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Latest Solar Energy News, Updates & Insights - from EAI

Latest Solar Energy News, Updates & Insights - from EAI

This section provides regular aggregation of news and updates from India and around the world for Solar Energy. This is part of EAI 360, India's largest renewable energy and clean technology news aggregator.

You can find news and updates on diverse topics within Solar Energy - events, insights, perspectives, innovations, personalities and more.

This section is for Solar Energy. Please see Main News Section for news on all categories


Recent Solar News

Japan Plans to Construct Great Solar Power Plants that Are Going To Float

Japan has started construction of 2 floating alternative energy plants, which can become a part of a large, sixty power unit floating renewable energy network. These are simply the primary 2 of a planned network of around thirty floating two power unit (MW) power plants. The first of those floating star farms to be build can have 1.7 MW of power c.. Read More

Solar Power Meets Oil Drilling

A company that uses solar energy to recover crude has scored big financing from some major oil players—and highlights a growing niche of global oil exploration. soGlassPoint Solar last week landed a $53 million investment from Royal Dutch Shell and the sovereign investment fund of Oman for its enhanced oil recovery (EOR) technology. In a twist of.. Read More

Novatec and BASF Starts Solar Thermal Demonstration Plant Using DMS Tech

Novatec Solar, one of the leading technology suppliers for concentrating solar power, and BASF have successfully commissioned a solar thermal demonstration plant based on a new type of molten salt technology, known as direct molten salt or DMS technology. The plant is located on the site of the solar-thermal power plant PE1 in southern Spain. The.. Read More

Google Invests $145 Million in New 82MW Southern California Solar Power Plant

Google has agreed to invest $145 million in a 82MW solar power plant project in Kern County, California. Set on top of a former gas and oil field, the 737-acre facility will be loaded with over 248,000 SunEdison mono-crystalline solar PV modules. Once up and running, the Regulus power plant will crank out enough energy to power more than 10,000 hom.. Read More

Solar3D Announces Battery Storage Solutions for Solar Energy Systems

Solar3D, Inc., a leading solar power company and the developer of a proprietary high efficiency solar cell, today announced that its SUNworks division is now offering "Battery Storage Systems" with its solar electric systems for customers seeking solar power solutions optimized for increased cost efficiency and reliability. SUNworks previously anno.. Read More

 

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Dubai Set to Approve Rooftop Solar Power Policy

Dubai is set for a solar power revolution, as the government creates regulations that would allow property owners to install rooftop solar power systems. Already a rapidly expanding solar power market, the regulations to allow installation of rooftop solar power systems would open up a whole new market… read more →

Read more news items on: Solar Energy, Rooftop Solar,

 

Japan Plans to Construct Great Solar Power Plants that Are Going To Float

Japan has started construction of 2 floating alternative energy plants, which can become a part of a large, sixty power unit floating renewable energy network. These are simply the primary 2 of a planned network of around thirty floating two power unit (MW) power plants. The first of those floating… read more →

Read more news items on: Solar Energy,

 

Solar Power Meets Oil Drilling

A company that uses solar energy to recover crude has scored big financing from some major oil players—and highlights a growing niche of global oil exploration. soGlassPoint Solar last week landed a $53 million investment from Royal Dutch Shell and the sovereign investment fund of Oman for its enhanced… read more →

Read more news items on: Solar Energy,

 

Novatec and BASF Starts Solar Thermal Demonstration Plant Using DMS Tech

Novatec Solar, one of the leading technology suppliers for concentrating solar power, and BASF have successfully commissioned a solar thermal demonstration plant based on a new type of molten salt technology, known as direct molten salt or DMS technology. The plant is located on the site of the solar-thermal… read more →

Read more news items on: Solar Energy, Solar Thermal,

 

Google Invests $145 Million in New 82MW Southern California Solar Power Plant

Google has agreed to invest $145 million in a 82MW solar power plant project in Kern County, California. Set on top of a former gas and oil field, the 737-acre facility will be loaded with over 248,000 SunEdison mono-crystalline solar PV modules. Once up and running, the Regulus power plant will crank… read more →

Read more news items on: Energy Investments, Solar Energy,

 

Solar3D Announces Battery Storage Solutions for Solar Energy Systems

Solar3D, Inc., a leading solar power company and the developer of a proprietary high efficiency solar cell, today announced that its SUNworks division is now offering "Battery Storage Systems" with its solar electric systems for customers seeking solar power solutions optimized for increased cost efficiency… read more →

Read more news items on: Solar Energy,

 

Indian Coal Producer to Invest $80 Million in Solar, Wind Energy Projects

Government-owned companies in India are responding to the calls by the government to boost investment in renewable energy projects. Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC), a big coal producer and power generator located in Southern India, has announced that it will invest Rs500 crore (US$82 million) to set… read more →

Read more news items on: Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic,

 

Appalachian Power's Proposed Fee targets Users of Solar Panels

Appalachian Power Co.’s plans to add a fee to the bills of some solar panel-equipped households drew criticism Monday in the town that just finished a first-in-Virginia solar power drive. “We think it’s going to open the floodgates and affect every customer” with solar, said Ryan Haac of Baseline… read more →

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Gujarat solar power model for Odisha

After making solar power a success in its own state, the Gujarat Energy Research and Management Institute (GERMI) has decided to support other states in replicating similar models. The autonomous body will provide technical support to the Odisha government to generate five MW of electricity through… read more →

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Solar Energy Can Make Saltwater Drinkable in India

A desalination technology powered by solar panels could provide enough clean, palatable drinking water to meet the needs of India's water-deficient villages, MIT scientists say. Sixty per cent of India is underlain by salty water - and much of that area is not served by an electric grid that could run… read more →

Read more news items on: Innovations, Solar Energy, Water,

 
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