India Solar News

India to Invite Bids for World’s Largest Solar Tender of 20GW Capacity

The MNRE plans to award the contracts to developers who will quote the lowest price at which they will sell electricity in the auction process for the grid-linked capacity. In order to boost the manufacturing of solar power equipments at domestic stage, India is planning to invite the bids for the world’s largest solar tender […]

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Finance Ministry approves four proposals including that of AMP Solar India, entailing FDI of Rs.503 crore

AMP Solar India Pvt Ltd alone will bring investment of Rs 500 crore. Besides, proposals of Aditya Birla Capital Ltd, Firstspace Development Management Pvt Ltd were also cleared by the department. The finance ministry said that it has cleared four proposals, including that of AMP Solar India, entailing foreign direct investment of Rs 503.40 crore […]

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Amplus Energy inks PPA deal with Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India for 30MW solar energy

Honda Motorcycles will meet 85 per cent of plant’s energy needs through solar power supplied by Amplus Energy. Amplus Energy Solutions on Thursday announced that it has inked a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) deal with Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India to provide 30MW solar energy. The solar power will be provided to Honda’s Narsapura Karnataka […]

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Solar Energy Installed Capacity Touched 13652 MW : Piyush Goyal

The minister also informed that the States of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Telangana have crossed the solar energy installed capacity of 1 GW, as on 31.07.2017.   Piyush Goyal, Minister of State for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy and Mines in a written reply to a question […]

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EMMVEE Photovoltaic celebrates 25 years in Solar Industry, reaches 0.5 GW solar module production capacity milestone

Emmvee has at present 0.5 GW per year solar module manufacturing capacity and has plans to expand  said the company celebrating 25 years in the solar industry Emmvee Photovoltaic Power has announced that it has completed 25 years of excellent service in solar thermal products and solar PV module manufacturing. The company in a statement […]

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Vikram Solar modules among the top performers of 2017

Vikram modules were ranked among the best products in three of the five categories tested in the report. The report is published by the leading global certification body DNV GL.  Vikram Solar has announced that the quality of its photovoltaic modules has convinced authors of the PV Module Reliability Scorecard Report 2017. Vikram modules were […]

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Enphase Energy to Launch Microinverter Technology Masterclasses at REI 2017

According to Enphase Energy these masterclasses are designed to provide installers and Engineering, Procurement and Construction companies (EPCs) with a knowledge base for innovations behind microinverter technologies, and to understand more effectively how microinverters are best suited for the Indian rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) market Enphase Energy has announced it will launch a series of […]

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NSEFI accuses NTPC and NVVN for delaying issue of CoD certificate to solar projects

NTPC and its trading arm NVVN are delaying in providing CoD certificates to plants commissioned in March, 2017, even after three months of their commissioning, although contractually required to provide CoD from 30th day of commissioning,” said NSEFI in a letter to power secretary The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has blamed NTPC […]

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Government decides to discontinue Akshay Urja Shops Programme

In 2015 under a scheme, the shops were renamed as “Akshay Urja Shops” with a view to cover wider sale and service of all renewable energy devices and systems including solar energy products. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has been promoting the establishment of Aditya Solar Shops in major cities of the […]

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