Solar energy Current Affairs - 2020

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy receive proposals over 10 GW of fresh solar power Equipment

With the Government of India pushing solar power in several aspects including Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has received several proposals to make Solar Equipment for over 10 GW. Highlights India has set its target to set up 100 GW of solar energy by 2022. India has already achieved Read More…

Gujarat Industrial Policy 2020

On August 7, 2020, the Gujarat State Government launched the “Industrial Policy 2020”. The policy aims to provide Rs 40,000 subsidies to the industries in the state in the next five years. Highlights The policy will help to lease lands to industrialists and also provide incentives to industrial parks. Under the policy, the Gujarat State Read More…

COPS: COVID-19 Protection System unveiled by CSIR-CMERI

On July 19, 2020, CSIR-CMERI unveiled COVID-19 protection System (COPS) for workplaces. Highlights The COPS include contactless solar based intelligent mask automated dispensing unit cum thermal scanner (IntelliMAST), 360-degree car flusher and touchless faucet. These sub units are now available for technology transfers. The COPS is the conglomeration of the above listed technologies. Solar based Read More…

GoI: Scheme launched for 100% solarization of Konark Sun Temple and Town

On May 20, 2020, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy launched a scheme to solarize the Konark town and Konark sun temple completely. Highlights The scheme has been launched to develop the historic Sun Temple in the town of Konark. Also, the scheme will develop the town into Surya Nagri. The development will be Read More…

GoI develops cost effective Solar Receiver Tube Technology

Scientists from ARCI-International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials operating under DST (Department of Science and Technology), Ministry of Science & Technology have developed cost effective solar receiver tube technology. About the Technology The tubes developed absorbs solar energy and converts the heat to required application. They provide high resistance to corrosion Read More…