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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Tamil Nadu Offers Subsidy for Solar Rooftop Plants

The Tamil Nadu Government would like installation of solar rooftop plants to become a people’s movement, as had happened with rain water harvesting in the State. The State offers a subsidy of Rs. 20,000 to install solar rooftop plants units. This … Continue reading

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Juwi begins work on 39MW plant in India

German renewables developer Juwi AG said today its Indian subsidiary is starting construction this month of a 39-MW ground-mounted utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) power plant in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. Juwi India Renewable Energies Pvt Ltd will be mounting … Continue reading

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Adani Group Investing Heavily in Indian Solar Sector

Adani Group is planning to build India’s largest solar power facility of 10,000 MW capacity in Rajasthan. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) for this project was signed with Government of Rajasthan earlier in the year. Read more about that here. “The joint … Continue reading

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Adani Group Sign 200 MW Solar PPA with Tamil Nadu

The Adani Group has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Tamil Nadu government to set up a 200MW solar power plant in Ramanathapuram at an investment of nearly Rs.1,400 crore, according to TANGEDCO officials. The group is also … Continue reading

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Adani to setup 1000 MW Solar Park in Tamil Nadu

Adani Power plans to set up a 1,000-megawatt (MW) Solar Park in Tamil Nadu, after announcing the solar parks in Gujarat and Rajasthan. This solar park is likely to garner Rs 7,000-crore as investment. Although an Adani spokesperson declined to … Continue reading

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Tata commissions 2MWp rooftop solar project in Tamil Nadu

Tata Power Solar Systems Limited, a major solar Engineering, Procurement and Construction company in India, has completed a 2MWp rooftop photovoltaic installation in South India. Customer: Murugan Textiles Location: Palladam, Tamil Nadu, on top of roof of manufacturing and storage … Continue reading

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Tamil Nadu reaches the capacity of 101 MW installed solar power

With the addition of 81 MW in the financial year 2013-14, state has reaches the total installed capacity of 101 MW. out of the 81 MW installed, 79 MW comes under Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) scheme and the rest 2 … Continue reading

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Chennai metro stations to tap solar power

According to the officials of Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL), to reduce the burden on power grid Chennai Metro Rail is exploring options of solar power for five of its stations. It is estimated that 200 KWp  of solar panels … Continue reading

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