Author: Manu Tayal

Sanjeev Nandan Sahai Appointed to Chair Power Secretary

As per the order of the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Sahai has been appointed in place of Subhash Chandra Garg, a 1983-batch IAS officer, who will be retiring on October 31, 2019. In a significant development, senior IAS officer of 1986-batch, Sanjeev Nandan Sahai, has been appointed as the new power secretary […]

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Jinkosolar Modules to Power 19 PV Plants in Hungary

Post completion, these power plants in aggregate are expected to generate 16 GWh approx. of electricity every year. Shanghai-headquartered module manufacturer JinkoSolar Holding (JinkoSolar) has partnered with Photon Energy Solutions, an arm of Photon Energy, to supply its photovoltaic (PV) solar modules of 13.6 MW capacity in Hungary. Moreover, these solar modules will be installed […]

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Botswana Becomes Member of International Solar Alliance

On the occasion, IIPA also inked the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the ISA for capacity-building of its member countries in the area of climate change adaptation and mitigation under ITEC-programme of Ministry of External Affairs. South African country Botswana has become the member of the India-headquartered International Solar Alliance (ISA) after signing the ISA […]

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Sterlite Power Raises Funds from Brazilian Market via Debentures

This is an important milestone for the company as its first infrastructure debentures in the Brazilian capital markets. Global power transmission assets developer Sterlite Power has raised funds through its newly issued infrastructure debentures for the Arcoverde Project. Arcoverde Project was the company’s first project in Brazil which was successfully commissioned 28 months ahead of […]

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Ingeteam Organises Supplier Event to Strengthen Supply Chain

During the event a total of seventy-five key suppliers were gathered with an aim to tighten relationships, grew supply chain collaboration along with continuous improvement. With an aim to target triple objective through single move, Ingeteam, a global supplier of electrical conversion and turbine control equipment, had organised the supplier meet recently at its new […]

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Does Solar Rooftop Need to Take a Cue from Compulsory rainwater harvesting?

After Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his concern via ‘Mann Ki Baat’ program about water crisis, rainwater harvesting also become the talk of the town, like solar these days. India has shown massive capacity additions in solar but has fallen behind on its target of achieving 40 GW rooftop solar by 2022. Here’re a few […]

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KUSUM Scheme Greatest Setback for Small Manufacturers: Vikas Jain

KUSUM scheme will be the greatest setback for Indian solar manufacturers in the SME/MSME category. Small manufacturers are not eligible to meet the qualifying turnover condition for the scheme. KUSUM scheme was long awaited but we are highly disappointed to see the terms. We have already submitted our representation to the concerned authorities, says Vikas […]

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ASI Acquires ReneSola-Developed 55MW Solar Farm in Poland

This ReneSola-developed portfolio consists of 34 state-of-the-art individual projects with a total installed capacity of 55MW. Global asset manager Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has acquired 100 percent stakeholding in ground-mounted solar farms developed by Renesola with 55 MW of capacity. This ReneSola-developed portfolio consists of 34 state-of-the-art individual projects with a total installed capacity of […]

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First in Finland: Elo Shopping Centre to Get over 1 MW Rooftop Solar Plant

This power plant is expected to be completed by the next month of the current year, and Helen Ltd is responsible for the construction of the project. In a bid to get power through renewable energy, Finland’s first roof mounted solar power plant with capacity of over 1 MW, which is currently under construction on […]

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