In Rajasthan solar power tariff go as low as Rs 4.34 a unit

In the bidding for solar projects totalling 420 MW in Rajasthan under the National Solar Mission, the winning solar power tariff bid touched a new low of Rs 4.34 per unit, entered by Finnish solar power company Fortum Energy for a … Continue reading

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IFC helps to develop world’s largest single site solar project In India

India’s plans to implement ultra mega solar power projects have received a very major boost following a commitment from the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member World Bank Group, to the Madhya Pradesh Government in order to develop the world’s … Continue reading

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Suzlon enters Solar space in India

Pune-based maker of wind turbines and end-to-end EPC player , Suzlon Group, announced its entry into the solar power space. Led by Tulsi Tanti, Suzlon will diversify outside the wind energy space where it is one the leading players globally. … Continue reading

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Grid Connected Rooftop – Overlooked solar market

The problem of energy access in India is enormous. According to the International Energy Agency, some 237 million Indians (close to a fifth of the population) were living without electricity as of 2015. Many more have only limited access, with some getting … Continue reading

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4.8GW utility-scale solar to be installed in 2016

According to the latest market update, nearly 4.8 gigawatts of utility-scale solar capacity will be installed in India, in 2016, up 140% from 2GW in 2015, . Most of the new utility-scale solar projects will be installed in the southern … Continue reading

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India gets $1.5 Billion loan for Rooftop Solar Program

The Modi government is playing high on the rooftop solar systems and have received a much-needed boost even as the target of 40 GW installed rooftop solar power capacity by 2022 looks extremely ambitious. The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy … Continue reading

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500 MW Solar Power Tender Floated by SECI

Yet another tender for a solar plant of 500 megawatt capacity have been floated by Solar Energy Corporation of India as it looks to achieve the highly ambitious targets set by the government of India. The Solar Energy Corporation of … Continue reading

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Ajmer airport to run on solar energy

The Airport Authority of India will generate 100MW power from solar energy to light up the under-construction Ajmer airport at Kishangarh. In this regard, the AAI’s technical team recently earmarked an area to install the solar cell plates recently. “The … Continue reading

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India-Russia relations on Solar Power Development

Russia has agreed to form relations with India to help India with Solar power development and to help achieve its massive solar power targets. The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and Russian Energy Agency (REA) have recently signed a memorandum … Continue reading

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Investment in Solar market of India

As recently as a few months ago, the alternative energy targets announced by Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s government in 2014 seemed wildly overambitious — even to solar electricity enthusiasts in the industry. But a surge of investment in solar … Continue reading

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