Author: Mridul Chadha

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Microsynchrophasors Can Help Solar Integrate Into The Grid

Distributed solar photovoltaic power systems are becoming increasingly popular across the world. Their integration into power grids designed for large conventional power plants, however, are struggling to absorb and adapt to them. I’ll first discuss the issues today’s transmission grids face vis-a-vis renewable energy projects. I will try to keep it simple without the technical […]

October 31st

First Solar Makes World’s Most Efficient Thin-Film Solar PV Cell, Again

First Solar, the world’s largest manufacturer of thin-film solar photovoltaic cells and modules, has bettered its record of producing the most efficient solar cell. The US-based company recently announced that a cell manufactured at its Ohio manufacturing factory and research & development center achieved an efficiency of 21%, the highest on record by a non-concentrating […]

August 7th

China Releases Large-Scale Solar Project PPA Template

China’s already aggressive solar initiative is set to get a massive boost with favourable changes and new introductions to government’s regulatory supportive mechanisms. The Chinese government recently released templates for long-term power purchase agreements for large solar power projects. This template can be used by any project developer looking to sell solar power to state […]

August 3rd