India Looking To Strengthen Domestic Solar Manufacturing, Reduce Dependence On China

Credit to Author: Smiti| Date: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 20:15:50 +0000

With the resurgence of a border dispute with China, the Indian government is now looking to reduce dependence on Chinese imports, including solar cells and modules. India is considering multiple efforts to discourage developers to import Chinese equipment and encourage investors to develop domestic manufacturing facilities

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India’s Largest Building Integrated Vertical Solar System & The Road Ahead

Credit to Author: Anand Upadhyay| Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 22:35:21 +0000

In 2019, U-Solar Clean Energy Solutions Pvt. Ltd. installed India’s largest building integrated vertical solar PV system at a data center in Mumbai. The system, with a capacity of about 1 MW, has been installed by integrating solar panels on all four walls of the facility, covering over 5000 square feet of facade area

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10 Bonus Solar News Stories

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 17:16:35 +0000

There was plenty of positive solar energy news this month. Aside from the 63 solar stories we’ve published so far, below are 10 more stories that seem worth looking at even though we didn’t take time to explore them in detail

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India Completes World’s Largest Solar Tender, Aims To Reduce Chinese Solar Imports

Credit to Author: Anand Upadhyay| Date: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 15:43:13 +0000

Solar ManufacturingEven though the fossil fuels sector has been completely ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic, the renewable energy sector has been more than chugging along. The results of a recently concluded mega solar tender in India provides further assurance on the continuing growth in the clean energy sector

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Lightyear Research Vehicles (Including Tesla Model 3) Test Out New Solar Technology

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 02:31:39 +0000

Netherlands-based tech company Lightyear has released two Lightyear Research vehicles to test a new type of solar technology for its own EV, Lightyear One, which is a beautiful blend of an electric powertrain and solar

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Tesla Tops Toyota In Market Cap, Becomes World’s Largest Auto & Clean Energy Company

Credit to Author: Vijay Govindan| Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 05:21:06 +0000

On January 22, 2020, I wrote that Tesla overtook Volkswagen to become the world’s 2nd largest auto company by market cap. At that point in time, Tesla had just crossed $100 billion in value

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Bifacial Solar Panels That Follow The Sun Now Most Cost Effective

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sun, 07 Jun 2020 17:11:07 +0000

A bifacial solar panel is a solar panel that can collect energy from the front side and the rear side (a normal monofacial panel only collects energy from one side). Bifacial solar technology was created in the latter 1960s. It was dormant while the broader PV market  exploded. It was too costly for the incremental energy production improvements

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Tesla Master Plan, Part Trois (Sort Of): Battery Day

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 30 May 2020 18:20:25 +0000

Tesla hasn’t officially released a Master Plan, Part Trois, but we could pretend this is essentially what Tesla Battery Day is. Sean Mitchell from All Things EV believes that this will reveal a strategy for more affordable energy

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