Solar Energy Current Affairs, GK & News

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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Longi Green Enters Hydrogen Market

The World largest solar company Longi Green is to enter the Hydrogen Market. Longi Green is a Chinese company that manufactures solar panels, wafers and solar cells. Today several such solar companies are entering the hydrogen market. This is mainly because hydrogen is a carbon-free fuel that can be produced by electrolysis of water and ..

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Europe’s Largest Solar Power Plant: Francisco Pizzaro

Spain and France have recently signed an agreement to build 590 MW of solar power plant. This will be the largest solar power plant in Europe. The agreement was signed between Iberdola of Spain and Donone of France. About the Power Plant The solar power plant is to be built at a cost of 364 ..

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Gujarat Solar Power Policy, 2021

On December 29, 2020, the Gujarat government announced the new solar power policy, 2021. According to the policy any developer or person or industry can set up a solar project in Gujarat. The policy mainly aims to reduce the power cost of industrial units by around 50%. This is to be achieved by removing capacity ..

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