‘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 …
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 …
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 …
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
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 …
Can India double its renewable energy capacity by 2027?
Solar PV can account for 75% of this growth, onshore wind 15% and biomass and hydropower aiding the rest
Solar thermal technology to get a boost in phase two of solar mission
Should solar thermal be preferred over photovoltaic solar power?