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Amplus Solar acquires portfolio of commercial and industrial rooftop projects of SunEdison India

Amplus Energy has acquired Sun Edison’s Indian Commercial and Industrial Rooftop Portfolio. Spread across India, the facilities provide on-site renewable power to leading Indian and global corporate customers. Sanjeev Aggarwal, Managing Director and CEO of Amplus said, “Amplus Solar is excited to acquire this high-quality portfolio. We have grown rapidly since an equity investment by […]

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India, UK to work together as R&D partners in Solar Energy and Nano Material Research

India and UK have agreed to work together in two major initiatives in the fields of Solar Energy and Nano Material Research..Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan announced about the initiative after the 5th Indo-UK Science and Innovation Council Meeting (SIC). SIC is the apex body which oversees the […]

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SolarEdge bags Intersolar Award for Its HD-Wave Technology Inverter

SolarEdge has bagged Intersolar Award in the Photovoltaics category for its HD-Wave technology inverter. SolarEdge’s HD-Wave inverter technology is a novel power conversion topology that significantly decreases inverter size and weight while achieving record efficiency. By employing distributed switching and advanced digital processing to synthesize a clean, high-definition sine wave, HD-Wave inverters have <1/2 the […]

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Tesla makes an offer to acquire SolarCity

Tesla seeks to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable transportation by offering increasingly affordable electric vehicles. Last year in March the company launched Tesla Energy, which through the Powerwall and Powerpack allow homeowners, business owners and utilities to benefit from renewable energy storage. Now the company has made an offer to acquire SolarCity. The company […]

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ReNew Power signs PPA with DMRC for 6 MW solar rooftop project

ReNew Power has signed PPA with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for 6MW solar rooftop project across various metro stations in New Delhi. The Power Purchase Agreement has been signed for a term of 25 years. The major lines allocated under this PPA are Dwarka Sector 21 to Rajiv Chowk; Badarpur to Central Secretariat and […]

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South Delhi Municipal Corporation inks MoU with SECI for 20MW solar project

South Delhi Municipal Corporation on June 20 inked a pact with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to generate 20MW solar power through rooftop of buildings and spare land under the civic body. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) engaged SECI for setting up solar power plants on the rooftops and lands owned by SDMC and […]

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Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited bags 30MW solar project in Maharashtra

Tata Power has announced that its 100% subsidiary, Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd. (TPREL) has bagged 30 MW grid connected photovoltaic project of in Maharashtra. The projects have been awarded in the DCR category under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) Phase-Il Batch-IlI Tranche-l under ‘State Specific Bundling Scheme’. TPREL will sign a 25 […]

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GHMC to install rooftop solar power plants on its office buildings

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) is reportedly gearing up to install grid-connected rooftop solar panels on its office buildings to reduce electricity bills. GHMC will invite Expression of Interest cum Request for Proposal for installation of solar panels reports TNIE. Recently a provisional survey was conducted on GHMC buildings revealing that there is a […]

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Ecoppia’s new VP Nalin Sharma to lead company’s Asian operations

Ecoppia has begun building its Indian and Asian operations, starting with hiring a new VP for the region, Nalin Sharma. Sharma is a veteran of the Indian solar industry and brings many years of management experience to the role. He was an early employee and Head – Channel Partnership at SunEdison Asia, spearheaded channel strategy […]

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