Solar News

Govt Amends Electricity Rules 2020; Will Empower Consumers, Says Minister

The government today approved an amendment to the Electricity (Rights of Consumers) Rules, 2020 which is expected to further reduce the timeline for getting new electricity connections for consumers. Union Minister for Power and New & Renewable Energy R. K. Singh in his recent announcement stated that these amendments to the rule are expected to […]

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Equinor’s Empire Wind Project Gets COP Approval From BOEM in US

Equinor’s Empire Wind announced that its offshore wind project has received approval from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) for the Construction and Operations Plan in the US. The company said it is another significant milestone in advancing an important New York offshore wind project that will help deliver on both state and federal […]

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Jakson Green Signs PPA With RUVNL For 100 MW Rajasthan Solar Plant

The Renewable Energy arm of Jakson Group, Jakson Green has announced that it signed its first Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Rajasthan Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (RUVNL) for a 100 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in Rajasthan. The group won the bid through a competitive bidding process, securing the 100 MW project at a tariff […]

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PM To Launch Solar, Other Projects In Chhattisgarh On Feb 24

PM Narendra Modi will launch a slew of solar and other energy-related projects worth Rs 34,400 crore in Chhattisgarh on February 24. The inauguration will take place during ‘Viksit Bharat Viksit Chhattisgarh’ programme on the same day. These projects will cater to several important sectors including roads, railways, coal, power, and solar energy among others. […]

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N-TOPCon Modules Manufacturer Saatvik Solar Gets BIS Certification

Solar Module manufacturer Saatvik Solar announced that the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has granted approval for India’s 16 BB Bifacial N-TOPCon Module. This additional certification covers Saatvik’s PV modules to high-efficiency solar solutions, catering to the growing demand for advanced photovoltaic technology and performance standards for the power output warranty period, said the company […]

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Malta Becomes 119th Country To Join International Solar Alliance

International Solar Alliance (ISA) recently announced Malta as the 119th country to join the grouping. India welcomed Malta as a member country. Permanent Secretary of Foreign Affairs Ministry, Malta, Christopher Cutajar signed the ISA Framework Agreement in the presence of Head of Depository and Joint Secretary (Economic Diplomacy), Abhishek Singh in New Delhi. ISA is […]

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MSEB Solar Agro Power Issues Tenders To Procure 3,048 MW Solar Power Under PM-KUSUM

Maharashtra State Electricity Board’s wholly owned subsidiary, MSEB Solar Agro Power Ltd, has issued 14 tenders to procure 3,048 MW of solar power under Component C of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM) programme for feeder-level solarization. According to the tender document, the last date for the submission of bids is February […]

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Draft Haryana Green Hydrogen Policy Aims To Bring Gender Parity

A new notification by the Haryana government’s new and renewable energy department aims at bringing gender parity through its new policy “Haryana Green Hydrogen Draft Policy 2024” which came into effect on 15th February 2024 as per the official gazette. The notification mentioned, “The nodal agency is expected to support women’s participation in educational courses […]

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Advait Infratech Gets HAREDA Contract For Integration Of 66,000 Solar Pumps with SCADA Software

Infrastructure company Advait Infratech Ltd announced that it has secured a contract from the Haryana Renewable Energy Development Agency (HAREDA). Under this contract, Advait Infratech is set to undertake the integration of 66,000 solar pump devices with advanced SCADA software, facilitating remote monitoring and connectivity with existing state and national level portals under the PM-KUSUM […]

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