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Adani Group inaugurates world’s largest 648 MW solar power plant

The 648 MW solar power plant from Adani Group, which is also said to be the world’s largest solar plant at a single location has been inaugurated at Sengapadai in Kamudhi taluk in Ramanathapuram district. Adani Green Energy, part of the Adani Group, today said it has connected the 648-mw solar power plant with Kamuthi […]

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NREDCAP sets incentives to encourage installation of more solar power panels in the state

The New and Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh (NREDCAP) has set on the task of mobilising user agencies in domestic, commercial, industrial and government buildings for installation of solar power panels. Chief Minister OF Andhra Pradesh, Mr. N. Chandrababu Naidu is keen that the government offices take the lead in tapping the solar […]

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SMASHsolar announces the launch of World’s First Direct Attach Solar Modules

Residential photovoltaic module innovator, SMASHsolar has announced the US launch of SMASHmount, the world’s first direct attach solar module. The mounting-integrated modules snap together and attach directly to a residential composition shingle roof in less than half the time of traditional mounting systems. SMASH’s snap-together dual-glass module mounting is setting a new industry standard for […]

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Tamil Nadu to float tenders for solar power projects

Tamil Nadu seems quite eager to hand over new tenders for solar power projects. Despite the price per unit of solar power falling down across the country, the states of Tamil Nadu was among the few states which signed PPA at 7.10 per unit until recently. Now, the Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has […]

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Aquion Energy, Azimuth Energy and Schneider Electric commission AC/DC nanogrid with solar-plus-storage

Aquion Energy, Azimuth Energy, and Schneider Electric have together completed an AC/DC nanogrid using solar-plus-storage technology at the Illinois Institute of Technology’s (IIT) Keating Sports Center in the US. Solar EPC firm Azimuth Energy designed and installed the nanogrid. The system also uses Aspen batteries from Aqueous Hybrid-Ion batteries from Aquion Energy, and power control […]

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Rays Power Infra launches 100 MW solar project in Uttarakhand

India’s leading Solar Energy Company, Rays Power Infra Pvt. Ltd. has announced the launch of its 100 MW Solar Power Project in Uttarakhand. The project’s execution began in August, 2016, and is expected to be commissioned by February, 2017. It will be executed by Rays Power Infra on turnkey basis – from land acquisition to […]

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India’s Department of Posts plans to harness solar power at its offices

The Department of Posts has planned to harness solar power by launching a project at its headquarters in Delhi and plans to expand it to its buildings spread across the country, a top official said today. “We are examining the process of harnessing roof-top solar energy. To start, we are looking whether it can be […]

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Vikram Solar CEO bags Bengal Entrepreneurship Award 2016

Mr. Gyanesh Chaudhary, MD and CEO, Vikram Solar, the globally recognized leading solar energy solutions provider today won The Bengal Entrepreneurship Award 2016 in the manufacturing sector. The Bengal Entrepreneurship Award is organized annually by The Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCC&I). Dr. Amit Mitra, Hon’ble Minister of Finance, Commerce & Industries, West Bengal […]

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Japan’s Softbank to invest in Indian Solar Manufacturing to boost Modi’s 100GW target

Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp. has its mind on collaborating with Indian manufacturers to produce the solar panels that will facilitate in meeting the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s energy targets. Manoj Kohli, Executive Chairman of SB Energy said to Bloomberg, “SoftBank’s strategy for India includes solar panel manufacturing.” He also ruled out making the panels through […]

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