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Elon Musk to introduce Tesla/SolarCity solar roof on 28 October 2016

The boss of Tesla, SolarCity and SpaceX – Elon Musk is planning to introduce a roof integrated with solar panels, at an event on October 28 in San Francisco. Musk tweeted “Aiming for Oct 28 unveil in SF Bay Area of new Tesla/SolarCity solar roof with integrated Powerwall 2.0 battery and Tesla charger.” According to […]

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Panasonic Provides “Power Supply Station” to Off-Grid Areas in Myanmar

Panasonic has announced that it has provided its Power Supply Station; a stand-alone photovoltaic power package, to the village of Yin Ma Chaung, a Magway Region of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. Panasonic Power Supply Station has been installed as part of a CSR effort by the Sustainable Alternative Livelihood Development Project, supported […]

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Azure Power announces the launch of its initial public offering

Azure Power Global Limited (“Azure Power”) has announced the launch of its initial public offering of 6,818,182 equity shares. 5,863,637 equity shares will be sold by Azure Power, while 954,545 shares will be sold by certain selling shareholders says the official statement. The company expected to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up […]

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Hartek Power eyes for substation orders of 500 MW solar in South India

Hartek Power, one of the top solar solution providers is expecting orders of setting 500 MW of substations in states like Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka in the next fiscal. Company’s Chairman and Managing Director Hartek Singh said, “Considering the growing opportunities in the South, we are going all out to consolidate our operations in […]

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Lightsource secures 50 MW solar project out of 450MW tendered in Maharashtra

British firm Lightsource Renewable Energy has announced that it has secured a 50 MW solar project out of 450MW tender floated by SECI in Maharashtra. The company in a statement said that this is the maiden solar project secured by Lightsource in India. It will receive benchmark tariff support of Rs.4.43/kWh, combined with viability gap […]

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Panasonic Announces The Launch of New HIT N295 PV Module For Europe

Panasonic has announced the launch of its new HIT N295 solar module for the European market. The company is touting it as the most powerful sub-1.6m² solar panel available on the continent. It provides installers with one of the most comprehensive, flexible solar offerings on the market to deliver more power on any roof says […]

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DISCOMs Flouting Solar’s ‘Must Run’ Status: Mercom Capital

Mercom Capital Group in its latest report “India Solar Quarterly Market Update,” has revealed that power deficit numbers in India do not paint the full picture. The report states that even if Central Electricity Authority’s (CEA) reports touts low power deficit and surplus situation, large populations in India are still living without electricity and power cuts […]

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Schneider Electric names Peter Herweck as Executive Vice President and Member of the Executive Committee

Schneider Electric is appointing Peter Herweck as Executive Vice President of the Industry Business and Member of the Executive Committee. Peter, 50- began his career at Mitsubishi Electric as a software development engineer in Japan before joining Siemens in 1993, where he held a variety of positions in the automation and drives field in Germany […]

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Solar Park at Pavagada in Karnataka will be operational from April 2017

Karnataka will soon be able to harness solar power from the Pavagada solar park in Tumakuru district. The first phase of 2,000 MW solar park is expected to be operational by April-May 2017. Power sale agreements have been signed with NTPC for support of 600MW power to the state through various electricity companies in next […]

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