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KPI Green Bags 1.5 MW Solar Power Project From Pruthvi Textile

KPI Green Energy, a Gujarat-based solar and hybrid power generating company, recently announced receiving a new order for a 1.5 MW solar power project from Pruthvi Textile. KPIG Energia Private Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company under the ‘Captive Power Producer (CPP)’ segment of the company. The domestic entity has awarded the project […]

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National Rooftop Solar Portal Migrates To PM Surya Ghar Portal

Days after the announcement of PM Surya Ghar-Muft Bijli Yojana, the Union government has migrated the National Rooftop Solar Portal to the new website of PM Surya Ghar Yojana. The newly launched website offers the most features and options in the National Rooftop Solar Portal. The new portal, however, has offered higher subsidies for this […]

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India Inches Closer To IEA Full Membership: Report

India, which first joined the International Energy Agency (IEA) family as an association country in 2017, is set to become its full-time member. Ministers from the International Energy Agency’s member countries recently announced their plans to start discussions with India on the Indian government’s request to become a full IEA member, recognising the country’s strategic […]

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Feb 9 ALMM Order Withdrawn By MNRE, Industry Awaits Clarity

Policy flip flops, for so long a bugbear for the renewable sector, reared its head again as the Feb 9 ALMM order for Approved List of Models and Manufacturers (ALMM) was withdrawn in an evening announcement by the ministry today, i.e., Feb 14. Coming less than a week after the announcement that exempted open access […]

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ACCIONA Energía To Build 412MW Solar Plant In Rajasthan

Spain-based renewable energy company ACCIONA Energía has announced that it will build a new 412MWp photovoltaic project in the state of Rajasthan. As per the press release by the company, the project will be commissioned by 2025. The solar farm will consist of around 750,000 photovoltaic modules of 545Wp each. It will produce around 800GWh […]

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Floating Offshore Wind: Aker Solutions, Principle Power Get 1 GW Contract

Haewoori Offshore Wind 2 (500MW) and 3 (500MW), Copenhagen Infrastructure Partner’s (CIP) floating offshore wind projects off the coast of Ulsan, Korea have awarded a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract to Aker Solutions and Principle Power for the floating foundations. As part of the scope, Aker Solutions will coordinate the design and delivery of […]

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Waaree Renewable Technologies Expects A Likely Rise Of Orders From PSUs

Waaree Group’s EPC arm, Waaree Renewable Technologies Limited, is now anticipating a rise in opportunities for solar developers in India in the coming days. This is likely to see a transition of the order books of the developers, the top management opined in a recent investors call.  Dilip Panjwani, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Waaree […]

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Gautam Solar Supplies 60 MW Of Solar Panels For PM-KUSUM Yojana

Solar Panel manufacturer Gautam Solar has announced that it has delivered 60 MW solar panel modules under the PM Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (KUSUM) Yojana. The company said that it has delivered these high-efficiency solar panels and that they are indigenously made. Gautam Solar’s 10BB Mono PERC Solar Panels embed larger […]

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Siemens Energy Invests $150 Mn To Address Shortage Of Transformers

Siemens Energy plans to invest $150 million to expand operations in Charlotte, North Carolina, creating almost 600 local jobs. It said, “Today, only 20% of US large power transformer demand is met by domestic supply with lead times of up to five years. Power transformers provide the link between generation and distribution and are a […]

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