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Huawei Launches its Latest 1500V String Inverter in India

Huawei, a leader in inverter shipments, has announced the launch of its latest utility scale 1500V smart string inverter, the SUN2000-185KTL-INH0 (“SUN2000-185KTL”) for the Indian solar market. The SUN2000-185KTL comes integrated with an AI algorithm, that makes a good case for the model to be the best choice for 1500V solar system, trackers and bifacial […]

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Solar Industry’s Impending Waste Problem

India plans to install 100 GW of solar power to replace fossil fuels in its energy mix, but there is a problem, what happens to the panels after retirement. A recent report by renewable energy consulting firm Bridge to India (BTI) said that the solar photovoltaic (PV) panels waste volume in India is estimated to grow to […]

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Foray into RE and EV Segments Yields 50% Jump in Net Profits For BHEL

The company posted a 50.7 percent jump in net profits for the year ending March 31, 2019. The largest power equipment manufacturer in the country, state-owned Bharat Heavy Electrical Ltd. (BHEL) recently released its financial results for the financial year 2018-19. The company posted a 50.7 percent jump in net profits for the year ending […]

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Adani Solar Aiming For 50% Market Share by 2021

Adani Solar, the solar manufacturing arm of the Adani Group has set sights for acquiring 50 percent market share in the next two years, a top company official has confirmed. “As 80 percent of solar panels available in the country are made in China, the company is manufacturing module and panels, which were cheaper and durable, […]

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GERC Rules in Favour of Developer For Wheeling Charges on its Wind Project

Aarvee had filed a petition with the state commission against Torrent Power and the Gujarat Energy Transmission Corporation Ltd. (GETCL). The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) in a recent hearing and subsequent order has sided with Aarvee Denims and Exports Limited (Aarvee) in the matter of wheeling of power from its wind project. In its […]

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ADB Grants $750 Mn For Railway Track Electrification in India

ADB has signed off on what is its largest single nonsovereign loan ever committed, for the electrification of the Indian railway network. A project expected to help India’s railway sector transition to electric power and away from dependence on fossil fuels. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed an agreement to provide $750 million (Rs […]

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Pharmaceutical Major Cipla Acquires 26 Percent Stake in AMPSolar

The completion of the acquisition including share purchase is expected to be completed by June 12, 2019. The cost of acquisition is Rs 12.9 crore for the 26 percent stake. Indian multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology company, Cipla, has announced the acquisition of a 26 percent minority stake in AMPSolar Power Systems Pvt. Ltd. (AMPSolar), a […]

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CEL Floats Tender For Web Based Centralised Solar Monitoring System

The last date for bid submission is June 10, 2019 The Central Electronics Limited (CEL) has invited bids from eligible bidders for commissioning of a web-based centralised solar monitoring system. The scope of the contract includes the supply, installation, testing and commissioning of the web-based centralised solar monitoring system with a warranty. The selected bidder […]

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AAI Floats Tender For O&M of 300 kW Solar Plant in Allahabad

The last date of bid submission is June 4, 2019. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has issued a tender, seeking bids from eligible bidders for performing the operation and maintenance services for its 300 kW solar PV power plant at CATC Allahabad. The scope of work for the selected agency will include the operation […]

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