India

Suzlon Partners with AMP Solar for 15 MW Solar Project in Telangana

Suzlon Group has partnered with the AMP Solar for the development and construction of a 15 MW Solar PV Project located at Achampet, Mahaboobnagar District, Telangana. Under agreement signed between Suzlon Group and the AMP Solar on December 21, 2016, the AMP Solar shall acquire a 49% stake in Rudra Solarfarms Limited, a special purpose […]

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Rooftop solar units from third party costs 40 percent cheaper than DISCOMs

Rooftop solar units installed on industrial and corporate establishments by third parties are offering power 30-40% cheaper than the rates offered by the state’s power distribution companies. This gap is expected to widen further as thermal power companies would need to increase tariffs to accommodate inflationary measures and solar modules prices fall further. The model […]

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India to invest $1.8 Billion on Lines to Transmit Solar Power

India will invest Rs 127 billion on lines to transmit power from solar parks to enable Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s goal of boosting clean energy capacity to 175 gigawatts by 2022. The dedicated transmission lines, part of the so-called green corridor project was announced at an event ‘Empowering the Grid to meet Future Challenges’ organized […]

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Sewa International installs 5kw solar plant at tribal girls school in Kandhmaal, Odisha

Sewa International under its Clean Tech Initiative has installed a 5kW solar power plant at tribal girls school, Jaleshpata Kanya Ashram in Kandhamaal district of Odisha. Kandhamal district came into existence on 1st January 1994, after Phulbani District was divided into Kandhamal and Boudh Districts of Odisha. The solar project installed with an aim to […]

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Piyush Goyal to release 3 reports today at ‘Empowering the Grid to meet Future Challenges’

Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (PGCIL) is organizing an event ‘Empowering the Grid to meet Future Challenges’ in National Capital where the Renewable Energy Minister, Piyush Goyal is expected to release three reports. The three reports include ‘Renewable Energy Integration: Transmission, an Enabler’ and ‘Green Energy Corridors – II’ and ‘Electricity Demand Pattern Analysis’. […]

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Solar Powered Boat Service to Commence from January 12 in Kerala

Kerala will script a new chapter in its transport sector when a solar powered boat will start its first service from Vaikom in Kottayam district, about 180 Kms from here, on January 12. State Transport Minister A K Saseendran said, ‘‘The solar powered boat would conduct its first service with 75 passengers on January 12 […]

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GARV-II Mobile App to track Rural Household Electrification and Citizen Engagement Window ‘SAMVAD’ Launched

Union Minister of State for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal on Tuesday launched the ‘GARV–II’ App, as the next step in Government of India’s aim to provide access to electricity to all households in the country. The ministry notes that  under this module, village–wise and habitation–wise base line data on household electrification for all States has been […]

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Aruna Sharma inaugurates 5MW solar plant in Visakhapatnam

Dr. Aruna Sharma, Secretary Steel has inaugurated the 5 MW Solar Plant installed by RINL at a cost of Rs.33 crores in the presence of Shri P Madhusudan, CMD, RINL, Smt Urvilla Khati, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Steel and Directors of RINL in Vishakhapatnam. RINL has joined other major corporates in harnessing solar power with […]

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