Daily Archives: April 16, 2013

NREL verifies First Solar’s 16.1% total area module efficiency record leap

  Easily surpassing its previous record of 14.4% efficiency, First Solar a pushed the bar to 16.1%. Importantly, the CdTe thin-film leader also set a record for open circuit voltage (VOC), reaching an NREL verified 903.2 millivolts (mV). First Solar … Continue reading

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Spectrolab breaks world record with 37.8% cell efficiency

Spectrolab, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, is a manufacturer of high-efficiency multi-junction space solar cells and panels. Image: Boeing Manufacturer of space solar cells and panels Spectrolab has announced a 37.8% efficiency rate for its multi-junction solar … Continue reading

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Rajasthan allots 75MW Solar Power Projects under competitive bidding Rajasthan Solar Policy 2011 (Phase I)

Solar Power Projects Under Competitive Bidding, Rajasthan Solar Energy Policy Sr. No Reg No Name of Company Capacity in MW Address District Location 1 S/428/2004 Essel Mining and Industries Limited 20 Aditya Birla Centre, SK Ahire Marg,Worli. Mumbai- 400030 Jodhpur … Continue reading

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Rajasthan has a total of 512.75 MW installed as off March 2013

While a vast majority of Solar projects are JNNSM, REC based projects are picking up. Below are the names of the 84 odd organizations who have installed Solar Power Plants in Rajasthan with their capacities, technology and commissioning date upto … Continue reading

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MSEDCL removes Cross Subsidy discount for Renewable Energy in Maharashtra

Natgrp: In a blow to open access in electricity for Maharashtra, MSEDCL has now implemented the highest tariffs for commercial consumers.  Applicable  CSS for  Open  Access (OA)  Consumers  of  MSEDCL effective   from  21st February 2013  :- A.  CSS for HT … Continue reading

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