Solar Energy National News

India to become world’s third largest solar market in 2017: Report

“India still maintain strong demand for PV products, it has the potential to overtake Japan to become the world’s third largest solar market by taking at least 14% of the year’s total PV demand.” Taiwan based market researcher firm, EnergyTrend in its new report forecasts India to become the 3rd largest solar market in the […]

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India’s Solar Capacity Grows Over 3 Folds to 10,000 Megawatt in Three Years

India has crossed 10 GW of Solar power capacity, which is more than 3 times increase in less than 3 years. India’s solar power generation capacity has crossed 10,000 megawatt (MW), a more than three-time jump in less than three years as government pushes for renewable energy sources to meet galloping demand. The milestone came […]

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NTPC installs India’s Largest Floating Solar PV Plant in Kerala

The 100 kWp floating solar PV plants were indigenously developed by NTPC Energy Technology Research Alliance, the R&D arm of NTPC Ltd. NTPC started power generation from India’s largest floating solar power plant at Kayamkulam in Kerala. The 100 kWp floating solar PV generation plant, largest of its kind in India, was indigenously developed as […]

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NTPC commissions 45 MW of Bhadla Solar Power Plant

NTPC Ltd has commissioned the Bhadla Solar Power Plant with 45 MW capacity, taking company’s overall capacity to 48,188 MW. India’s largest power generator NTPC Ltd has commissioned another 45 MW of its Bhadla solar power plant in Rajasthan and with this the company’s total installed capacity has become 48,188 MW. Last month, the company […]

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KVIC Created Job Opportunities In Varanasi Through Solar Charkhas: Survey

“Till date, 110 women have been trained on solar charkha and being provided loan under the Prime Minister s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP)” To create job opportunities in the PM Modi’s adopted villages in Varanasi, Khadi commission distributed solar charkhas and looms and provided training to the women there. A survey by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) […]

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Relyon Solar Launches Single-Axis Trackers for Solar Power Plants

Relyon Solar’s single-axis trackers come with maintenance-free gearboxes and motors and frictionless bearings, ensuring smooth operations. Relyon Solar has announced the launch of its single-axis trackers for solar power plants. The product launch was followed by a get together of industry experts at The Leela Ambience, Delhi. Relyon Solar’s single axis tracker ensures solar project […]

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Arunachal Pradesh CM holds meeting with REC and SECI officials to discuss ongoing DDUJY scheme

The chief minister sought information on the status of tender floated and pending works regarding the rural electrification work under the DDUJY scheme with the officials of the Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) and Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu held a meeting on Wednesday with REC and SECI officials […]

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GCL System Integration Hosts Two Workshops in Africa Presenting Intelligent Solar Solutions

GCL System Integration’s G-Home Solar Kit consists of solar panels, mounting system, inverter, intelligent energy management system and energy storage system (optional). The kit, which makes self-consumption of solar energy, helps reduce users’ electricity bills as well as the carbon footprint. GCL System Integration Technology Co. Ltd (GCL-SI) hosted two workshops in South Africa to […]

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BSF Distributed Solar Lanterns and Other Useful Items to Villagers in Jaisalmer: Report

Solar street light, solar lamp, water tanks, medicines and other items of daily use were distributed to villagers by BSF under its welfare activities and civic action programme 18 battalion of BSF has reportedly distributed street solar light, solar lamps, water tanks, solar lanterns, solar plates, medicines and other useful items to villagers in Shahgarh […]

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