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Adani Green Meets Manufacturing Commitment, SECI Certifies Plant

Adani Green Energy Ltd has informed the stock exchanges that its associate company, Mundra Solar Energy Ltd., has received approval for its solar photovoltaic plant from the Solar Energy Corp. of India. The renewables arm of the Adani Group received the commercial operational date certificate from SECI for solar PV cells and solar PV modules […]

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Azure Power Announces its New CEO in Sunil Gupta

Independent Power Producer Azure Power has onboarded Sunil Gupta as its new Chief Executive Officer. Sunil brings to the table global experience in renewable energy, new energy, and digital technologies. His career spans over two decades of experience in managing growth, operational excellence, and profitability of global renewable energy businesses. In his previous role, Sunil was […]

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Azure Power Onboards Shelly Mani Panattu as Project Director

Independent Power Producer Azure Power has appointed Shelly Mani Panattu as the new Project Director. Panattu has more than 29 years of experience in project execution, construction, operations, change management, stake holder management. His global experience entails power transmission, distribution and renewable energy sectors. Shelly holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from National Institute of […]

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Sunil Gupta Assumes the Role of CEO & Group CFO at Azure Power

Independent Power Producer Azure Power has appointed Sunil Gupta as its new CEO (Chief Executive Officer) and Group CFO (Chief Financial Officer). The CEO is set to join the firm on July 10, 2023. He will be replacing the acting CEO, Rupesh Agrawal. Gupta will also step into the shoes of the Managing Director of […]

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Azure Power Welcomes Harpreet Singh as Head, Supply Chain Management

Independent Power Producer Azure Power has announced the onboarding of Harpreet Singh as the Head of Supply Chain Management. Harpreet Singh said about his new role, “I am happy to join Azure and look forward to bringing in my experience of implementing innovative methodologies and technologies in streamlining procurement procedures and establish strong partnerships with […]

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Robotic Cleaning Represents Only 1-2% Of overall Capex, But Can Be Decisive: Amit Singla, Ecoppia India

Israeli firm Ecoppia offers AI, data-driven robotic solar panel cleaning solutions. It claims to have deployed 3,900 MW of projects, over 10.5 mn autonomous cleaning sessions and cleaned over 9.24 bn solar panels. The firm, which has a global presence, is expanding operations in India. Some of the firm’s clients from India include NTPC, Azure […]

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CERC Rejects Azure’s Plea for Extension of LTA Start Date, Exemption from Transmission Charges

The CERC has quashed the petition of Azure Power and its subsidiaries Azure Power Forty-Three, Azure Power Forty-One and Azure Power Maple, which sought the extension of the long term access start date. The petition also pleaded for extension of deadline from completion of the dedicated transmission line and pooling substation and exemption from transmission […]

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CERC Relents, Allows GST Compensation On O&M Expenses To Azure Power, Others

In a key development, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has finally relented, and ruled in favour of GST compensation for a clutch of developers in seven cases (5 of which involve Azure Power owned entities). The issue has been contested around the treatment of GST on O&M (Operations and maintainence) contracts of solar projects […]

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Azure Power to Get 600 MW of Solar Modules from First Solar

India’s RE conglomerate Azure Power has announced that it has entered into an agreement for 600 MWdc of high-performance, advanced thin film photovoltaic (PV) solar modules from the US-based solar modules manufacturer First Solar. Azure Power said that the agreement is the first for production from First Solar’s new manufacturing facility in Tamil Nadu, which […]

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