20 December, 2020

Ecoppia Signed Another Significant Project Of 450MW With Solar Leader Azure Power

Ecoppia (TASE: ECPA), the pioneer and world leader in robotic solutions for photovoltaic solar, announced today yet another significant project of 450MW signed in October with Azure Power, the renowned solar energy player. The project is now reaching advanced stages, scheduled to go live at the beginning of Q1 2021.
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01 December, 2020

Ecoppia Announces IPO After Successfully Completing Its Public Tender Phase

Ecoppia Scientific LTD., (TASE: ECPA), the pioneer and world leader in robotic solutions for photovoltaic solar, launched an initial public offering (IPO) on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) after successfully completed the public tender phase. Recognized as the world leader in robotic solutions, Ecoppia maintains its competitive advantage, securing $82.5 million from leading institutional investors with a company valuation of $300 million.
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25 September, 2020

Co-Founder And Chairman Eran Meller Takes Part In The Annual United Nations Global Compact Summit

During the annual innovation session held today by the UN Global Compact, Mr. Meller spoke on one of the fascinating matters the solar industry is facing – How can we truly produce clean energy, that fully preserves the environment and our natural resources? The UN Global Compact, launched in 2000, was initiated to bring business and the United Nations together to give a human face to the global market. Together with over 10,000 companies around the world the UN Global Compact is taking corporate sustainability from the fringes to the mainstream and uniting business for a better world.
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Ecoppia to deploy 2,000 robots at Bhadla Solar Park in Rajasthan – interview with CEO>
Ecoppia to deploy cloud-based robotic cleaners for over 400 MWp Fortum projects>
Automation in solar sector: when robots form the clean-up crew>
Robots find a job in the emerging world of solar energy>
How to Clean All Those Solar Panels? Get Robots to Do It>
Ecoppia is one of the 10 most innovative robotics companies to watch>
Ecoppia expands robotic cleaning footprint>
Ecoppia’s cloud based and smart technology>
Real-time and forecasted weather intelligence integrated into Ecoppia>
NTPC Dadri installs robotic dry cleaning system for solar PV plant>
Zeroing in on Renewable Energy Technology>
Utility Solar’s New Cleaning Paradigm>

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Articles

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy asks developers to use robotics for efficient use of water in solar projects

6 June, 2019
MNRE has issued a letter recommending efficient utilization of water for cleaning utility-scale solar projects.
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Effects of soiling on PV modules in the Atacama Desert, Chile

17 September, 2018
Soiling by dry deposition affects the power output of PV modules, especially under dry and arid condition such as in the Atacama Desert, Chile.
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The science of soil

13 January, 2018
Soiling and solar: No two solar plants are ever the same, and the conditions that can impact energy yield can literally change with the wind. Soiled solar modules had long been considered a minor nuisance for the sector, but as understanding of how soiling affects output improves, so have techniques and technologies to tackle the persistent problem of dirty modules
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Power loss due to soiling on solar panel: A review

1 June, 2016
The environment is one of the contributing parameters which directly affect the PV performance. The authors review and evaluate key contributions to the understanding, performance effects, and mitigation of power loss due to soiling on a solar panel
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India’s solar dream: does the country have enough water?

10 March, 2015
Water constraints could hamper India’s solar development plans, particularly since the locations identified for large-scale solar PV parks are in water scarce regions
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India to face more droughts during 2020-2049: study

18 June, 2014
India is reeling under severe water crisis and rural distress as the country faced two consecutive deficient monsoon seasons in 2014 and 2015. But the worst is yet to come as more frequent drought monsoons are expected to come India’s way between 2020 and 2049, according to a scientific paper to be published in Current Science
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Measuring Soiling Losses at Utility-scale PV Power Plants.

1 June, 2014
Soiling monitoring data are indicative of actual power plant performance. We study soiling levels and rates alongside PV plant performance and demonstrate that soiling loss measurements correlate with actual power plant performance
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Is Anything Stopping a Truly Massive Build-Out of Desert Solar Power?

1 July, 2013
Dust is not transparent, so even just one gram of dust per square meter of solar panel area can reduce efficiency by around 40 percent
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American West Becoming Increasingly Dusty

12 June, 2013
The American West is becoming an increasingly dusty place: So-called “dust emissions”—including giant dust storms reminiscent of the Dust Bowl era—have increased in the past 17 years
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Impacts of Soiling on Utility-Scale PV System Performance

6 May, 2013
In the absence of significant rain events or regular cleaning, production losses due to soiling, also known as soiling losses, increase
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