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Renewable ministry, Niti Aayog organise conference on solar cell manufacturing

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 5, 2020

To catalyse cutting-edge solar cell manufacturing in India, NITI Aayog, the New and Renewable Energy Ministry, and Invest India are organising a global symposium virtually 'India PV EDGE 2020'...

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Vikram Solar to set up 3-GW manufacturing facility in Tamil Nadu

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 22, 2020

Vikram Solar, Kolkata-based green energy provider, said that it is planning to set up a 3-gigawatt (GW) solar ...

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Domestic players at SEZs raise concern over govt plan to impose basic customs duty on solar cell

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 8, 2020

Domestic solar cell and module makers located at the special economic zones (SEZs) have raised concerns over the government's plan to impose basic customs duty (BCD) on these equipment, saying it would raise their overall product cost on domestic sales. Noting that the...

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No Compulsion to Import Modules From China Amid Coronavirus Outbreak: RK Singh

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 4, 2020

India’s solar industry is under no compulsion to import solar cells or modules from China following the coronavirus outbreak, power and new & renewable energy minister RK Singh has said. “The solar industry is under no compulsion to import solar cells, modules and other...

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Govt set to privatise solar products manufacturer CEL, invites bids by March 16

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 11, 2020

The government is set to privatise Central Electronics Ltd, a CPSE under the Department of Science and Technology, by selling its 100 per cent stake with management control and has invited the Expression of Interest for the same by March 16. The selected bidder will be...

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Groovy new solar technology may be future of renewable energy

By : Sustainability ..., May 6, 2019

An innovative 3D solar-cell design with a radically different architecture which drives down the costs of cell manufacture may define the future of renewable energy as it potentially reduces...

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Bacteria-powered solar cell can produce electricity on cloudy days

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 6, 2018

Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have discovered a low-cost and sustainable way to build a solar cell using bacteria, that can harvest energy from light even under overcast skies. ...

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CETC (India) lays foundation stone for 200-MW solar PVC unit at Sri City

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 16, 2018

CETC (India), an ancillary of China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC), on Thursday performed the ground-breaking ceremony for 200-MW solar photovoltaic cell (PVC) manufacturing...

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JinkoSolar adds name to ARENA project intended to reduce solar cell conversion losses

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 13, 2018

A research project to identify solar cell conversion losses and provide commercial solutions, which was initiated in December 2017 by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), has...

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3D printing enables new solar power receivers to better absorb sunlight

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 31, 2017

Engineers at Sandia National Laboratories have designed new fractal-like, concentrating solar power receivers that are up to 20 per cent more effective at absorbing sunlight than current...

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