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Slight Rise in Solar Tariff during Rajasthan Auction

This time in the first part of the auction, Hero Future Energies quoted the lowest tariff of Rs 2.47 per unit and was awarded the 300 MW it had asked for. After a steep fall for over two years, solar duty rose marginally at the latest auction conducted by the Solar Energy Corporation of India […]

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Reliance Aims To Become Big Clean Energy Provider: Ambani

Reliance chairman said in the coming decades, the world will see a transition from fossil fuels to clean, green and renewable energy sources. India’s Reliance Industries Ltd will become a major provider of clean energy in the country, Chairman Mukesh Ambani said, as the South Asian nation transitions to renewable energy sources from fossil fuels. […]

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By February 2018, PEC University Will Have Its Own Solar Tech Parks

Scholars will conduct research related to solar energy here. Solar energy will also be used for cooking. PEC deemed university will have a solar technology park on campus, which research scholars will use to conduct experiments. The solar tech park will be set up on 4,000 square feet land on the PEC campus by February, 2018. By […]

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Madhya Pradesh Targets to Beat China, Build World’s Biggest Solar Plant

Rewa plant one of the biggest solar power plant in the country will generate power to Delhi Metro, power from the new solar plant will be provided to Indian Railways. A day after Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan laid the foundation stone for the 750MW Rewa Solar Park, Madhya Pradesh is targeting to surpass China […]

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Government Proposes Rs 23,450 Crore Rooftop Solar Scheme

The scheme will integrate discoms as an implementing agency in the second phase of the rooftop solar scheme. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has prepared a concept note on ‘Sustainable Rooftop Implementation for Solar Transfiguration of India (SRISTI)’ to the tune of Rs 23,450 crore to state power distribution companies, or discoms, […]

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US Takes India Back To World Trade Organisation in Solar Power Issue

In 2013, Washington had complained to the WTO, claiming that US exports of solar items to India had declined by 90% since 2011 because of India’s “discriminatory practices”. India has failed to comply with a World Trade Organization ruling on solar power, the United States will tell the WTO’s dispute settlement body (DSB) next month, […]

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Govt to Achieve Target of 100 GW of Solar Power by 2022: R K Singh

The government is confident of achieving the target of 100 GW of solar power capacity by 2022 says Power Minister. The Union Government is confident of achieving the target of 100 Gigawatt (GW) of solar power capacity by 2022, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power and Renewable Energy R K Singh said. While speaking […]

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YES Bank, EIB to Invest $400mn in Indian Renewable Energy Sector

The new $400 million private sector renewable energy financing programme is divided into two components. Of the $400-million, the EIB will fund $200 million, while the rest will be supported by YES Bank. YES Bank and the European Investment Bank will jointly invest $400-million funding for renewable power generation in the country. “The new financing […]

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Central Railway Installs 28 Solar Power Plants

Mumbai and Solapur divisions have nine solar power plants each, while Pune, Nagpur and Bhusaval have three plants each and one is at the Matunga workshop in Mumbai To promote green/renewable energy in the country, the Central Railway has installed a total 28 solar power plants with a capacity of 924 kilowatt peak (KWp) on […]

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