Author: Zulkarnain

TEDA Seeks Bids for Solar Parks in Tamil Nadu

TEDA has set three objectives for development of solar parks in the state such as develop quality infrastructure for solar energy, bring appropriate technology to achieve optimum efficiency, and achieve energy security in the state of Tamil Nadu. Riding on the ‘Vision Tamil Nadu 2023’ for renewable energy and the renewable energy purchase Obligations (RPO) […]

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Karnataka Gets Three Solar PV Projects Through Rays Power Infra

Open access model implemented in Karnataka enables access to power at considerably lower rates, offering better efficiencies and lower utility bills while reducing the carbon footprint of industries in the areas being serviced by projects built in the state. Under the state’s open access scheme and to add to its portfolio, Rajasthan-based utility company Rays […]

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Pema Khandu Inaugurates Arunachal Pradesh’s Biggest Solar Plant

The plant was commissioned on April 1 at an estimated investment of Rs 8.50 crore and has a capacity of 1 MW power generation. At Energy Awareness Park, Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu along with Power Minister Tamiyo Taga inaugurated the state’s biggest solar power plant. According to a statement issued by state government the […]

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Researchers at Sardar Patel University Develop Solar Cells From Organic Dyes

Cells developed by the university researchers not only can be used on cloths but also on walls of buildings, windows and doors, which is unlike of traditional silicon panels that are used as roof-tops installations. Flexible, yet durable solar cells have been developed by researchers at Sardar Patel University that can be fixed on apparels […]

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Tariffs Drop at NTPC’s Solar Auction

All the winners include Sprng Energy, Ayana Renewable Power, and SB Energy Solar. The winners at the auction got 250 MW each. In a 750 MW auction conducted by NTPC for projects at Ananthapuram Solar Park in Andhra Pradesh the tariffs fell to Rs 2.72-2.73 per unit. All the winners include Sprng Energy, Ayana Renewable Power, […]

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California Mandates Solar Panels on All New Homes

The move was approved unanimously by five-member California Energy Commission and is first of its kind in the country. It is seen as a latest effort to curb greenhouse gas emissions. Taking a lead in the US, California has made it mandatory for homes and low-rise apartments starting in 2020 to have solar rooftop panels […]

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NTPC’s Ananthapuram Solar Park Auction tariffs floated at Rs 2.8 per unit

Earlier, in the last weeks of March, the bids in the auction of 500 MW were in range of Rs 2.98-3.06 per unit. However, dismayed with the tariff rates, the government of Gujarat cancelled the auction and may re-issue new tenders soon. In a latest auction for 750 MW at Ananthapuram Solar Park in Andhra […]

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India Rapidly Progresses Towards Renewable Energy, says R K Singh

“India is making quick progression in the field of renewable energy and the government is committed to achieving the said target by 2022,” said Minister of Power and New Renewable Energy (MNRE), R K Singh. India’s set target of touching 175 GW of renewable energy capacity addition has already seen the accomplishment of 70 GW […]

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Lucknow University Shifting From Conventional to Solar Power

The Lucknow University has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with HFM Solar Power for installation, engineering, production and maintenance of solar power in the university. Shifting completely form conventional source of energy to solar power, Lucknow University has decided to install the solar power facility on both of its campuses. The Lucknow University has […]

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