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NTPC likely to be mandated to meet its entire auxiliary power requirement through domestic solar equipment: Report

Nearly 2000 MW of NTPC auxiliary power generation can be replaced by solar energy. Indian government is reportedly looking at means to aid domestic solar equipment manufacturing industry despite facing criticism at WTO for the domestic content requirement clause in the JNNSM. BusinessLine citing a top government official reports that towards this end, NTPC may […]

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Kolkata Howrah Railway Station to Install Rooftop Solar Power

It is expected that 50 to 60 percent of the power demand at Howrah station will be met through Rooftop Solar Power. Howrah railway station is set to go green with the installation of three megawatt rooftop solar panels on platform sheds. “We are executing a three megawatt rooftop solar project for eastern railway at […]

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ONGC floats tender for 1MW solar PV plant at IPSHEM, Goa

Last date for submission of bid for the ONGC’s 1MW solar PV project is July 7, 2017. The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has recently floated tendered for 1 MW solar PV plant at Institute of Petroleum Safety, Health and Environment Management (IPSHEM), Goa. The last date for submission of bid for the ONGC’s […]

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ISA countries support commissioning of a Study on CRMM for Solar Power Generation Projects in Solar Resource Rich Countries

The proposed CRMM will offer a simple and affordable tool that will create a secure environment for private institutional investment in solar assets. Argentina, Burkina-Faso, Chad, France, India, Ivory Coast, Mali, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Sénégal, Uganda and Yemen have jointly supported commissioning of a study to define and structure a Common Risk Mitigation Mechanism (CRMM) […]

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President Mukherjee inaugurates integrated bio-solar-wind Microgrid centre at IIEST, Shibpur

“The integrated Bio-Solar-Wind micro-grid centre of IIEST is one cog in the wheel of sustainable development. We must ensure that electricity is available for ordinary people and potable water is provided for consumption of both humans and animals.” The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated a Bio-Solar-Wind Microgrid Centre and Centre for Water and Environment […]

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Haryana govt. exempts solar devices from VAT to encourage manufacturing in the state

Solar devices exempted from VAT includes solar lanterns, solar home systems, stand-alone street lighting systems, solar water heating systems, solar water pumping systems, solar cooker boxes and dish type, solar chargers or inverters and solar photovoltaic modules. The Haryana government has exempted solar devices, equipment or parts used in installation of solar power projects from […]

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No Need to Lower GST Rates for the Growth of Solar Power in India: Piyush Goyal

The GST Council has finalized 18 percent of rate for solar panels in its three-day meeting in Srinagar. Piyush Goyal, Power, Coal, Renewable Energy and Mines Minister has said that the government does not need lower tax rates to ensure the growth of solar power sector in India. Goyal was talking in the context of […]

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SAC Signs MoU with Adani Group to Help Optimize its Solar Power Generation Capacity

Space Application Centre will be providing the group access to the radiation data to determine an optimum time for solar power generation to Adani Green Energy Limited. The Space Application Centre (SAC) of Indian Space Research Organization (Isro) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a subsidiary of Adani group, to help boost solar power […]

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