To Meet AgriPV Capacity Of 20 GW In India By 2040, 1.1 Lakh Jobs To Be Created-Report

India’s potential for Agri-Photovoltaic (APV) varies significantly across districts, ranging from 3,156 GW to 13,803 GW for various APV technologies according to recent report. In a report by the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, EY, and CSTEP they projected APV capacity from 2024 to 2040, to achieve a cumulative addition of 20 GW and […]

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COVER STORY: India Gears Up For Solar Waste Recycling Challenge

The latest report from the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) states that India’s total solar energy capacity crossed 75 Gigawatts (GW) by the end of February this year. According to its own estimates, the country will need 292 GW of total solar capacity by 2030. With the steady additions of solar power to the Indian grid, […]

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BESCOM to Rollout Tool for Rooftop Solar Potential

The tool essentially shows which part of the roof is suitable, based on the colour codes. It then calculates and generates the best system design to set up solar panels. Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Ltd (Bescom) is looking to add a first-of-its-kind tool that evaluates which part of one’s rooftop can generate maximum solar energy […]

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Madhya Pradesh Shows Solar Power Is Here To Stay And Make Significant Contributions To The Country’s Energy Mix

Assuring developers of risk mitigation in terms of electricity offtake, by Rewa Ultra Mega Power Limited (a joint venture of Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited and Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited), also contributed to the drop. The solar revolution in India marches on, with renewed momentum, if the recently concluded reverse bidding auction […]

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Bengaluru to use aircraft to design roadmap for rooftop solar generation

The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM) has signed an agreement with Centre for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) and Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) to design a roadmap to boost the quantum of power generated using solar energy. A senior official from BESCOM’s Demand Side Management department mentioned that “The Ministry of […]

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