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NTPC wins 160 MW Solar capacities in Uttar Pradesh

NTPC has participated for 160 MW Solar capacities in Uttar Pradesh and has won the entire capacity bid by it, comprising 140 MW at a levelised tariff of Rs 3.17/unit and 20 MW at a levelised tariff of Rs 3.21/unit, applicable for 25 years. The above 160 MW of solar ... Read More »

India contributes USD 1 mn to UN’s ambitious solar project

The contribution will help reduce carbon footprint and promote sustainable energy, India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin said in a tweet. He said that India is the “first responder” to Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ call for climate action. “India funds solar project @UN Hqrs to reduce carbon footprint ... Read More »

Solar eruptions may not have slinky-like shapes after all

As the saying goes, everything old is new again. While the common phrase often refers to fashion, design, or technology, scientists at the University of New Hampshire have found there is some truth to this mantra even when it comes to research. Revisiting some older data, the researchers discovered new ... Read More »

Parker Solar Probe launches on historic journey to touch the sun

Hours before the rise of the very star it will study, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launched from Florida Sunday to begin its journey to the Sun, where it will undertake a landmark mission. The spacecraft will transmit its first science observations in December, beginning a revolution in our understanding of ... Read More »

New solar supercapacitor could power future of wearable sensors

In a paper published in the journal Nano Energy, researchers from the University of Glasgow’s Bendable Electronics and Sensing Technologies (BEST) group describe how they have developed a promising new type of graphene supercapacitor, which could be used in the next generation of wearable health sensors. Currently, wearable systems generally ... Read More »

Use of solar energy growing rapidly in Gujarat’s Mehsana

It’s solar revolution in Gujarat and people are already benefitting from it. Until last summer, Hitendra Patel, a resident of Visnagar in Mehsana district of Gujarat used to shell out around Rs 2800 for his monthly electricity bill, but this time its all saving for him.  He got a 2 ... Read More »

Indo-Dutch ties on the upswing; Netherlands joins Solar Alliance

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte, who is in India at PM Modi’s invitation held wide-ranging discussions on bilateral and international issues at the Hyderabad House on Thursday. Both leaders acknowledged the private sector’s role in boosting trade and investment. PM Modi assured investors from the ... Read More »

India 3rd largest solar market in world: Mercom

“In 2017, India emerged as the third largest solar market …having grown at a CAGR of approximately 170 percent since 2010,” it said. As per the report, India set a new record with 9.6 GW of solar installations in 2017, which was more than double the 4.3 GW installed in ... Read More »

Govt unveils National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy

The MNRE is also in the process of launching a scheme for new hybrid projects under this policy, which are 10 to 15 percent cheaper than 100 percent solar or wind projects, an official told said. The official said that under the scheme, the government would bid out wind-solar hybrid ... Read More »

Saatpuliya, a village charged with solar power

Udaipur : Solar power is coming as a big blessing for many towns and villages in rural areas and Saatpuliya village in Divair gram panchayat of Rajsamand district is one of them. With a tough terrain nestled in valleys and rivers, electricity had been a dream for the locals here, however, ... Read More »

Hindustan Zinc bags Gold for Solar Power Projects

Hindustan Zinc’s Solar Power projects at Dariba (4.8 MWp) & Debari (14.4 MWp) have been awarded – Gold Award Winner in the Rising Category as Best Performing Project of the Year (Technical Performance) on Utility Scale Solar Energy at the RE ASSETS Excellence Awards Summit held in Delhi on 2nd February 2018. Presented ... Read More »

Hindustan Zinc awarded for Solar Innovation & Excellence

Udaipur : Hindustan Zinc received Solar Innovation & Excellence Award at the 2nd Annual Conference-Expo-Awards – Roadmap for Innovations in Solar Energy 2017 (RISE 2017) for 12 MW Debari Solar Project. The award was presented by Mr. Ashwin kumar Khatri, Director General of Mission Energy Foundation in a glittering function held in ... Read More »