Category Archives: Solar Thermal

Innovation in renewable-energy technologies is booming – RE Patents on the rise

New study shows that from 1970 to 2009, Japan led the world in the number of patents related to photovoltaics (solar cells). Over the last five years of that period, the number of solar patents worldwide increased by 13 percent … Continue reading

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Seven of the Greatest Solar Stories Over the Millennia

Many people believe that solar energy is a twentieth century phenomenon, untried and untested. But I discovered through writing my new book Let It Shine: The 6000-Year Story of Solar Energy By John Perlin, that houses have been designed since Neolithic times to scoop up … Continue reading

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Grid parity and how will it impact the projects on pipeline, Implementation of JNNSM Phase I & Experience So far

Click the link ‘Natural Group_Presentation at Solar Business in India 2013 on Grid parity and how will it impact the projects on pipeline, Implementation of JNNSM Phase I with Experience So far‘  for my presentation at Solar Business in India, … Continue reading

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Amendment in the Bench mark cost of Solar Water Heating – MNRE

No. 5/23/2009-P&C भारत सरकार/ Government of India नवीन और नवीकरणीय ऊर्ाामंत्रालय /  Ministry of New & Renewable Energy *** To The Pay & Accounts Officer Block No.14, C.G.O. Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003, dated the 28th May, 2013 Ministry of … Continue reading

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Australia moves from coal to renewables: 51 percent by 2050

A farmer plows a field in front of wind turbines at the Infigen Energy wind farm located on the hills surrounding Lake George, 50 km north of the Australian capital city of Canberra May 13, 2013. Credit:Reuters Australia, one of the … Continue reading

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Amendment in the Benchmark cost of “Off-grid and Decentralized Solar Applications Programme” being implemented under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) till 31st March, 2014

No. 5/23/2009-P&C भारत सरकार/ Government of India नवीन और नवीकरणीय ऊर्ाामंत्रालय / Ministry of New & Renewable Energy *** To The Pay & Accounts Officer Block No.14, C.G.O. Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003, dated the 28th May, 2013 Ministry of … Continue reading

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Cumulative deployment of various Renewable Energy Systems / Devices in the country as on 31st March 2013

New & Renewable Energy Cumulative deployment of various Renewable Energy Systems/ Devices in the country as on 31/03/2013 Renewable Energy Programme/ Systems Target for 2012-13 Deployment during March, 2013 Total Deployment in  2012-13 Cumulative achievement up to 31.03.2013 I.   POWER FROM RENEWABLES: A.   … Continue reading

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