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Vikram Solar Investing Heavily In Solar Power Plant in Rajasthan

Sunday, December 16, 2012

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Vikram Solar Investing Heavily In Solar Power Plant in Rajasthan

Vikram Solar is a leading manufacturer of solar products based in Kolkata. Vikram Solar might install its 40 MW solar power plant at Rajasthan in the very beginning of 2013 with this process the company will invest about to Rs.410. crore. The Vikram Group and also a top PV maker of solar modules, signed with [...]

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First Solar Inc. will install its first 13MW solar plant for the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority

Saturday, December 8, 2012

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First Solar Inc. will install its first 13MW solar plant for the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority

Recently, First Solar, Inc. declared that it would build a 13 MW solar power plant. The company has been selected by the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority. The solar power plant will be located at Seith Al Dahal (fifty kilometers of the south of Dubai). The agreement made between the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority [...]

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Minor Changes To the Tiniest Parts In Solar Cells Yields Surprising Rise In Efficiency

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

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Minor Changes To the Tiniest Parts In Solar Cells Yields Surprising Rise In Efficiency

A team of engineers from University of Buffalo has been able to significant increase the conversion rate of solar-energy technology by tweaking the tiniest parts of the cells. At University of Buffalo, researchers have already demonstrated that embedding quantum dots into modern photovoltaic cells increase the energy output significantly. It allows the cells to generate [...]

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Solar Power Installation Getting Cheaper

Thursday, September 22, 2011

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Solar Power Installation Getting Cheaper

Due to constantly reducing cost of photovoltaic modules the overall prices of solar-energy generating plants are also on a decline in terms of cost. This is a trend that has been ongoing for the past couple of years. Department of Energy just recently released a report and based on the yearly price comparison of Photovoltaic [...]

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China’s Solar Capacity to Rise by 100 Percent by End of 2011

Friday, August 19, 2011

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China’s Solar Capacity to Rise by 100 Percent by End of 2011

A Local Newspaper state that China will double it’s installed solar capacity to 2 GWs at the demise of 2011. Reference was given to a government-linked think tank. With the help of solar Feed-in tariffs, by 2015, the cost of solar energy might drop down to 12.5 cents per KWh, which is equivalent to 0.80 [...]

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Cheaper Solar Energy Technology Coming To the Market (2016)

Sunday, August 7, 2011

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Cheaper Solar Energy Technology Coming To the Market (2016)

Solar power is still one of the most costly sources of renewable energy. However, there are two Swiss engineers who are trying to change this with a breakthrough solution. The future of solar energy might be re-shaped by two employees from a Vienna-based company (Heliovis). Samuel Kutter and Felix Tiefenbacher have constructed an astounding prototype [...]

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Financial Crisis; Pressuring Being Imposed on Subsidies for Renewable Energy in Spain

Saturday, June 18, 2011

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Financial Crisis; Pressuring Being Imposed on Subsidies for Renewable Energy in Spain

Until a few days before Christmas, Spain’s solar industry had a dream. That dream was to be part of a generously funded plan – considered as the world’s best – to hugely increase the amount of solar energy generated in Spain. But then the government drastically cut back the funding and subsidies that the new [...]

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Changes In Solar Technology 2009 and Thereafter

Sunday, June 5, 2011

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Changes In Solar Technology 2009 and Thereafter

These days after every week we hear News about the development in solar energy. Development is emphasizing mainly on ways to make solar energy cheaper while equally very effective. Here is the analysis done by a reporter who won an award for making solar energy reports. This analysis reveals the important steps taken by the [...]

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The East Coast Markets Are Welcoming a Solar Giant

Saturday, February 19, 2011

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The East Coast Markets Are Welcoming a Solar Giant

One of America’s largest solar companies, SolarCity, which leases solar panels to homeowners, did recently merge with a company in the east. This will provide customers of the eastern U.S. with better accessibility to solar technology. It is a solar power leasing company. Very recently, SolarCity announced the take-over of GroSolar’s residential business. This will [...]

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Apple Might Soon Power Appliances with Solar Energy

Sunday, January 16, 2011

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Apple Might Soon Power Appliances with Solar Energy

Recently, Apple earned their patent for the technology enabling electronic gadget to be powered with the use of solar energy. Apply is going for solar portable devices. In 2009, Apple described how a particular system could charge portable devices with the use of solar panels. They do current hold a patent for the system which [...]

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