Solar Energy Current Affairs, GK & News

RIL launches New Clean Energy Business

Reliance Industry has announced to launch a new clean energy factory to make solar photovoltaic cells for next three years. New Clean Energy Business Mukesh Ambani will launch a Rs 75,000 crore investment project. It will be launched to set up four ‘Giga’ factories in order to make solar photovoltaic cells, green hydrogen, batteries and ..

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India’s anti-dumping probe against China, Thailand and Vietnam

The Ministry of Commerce has recently initiated the anti-dumping investigation against China, Vietnam and Thailand. The investigation is against the import of solar cells from these countries. The investigation has been started by the Ministry following the application submitted by the Indian Solar Manufacturer Association. What is the issue? The solar cells are the basic ..

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IEA: Renewable Energy Market Update

The International Energy Agency recently released the “2021 Renewable Energy Market Update”. The Agency has increased its forecast for the global growth of solar energy and wind energy by 25%. The report reveals that 280 GW of the renewable energy was installed in 2020. This is 45% increase as compared to that of 2019. Key ..

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Draft Electricity (Rights of Consumers) (Amendment) Rules, 2021

The Ministry of Power recently issued a Draft Electricity (Rights of Consumers) Rules, 2021. These new rules allow net metering of roof top solar systems. About the new Rules The net metering of roof top has been allowed up to 500 KW in the new rules. The following definitions were added: Gross Metering means a ..

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National Programme on High Efficiency Solar PV Modules

The Union Cabinet recently approved the Production Linked Incentive Scheme called the “National Programme on High Efficiency Solar PV Modules”. PV stands for Photo Voltaic. They are units that convert light energy into electrical energy. National Programme on High Efficiency Solar PV Modules The programme aims to achieve manufacturing capacity in Giga Watt scale in ..

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