Author: Zulkarnain

India to See Job Surge in Solar, Wind Energy Sector: Report

“The potential for employment creation is conditional on the domestic capacity of solar module manufacturing and the establishment of vocational training programmes and certification schemes,” the report added. Over 300,000 workers to be employed in solar, wind energy sectors in India: Report In India the employment generation in solar industry will see a boom in […]

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Maharashtra Saw Overwhelming Response to 1000 MW Auction

Mahoba Solar got 200 MW at Rs 2.71 per unit while as Technique Solar got 20 MW at the same price. Similarly, others who participated in the auctions were ReNew Solar Power which got 250 MW; Acme Solar Holdings won 250 MW, Tata Power Renewable Energy that got 150 MW, and Shapoorji Pallonji Infrastructure Capital that won 80 […]

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Milan Vihar Apartments First to Get Rooftop Solar Plant in Delhi

The plant, 140 KW capacity, was inaugurated by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind kejriwal, can generate electricity for around 400 flats of the society. To embark on the solar bandwagon, Milan Vihar Apartments of East Delhi’s IP Extension has successfully installed its own rooftop solar power plants. The installation makes it first group housing society in […]

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Andhra Pradesh to Give Farmers Power to Sell Power

The project will be launched on a pilot basis in Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaran and Srikakulam district. The first 75,000 solar pump sets worth Rs 3.5 lakh each will be provided to farmers in these districts. On an estimate the pilot project will cost around Rs 2,625 Crore. Andhra Pradesh government is planning to initiate a scheme […]

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Chandigarh Can’t go Green by 31st December

The deadline and desirability of making city 100% renewable energy powered was set by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE). However, as said by the electricity department of Chandigarh, the target cannot be achieved in such time frame; rather it can only be achieved in the long term. As the deadline for becoming 100% […]

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Solar Power Project Developers Urge MNRE to Defer Auctions

The non-issuance of rules and regulation related to the Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS) and General Network Access has worried developers. It has also caused uncertainty over grid connectivity for the renewable projects in the country. The lingering issue of transmission has prompted solar project developers to urge Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) to […]

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ISA Logo Transferred to Its Secretariat in Gurgaon

Under the EU technical assistant project the logo was designed for Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE). The developer and the designer of the logo are Andrzej Uwitniewski and Marek Zaborowski. The rights of an International Solar Alliance (ISA) logo have been transferred by the European Union (EU) to ISA Secretariat situated in Gurgaon. […]

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Idaho PUC Creates Special Group of Solar Panel Owners

The Idaho Power has been asking for creation of special group since 2017. The main motive behind the ruling was that the existing cost of serving customers is not sufficient enough and the rates should be changed. The Idaho Public Utilities Commission in United States has created a special group of Idaho power consumers who […]

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KSEB Sets 1,000 MW Target for Solar Power by 2021

The first step towards the target is to generate 500 MW through roof-top solar panel units. To accomplish the first project KSEB is entering into partnership with Agency for Non-conventional Energy and Rural Technology (ANERT). To shift from the conventional source of energy to more clean energy, Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has set itself […]

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