Solar News

Morocco Eyes 1.6 GW Renewables with $1.95 Billion Investment in Disputed Western Sahara Area

Morocco is emerging as the top performer when it comes to the adoption of renewables and minimizing the use of fossil fuels to generate power. In a new development, Morocco has launched a new project for renewable energy development in Western Sahara region with a massive investment of 20 billion dirhams ($1.95 billion). The announcement was made […]

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France Pushes Rooftop Solar With Mandate for Solar Parking Lots

A parliamentary legislation for France that is as interesting as it is environment-friendly, seeks to mandate the installation of solar panels on car parks. This is mandatory for areas stretching over 1,500 square meters. Soon, it should be common to spot solar panels along the country’s large parking lots. Parking lots in fact, offer one […]

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Maharashtra Races To Top In EV Pile With FAME 2 Fuel

Maharashtra is leading in the number of EVs sold across all segments. The State has achieved this place with the help of the FAME II Scheme. It has 2.96 lakh EVs out of total 16.73 lakh EVs/hybrids in the country. The next in line are Karnataka and Tamil Nadu with 2,03,592 and 1,69,006 respectively. FAME […]

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GE Renewable Energy To Upgrade 39 Substations In Nepal

GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions Business is set to modernise 39 substations in Nepal, providing a boost to the country’s power transmission and distribution infrastructure. Supported by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the project includes construction of six Master Control Centers (MCCs) that will be monitored by GE Digital Solutions. A Modern Power Infrastructure for […]

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SJVN Mulls Building 700 MW Solar Power Plant in Kanpur

State-owned Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) is mulling over the development of a 700 MW solar power project in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur town. According to reports, SJVN has inked a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Uttar Pradesh State Industrial Development Authority (UPSIDA) where it will be investing approximately Rs 3400 crore in the […]

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Amplus Solar Bags 56 MW Solar Plant Contract from JK Lakshmi Cement

The cement industry is a major carbon emitter and employing renewable sources of energy could help them curb produce green electricity and control carbon footprint. Cement firms have begun to take note of this all and taking initiatives in this direction. Cement major JK Lakshmi Cement is the latest firm headed towards renewables. The firm […]

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Tracker Maker Nextracker Set To Close Major Stock Offering

Leading tracker and software firm Nextracker has priced its stock offering at $24, the upper end of the price band indicated earlier. The pricing indicates strong demand among investors, besides the strong outlook for growth in it’s home market in North America and beyond. Expected to raise about $638 million by selling 26.6 million shares […]

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Himachal’s Sirmaur District to Get 100 EV Charging Stations

The electric vehicle industry is rising and its robust expansion in near future looks imminent for multiple reasons – policy support, capacity of industries and environmental consciousness of consumers. Hence, in order to up the adoption of EVs, the Himachal Pradesh administration will be deploying 100 electric vehicle charging stations in the Sirmaur district. As […]

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