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Infineon to Foster Local Entrepreneurship in Green Agriculture

In collaboration with Startup India on Motor Drive Design Challenge for solar pumps Infineon Technologies, a world leader in semiconductors, today announced the commencement of its ‘Infineon Solar Pump Motor Drive Challenge 2021′ initiative to encourage affordable and reliable solar powered irrigation systems for farmers – design and manufactured locally. Organized in collaboration with Startup […]

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StoreDot Launches its 1st Gen ‘5-Minute Charge’ Li-ion EV Battery Samples

StoreDot, a leading innovator and developer of extreme fast charging (XFC) battery technology, has announced the availability of its first-generation ‘5-minute charge’ battery engineering samples. Representing a significant milestone for the company in its mission to eliminate the range and charging anxiety of electric vehicles (EVs), demonstrating the commercial viability of XFC batteries for the […]

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Solar now the Cheapest Source of new Power in Many Markets: WoodMac

A new report finds that by 2030, solar will become the cheapest source of new power in every US state, plus Canada, China & 14 other nations The cost of solar power has dropped 90 percent over the last two decades, and will likely fall another 15 percent to 25 percent in the decade to […]

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CERC Finally Restarts, Will APTEL Pick Pace Now?

With the Supreme Court yesterday  allowing the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) to resume administrative operations, the stage is finally set for a semblance of normality to return to some of the highest dispute resolution bodies in the Indian power sector. While the CERC was effectively shut down by the SC since August last year, […]

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Ampere Electric Designates Roy Kurian as New COO of Entire EV Business

The electric mobility subsidiary of Greaves Cotton Ltd., Ampere Electric has appointed Roy Kurian as Chief Operating Officer (COO) to oversee the complete E-mobility Business of electric 2-Wheelers (E2Ws) and electric 3-Wheelers (E3Ws). Earlier, Roy was associated with Yamaha Motors for 17 years as the SVP where he was executing strategic direction to the company […]

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REC Seeking Bid Assistance for Participating in Solar Tender in Karnataka

RECPDCL, a REC subsidiary, is seeking bid assistance for participating in a tender for setting up ISTS-connected solar projects in Karnataka REC Power Distribution Company Limited (RECPDCL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of REC, has issued a tender, inviting bids from its empaneled agencies, for providing bid assistance to the firm as it intends to participate in […]

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Hyundai India Signs MoU with FITT – IIT Delhi, Donates KONA Electric

The Indian subsidiary of South Korean multinational automotive manufacturer, Hyundai Motor India Foundation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer (FITT) – IIT Delhi. This collaboration is being done for IIT Delhi students to study alternate energy powered vehicles and emerging technologies to innovate new-age mobility solutions. The […]

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7th Deadline Extension for SECI’s 15 MW Floating Solar Tender in Himachal

SECI has, now for the seventh time, extended the tender deadline for its 15 MW floating solar plant at the Nangal Pond in Himachal Pradesh The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has now, for the seventh time, extended the bid submission deadline for its tender for the selection of a project developer for setting […]

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MP set up Highest Number of Solar Pumps Under GKRA Scheme

Madhya Pradesh set up the highest number of solar pumps under the PM Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan, per state Renewable Energy Minister Madhya Pradesh has set up the highest number of solar pumps in the country under the PM Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan, state New and Renewable Energy Minister Hardeep Singh Dang has said.  “A total of 3,224 solar […]

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