Turkish Glass Producer Şişecam Founds Europe’s Second Largest Rooftop Solar Power Plant

Şişecam aims to increase solar energy glass production and exports, reaching 2.5 million square meters per year, according to reports. With its installed capacity, Şişecam has created the second largest solar power plant in both Europe and Turkey on the roof of the Mersin Flat Glass Factory. Şişecam aims to increase solar energy glass production […]

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MNRE organises panel discussion on ‘Innovative Financing and Market Evolution to achieve 175 GW Renewables by 2022’ at CoP 23, Bonn, Germany

India committed to its Renewable Energy Targets to provide Equitable Sustainable Development The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India, in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), organised a panel discussion on ‘Innovative Financing and Market Evolution to achieve 175 GW renewables by 2022’ on 16th November 2017 at the […]

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Curtain Raiser Event held for the Founding Ceremony of International Solar Alliance in Bonn, Germany

A Curtain Raiser Event for the Founding Ceremony of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) was held at Bonn, Germany yesterday. Speaking at the event, Shri Anand Kumar, Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India hoped that, in the spirit of affirmative action, developed countries will earmark a percentage of Overseas Development Assistance […]

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Germany is providing soft loan to the tune of Euro 1 billion for India’s ‘Green Energy Corridors’: Piyush Goyal

Union Minister for State for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal on Thursday in Lok Sabha said that in order to facilitate integration of large scale renewable generation capacity addition, a comprehensive scheme including Intra-State and Inter-State transmission system has been identified as a part of ‘Green Energy Corridors’. Intra-State Transmission […]

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Germany’s Federal Network Agency fifth solar auction allocates 130 MW to 25 projects

Germany’s Federal Network Agency has allocated 130 megawatt to 25 successful bids in the 5th round of the country’s auction scheme for large-scale solar. The average bid amount was calculated at €0.723 ($0.799) per kWh, down from €0.741 in the previous auction in April. Bid amounts are lower on average compared to the previous tender, […]

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Germany’s energy storage market will grow 11-fold and reach $1B by 2021: GTM Research

GTM Research in its latest report  ‘The German Energy Storage Market: 2016-2021’, has revealed that Germany’s energy storage market will grow 11-fold in megawatt terms between 2015 and 2021 and will reach an annual value of $1.03 billion. Germany is already one of the world’s leading energy storage markets. At the end of 2015, Germany […]

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Dreams of Solar Power Park in Himachal Pradesh

State Govt. of Himachal Pradesh plan to establish a 1,000-MW solar park in the Spiti Valley is facing perennial hassles. Given the intense terrain of Spiti, the state government is looking for assistance from all corners for transmitting power produced at the solar park. The project has sought for the support of Power Grid Corp. […]

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