Solar News

Cooch Behar’s 51 enclaves to get solar water pumps for power, irrigation

North Bengal Development Minister Rabindranath Ghosh has stated that solar-based water pumping units would be set up in the 51 enclaves that had become a part of India last year, following the historic exchange of land between India and Bangladesh. The step is being taken in a bid to make residents of enclaves in Cooch […]

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Microgrid Market to grow at a CARG of more than 13% by 2020: Technavio

According to global technology research and advisory company, Technavio’s latest report the global microgrid market to grow at a CAGR of more than 13% by 2020 following the Growing Support from Governments to Implement Energy-efficient Power Solutions. Technavio’s latest report covers the present scenario and growth prospects of the global microgrid market. The firm notes that market […]

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MNRE invites comments on Technical Regulation for Solar Photovoltaic Systems/ Devices/Components Goods

Performance testing and standardization is essential to ensure quality and reliability of products.  As per norms of Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, standardization of all goods and adopting technical regulation is mandatory to maintain quality to protect human health and safety.  This also prevents entering of poor quality goods into the Indian […]

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TMEIC to deliver 17 units of its Solar Ware 1667 PV inverters for solar project in Hawaii

Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corporation (TMEIC) has received an order of 17 units of its SOLAR WARE 1667 outdoor PV inverters with a salt damage prevention specification for a utility scale solar power plant currently under construction on Oahu island of Hawaii. The plant is being built by Eurus Energy America Corporation, a U.S. subsidiary […]

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SECI awards 240MW solar project to Essel Green Energy in Odisha

Essel Green Energy has acquired a bulk of 270MW solar project in Odisha from Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). A subsidiary of Subhash Chandra’s Essel Group, the company has bagged 240MW solar project, while IBC Solar Ventures India has won 20 MW and Jyoti Infrastructure has got 10MW. Energy Corporation of India had set […]

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Waaree Energies installs solar rooftop panels at Growel’s corporate office in Mumbai

Waaree energies have installed solar rooftop panels at Growel’s corporate office located in Growel’s Mall– one of the most popular shopping centers in Kandivali, Mumbai. Waaree notes that that solar panel system has played a significant role in reducing the shopping mall’s carbon footprint – eliminating almost 2, 23, 200 kg of carbon dioxide. The complete […]

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BSNL to offer its Telecom Factory in Bhilai, Chhattisgarh for manufacturing of solar equipments

Government of India introduced various policies viz Make in India, Digital India, National Electronic Manufacturing Policy as well as National Telecom Policy which lay special emphasis on indigenous manufacturing of Electronic / Telecom Equipments & products. Govt. has also made very ambitious plans to aggressively accelerate the solar energy program under Jawaharlal Nehru Solar Mission. […]

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The cumulative installed Renewable energy capacity crosses 44 GigaWatts: NITI Aayog

PM Narendra Modi on Monday reviewed the progress of key infrastructure sectors. NITI Aayog in its presentation noted that there has been phenomenal progress in several key sectors, including renewable energy, and railways. The cumulative installed capacity in the new and renewable energy sector has crossed 44 GigaWatts. Targets have been met for various components, […]

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Bengaluru to use aircraft to design roadmap for rooftop solar generation

The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM) has signed an agreement with Centre for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) and Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) to design a roadmap to boost the quantum of power generated using solar energy. A senior official from BESCOM’s Demand Side Management department mentioned that “The Ministry of […]

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