India: 6.5 GW of solar to be auctioned in next 3 months

The solar industry saw a boom this year after Mr. Narendra Modi took charge of the PM office. The Modi government set the bar at 150GW of renewable energy by year 2020, in which 100GW capacity would be generated through solar … Continue reading

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Solar Energy is the future : PM Modi

Addressing an event where PM Narendra Modi flagged off an electric bus, gifted by the Road Transport and Highways Ministry to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, to ferry MPs at Parliament, Mr. Modi today said there is a need to harness solar … 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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Draft of Delhi Solar Energy Policy

Delhi Solar Energy Policy draft, aimed at generating 1,000MW solar power in the next five years, was released by minister Satyendar Jain. The draft has been put in the public domain for comments and will be finalized and submitted to … Continue reading

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Cemtrex Plans to Invest in Indian Renewable Energy Sector

Cemtrex, Inc.  has announced that the company plans to venture into the emerging renewable energy sector in India. The Company is in preliminary discussions with several state agencies in India who are giving incentives to independent developers for procurement of energy … 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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