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Suzlon collaborates with Unisun Energy for 15 MW Solar Project in Telangana

Suzlon Group has announced a joint venture with the Unisun Energy Group for the development and construction of a 15MW Solar PV Project located at Bhainsa, Adilabad District, Telangana. According to the contract signed between Suzlon Group and the Unisun Energy Group on August 22, 2016, the Unisun Energy Group shall acquire a 49% stake […]

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MYSUN receives a funding of $2.5 Million; Hemant Taneja joins the company’s board

Recently launched solar marketplace MYSUN ( has received an initial funding of $ 2.5 million. This is the first round of funding after the company was founded by Gagan Vermani and two of his colleagues Divyanshu Sachdev and Gyan Prakash Tiwari in September, 2015 to focus on demand creation, technology, big data, analytics and standardization […]

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Hartek Power secures 460 MW solar orders

Hartek Power has announced that the company has bagged orders for commissioning of 460MW solar projects in the first half of the current financial year, registering an increase of 373% over last year when the company had secured 123MW orders. The 460MW orders secured by the Chandigarh based solar firm include 16 substation projects of […]

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Vikram Solar partners with Finnwind, enters Finnish market

Vikram Solar has entered into a strategic partnership with system integrator, manufacturer and installer of renewable energy systems Finnwind. Under this partnership Finnwind will supply Vikram Solar modules to the Finnish market. VikramSolar’s polycrystalline Eldora solar modules are certified for area loads of 5,400 Pa and are therefore especially suited to the extreme conditions in […]

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Tata Power designates three independent directors

Tata Power has appointed three independent directors – Anjali Bansal, Vibha Padalkar and Sanjay Bhandarkar – on the its board with effect from October 14, 2016. The appointments are in terms of Regulation 30 of the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015, Tata Power said in a statement today. While Bansal is a […]

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India secures payment for 500MW SunEdison Solar Project

State-owned Solar Energy Corp. of India said the government received fees needed for a 500-megawatt solar park, won by bankrupt renewable-energy developer SunEdison Inc., to go ahead. Solar-park charges of 2 billion rupees ($30 million) along with signed implementation agreements have been received, SECI Managing Director Ashvini Kumar said in an interview. SunEdison Energy India […]

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Huge growth forecasted for India’s solar sector

India’s solar sector outlook is positive in view of a strong government support for the renewable energy sector to achieve the target of 40GW of installed rooftop solar power by 2022 along with high investor interest, says a report. “We maintain our view that inefficiencies in the power grid infrastructure, power supply shortages and the […]

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NISE to conduct 3-Days Skill Development Program on Designing of Concentrated Solar Thermal & Solar Water Heating System

National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), an autonomous centre of excellence of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India, is conducting national skill development programs to meet the needs and upgrade the technical expertise of solar professionals. The institute will be conducting 3-Days Skill Development Program on “Designing of Concentrated Solar Thermal & […]

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Researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute develops new light-activated semiconductor material

Researchers, including one of Indian origin, have developed a revolutionary light-activated semiconductor nano-composite material that can be used in a variety of applications such as grippers for surgical robots, more efficient solar cells and photo detectors. “Very few materials are able to convert photons directly into mechanical motion,” said Balaji Panchapakesan, associate professor at Worcester […]

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