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Rupee fall puts Rs 28,000 crore solar projects at risk

With safeguard duty, this can crank up tariffs by 30 paise/unit for future projects Nearly half of the solar power capacities under implementation worth ~Rs 28,000 crore face viability risk because of the continuous fall in the rupee, which has made imported solar modules costlier and increased the cost of setting up solar plants. These […]

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JSW Energy puts solar power plans on backburner over policy

As uncertainties loom over the solar power sector, mainly on the policy front, the Sajjan Jindal-led JSW Energy has put its ambitious expansions plans in the segment on the backburner. The company in May had announced plans to set up a 1,000-MW solar photovoltaic (PV) panel manufacturing facility at Vijayanagar in Karnataka and to install […]

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PROINSO, Joules Power Win Asian Power Award for Bangladesh’s 28 MW Solar Project

PROINSO has completed this 28MWp project in Teknaf, Bangladesh in partnership with Joules Power (JPL). UK-headquartered PROINSO has won the Asian Power Award 2018 for the 28MWp utility scale project in Bangladesh under the category of “Solar Power Project of the Year – Bangladesh”. PROINSO has completed this 28MWp project in Teknaf, Bangladesh in partnership […]

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Solar Plants Seek Clarity on GST Rate

Solar plants industry seems to be divided with the developers and the manufacturers having distinct views on the advance ruling by the state advance ruling appellate. With Maharashtra and Karnataka’s Advance Ruling authority pegging GST rate for solar plants at 18 percent and 5 percent respectively, the solar industry seems to be in a jam […]

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Bihar Planning to Have 2 GW Solar Power by 2022, says Sushil Modi

The state government is committed to producing 2000 MW (2 GW) of electricity through solar energy by 2022. The two power plants are slated to be commissioned by 2022 and each will produce 350MW of electricity using solar energy. As decided by the government of Bihar, the power plants situated at Pirpainti in Bhagalpur and Kajra […]

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Maharashtra Plans Swiss Challenge Method for Floating Solar Power Bids

The Swiss challenge system says anyone with the suitable credentials can submit a development proposal to the government for the projects. Thereafter the proposal will be put online and the other interesting parties can suggest the changes in the proposal. Also, they can oppose it. To finalize a bidder to set up the floating solar […]

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Viz-A-Viz with Dinesh Chadha, CEO – Electro Control Systems

Q. Please tell our readers more about ECS, its products & services. ECS was founded in 1989 and has grown into a multi dimensional organisation. ECS was initially into manufacturing of Electrical power and control/automation panels for various industries such as Paper, cement, utilities, material handling, oil and gas and exports, among others. With the […]

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Sixteen Companies Compete for Four Solar Plants in Maan

With the total capacity of 200 MW Jordan has received 16 technical and financial offers to develop four solar power plants in Maan. With the total capacity of 200 MW Jordan has received 16 technical and financial offers to develop four solar power plants in Maan. “said Amani Al Azzam, Secretary General, Jordan’s Ministry of […]

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Indian Railways to Provide Rooftop Solar Panels at More Stations

It has planned to source 500 MW solar energy by providing rooftop solar panels at its railway stations and other buildings. In a move to go green, Indian Railways (IR) has planned to provide solar panels at many of its railway stations. Railway Ministry in reply to a question in Rajya Sabha said, it has […]

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