SunEdison expects good returns from India’s cheapest solar power project

In spite of having secured the rights to develop a 500 MW solar power project at the lowest-ever tariff in India, global renewable energy project developer SunEdison is confident of healthy returns from the project. SunEdison successfully bid for the … Continue reading

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Modi launches International Solar Alliance at COP21

India launched an international solar alliance, officially know as International Agency for Solar Policy and Application (INSPA) at the CoP21 Climate Conference here on Monday, with an announcement by Prime Minister Modi that the revolution in the field would bring … Continue reading

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PM Modi to launch International Solar Alliance at COP21

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be launching an International Solar Alliance on the first day of the Paris climate summit (COP21). Recently Laurent Fabius, the French foreign minister, accompanied by Laurence Tubiana, the ambassador for climate change negotiations and special … Continue reading

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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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Reliance Power plans to switch from Coal to Solar power

With the change in leadership, Reliance Power now plans to shift its business from coal-based power plants to solar industry. N Venugopala Rao, the new CEO of Reliance Power, seems to have taken under consideration the fact that coal will … 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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Delhi Govt buildings to get Solar Rooftops

Recently, the Delhi Govt formulated a Solar policy, promising 2,000MW of Solar power to be generated by year 2025. The Govt will incentivize local population to install Solar rooftop systems, with Goverment buildings to lead the masses. The Delhi government’s … Continue reading

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WTO: India needs to consider US suppliers

In the aftermath of India losing a case against the US at the World Trade Organization (WTO) over protection for local crystalline silicon and thin-film solar cells, WTO said that India needs to consider US suppliers for massive solar projects. The … Continue reading

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New Gujarat Solar Policy 2015 – highlights

Gujarat Energy Development Agency (GEDA, http://geda.gujarat.gov.in/) has released the new Gujarat Solar Policy 2015 (click here to download the policy document). Here’s the summary of the Gujarat Solar Policy document: The policy is expected to remain in operation until 2020. Project-based … Continue reading

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WTO ruling Against India will not have Adverse Long Term Effects

WTO has ruled against India in a long-running dispute instigated by the US over the inclusion of domestic content requirements (DCR), which require some projects awarded contracts under India’s JNNSM national solar mission to use locally produced cells and modules. … Continue reading

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