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Annulled: NTPC Forced to Cancel 250 Megawatt October 2017 Solar Auction

Anand Kumar who is the Secretary in Ministry of new and renewable energy confirmed that the solar auction had been annulled. Solar auction has been annulled forcefully. NTPC has been forced to cancel the result of its 250 mw solar auction held in October last year, which was won by Azure Power quoting a tariff […]

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Kerala’s St Francis Assisi Cathedral Goes Solar

The solar power plant was introduced with the assistance of KSEB, ANERT, and Bengaluru – based Orb Energy. In June 2015, Fr Judis Panackal, vicar of St Francis Assisi Cathedral got a ‘Laudato Si’ encyclical (an ecclesiastical letter) on the earth and environmental change from the Vatican, which worried on the need to grasp sustainable […]

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Solar Industry Body Says Import Obligation on Solar Panels will Hurt Makers

India has 3.1 GW of the introduced limit of solar cells out of which 2 GW is arranged in SEZs. All India Solar Industries Association (AISIA), the industry assemblage of local solar power producers, today said it is against inconvenience of any sweeping protection obligation on import of solar panels and cells referring to worries […]

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India may Consider Duty of 7.5 per cent On Imported Solar Panels

The proposed alter could jeopardize Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s driven objective of introducing 100 gigawatts of sun oriented vitality by 2022. India, the biggest buyer of solar gear from neighboring China, is considering a 7.5 percent assessed on the imported solar panels, agreeing to government authorities with information of the situation. Such imports aren’t burdened presently, but might be renamed as engines, which are subject to the tax, the authorities said, inquiring not to […]

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Cabinet Apprised of India-Italy MoU on Renewable Energy

India and Italy aim to establish the basis for a cooperative institutional relationship to encourage and promote technical bilateral cooperation on new and renewable energy issues. The Cabinet was apprised of a pact between India and Italy for cooperation in the field of renewable energy. “The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has […]

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Tata Power Renewable Energy Commissions 50 MW Solar Plant in Karnataka

The 50 MW solar plants have been built over 253 acres. Sale of power from solar plant has been tied up under a 25-year Power Purchase Agreement with NTPC Ltd. at a tariff of Rs. 4.84/ unit. Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd. (TPREL), India’s largest renewable energy company has commissioned its 50 MW DCR solar […]

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Kalka-Shimla Railway Stations to Be Solar-Powered by March 2018

The 18 railway stations that will be equipped with solar panels include Kalka, Taksal, Ghumman, Koti, Sanwara, Dharampur, Kumarhatti, Barog, Solan, Salogra, Kandaghat, Kanoh, Kathleeghat, Shoghi, Taradevi, Jutogh, Summer Hill and Shimla. In a significant development, the Kalka-Shimla railways track that comprises of 18 stations will be fully solar powered by March 2018. The 18 […]

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Solar Power Industry Welcomes Govt Move to Set Drone Regulations

According to industry experts say drones, of which usage by civilians was restricted by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in 2014, help reduce O&M cost and increase productivity of large solar plants in a significant way. The solar power industry, mainly firms involved in the operation & maintenance (O&M) of solar plants, have […]

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Tamil Nadu Electricity Commission Adjourns Case on Solar Power Production

Welspun Renewables Energy Private Ltd., and others have approached the court with a similar prayer and the Commission has also been included as a party. Therefore, the case is adjourned till the disposal of the writ petitions,” the TNERC said in its order. The Tamil Nadu Electricity Commission (TNERC) has adjourned the case relating to […]

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