Systovi has unveiled a new prototype of ultra-lightweight solar modules weighing just 3 kg per sq. metre. They are designed for flat tertiary rooftops that cannot support the weight of framed solar panels. It will begin selling the new modules in 2024. Reportedly, the panels can only be deployed by approved installers. The prototype has an area of 1.8 sq. metres and a power output of 330 W. It has M6 cells that are encapsulated in fibreglass. As per the company’s statement, it will start using M10 cells in 2025.
From Land to Water: Recent developments in the floating PV segment
The floating, canal-top, and canal-bank solar segments have been gaining traction as they help avoid land acquisition challenges and increase the output of power projects, despite their high upfront cost. Projections made by Wood Mackenzie […]
Towards Decarbonisation: India’s cogeneration and trigeneration initiatives
India has launched a number of energy efficiency initiatives in an effort to reduce its carbon impact. These inlcude implementing projects based on cogeneration and trigeneration. Over the past year, the Government of India has […]
Integrating Renewables: Need to upgrade Uttar Pradesh’s transmission infrastructure
By Harikrishna K.V., Research Scientist, and Abhishek Nath, Sector Head, Energy and Power Sector, Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy Uttar Pradesh, the fourth largest state in terms of land area, is the […]