Solar panels can get cheaper and environment-friendly

Magnesium chloride used in making Tofu and bath salts can be used to replace the highly toxic and expensive substance, Cadmium chloride a University study published in the journal Nature has revealed. Cadmium chloride is currently a key ingredient in solar cell technology … Continue reading

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UP government to sign Rs. 2300 crore deal for 100 MW solar power plant in the state

Uttar Pradesh state government is going to sign a solar power project deal worth Rs 2,300 crore with eight different firms working in the solar power sector. Since, the inception of the Uttar Pradesh state solar policy in 2013, this 100 MW project to … Continue reading

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All households in remote Sitraruvipatti in Madurai get solar power

Sitraruvipatti, a remote place in the Madurai district of Tamil Nadu gets solar power for all its 16 households. Till last year, the village was living without power and due to the extreme remote, far away location of the village … Continue reading

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Commercial solar powered car designed by students from Manipal Institute of Technology

8 students from Manipal Institute of Technology have designed a commercial solar powered car ‘SolarMobil’ , which they took to the Solar Con exhibition. They came to the exhibition to search for the best possible technology to enhance their commercial solar car. … Continue reading

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Rs. 1,260 Crore allocated by Tamil Nadu government for solar powered greenhouse scheme for 2013-14

The Tamil Nadu state government today has allocated Rs 1,260 crore towards the Chief Minister’s solar-powered green house scheme for the year 2013-14, in view of constructing 60,000 houses this year. Hike in prices of construction material has lead to … Continue reading

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UT Solar park to follow Narmada plant model

The 250 MW UT solar park based on concentrated photo-voltaic technology would be built and designed following the pattern of Narmada solar power plant in Gujarat. Also, the installation of solar-based LED traffic lights, solar street lights, building integrated solar photo voltaic and other … Continue reading

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Solar power at Rs. 5 per unit to be supplied to Delhi

A solar power plant will be set up soon in the national capital which would make power available to Delhi at Rs.5 per unit for the next 25 years. New and Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah met Delhi Chief Minister Sheila … Continue reading

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New figures of manufacturing cost of $ 0.70/Watt emerge on the scene

First Solar Inc. (FSLR), the world’s largest maker of thin-film solar panels, postponed plans to complete a factory in Vietnam to accelerate technology improvements in existing production lines and reduce costs. Chairman Michael Ahearn, who stepped in as acting chief … Continue reading

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Is solar the winner in future of energy production?

Most big energy companies believed that solar could never be a serious player in national energy plans. Yet the UN and others have recently concluded that solar could play a major role in a world mostly run on renewable energy. … Continue reading

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Future Prediction and Cost Comparison Solar Vs. Conventional Vs. Diesel Power in India

This graph prepared by Headway Solar (P) Ltd. predicts on basis of our estimate, the future comparison of cost of Solar PV Power Vs. Conventional Power (such as Coal ,Nuclear mix) Vs. Diesel Gen-Set based Power. On the basis of … Continue reading

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