Tagged: PV

World Solar Power Topped 100,000 Megawatts in 2012

The world installed 31,100 megawatts of solar photovoltaics (PV) in 2012—an all-time annual high that pushed global PV capacity above 100,000 megawatts. There is now enough PV operating to meet the household electricity needs...

Solar Tracking Systems Gain Ground

It sounds obvious: put solar panels on a movable mount to follow the sun and catch as much sunlight as possible. But applying solar trackers to a project is not clear cut. Developers not...

50% by PV in 2050 a reality?

The total installed PV capacity in the world at the end of 2011 was 70GW as per REN21. The latest report from IMS Research show that about 31 GW new capacity will be added...

Global solar power capacity set to jump

The world’s solar power generating capacity will grow by between 200 and 400 percent over the next five years, with Asia and other emerging markets overtaking leadership from Europe, a European industry association said...

Mahindra Solar One plans 50 MW of PV for India

According to a summary of investment (SII), prepared by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the company is proposing to build three ground-mounted photovoltaic power plants in the Indian state. Mahindra Solar One subsidiary, Mahindra...

Give infrastructure status to solar PV industry

The policy framework put forth by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) through the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) has been a monumental success. Driven by JNNSM and State policies the...