Daily Archives: December 2, 2012

Installations of Solar Radiation Resource Assessment Stations Completed across India

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has initiated a major project on Solar Radiation Resource Assessment (SRRA) station  across the nation to assess and quantify the solar radiation availability along with weather parameters with a view to develop Solar … Continue reading

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Centre to set up first geothermal power project in Ladakh: Farooq Abdullah

As part of promoting non-conventional energy, the government is setting up its first geothermal power project in Ladakh, Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah said today. “We are working on that. Our first project on geothermal with … Continue reading

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Solar Junction achieves world record solar cell conversion efficiency of 44%

Solar Junction CPV wafer Solar Junction (San Jose, California, U.S.) has announced a new world-record conversion efficiency of 44% for a production-ready solar photovoltaic (PV) cell using its multi-junction technology. The measurement of 44% conversion efficiency at 947 suns was … Continue reading

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India’s insatiable PV market: An interview with Astonfield Co-Chair Sourabh Sen

Sourabh Sen is responsible for aligning operational endeavors with government policy at Astonfield, a leading provider of renewable energy in emerging markets. As Co-Chairman of Astonfield, Mr. Sen oversees all government relations and lobbying efforts and provides macro-level operational and … Continue reading

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India Investigating US Solar Dumping, the sun may as yet not have set on solar manufacturing

Shortly after the completion of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s investigation into Chinese solar exports, the U.S. now finds itself involved in another global solar trade conflict. India’s Ministry of Commerce & Industry has officially launched an anti-dumping investigation into photovoltaic cells … Continue reading

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