Solar News

SECI extends cooperation on utility-scale energy storage project, invites tenders to combine Solar & Wind Hybrid Project

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has extended interest on India’s first utility-scale energy storage project. The ambitious project is projected to be combined with a solar and wind hybrid project at Rangreek (Himachal Pradesh). The invited tender is for the design, procurement, construction, commissioning and associated transmission system for 2MW of grid-connected solar […]

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Massive Solar Power Plant of Adani starts Power Transmission

Adani Green Energy (Tamil Nadu) Limited 648 MW solar power plant at Sengapadai in Kamudhi taluck announces that it has started generating power in one of the three 72 MW units and also started power transmission to the grid. The complete project of Rs. 4,536 crore was settled in June 2015 after a consensus with […]

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DND flyway Power Capacity to turn Solar

India is on a spree to eliminate fossil fuel dependency and accelerate alternative sources of energy.  Latest reports assert that lighting facilty at the DND flyway will be illuminated by solar energy. The flyway operator, Noida Toll Bridge Company Ltd (NTBCL), has decided to shift to renewable energy source to refrain use of traditional power […]

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Uttarakhand launches Solar Scheme to address Unemployment and Power Crisis

To foster per-capita income and engage employment in Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Harish Rawat announces a unique five kilowatt solar energy plant. Benefiting 10 hill districts of the state, the state government announced a state-sponsored scheme ‘Suryouday Swarojgar Yojna’. Talking on the intiative, Rawat said beneficiaries of the scheme would be given 90% subsidy to each […]

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Untouched Village of Tamil Nadu Gets Solar Hope

Known to be the most remote village of Dindigul district (Tamil Nadu) gets a mini-grid solar power station enlightening the first spark of electricity in all the houses. Commissioned at a cost of Rs. 3.78 lakh by Selco India, Moongilpallam village’s solar station has sufficient capacity to supply electricity for the next five years. Additionally, […]

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Welspun Renewables’ extends Solar Capacity in Punjab

Welspun Renewables is reported to have extended it solar capacity in Punjab by 4 MW (AC). Evaluating Punjab to a green energy run, the latest addition comes is thenceforth of its 32 MW (AC) Bathinda solar project. The two projects combined together will be annually feeding 54.37 million units of clean energy to the grid. Consequent […]

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Solar Log smart meters for residential solar PV plants receives UL 2735 certification

Solar Data Systems, Inc. has announced that its Solar-Log line-up of smart meters for residential solar PV plants has received Underwriter Laboratories 2735 certification. Solar-Log line-up includes company’s photovoltaic monitoring technology with Aclara residential I-210+ utility meter (formerly GE). The product line-up which comes with UL 2735 certification include Solar-Log 350, 360 and 370 beside […]

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Geronimo Energy sells a 66-MW portfolio of Minnesota Community Solar Garden developments to BHE Renewables

Geronimo Energy has announced the sale of its second portfolio of Minnesota Community Solar Garden developments (“the Portfolio”) to subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, the BHE Renewables. Geronimo Energy’s Portfolio include a total of 66 megawatts (“MW”) of solar garden projects spread across 21 locations and 16 Minnesota counties, which will be completed by the […]

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Chandigarh to make solar rooftop plants mandatory for building, houses having more than 100 square yards of plot soon: Report

Chandigarh may make its mandatory for all houses and buildings’ having more than 100 square yards of plot to install solar rooftop plants soon, claims The EconomicTimes. Santosh Kumar, director of Chandigarh Renewable Energy Science and Technology Promotion Society (CREST) speaking to the publication said that “a notification to this effect is expected shortly, and […]

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