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Discoms’ Liquidity Infusion via Loan Positive for Gencos, But Losses to Shoot Up by Rs 270 Bn in FY21: ICRA

Government’s Rs 900 billion liquidity support under Atmanirbhar Bharat package for state power distribution utilities (Discoms) is a much welcome measure, said ICRA a leading credit rating agency. However, this liquidity infusion in Discoms will be in the form of loans against receivables, from major power sector lenders Power Financial Corporation (PFC) and Rural Electrification […]

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Top 10 Ground Mounted Solar Power States by Installed Capacity in India

With the Modi Government’s aspirational goal of 5 trillion dollar economy by 2024-25 for India, power sector gets a centre stage as it is one of the most important pillars of the economic growth of the country. However, coronavirus likely to impact the goals. Despite such hindrances, power industry especially renewable energy has a higher […]

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GoodWe Unveils SDT G2 Series Inverters for Residential & Small Commercial Projects

Leading inverter supplier GoodWe has launched its SDT G2 series inverter solution 17-25kW, its top of the line option for residential and small commercial projects. The company claims that the SDT G2 series is highly efficient, easy to install and integrates the most advanced safety features. It comes with a life-long free monitoring solution Smart […]

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Huawei Supplies Smart PV Solutions for Adani Green Energy’s 50 MW Solar Plant in R’sthan

Huawei, one of the world’s leading solar inverter manufacturers, has supplied its innovative Smart PV 1500 V Solution, including 312 SUN2000-185KTL-INH0 smart inverters, for Adani Green Energy’s 50 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in Rajasthan. This project was successfully connected to the power grid by Adani Green Energy Ltd (AGEL) on April 16 amidst lockdown […]

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Siemens Gamesa to Supply Wind, Storage Hybrid Solution in Philippines

Spanish wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa is set to deliver an innovative wind and storage hybrid project in the Philippines. This project is having its own significance as it will help in reducing dependence on diesel by providing stable power supply in a location with a weak link to the grid. Moreover, this hybrid project, […]

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Former Union Secretary of MORTH Vijay Chhibber Appointed as EPTA’s Director General

The Electric Power Transmission Association (EPTA) has appointed Vijay Chhibber, former Union Secretary of MORTH, as its new Director General with effect from April 08, 2020. In his new role, Chhibber will be primarily responsible for engaging with stakeholders to further the goal of reliable 24×7 power supply through development of least-cost transmission system across […]

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The 90K Stimulus Impact. Will Indian Solar Asset Sales Slow Down?

It is no secret that many developers were forced to sell off their renewable energy assets in the recent past to meet their liquidity requirements. From selling by the Shapoorji Pallonji group, which owns leading EPC developer Sterling and Wilson, to reports of Renew Power being in talks, there have been a string of deals […]

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BSNL Tenders for Supply of GPON, EMS, Solar Power Equipment with VRLA Batteries

State-owned telecom major Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has floated tender inviting eligible bidders for supply, installation, integration, commissioning and maintenance of GPON equipment, EMS and solar power equipment with VRLA batteries. As per the tender details, the successful bidder will have to connect 588 OLT sites to 7360 ONTs at gram panchayats. However, BSNL […]

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CPP Investments Commits €200 Mn to Offshore Wind Projects in France

CPP Investments acquires 49% of the entity that holds Enbridge’s stake in its partnership with EDF Renewables that is developing 3 offshore wind farms in France. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, CPP Investment Board Europe, has reached an agreement with Enbridge to acquire 49 percent of the […]

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