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HEEDING the Call for CYBER SECURITY in Renewable Energy

This is a challenge, but even more so, it is an opportunity to advance the collective technologies towards the attainment of solar cyber security worldwide. In 2012, a computer virus, dubbed Stuxnet, disabled 1000 of Iran’s 5000 centrifuges, detailing a joint US-Israel cyber security attack on Iran that undermined its nuclear enrichment facilities. In 2014, Unit […]

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MNRE’s ‘Rooftop Solar Power Plants’ Scheme to Rescue Kashmir From Power Crisis

The scheme will provide government subsidy of 70 percent to the customers generating solar energy and setting up roof top solar plants. During winters the electricity demand in Kashmir rises to up to 1900MWs against the availability of 1200MWs produced by the Power Development Department (PDD) of Kashmir. In order to compensate the additional 700MW […]

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Manipur is the Recently Added State to be Benefitted by Saubhagya Scheme

The scheme is set to make electricity affordable for “The poorest of the poor” and promised 24×7 power supply by March 2019. State of Manipur is now included in the list of states to bestowed with the Saubhagya scheme, which aims to provide electricity to India’s each and every household. Minister for Power and New […]

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Companies Spend Just 6 Percent of CSR Fund on Clean Energy: Report

Key findings of the report showcase that while Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmes in education, sanitation or skills and livelihood have seen a dramatic increase, while it remain low for clean energy and energy access. A report released by Samhita Social Ventures showcases that Indian companies are spending a mere 6 percent of their CSR […]

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VINCI Energies Wins the Contract to Build Eight Solar PV Plants in Senegal

The full set of solar PV plants will generate enough power to cover the annual needs of 140,000 people and will avoid atmospheric CO2 emissions amounting to 18,919 tonnes per year, equivalent to the emissions of a car driven 135 million kilometres. VINCI Energies, via its brand dedicated to energy transition – Omexom, has been […]

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Solar Lights Distributed To 350 Homes of J&K’s Kargil by Schneider Electric India

The children and the residents of area will be the major beneficiary of the program. Solar lights to as many as 350 homes has been provided by the Schneider electric India along with non-government organizations in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kargil under the umbrella of their social corporate social responsibility project under  the aegis of Schneider […]

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Yingli Announces 100MW Top Runner Solar Power Project in China

The project will consist of Yingli Panda bifacial panels spread over a two kilometre square area Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited, one of the world’s leading solar panel manufacturers has announced a 100 MW solar power project in the Inner Mongolia region of China. The project named Top Runner is located in Wuhai City […]

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First Solar Signs Deal with Obton to Provide 19MW of Solar Modules in the Netherlands

First Solar Modules will be powering two solar plants in the municipality of Stadskanaal, the Netherlands. The world’s biggest thin film solar module manufacture, First Solar has signed a 19MW module supply deal for projects with Denmark-based Investment and Management Company specialized in renewable projects Obton. First Solar Modules will be powering two solar plants […]

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