Solar News

ReNew Power acquires 5-MW Solar Plant PPA for Chandigarh International Airport

ReNew Power Ventures Private Limited, one of the India’s top renewable energy company has acquired a PPA for 5-MW solar plant installation from Chandigarh International Airport (CHIAL). The solar project is said to use Single Axis Tracker Technology for improved efficiency. The agreement duration for the 5-MW project is 25 years and was earlier in […]

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8minutenergy to build 20-MW solar project for PG&E

8minutenergy Renewables LLC, a US solar developer has announced that it will develop a fourth Redwood Solar Farm project in Kern County, California with a capacity of 20 MW, or 26 megawatts in direct current (DC). The 8minutenergy has been selected by Pacific Gas and Electric Co (PG&E) to commission the project, which is expected […]

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5200 Megawatts Solar Capacity to be added in 2016-17

India is set to add 5200 MW solar capacity this fiscal year with various states coming out with policies for the sector. The reports from a study conducted by the ratings agency, CARE, it is estimated that out of total installed renewable energy capacity of 42750 MW as on 31st March, the solar energy share […]

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NISE to conduct a One Day Workshop on Prospects for Start-ups in Solar Energy Technologies

The National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) is an autonomous institute under Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India, and specializes in facilitating Research & Development, Testing, Certification, Skill Development activities in the field of Solar Energy Technologies. The institute is conducting One Day Workshop on Prospects for Start-ups in Solar Energy […]

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JinkoSolar secures three PPAs for 188 MW of solar from Mexico’s Federal Electricity Commission

JinkoSolar, one of the top Chinese solar power firms has signed a long term PPA with Mexico’s Federal Electricity Commission (Comision Federal de Electricidad). The deal includes three solar projects that were awarded in April’s inaugural power auction. JinkoSolar, which is a Tier-1 Chinese solar company, has acquired PPA for 188 MW of solar PV […]

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SECI invites bids for 10MW Solar PV Project at Paradip port Trust premises in Odisha

Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) on behalf of Paradip port Trust  is inviting bids for selection of EPC Contractor for Design, Engineering, procurement and Supply, construction and Erection, Testing, Commissioning, Associated Transmission system and comprehensive Operation and Maintenance for 10 years of grid connected 10 MW (AC) Solar PV Project at Paradip port […]

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Westfield with Alta Energy Integrating 820kW Solar System in The Village at Westfield Topanga

Westfield Corporation is integrating solar energy into its newest Los Angeles area property called The Village at Westfield Topanga. The 820 kilowatt (kW) solar system being developed in partnership with Alta Energy is expected to provide approximately 8% of the electricity used at the shopping center. This clean, renewable energy system brings Westfield’s solar capacity […]

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Solar powered vehicles to take tourist inside Bhitarkanika National Park

Solar power vehicles were seen playing inside the Bhitarkanika National Park when it was opened for tourist on Monday after three months.  Tourists will have to pay Rs 20 a person to travel on the green vehicle to the core areas of the forest. Speaking to TOI divisional forest Officer Bimal Prasan Acharya said that […]

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