April 20, 2018
microlink

Microlink Devices hits 37.75% efficiency for triple junction cell

  Illinois, U.S.-based Microlink Devices has announced a new efficiency record of 37.75% for cells based on its three junction epitaxial lift off (ELO) technology. The […]
April 19, 2018

Solar co-op transforms the economy of a farming community in India

  A village in India has seen its fortunes change after setting up a solar co-op to power their irrigations systems. A report in The Hindu […]
April 18, 2018

India probes dumping of EVA sheets for solar modules by 5 nations

  India has initiated a probe into the alleged dumping of EVA sheets used in solar cell industry, imported from China, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea […]
April 17, 2018
dhaka

Dhaka seeks 2000MW solar power from India

  Bangladesh is looking to buy at least 2,000 megawatts (MW) of electricity from solar plants being set up in Gujarat and Rajasthan. India is currently […]
April 16, 2018
solar lamp

Power minister inaugurates solar lamp distribution centre in Bihar

  Union Minister R K Singh today inaugurated an assembly and distribution centre for solar study lamps at Mahuli village in Arrah and also laid the […]
April 12, 2018

Salem railway division to roll out solar canopies

  In an effort to electrify the canopies of railway stations, the Salem railway division has planned to roll out solar panels soon. Speaking to TOI […]
April 11, 2018

Maharashtra To Make Indigenous ‘Harit Khadi’ Using Solar-Powered Charkhas

  “The spinning-wheel will not become a power for the liberation of India in our hands unless we have made a deep study of the various […]
April 9, 2018

Diu: World’s First Solar Powered Island

  Diu has become the first union territory in India and the first island in the world to be fully powered by solar power. Daman & […]
April 7, 2018

Duty on Chinese Imports, GST Slow Solar Growth in India, Says U.N. Report

  India’s imposition of a duty on Chinese solar cells and modules and the levying of a Goods and Services Tax on panels significantly slowed solar […]
April 6, 2018

Solar beats fossil fuels in 2017 leading record renewables investment

  It has already been widely reported that 2017 was extraordinary for renewables. Last year, wind and solar saw unprecedented growth as global energy demand increased, […]
April 5, 2018

India Yamaha Motor sets up 1,100 KW solar plant in Tamil Nadu

  India Yamaha Motor, the subsidiary of Japanese automajor Yamaha, has commissioned 1,100 KW solar power plant at its facility near here, as part of its […]
April 2, 2018
solar agriculture

Linking solar energy with agriculture in India

  The World Economic Forum annual meeting last month revealed some startling facts about India and the world’s economy. The Oxfam survey highlighted that the richest […]
March 28, 2018

Indian Railways launches solar powered coach, to draw up solar policy

  Railways has rolled out a non-AC coach of Rewari-Sitapur passenger train lit by solar panels installed on its roof as part of its plan to […]
March 27, 2018

India signs headquarters agreement with International Solar Alliance

  India is now home to a new international treaty-based organisation following the signing of the headquarters agreement between the government and the newly-formed International Solar […]
March 26, 2018

Anti dumping Probe on Solar Cells Terminated

  The commerce ministry’s investigation arm DGAD said on Saturday that it was terminating its anti-dumping probe into the import of solar cells from China, Taiwan […]
March 23, 2018

Africa Tempted by $1 Billion Solar Investment from India

  India is to extend credit to African countries to help revolutionize solar power across the continent. The $1 billion move will see India facing competition […]
March 22, 2018

Indian tea plantation goes 100% solar with 3MW open access project

  German solar and storage firm IBC Solar has completed a 3MW open access solar project for a tea producer in the Indian state of Tamil […]
March 19, 2018

India’s solar manufacturers facing a ‘make or buy’ dilemma

  The energy sector in India has always been a topic for discussion and debate among experts, observers, analysts, industry players and magnates, besides others. India […]
March 17, 2018

PM Modi to scientists: Can you develop more efficient solar modules?

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi today exhorted scientists to extend their research from “labs to the land” for the greater benefit of the people and said time was ripe to […]
March 5, 2018

Microsoft is buying solar energy from Singapore rooftops

  The US company on Thursday announced a deal with Singaporean solar firm Sunseap to purchase all the power generated by a planned rooftop solar project, […]
March 5, 2018

Phase One of the World’s Largest Solar Park Goes Online in India

  The world’s largest solar park – with a 2,000 MW capacity – will be in full operation by the end of 2018 in Karnataka State. […]