reactor on the campus of a government lab just west of Denver, Colorado. […]
October 17, 2017

Brooklyn Microgrid: The Future of Solar For the Sharing Economy

Brooklyn, New York is paving the way for a new system, and it’s called the microgrid. Combining state-of-the-art software with solar power, the Brooklyn Microgrid is a small-scale […]
October 17, 2017

So When Does Solar Pay Off

At first glance, pricing your solar array and determining  cost-offsets, payback period, and overall ROI might seem like a complex formula, but we’re here to help […]
October 17, 2017

A new sulfur-based battery takes on the problem of energy storage “at the terawatt scale”

Renewable energy sources are only as reliable as the natural world that fuels them. A cloud passing overhead cuts off solar power; the wind stops blowing […]
October 17, 2017

India’s first utility scale storage project takes off

NLC India Limited, a government of India owned coal mining company, recently completed auction for a 20 MW solar project integrated with 28 MWh storage capacity […]
October 16, 2017

High-speed Euro train gets green boost from two miles of solar panels

A two-mile-long Belgian rail tunnel, built to shelter trains from falling trees, will from Monday provide a double environmental benefit by hosting a unique solar power […]
October 16, 2017

Bengaluru’s Chinnaswamy Stadium goes Solar

Since 1969, M Chinnaswamy Stadium has been ground zero for all cricket fans in the city. The 48-year-old stadium, which overlooks the scenic Cubbon Park and […]
October 16, 2017

Dispelling Common Myths About Solar For A Common Man

India is abundantly blessed with solar radiation. According to reports India gets as much as 300 days of sunshine. Despite the great solar potential, India has […]