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Tata Power, Dugar Group tie up on solar deployment in Nepal

Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd (TPREL) and Dugar Power have partnered to deploy a range of on- and off-grid solar energy solutions in Nepal.

The importance of solar mini-grids in universalizing energy access

As solar energy becomes the most cost-effective form of energy generation in many countries, with clear climate, energy, and economic benefits, its acceptance and political support are growing. To enhance resilience and sustainability, strategies that incorporate a diverse energy mix, combining centralized and distributed renewable generation, are most effective, especially in underserved nations.

International Solar Alliance convenes meeting of regional committee for Latin America and Caribbean region

The Fifth Meeting of the ISA Regional Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean Region took place this week, convened by the International Solar Alliance (ISA). Its primary objective was translating ambitious solar energy goals into concrete results while addressing pertinent regional issues.  The meeting was presided over by Tania Masea, vice minister for new […]

India installed 6.8 GW of solar in H1 2023, says JMK Research 

The solar capacity installation in the first six months of 2023 was about 15% less year-on-year.


Global sales of off-grid solar energy kits hit 9.5 million units in 2022

In 2022, off-grid solar energy kit sales reached a record-breaking 9.5 million units. This is almost one million more than 8.5 million units sold in 2019. Of the 9.5 million annual sales, 5.2 million were recorded in the second half of 2022.

KiloVault introduces solar-ready DIY off-grid battery

KiloVault has developed a solar-ready, do-it-yourself (DIY) offgrid battery, with sizes ranging from 4.3 kWh to 27.6 kWh. It comes equipped with a pre-wired, single-phase AC inverter and the ability to directly accommodate electrical loads.

Solar-powered islands? The story of Diu and T’au

The solar-powered islands of Diu and T’au have set an example for other such land masses to meet their power requirements through green energy.  

Africa50 signs MoU with International Solar Alliance to support PV projects across Africa

Africa50 and International Solar Alliance (ISA) will leverage each other’s networks to mobilize funding and raise awareness of African solar projects in European and Indian markets.

WindStream launches hybrid wind-solar street light system

Telangana-based WindStream Energy Technologies has launched a hybrid wind-solar street light system for hilly, coastal, and rural areas. 


Solar trees to light up parks, gardens in solar cities of Uttar Pradesh

Solar cities in Uttar Pradesh will host 1 kW solar trees with LED street lighting systems and 2.5 kW solar trees for the illumination of gardens and parks.

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