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Hindustan Zinc to set up 155 MW solar project, to invest Rs 630 crore

Hindustan Zinc Ltd (HZL) has announced that it is foraying into solar energy business and will set up 115 MW of solar energy projects with an investment of Rs 630 crore. The company led by billionaire Anil Agarwal already produces 474 MW of thermal power and 274 MW of wind energy. HZL CEO Sunil Duggal […]

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Solar Imports in India Grew by 47 % In the First Half of FY 2016-17: Mercom Capital

Mercom Capital in its latest report has revealed that Indian solar sector registered import and export activity worth over $1 billion (~Rs.67 billion) in the first half of financial year (FY) 2016-17, compared to $700 million (~Rs.44.5 billion) during the same period in 2015. The research firm notes that during the six-month period, India exported […]

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Scatec Solar secures 150MW of solar project in Brazil

Scatec Solar has signed an agreement with the Brazilian company Kroma Energia Ltda. and its partners (“Kroma”), securing four PV plants totaling 150 MW (DC) co-loated in the state of Ceará in Brazil. The projects were bid and won by Kroma in the auction process held by ANEEL, the Brazilian Electricity Regulatory Agency, in November […]

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Haryana Government signs MoU with Prestige Ocean Holding for 100MW solar project

Leading Chinese company Prestige Ocean Holding and Investments Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Haryana Government for the setting up of 100 MW solar power projects in the State with an investment of 500 crore. Haryana Principal Secretary, New and Renewable Energy Department Ankur Gupta signed the agreement on behalf of the […]

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Ecoppia signs an agreement with Solairedirect India to deploy its automated system in Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Ecoppia has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Solairedirect India, a subsidiary of ENGIE Group to deploy its automated system in the 10,000-hectare, 2,255 MW Bhadla Solar Park in Jodhpur, Rajasthan India. The company’s solution will be deployed on a production capacity of 168MWp out of the total 190MWp capacity. Ecoppia in […]

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NEXTracker Launches NX Fusion Plus Industry’s first Solar Tracker Plus Storage Solution

NEXTracker has launched an innovative solar plus energy-storage solution ‘NX Fusion Plus’ for U.S. and international markets. NX Fusion Plus integrates solar tracker, battery, inverter, and software to deliver better return on investment to owners of solar power plants. By incorporating battery storage technology into its product, NEXTracker is further increasing the energy output and […]

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NISE conduction 3-Day Skill Development Program On Solar PV system Design using software

National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) is conducting Seventh, 3-Day Skill Development Program on Solar PV system Design using “PVSYST & PVSOL” software (from 21st-23rd December, 2016). The main objectives of this 3- day skill development programme is to understand an off- grid system, on- grid system and hybrid system,Solar Power Plant design with the […]

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Sol Chip Introduces Autonomous Wireless Solar Tag for enabling precision agriculture and smart irrigation

Sol Chip, an innovative provider of Internet of Things (IoT) systems and energy harvesting solutions, today announced the introduction of its Sol Chip Comm autonomous, wireless, solar tag for enabling precision agriculture and smart irrigation. The Sol Chip Comm (SCC) device is an ultra-compact, maintenance-free, solar-powered, wireless tag. SCC powers, controls and wirelessly connects a […]

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