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India speeds up the installation of canal solar program

With 11 MW of grid-connected solar PV on canal banks and canal tops has now been commissioned, India is all set to achieve its target of canal solar program. The Mercom Capital research shows that 1965 MW of a targeted 12000 MW of solar has been commissioned in India so far this financial year, leading […]

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Schneider Electric Launches “Light It Up” Program, Over 1,800 Units Of Portable Solar-Powered Led Lamps To Be Distributed

Schneider Electric has launched “Light It Up” programme to bring access to electricity to rural communities in 12 countries across the Asia Pacific region. The company in a statement said that it believes that access to energy is a basic human right, and it is committed to putting safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable energy within reach of a great many […]

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Adani’s solar module to cost 10-12% more than imported version: Report

Solar modules and solar photovoltaic cells from the house of Adani Group developed under Make in India initiative will reportedly cost higher. Jayant Parimal-Renewable Energy Business CEO, Adani Group speaking to ET said Solar modules and solar photovoltaic cells will be 10-12% higher than the imported versions available in the market. Early this year in […]

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MNRE inviting suggestions on Solar Charkha and Solar Rickshaw

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is inviting suggestions on the new products to be introduced under off grid and decentralized solar PV application scheme.  The Ministy is considering to promote the use of Solar Charkha and Solar Rickshaw under the off grid and decentralized solar program. Manufactureres/ developers of solar rickshaw and solar […]

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APEPDCL to provide EMI scheme on Rooftop Solar Power Net Metering

The Eastern Power Distribution Company of AP Limited (APEPDCL) with collaboration with Andhra Bank is planning to introduce bank loan system for the people interested to avail Rooftop Solar Power Net Metering (RSPNM). Under the new loan system, the applicants will be provided with a bank loan and the EMI amount will be collected as […]

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Off-grid solar panels lights up three remote villages in Jashpur

The use of off-grid solar panels have facilitated in bringing electricity to three remote villages in Jashpur district. This has helped in provide electricity to the residents who could not get power connections since Independence. More than 100 houses and streets in three villages of Dhawaipath, Kuraag and Karanpur and its two hamlets were illuminated […]

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Thermax and FRENELL bags contract for Asia’s first integrated solar thermal power plant from NTPC

Thermax and FRENELL (through its wholly owned subsidiary Novatec Solar Espana, S.L) has bagged contract for Asia’s first integrated solar thermal power plant project at Dadri in Uttar Pradesh from NTPC. The project involves the integration of a concentrated solar field into the Dadri coal fired power station and is expected to be completed by […]

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TerraSmart launches aerial drones to help in mapping the sites

TerraSmart proved once more that autonomous technology brings increased precision, speed and cost-savings to the world of PV construction. With the launch of its new High Precision Aerial Site Mapping service drones (HPASM), the solar EPC firm expects to use the latest autonomous technology to create topographical data with unprecedented accuracy- adding precision, speed and […]

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