‘Signing RCEP will mean no duties on solar products’
Amit Gupta, director of legal and corporate affairs, Vikram Solar, talks to Down To Earth about the solar industry’s perspective on …
How solar is powering UAE towards sustainability
UAE envisions cleaning three-quarters of its energy before 2050
Learnings from the German storage model: How it is helping stabilise the grid
Almost 70 per cent of home solar PV in Germany comes with battery energy storage attached
Making solar cells efficient, cheaper, recyclable: IIT-Guwahati finds a way
Perovskite-based devices are considered heavily used semiconductor materials as they are affordable and easy to manufacture
Energy storage and renewables synergy: A need to go forward
To overcome hurdles and adopt large scale storage technologies for greening the power sector, India will have to capitalise on developments in …
Is the Union Budget 2022-23 renewable energy friendly?
The budgetary allocations may have indirect impacts on RE from capital goods lists of customs exemptions
Decentralised renewable energy solutions offer great promises for healthcare facilities
Governments, developers should prioritise electrification of health facilities
How the renewable energy ministry’s new order will impact India’s solar energy target
The order will be effective from April 10, 2021
New report suggests how land-use for renewable energy in India can be environmentally sustainable
Size, location of land and impact on human habitation, agriculture and conservation of natural resources should be evaluated
COVID-19 did not deter renewable power-generating capacity addition in 2020: Report
India placed third among countries that added the most solar water heating capacity in 2020
Discarded solar panels can be used as building material
The usage of discarded solar panels in this manner will help to address the problem of solar photovoltaic waste
'We have moved industry from water-intensive to water-free cleaning'
Eran Meller, CEO and co-founder of Ecoppia, tells Down To Earth about Ecoppia E4, a robotic system which cleans photovoltaic panels in …
Production linked incentives no silver bullet for India’s solar sector
PLI scheme will escalate costs and still leave India reliant on China, developers say
India adds highest rooftop solar capacity for a quarter in July-Sept: Mercom
Gujarat accounted for 55 per cent of the new capacity
2016 was a great year for renewable energy, especially for power generation: REN21
Out of the total capacity added in 2016, 62 per cent of it was from renewable sources
IEA projects rosy future for renewable energy. But where is material balance?
IEA predicts 95% new RE installed capacity by 2026. Over time, global energy transitions can fundamentally alter mineral and energy resource flows
Rooftop solar : How will India's new net metering norms play out
The commissions have introduced time-of-the-day tariffs whereby prosumers are incentivised to install energy storage
Renewable energy in India: Capacity addition halved in 2020
The sector may get a boost following proposed reforms worth 40 billion dollars to improve health of discoms
Six-fold rise in renewable energy adoption must to keep global warming below 2°C: IRENA
Under the current and pledged policies, the world will exhaust its energy-related CO2 emission budget in less than 20 years.
What about recycling for solar PV?
With a target of 100 GW, India has made no plans for disposal of e-waste that the solar sector will generate
Mumbai Climate Action Plan aims to remove carbon emissions by 2050. Can it be done?
The solution lies in switching to renewables like solar and wind. Solar alone can potentially generate 1,724 MW of electricity, enough to meet …
How to sell solar panels? How about adding some colour
Traditional panels deep black for absorbing light; New tech with photonic glass both efficient and attractive
There is a demand-supply mismatch in solar manufacturing. Is India making the right choice?
Lack of financing support, inconsistent government policy, lack of scale and competition from low-priced Chinese imports have undercut India’…
Rise in Chinese solar PV module price: The implications on global solar growth story
Rising prices may force state-owned power giants in China to push projects into 2022; delays may make 2021 first year of negative growth in …
Union Budget 2022-23 talks up energy transition but moves little funds
Blank R&D column sticks out as sore reminder of what could have been achieved