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Polysilicon industry to experience severe cut-throat competition in 2018: Bernreuter Research

Bernreuter Research in its new report ‘Polysilicon Market Outlook 2020,’ has revealed that polysilicon industry will experience severe cut-throat competition in 2018. The research firm in its report states that half a dozen polysilicon manufacturers could be pushed out of business by the end of 2018. “Slowing demand from the photovoltaic industry on the one […]

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Demonetization hits solar power bids in Tamil Nadu

Demonetization has hit solar power tenders in Tamil Nadu with many developers unable to put down large volumes of cash needed to purchase the land required. Out of 500MW for which Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) floated tenders early this month, 20 bids for only 116MW have been received. For presenting a bid […]

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ACME Cleantech raises Rs500 crore from Piramal Enterprises Ltd: Report

ACME Cleantech Solutions Pvt. Ltd has reportedly raised Rs500 crore from Piramal Enterprises Ltd. According to Live Mint the investment in ACME was done by Piramal Enterprises’s Structured Finance Group. Speaking to the publication Nikhil Dhingra, group director for finance, ACME said “The funds are being used for funding the working capital requirements of the […]

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JinkoSolar Schedules 2016 Annual General Meeting to be Held on December 26, 2016

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd., a global leader in the PV industry, announced that it will hold its 2016 annual general meeting on Monday, December 26, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. (Beijing time) at 9F, Jinko Building, 99 Shouyang Road, Jingan District, Shanghai, China, for the following purposes: To re-elect Mr. Kangping Chen as a director of the Company; To re-elect Mr. Xianhua Li as a director […]

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MNRE & MASDAR in UAE are jointly organizing a conference and exhibition in UAE on RE opportunities in India

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) & Abu Dhabi government agency MASDAR in the UAE are jointly organizing a conference and exhibition that focuses on renewable energy opportunities in India. MNRE India delegation will be led by Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Minister of State for Coal, Power, New and Renewable Energy, Government of India. In […]

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ReNew Power acquires 49MW of rooftop solar tender from SECI

ReNew Power Ventures has bagged the highest number of projects under a mega tender of 500 megawatts rooftop solar capacity floated by Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI). The tender was targeted towards institutional — schools, colleges, universities and residential buildings. It was aimed at promoting rooftop solar setups in these sectors. Around 130 […]

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Accenture and SAP aims to accelerate customer engagement platform for utilities

Accenture has announced plans with SAP to accelerate the development of solutions, based on a digital customer engagement platform, for utility companies to engage with customers through virtually any channel, improving customer operations efficiency. Alongside simplified customer service and operations, the customer engagement platform will help enable utilities to offer customers non-commodity products and services, […]

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Aurora Solar Technologies announces addition of John McNicol to the Board of Directors

Aurora Solar Technologies has named John McNicol to the Board of Directors. McNicol brings in a proven track record of building high growth international companies from early start up through periods of substantial asset investment, rapid sales growth and significant shareholder value appreciation. McNicol was formerly the President and Co-CEO of Enwave Corporation where he […]

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