Floating solar projects

Saatvik Bags Turnkey Solar EPC Project in Karnataka for 8.08 MW

Solar PV module manufacturer and solar EPC service provider Saatvik Green Energy has bagged a complete solar EPC contract for an 8.08 MW DC (6.5 MW AC) solar power project in Karnataka. Saatvik has been awarded the project by a large cement and power conglomerate in India and will be responsible for the execution of […]

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GSECL Issues Tender for Prep of Study Report of 1500 MW Floating Solar Park

Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Ltd (GSECL) has issued a tender for the appointment of consultant for providing consultancy services for preparation of feasibility study report & detailed project report for setting up of 1500 MW floating solar park. The feasibility study will look at the identification of the techno-commercial project site for the park. The […]

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Himachal Govt & Oil India Join Hands to Develop New & Renewable Energy Sources

The government of Himachal Pradesh and Oil India Ltd have entered into a partnership for the development of a framework for cooperation in harnessing new and renewable energy sources (NRES) in Himachal Pradesh. The MoU between the state government and OIL was signed in the presence of Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu, the Chief Minister of Himachal […]

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French Firm Akuo Energy Looks to Set up Agrisolar Portfolio in Greece

French renewable energy firm Akuo Energy has established its first solar park in Greece. Back in October 2021, the firm had set up the 1 MW Chalki island project. The newly launched project includes four PV comprising 1 MW each. The yearly output of the project will help meet the needs of 350 households, the […]

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Tripura & NTPC Sign MoU for Renewable Energy Projects

The power department of Tripura has entered into an MoU with India’s largest energy conglomerate National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC). The partnership will look into the developing floating as well as ground mounted renewable energy projects in the north-eastern state of Tripura. The projects that will come into being as a result of the […]

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SJVN Eyes 5000 MW Solar Power Projects in Punjab

State-owned Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN), which has emerged as a pioneer in the development of renewable energy in India, is eyeing the development of about 5000 MW of green energy in the state of Punjab. In a recent move, SJVN’s Chairman & Managing Director Nand Lal Sharma met Bhagwant Mann, the Chief Minister of […]

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Jharkhand Unveils Ambitious Solar Energy Policy

The Jharkhand Government is poised to unveil its Solar Energy Policy 2022. The policy, launched by the Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Hemant Soren, will seek to augment the capacity of clean energy to 4000 MW in the financial years 2022 to 2023 and 2026 to 2027. Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA) has revealed a […]

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SJVN and DVC Ink MoU For Floating Solar Energy Projects

Continuing the PSU push into solar, SJVN Limited has entered into a MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) for harnessing potential Solar Energy of about 2000 MW available under the DVC Command Area. SJVN and DVC will jointly identify suitable water-bodies and available land under the SJVN and DVC command area for […]

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Floating Solar On A Growth Path

In Solar’s rise to pre-eminence from a fringe renewable energy option just a decade back, it’s time to consider the rise of floating solar (also called floatovoltaics in many cases). To think that it did not even exist at any scale till 2013. The earliest patent on floating solar was taken out only in 2008. […]

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