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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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India launches probe against China, Taiwan solar cell imports

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 25, 2017

The commerce ministry has initiated an anti-dumping investigation against the import of solar cells from China, Taiwan and Malaysia. Solar cells are the basic ingredient used in the...

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US expected to put emergency tariffs on solar imports

By : sustainabilityo..., May 31, 2017

The United States has notified the other 163 members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) that it is considering putting emergency "safeguard" tariffs on imported solar cells, according to a...

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PLANT PV launches ‘Silver-on-Aluminum’ paste with a 1% power output gain for c-Si solar cells

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 19, 2017

PLANT PV, has introduced its first major product to enable significant improvements in conventional solar cell power output. PLANT PV’s new ‘Silver-on-Aluminum’ paste is designed for easy...

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