Category Archives: Crystalline

US trade body recommendation may impact India’s solar power sector

Indian solar power tariffs’ sharp decline will get arrested in the short term with Chinese solar module prices set to increase post the US trade body recommendation on Friday New Delhi: Indian solar power tariffs’ sharp decline will get arrested … Continue reading

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India issues new specifications for solar power modules

The new standard specifications will come into force on the expiry of one year from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette, 30 August 2017 New Delhi: India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued an … Continue reading

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Initiation of Antidumping investigation concerning imports of “Solar Cells whether or not assembled partially or fully in modules or Panels or on glass or some other suitable substrates” originating in or exported from China PR, Taiwan and Malaysia.

F.No. 6/30/2017-DGAD : Indian Solar Manufactures Association (hereinafter referred to as the petitioner) has filed an application before the Designated Authority (hereinafter also referred to as the Authority) in accordance with the Customs Tariff Act, 1975, as amended from time … Continue reading

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Power loss due to soiling on solar panel: A review

The power output delivered from a photovoltaic module highly depends on the amount of irradiance, which reaches the solar cells. Many factors determine the ideal output or optimum yield in a photovoltaic module. However, the environment is one of the … Continue reading

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Fraunhofer ISE develops software to analyse c-Si solar cell-to-module power losses

The software tool assists in analyzing potential yields, thus enabling PV manufacturers to determine how new materials or concepts would affect module efficiency. Image: Fraunhofer ISE Fraunhofer ISE has developed a new software tool that determines the cell-to-module (CTM) effects that occur … Continue reading

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Determination of generic levellised tariffs for Solar PV Projects (Draft) under Regulation 17 of the Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission

The tariff so determined in respect the current financial year shall apply for the FY 2016-17 also in cases where PPA is signed by 31.03.2016 and the entire capacity covered by the PPA is commissioned on or before 31.03.2017. The Commission however observes that … Continue reading

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Clarification on standard format of Power Purchase Agreements in respect of Solar Power Plants of 1-3 MW projects of land owners and Institutions – Karnataka 

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