Author: Sneha Verma

Solar Prosumers in Goa Get Faulty Bills, Still Awaits Subsidy Payment

After spending lakhs of rupees on rooftop solar installations, solar prosumers (producers and consumers of solar power) are now distressed as the electricity department failed to account for the solar power that their plants have been supplying to the grid. Receiving their first bills after a period of six months since their solar installations were […]

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Over Rs 150 Crore Rooftop Solar Power Scam Surfaces in JAKEDA

A multi-crore scam has surfaced in Jammu and Kashmir Energy Development Agency (JAKEDA). Solar Projects worth Rs 155 crore for supply, installation and commissioning of roof top solar power plants were allotted to 10 firms without any tenders while the 14 other firms which qualified in the tendering process got just Rs 42.35 crore contract, […]

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Solar power, EVs Become Top Attractions in India Fund Fest

The selection of these startups was made by an eminent jury and through a proprietary ‘Investor Readiness Report’ process, ensuring the companies are thoroughly vetted After two successful editions of India Fund Fest, the third edition amassed 25 Crores on its first day. The contestants of the India Fund Fest range from product designers or […]

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SECI’s 250 MW Solar Auction Lowest Tariff Reaches ₹2.87/kWh in Maharashtra

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) successfully auctioned 250 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) power projects in Dondaicha Solar Park (Phase – I), located in Dhule district of Maharashtra. The Talettutayi Solar (Solar Arise) who quoted ₹2.87/kWh to develop 50 MW of solar PV power projects, emerged as the lowest (L1) bidder. Tata […]

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Indore Airport Seeks Solar Power To Cut CO2 Emission

Official said they have already implemented most of the necessary measures like installation of energy saving LED lights and a solar power plant for energy efficiency Indore airport, also known as Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport, may soon be recognized for its significant progress in managing carbon emissions by a global airport body. Airport authorities plan […]

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Demand of Solar Powered Devices in Odisha Shoots Up after Cyclone Fani

Cyclone Fani might have sent shudders down plans for large sized solar parks in the region, but ironically, the demand for distributed solar products has gone up. People are now grappling with water shortage, lack of electricity, poor mobile connectivity and cash crunch. With no end to electricity woes on sight, residents of the capital […]

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Walmart Signs Deal With C2 Energy Capital For 46 Solar Projects Across US

C2 Energy Capital, LLC announced on May 8 that it executed 46 Power Purchase Agreements and leases with Walmart Inc. to provide solar power at the retailer’s operations in five states. Founded in 2014, C2 Energy Capital, LLC is an investor in renewable energy and storage assets. The Firm provides capital and support services for […]

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Gujarat Tenders for 2,700 MW Renewable Energy Goes Under Subscribed

Gujarat’s move to auction renewable power projects totaling 2,700 MW has failed to evoke the desired response from bidders. All the three tenders — floated by the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) from January to March — have been under-subscribed. The tender for 1,000 MW solar power capacity to be built at Dholera Solar […]

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Govt Soon To Invite Bids for 40 GW EV Battery Manufacturing Plants

The government is considering a plan to establish a battery making capacity of 40 gigawatts (GW) to give a boost to its electrical vehicles and renewable energy initiatives. It will ask states to compete for the opportunity to set up internationally competitive facilities that will also service global markets. Domestic and global battery makers will […]

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