Category Archives: Solar PV

Too much of a good thing: Inverter hyper-clipping

In earlier articles we’ve already pointed out that inverter clipping isn’t as significant as most people think, and that in a grid-power-constrained system it may be economically optimal to have a rather large DC-to-AC ratio. But what if there was a situation that … Continue reading

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MNRE allows no capping on DC capacity enabling

ADVISORY/ CLARIFICATIONSub: Advisory / Clarification w.r.t. D.C. Capacity of Solar PV Power Plants MNRE has received representations from various Solar Developers/ Solar Developer Associations that recently few States have raised questions and concerns around globally adopted practice of installing additional … Continue reading

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MNRE clarifies in respect of domestically manufactured solar PV cells

Press Information Bureau Government of India ****  MNRE clarifies in respect of domestically manufactured solar PV cells Decision expected to give boost to domestic manufacturing of solar cells in India New Delhi, 21st October, 2019 In a major decision that … Continue reading

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Renewables in Ukraine – July 2019

Renewables-in-Ukraine-Report-2019-en Ukraine’s Renewables Investment Boom The Ukrainian government has committed to increase renewables from around 4 per cent of the energy mix today, to 25 per cent by 2035. While hydropower dominates the country’s renewable capacity, averaging 4.6GWp over the … Continue reading

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UPERC (Captive and Renewable Energy Generating Plants) Regulations, 2019 (hereinafter referred to as CRE Regulations, 2019).

These Regulations shall apply to: All the Generating Stations based on Captive generation, renewable sources of generation and co-generation, existing prior to 01.04.2019 in the State of Uttar Pradesh as on the date of notification of these Regulations. Generation based … Continue reading

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UPERC issues CRE Regulations Sept 2019

UPERC issued CRE Regulations today, with key features as 1. DSM shall be implemented for all RE except MSW and SHP. For solar as per UPERC (Forecasting, Scheduling and Settlement) Regulations 2018 2. Waivers of 50% of wheeling and transmission … 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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