Solar News

India to cap over 20GW Solar Capacity by 2017

Presently, the solar power generation capacity of India has easily surpassed the estimated 5000MW and is likely to hit 9,000MW mark by the end of March. Tendering for solar project totalling a capacity of 15,177 MW has already been completed and a total capacity addition of 12,161 MW is expected during the financial year 2016-17, […]

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Pakistan Parliament to completely run on sun

Socio-eco structures might not have been put on the right place for Pakistan, but, some renewed news floated across media after Pakistan claims to operate its parliament with 100% solar power. Now, this makes Pakistan’s parliament to be the first of its kind in the world to rely entirely on solar power. The initiative was […]

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MOIL Team approves Solar Investment of Rs 61.83 crore

State-run MOIL announces that its board team has accredited investment proposal for setting up 10.50 MW solar power project for captive use in the lease hold areas of company’s mines situated in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, with a total estimated cost of Rs 61.83 crore. “The Board of Directors of the company at its meeting […]

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Maharashtra Impulse on Solar Investment – aims Rs 50,000 crore

Well-suited solar conditioned states are collaring to use solar energy, now Maharashtra has opened investments worth Rs 50,000 crore to boost its solar energy project. The state government, with the Centre and private sectors, is set to bring modifications to reduce solar power cost to make it farmer-friendly in rural Maharashtra. “The state government is […]

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Australian Expertise in Rooftop Solar can aid India’s Renewable needs – Piyush Goyal

Recently, at the roundtable of ‘Renewable Energy Challenge for Grid Integration’, Power Minister Piyush Goyal pronounced “Australia’s rooftop solar expertise has to be looked into to transfer technology at affordable rates expanding renewable energy in India.” The minister said, “India can use Australian expertise in rooftop solar as almost a third of Australian homes in […]

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World’s Largest Solar Power Plant Operational in Morocco

Reducing emissions by 76,000 tons a year and catering 1.1 million people with energy, the world’s largest solar power plant facility now flaunts in Morocco. Funded by the World Bank and other associates, the $9 billion Noor Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant is located in Souss-Massa-Drâa area in Morocco, about 6 miles from Ouarzazate town. […]

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Trichy Bus Stops to Light with Solar Power

Moving to the non-conventional vitality source to light bus shelters amid night hours, the civic body authorized to mount with solar boards at three spots in the city of Tirchy recently. FM radios installation will also include in this projects. The bus shelter at the railway intersection, set up at an expense of Rs 9 […]

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India’s First Fully Solar Powered Educational Institute in Puducherry

The Sri Aurobindo International Centre for Education (SAICE), Puducherry has named the first India’s Educational Institute that is fully powered by solar and totally self-reliant for its energy required. The authority claims that, the solar power systems which had been installed on the roofs of the Institute premises has been utilizing solar power since 2014 […]

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ArcelorMittal to Construct 500 – 600MW Solar Plant in India

ArcelorMittal aims to establish 500 – 600MW solar power plant in Karnataka -India instead of the Steel Mill. The company spokeswoman said that, ‘In view of current market conditions in the global steel industry and uncertainty in raw material availability, ArcelorMittal would like to utilize the acquired land in Karnataka for a meaningful purpose of […]

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