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Vivint Solar Appoints Colt Reid as Vice President Of Sales Operations

Colt Reid in his new role at Vivint Solar, Reid will manage the company’s inside sales team along with a 75-person sales leadership team to drive sales innovation, account management and sales enablement efforts. Vivint Solar has appointed Colt Reid as vice president of sales operations. Colt Reid in his new role at Vivint Solar, Reid will […]

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57 Inter Regional Power Transmission projects worth Rs.7, 268 crores sanctioned under PSDF scheme: Piyush Goyal

Presently the total transmission capacity of such inter regional links is 63650 MW (as on January, 2017) Union Minister of State for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal, recently in a written reply informed Lok Sabha that Inter Regional Transmission Corridors (IRTC) are planned and implemented for transfer of power from […]

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Solar Power Barriers in Delhi Metro to Cut Noise, Generate Power

The installation of solar power units on the Okhla Vihar and Jasola Vihar metro stations will help DMRC generate 1 MWp solar energy apart from acting as noise barriers on the elevated corridor. In a first, the Delhi Metro is going to install solar power sound barriers on its elevated corridors that not only would […]

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NTPC installs India’s Largest Floating Solar PV Plant in Kerala

The 100 kWp floating solar PV plants were indigenously developed by NTPC Energy Technology Research Alliance, the R&D arm of NTPC Ltd. NTPC started power generation from India’s largest floating solar power plant at Kayamkulam in Kerala. The 100 kWp floating solar PV generation plant, largest of its kind in India, was indigenously developed as […]

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Apple to Utilize 100 Percent Renewable Energy for Manufacturing in Japan

Apple has partnered with component supplier Ibiden to power all of its manufacturing in Japan with 100 percent renewable energy. Component supplier Ibiden is the first company in Japan to pledge it will power all of its Apple manufacturing with 100 percent renewable energy — a new milestone for Apple and Japan. The announcement marks […]

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Tigo Introduces New Solar Optimizers Utilizing UHD-Core Technology

Featuring UHD-Core (Ultra-High Definition) technology, Tigo’s New Solar Optimizers support up to 90V maximum input voltage and 12A maximum input current. Tigo, pioneer of the smart modular Flex MLPE platform has announced the worldwide release of its next generation of solar optimizers, now featuring UHD-Core (Ultra-High Definition) technology. The UHD-Core technology is available within Tigo’s […]

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Make solar power generation easier, fix net meter flaws, officials told

Officials at Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam have been directed to ensure solar power generation easier and fix the net metering flaws. The Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN), in an effort to ratchet up solar power generation, will take steps to make net meters easily available in the city. Sudhir Chabbra, Chief Engineer (commercial), […]

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Price of Solar Power May Fall Further in FY18

In the last few months, solar power costs had hit a low of Rs 3.30 per unit and might fall further in FY18. Solar power generation costs are set to dip further during third and fourth quarter of 2017-18, helped by expected softening of interest rates and a drop in solar panel prices due to […]

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