Solar News

Vikram Solar bags National Excellence Award 2016 for Roof Top Solar Power Projects

Vikram Solar received National Excellence Award 2016 for Roof Top Solar Power Projects in the Domestic Solar Module Manufacturers Category by the Government of India. The Award was presented by Piyush Goyal, the Minister of State for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy at the National Workshop on Roof Top Solar Power at Vigyan […]

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US and India announces creation of a $20 million USICEF initiative

The United States welcomed the launch of the International Solar Alliance (ISA), recognizes the critical role it can play in the development and deployment of solar power, and intends pursuing membership in the ISA. To further strengthen ISA together, US and India will jointly launch the third Initiative of the ISA which will focus on […]

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PLG Clean Energy bags 230 MW solar power plant licenses

PLG Clean Energy Project has announced that it has secured and won 230 MW Solar Power Plant licenses through transparent and disruptive reverse bidding mechanism of Govt of India in 2016. The company will soon embark on developing 230 MW solar power plants across the states of Maharashtra, Jharkhand and Rajasthan. Solar Energy will be […]

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ReneSola to Construct 107 MW of Solar Projects in U.S

ReneSola Ltd provided an update on its project pipeline in the U.S. The Company announced to construct 107 MW of solar projects in California, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and North Carolina. The construction of a total of 37MW of solar projects in North Carolina and Massachusetts is expected to commence in the second half of 2016. Remaining 70MW of solar projects in Minnesota and California will be constructed next year. […]

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Efforts & commitment of stakeholders made RE targets achievable: Piyush Goyal

Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy at first National Workshop on Rooftop Solar Power felicitated the stakeholders. He said efforts & commitment of all stakeholders made Renewable Energy (RE) targets achievable. During the event Goyal gave away 41 awards to the best performing Ministries/Departments, State/UT Governments, State […]

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Piyush Goyal Launches “SURYAMITRA” Mobile App

Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy,  Piyush Goyal has launched a mobile app named “Surya Mitra” at National Workshop on Rooftop Solar Power on Tuesday. The GPS based mobile app is developed by National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) which is an autonomous institution of Ministry of New & […]

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Solar Fastest Growing New Energy Source in India: Mercom Capital Group

Global clean energy communications and research firm, Mercom Capital Group released its quarterly update on the Indian solar market on Monday, 6th June. Mercom predicts approximately 5 GW of solar installations in India for calendar year 2016. Mercom in its report states that cumulative solar installations in India crossed the 7.5 GW mark as of […]

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Sungage Financial adds Vikram Solar to its approved vendor list

Sungage Financial has listed the Tier 1 solar module manufacturer Vikram Solar as an approved vendor. Vikram Solar Modules can now be installed in any residential solar system that is using financing from Sungage Financial. Ken Oatman, Head of Business Development for the Americas said “After Vikram Solar achieved various certifications such as UL and […]

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