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Uttar Pradesh – Request for Proposal (RfP) For Procurement of 215 MW Power From Grid Connect Solar PV Power Projects Through Tariff Based Competitive Bidding Process

Request for Proposal (RfP) For Procurement of 215 MW Power From Grid Connect Solar PV Power Projects Through Tariff Based Competitive Bidding Process RfPNo: 01/UPNEDS/GRID Connect/RfP/2015 Dated:31.01.2015 Issued By: Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency, (UPNEDA) UPNEDA will … Continue reading

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Global Status of Carbon Capture and Storage 2013 – One step forward, one step back

Click Here for global-status-ccs-2013 Report A new survey finds a sharp drop in large-scale integrated projects to capture CO2 from energy systems and bury it underground. This drop from 75 projects to 65 over the past year is yet more evidence … Continue reading

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Australian company launches the solar-powered tuk tuk – Just what we need in India

An Australian solar producer is changing the way tuk tuk’s are powered. Australian owned, Star 8 Solar, has developed a new tuk tuk, SolarTuk, which runs by using solar power from its rooftop. Tuk tuks or auto rickshaws are an essential form of urban … Continue reading

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Innovation in renewable-energy technologies is booming – RE Patents on the rise

New study shows that from 1970 to 2009, Japan led the world in the number of patents related to photovoltaics (solar cells). Over the last five years of that period, the number of solar patents worldwide increased by 13 percent … Continue reading

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After Fukushima Disaster, Advocates Argue Only Safe Nuclear Power Is None At All

Ritesh: If Japan, a quality conscious nation can’t deal with a natural disaster, Indian Nuclear Power Plants touted as a resolution for Indian Energy woes are a disaster just waiting to happen. Disposal of Nuclear waste is another area which … Continue reading

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Six Myths About Renewable Energy – The impact on jobs and other assumptions that don’t hold up anymore

Ritesh: This is a US Article, however India has a far higher RE mix with Hydro being a major component and is driving 30%+ of the total energy generated in India. Solar+Hydro are capable of providing almost 100GW today based … Continue reading

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Solar Road Panels Offer Asphalt Alternative

Photo Gallery: A Bright Future for Highways Currently the solar road panels cost about three times as much as conventional roads, the Brusaws say. But over time, they add, the technology could begin to actually turn a profit. Solar Roadway … Continue reading

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Mercom reiterates its global PV installation forecast of approximately 38 GW for 2013, 23% growth year-over-year

Mercom Capital Group, reiterated its global photovoltaic (PV) installation forecast of approximately 38 GW for 2013, strong 23 percent growth year-over-year, noting improving market conditions, in its recent analysis.  “After years of overcapacity, bankruptcies and record low prices, we are … Continue reading

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Trade War: SolarWorld challenges US import duty rates and loopholes

The key challenge is SolarWorld’s attempt to appeal the so-called ‘scope ruling,’ which enabled Chinese module manufacturers to avoid duties if they used solar cells produced outside China. PV manufacturer SolarWorld is taking the United States government to court for … Continue reading

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Solar manufacturing costs ‘driven by scale rather than cheap labour or subsidies’

Advanced technologies are expected to enable manufacturers in both regions to reach a more competitive scale through improved access to capital Production scale rather than low labour costs has driven China’s boom in manufacturing PV modules, according to a joint … Continue reading

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