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Solar power tariff hits all time low at Rs. 3 per unit

The solar tariff has fallen to an all—time low of Rs. 3 per unit, which was quoted by Amplus Energy Solutions in an auction for rooftop solar power conducted by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI).  “In a move that will offer the cheapest power from solar rooftop plants, Amplus Energy Solutions has won a […]

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GERMI signs MoU with SCGJ to provide training in solar

Gujarat Energy Research & Management Institute (GERMI) and Skill Council for Green Jobs (SCGJ) have signed an agreement to provide training in solar power across the country. In line with the National Policy for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship 2015, SCGJ and GERMI will collaborate to mould skilled manpower for the renewable energy sector in general […]

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Infosys generates solar energy at 2.85/kWhr, plans expansion

The cost of solar power has dipped well below the 3-mark, if software major Infosys is any example. Infosys’ Executive Vice-President, U Ramadas Kamath said that the company has 6.6 MW of ground mounted solar capacity (and another 600 kW on the roofs) at its Hyderabad facility. The cost of generation of electricity, averaged over […]

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Russian Billionaire Businesswoman Expands Investment Into Renewable Energy

Australia based Inteco Beteiligungs GmbH, owned by Russian billionaire businesswoman and philanthropist Yelena Baturina, continues the expansion of a project to generate, use and market renewable energy in Europe. In October, Inteco completed the acquisition of a solar park near the city of Farsala in Greece. According to industry experts energy produced by the solar park in […]

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Hindustan Power to invest Rs 17000 crore in Madhya Pradesh, focuses on solar

Hindustan Power will invest Rs 17000 crore in Madhya Pradesh in the energy sector by 2020. This will account for half of the company’s investment plan across the country by that year. Apart from its 1200 MW thermal power plant in Anuppur district, Hindustan Power, formerly known as Moser Baer, has commissioned a 30 MW […]

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Jakson to install rooftop solar power plant at Rashtrapati Bhawan

Jakson Group today said it has secured a contract to install a rooftop solar plant of 508 kWp capacity at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. The company will be involved in designing, installation, commissioning and maintenance of the plant, Jakson Group said in a statement, adding that the project is expected to be commissioned by this year […]

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SECI releases tender on behalf of APEDA for rural electrification of 1058 nos. of off-grid villages in AP

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) is inviting bids on behalf of APEDA, Arunachal Pradesh for rural electrification of 1058 nos. of off-grid villages in Arunachal Pradesh by installing 300wp solar power packs under Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY). The tender is available on TCIL India website; interested bidders have to download the official […]

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Photovoltaic (PV) Inverter Market Size Worth $19.8bn by 2024: Global Market Insights Inc.

Global Market Insights, Inc.Ltd. in its new report forecasts the Photovoltaic (PV) Inverter Market size to reach USD 19.87 billion by 2024. The report states that decreasing solar component cost associated with increasing adoption of clean fuel energy will drive the Photovoltaic (PV) inverter market size. Technology advancement and manufacturing improvement have positively impacted the […]

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