India to initiate Global solar power partnership during IAFS

The third India-Africa Forum Summit (IAFS), which will see the participation of all African nations for the first time, will launch a new era of mutual partnership in Solar power, said PM Narendra Modi. India is hosting the the third … Continue reading

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32MW Solar plant inaugurated at Bhatinda

Renewable Energy Minister of Punjab Bikram Singh Majithia and Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Badal inaugurated the largest solar plant of Punjab, commissioned at Jaga Ram Teerath village in Talwandi Sabo in Bathinda district. Inaugurating the 32 MW solar plant, Harsimrat Badal … Continue reading

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Solar tariffs in India hitting Rs 5 per kWh

Solar tariffs in India are set to hit a new low with the tender for 500 MW of capacity offered under the national solar mission (NSM) in Andhra Pradesh receiving huge investor interest last week. In response to tenders for … Continue reading

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Uttarakhand invites Bids for 170MW of Solar Power

Uttarakhand has invited bids for 170MW of grid-connected solar power capacity. The land prices are very expensive in the state & also, the state has abundant hydro power resources. Hence, the push for solar does not seem appropriate. India’s Central … Continue reading

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India at third spot in latest RECAI by Ernst & Young

Shifts in renewable energy policy is the defining factor of the latest EY Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI), published Wednesday. The Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index is a quarterly ranking of 40 countries based on the attractiveness of their renewable … Continue reading

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TN: Solar power mandatory for all new highrises

The Tamil Nadu government, on Tuesday, has decided to make it mandatory for all new highrise (more than four floors) buildings in the state to have solar power generation facility. Chief minister J Jayalalithaa said that the rule would be applicable … Continue reading

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Rajasthan’s first 200kW rooftop solar PV system

Clay Craft India, largest manufacturer and retailer of fine bone china and ceramic tableware, in collaboration with Su-Kam Power Systems is set to build Rajasthan’s first 200 kW rooftop grid tied solar power plant for captive consumption at company’s manufacturing … Continue reading

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SunEdison rooftop solar systems powers DMRC

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) opened its newest Badarpur-Faridabad line to the public recently and is the first of many routes that will run on solar power. Global renewable energy firm SunEdison has installed eight rooftop solar systems along the Badarpur-Faridabad … Continue reading

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CIAL set to become First Solar Powered Airport in India

After adorning many firsts in its cap, like being the pioneer in PPP model in building an airport to introducing a path-breaking rehabilitation package for evictees, Cochin International airport limited (CIAL) is all set to become the first airport in … Continue reading

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Japan’s Foreign Aid Arm Plans to Fund Solar Parks in India

Japan’s foreign aid arm Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) plans to fund solar power parks in the country, giving a fillip to India’s green energy plan. Initially, JICA may invest $500 million in the proposed solar parks. Other institutions such … Continue reading

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