Author: Zulkarnain

Corporates and Multinationals Showing Interest in Solar-powered Factories

There are half a dozen established solar companies tapping the corporate sector, as solar power prices have crashed to a viable less than Rs 3/kWh (kilowatt hour) from over Rs 5/kWh three years ago. Indian corporates and multinationals are increasingly showing their interest in shifting from conventional source of energy to solar energy. Many leading […]

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Delhi Municipal Buildings to Install Rooftop Solar Power Projects

SDMC has become the first municipal corporation in the country to generate solar energy by installing solar panels on the rooftops of its buildings and earn revenue in three months. A project of 5MW solar rooftop on the municipal buildings has been approved by the South Corporation in its standing committee meeting. “This additional capacity […]

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Maharashtra to Tap Solar Projects on Large Dams

At the Ujani dam, the project will cover 2,000 hectares or less than 1/15th of the total 34,000-hectare area of the reservoir. In order to shift from conventional source of energy to solar energy and to overcome the hurdles in acquiring private land for infrastructure projects, the government of Maharashtra has embarked upon the fleet […]

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3MW of Solar With Battery Storage Tendered by SECI in Ladakh

The tenders have been issued on behalf of Military Engineer Service (MES), a construction agency. The tender is for design, engineering, supply, construction, testing, installation, and commissioning. In order to broaden the horizons of solar power in the country, Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), at two different locations in Jammu and Kashmir has issued […]

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Madhya Pradesh CM Inaugurated NTPC’s Rs 1,500 Crore Solar Power Plant

The solar power project was commissioned in June 2017 and generated electricity is being supplied for consumption in Madhya Pradesh, the sole beneficiary. In the area of Suwasra in district Mandsaur of Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan inaugurated NTPC’s 250 MW solar plant for the state consumers. The total investment for setting up the […]

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One Rupee Increase in Tariffs in Latest Solar Auction

The latest solar auction for 1000 MW held by the Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) saw the winning tariffs at Rs 3.48-3.55 per unit. From the record low of Rs 2.44 per unit, the solar power tariffs have risen by more than one rupee in the latest auction. Those from the industry say […]

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Solar Power Supplied to 1,617 Schools in Aurangabad

We have decided to switch to non-conventional sources of energy at our schools situated in far-off places across the district. This will solve the problem that has been troubling the administration for years. It will definitely save money In order to shift from the conventional source of energy to clean energy, the authorities in Aurangabad […]

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Indian Embassy in China Hold Seminar on Indian Solar Sector

More than 150 delegates from more than 110 Chinese companies, financial institutions and banks participated in the seminar on Indian solar sector. To gauge the business opportunities in the solar sector more than 110 Chinese companies attended a seminar in China. The seminar was also aimed at wooing Chinese manufacturers to invest in India. The […]

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Army to Tap Renewables to Supply Power to Jawans Deployed at High Altitudes

The idea is to shift from a conventional source of energy, which is expensive and unreliable due to its transportation and maintenance, to renewable energy. To enhance the living conditions of its personnel, the Indian army is looking for a durable supply of power in high altitudes where they are deployed. The idea is to […]

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