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Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures – ASCE / SEI 7-05

STANDARD 1 General…………………………………………………………… 1.1  Scope………………………………………………. 1.2  Definitions ……………………………………………. 1.3  BasicRequirements ……………………………………….. 1.3.1  Strength………………………………………… 1.3.2  Serviceability………………………………………. 1.3.3  Self-strainingForces…………………………………… 1.3.4  Analysis………………………………………… 1.3.5  CounteractingStructuralActions…………………………….. 1.4  GeneralStructuralIntegrity ……………………………………. 1.5  ClassificationofBuildingsandOtherStructures ………………………….. 1.5.1  Nature of Occupancy. . . . . . . . . . … Continue reading

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Best Practises Handbook on Performance Evaluation, Operations and Maintenance of Solar PV Power Plants in India

A must read for all Solar PV Plant Owners and Operators Click the link below Comprehensive Solar O&M Handbook  

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India slaps anti-dumping duties on solar EVA sheets

India’s Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGTR) has concluded that duties ranging from $537 to $1,559/metric ton will be needed to offset the impact of imports of solar ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) sheets from China, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and Thailand. … Continue reading

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Maharashtra Exempts Agencies from Scheduling and Forecasting Charges for Solar and Wind

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has exempted renewable energy qualified coordinating agencies (QCAs) for meter reading, data collection, and communication from paying scheduling and forecasting charges. However, the initial corpus that QCAs must deposit remains unchanged. According to the … Continue reading

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Industry Trends in PV Module Quality from over 250 Factory Audits – PI Berlin

This study analyzes trends in PV module quality from over 250 independent factory audits conducted on more than 120 manufacturers by PI Berlin since 2012. The results provide useful insights into the major trends in PV modules over time, by … Continue reading

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Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission Rooftop Solar PV Grid Interactive Systems Gross & Net Metering Regulations January 2019

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IEA-PVPS T13-01 2014 Review of Failures of Photovoltaic Modules Final – Performance and Reliability of Photovoltaic Systems

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