Azure Power Commissions 40 MW Project in Uttar Pradesh

Under the agreement Azure Power will supply power to SECI for the period of next 25 years at the levelized tariff of Rs 4.92 per KW which is inclusive of Viability Gap Funding (VGF). India’s one of the leading power producers, Azure Power has announced the commissioning of a 40MW solar plant in Uttar Pradesh […]

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India Starts Probe into Dumping of EVA Sheets

The probing agency, Directorate General of Antidumping and Allied Duties (DGAD), an arm of commerce ministry, will investigate the imports of ‘Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) sheets for solar modules’. India has started a probe into the alleged dumping of EVA sheets, imported from China, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea and Thailand, which are used in […]

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India’s Solar Capacity Addition Likely to Drop by 40 Percent in 2018-19: ICRA

Between April 2017 to February 2018 the country has added around 7.2 Gw solar capacity to its kitty. It is highly likely that India’s solar power capacity addition will drop by 40 per cent to a range between 4 Gigawatt (GW) and 4.5 Gw in the 2018-19, thanks to the recent slowdown in the tendering and project […]

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NHPC’s 50 Megawatt Solar Project in TN Synchronized With Grid

The solar project shall provide an annual generation of 105 MU with sale of entire power to the TANGEDCO in accordance with the power purchase agreement.’ Tamil Nadu NHPC has synchronized a 50 MW solar PV project at Theni/Dindigul district of Tamil Nadu with the grid. ‘The project was synchronized with the grid last month in presence […]

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UK Joins International Solar Alliance

The formal announcement from the country came at the event held at the London Stock Exchange as part of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 (CHOGM). The United Kingdom on 16th April 2018 became 62nd member of India led International Solar Alliance (ISA). UK cemented the membership with ISA to provide affordable and sustainable energy for all […]

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Madras HC Dismisses Plea Against 70% Levy on Solar Imports

The oral order was delivered by the court whereas the written order is likely to be pronounced today. Challenging the recommendations of 70% safeguard duty on imports of solar panels and modules by Directorate General of Safeguards, the Madras High Court has dismissed the petition on Monday. The oral order was delivered by the court […]

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Green Energy Association Mulls to Move SC Against APTEL Order on RECs

Last week, the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) had rejected the petition of Green Energy Association and other similar pleas against the CERC’s order. Industry body Green Energy Association is planning to move the Supreme Court against the tribunal APTEL’s order which upheld power regulator CERC’s ruling reducing forbearance and floor price of renewable energy certificates (RECs) of solar and non-solar energy. The Green […]

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BHEL’s Solar Plant Stuck in Limbo in MP

The 50 acres of land identified by BHEL is at Jamboree Maidan on the outskirts of the state capital. However, in the absence of state government permission the work for the plant has not been started yet. The solar power plant, for which center has given green signal to Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), is […]

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Solar Rooftop Manufacturers Awaiting Rs 200 cr Govt Subsidy

Since, September last year no payment has been made to the manufacturers. The Central Government has not yet paid the subsidy dues to the solar rooftop manufacturers who sell their products on subsidized rates to customers and later recover it from the government. Since, September last year no payment has been made to the manufacturers. […]

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