Andhra Pradesh Solar corp. sanctions 4,000 MW solar parks

Andhra Pradesh Solar Power Corporation Limited has achieved the distinction of sanctioning 4,000 MW of solar power generation parks under the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. In doing so, it has been chosen as the best government nodal agency … Continue reading

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SunEdison to invest $2 billion in solar, looks for Indian partner

Indian government launched “Make in India” initiative earlier this year and backing this initiative, the US-based renewables major SunEdison Inc is looking to invest up to $2 billion (Rs 13,200 crore) in the next one year in a polysilicon manufacturing facility … Continue reading

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Azure Power win projects in 150MW Andhra Pradesh solar auction

Azure Power and Adani Group, two big developers in the Indian solar sector, won the 150MW capacity project available in Andhra Pradesh solar auction, which comes under the Domestic Content Requirement (DCR) category. PV firm Azure Power won two projects … Continue reading

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India reaches the 5 Gigawatt mark for Solar power

  The total installed capacity of solar power in India has crossed the 5 Gigawatt (GW) mark by the end of November 2015. While total commissioned utility solar power capacity in India reached 4.7 GW, rooftop solar power capacity stands … Continue reading

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SunEdison to sell 425 MW of solar projects to ‘yieldco’

SunEdison Inc., a US Solar company, is set to sell solar projects in India with generating capacity of 425MW to its “yieldco” TerraForm Global Inc for $231 million. SunEdison is currently heavily indebted now plans that it would stop selling … Continue reading

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SolarTown launches zero-down PV lease program for small facilities

SolarTown, a Chennai based firm specializing in the sale, lease and installation of solar photovoltaic (PV) rooftop systems for residential, commercial and industrial customers, announced the installation of solar rooftop systems at an initial ten branches of RBL Bank, one … Continue reading

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Coal India to invest in 1000MW Solar power projects

Coal India is planning to sign a pact with SECI to invest Rs. 6,000 crore to develop 1,000 MW of solar power projects over the next five to six years. As a first step, Coal India has prepared a detailed project report … Continue reading

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Off-Grid Solar market is a good Investment option

The Off-Grid Solar market is seeing a sudden spike in developed countries and the developing countries are not far behind either. With an estimate of US$ 300 million annual business, the off-grid solar market is the new hotspot for investors. … Continue reading

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GEDCOL and SECI plans to develop 1GW solar park

The Indian renewables agency of Green Energy Development Corporation of Odisha Ltd (GEDCOL) is in process of getting all the necessary documents and relevant approvals to setup a 1000 MW solar park in the state of Odisha. To develop the park, … Continue reading

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First rooftop solar plant in Uttarakhand inaugurated

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat inaugurated the first rooftop solar plant, in Dehradun. The plant has a capacity of 100kW that has been installed on Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (UJVNL)’s headquarters. Inaugurating the solar energy plant, Mr. Harish Rawat asked … Continue reading

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