Jordan Earmarks Land for 100 MW Solar Plant

The project will not only reduce the dependence on fossil fuels, but will also result in reduced power cost from small-and medium-sized industries. The Jordanian government recently announced designating land in east Amman for establishing a 100-megawatt (MW) solar power project to support the renewable energy sector. Energy Minister Hala Zawati mentioned that the land […]

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Uttar Pradesh to Soon Start Installing Smart Meters

To be installed later in a phased manner, UPPCL had filed a petition seeking the approval of the regulatory commission for the installation of smart meters. Soon four million residents of Uttar Pradesh will get high tech smart meter, as the Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission has cleared Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd’s petition regarding […]

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Government to Reverse Auction Wind-Solar Hybrid Project

The tender had received a tepid response from the industry with just Adani Green Energy and SB Energy bidding for the project. The government has decided to go for a reverse auction for its first wind-solar hybrid tender for which two companies submitted their bid. Adani Green Energy and Softbank-backed SB Energy will compete for […]

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Solar System Installation Mandatory for New Building Approval: HC

High court passed the interim direction on a plea moved by Tamil Nadu Spinning Mills Association alleging that Tangedco was backing down from producing wind energy deliberately. In a bid to force solar use by the public, Madras High Court (HC) has directed the government to add solar power system installations as a norm in the approval […]

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Azure Roof Power to Electrify Government Buildings in Madhya Pradesh and Delhi

Azure Power, one of India’s leading independent solar power producers, announced it has won 11.2 MW and 600 KW rooftop solar power projects in bids conducted by Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVNL) and Indraprastha Power Generation Company Ltd (IPGCL) respectively. Azure Power will provide power for 25 year to various Government establishments in […]

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India’s Utility Solar Capacity Grows 72% in 2017-18, says Bridge To India Report

The total solar installation was 10.4 GW, the rest comprising rooftop solar plants and off-grid solutions, taking India’s cumulative solar capacity to 24.4 GW, it said. Solar consultancy firm Bridge To India in its latest annual report on the sector said that India’s utility solar capacity grew by a whopping 72 percent in FY18 as […]

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India Extends $20 Mn Concessional Financing for Solar Project in Suriname

In addition, India will extend a line of credit of USD 27.5 million to support a power transmission project in Pikin Saron area, says President Kovind. In a move to provide clean energy to a cluster of 49 villages, President of India Ram Nath Kovind said that India will extend concessional financing of USD 20 million […]

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Tigo Awarded Patent for Flex MLPE Platform

The newly patented interchangeable junction box covers provide various functionalities to solar modules. Tigo®, pioneer of the Smart Modular Flex MLPE platform, today announced that it has been granted its most important and industry strategic hardware patent applying to the smart technology used in its flexible module-level power electronics (Flex MLPE) within solar junction boxes. Tigo’s […]

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LG Chem Hosts Global Innovation Contest 2018 (GIC 2018) “Finding Innovations to Change the World”

Seoul, South Korea – Proposal submission from June 18th to September 30th – Applicants can register through the official website of GIC – Energy, Environment, Functional Materials, and Biotechnology are the subjects of the contest – Win up to $150,000 R&D expense and technical exchange opportunity LG Chem (KRX: 051910) is exploring innovative technologies that […]

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