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Report Finds Adani to be the Largest Solar Generation Owner Globally

A report has found the Adani Group to be the largest solar power generation asset owner in the world in terms of operating, under construction & awarded projects. A new report by Mercom Capital has ranked the top 10 global large-scale solar PV developers. And at the very top of those rankings is the Adani […]

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Trends That Shape India’s Energy Future Special Activities and Exhibitions at Intersolar India

Intersolar India 2017 will be hosting and highlighting three special exhibitions: ees India, Power2Drive India and EnergyDecentral India. Solar is set to remain in the limelight in 2017 as the entire industry returns strong growth. India is expected to increase installed solar capacity to more than 17 GW by the end of 2017. Intersolar India […]

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The government of India has set an ambitious target of 175 GW of renewable power installed capacity by the end of 2022, of which 58 GW has been installed so far. The Indian solar market added 1,869 MW in the second quarter of 2017, bringing installations in the first half of the year to 4,765 […]

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Global VC Funding in Solar Sector Plummet to $128Mn in April-June Quarter

Global venture capital (VC) funding in solar sector has reported a steep decline of $128 million in April-June quarter of 2017 when compared with $585 million in the preceding quarter, according to Mercom Capital, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm. Most of the VC funding in Q2 2017 went to solar downstream companies […]

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Battery Storage, Smart Grid, Efficiency Firms raise USD 1 Billion in H1

USD 1.03 billion was raised by battery storage, smart grid, and energy efficiency companies compared to USD 807 million in the comparable period last year. Battery storage, smart grid, and energy efficiency companies received venture capital funding worth over USD 1 billion globally in the first half of this year, says a Mercom Capital Group […]

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Solar Energy Sector Sees $4.6 Billion Funding in First Half Current Fiscal

Solar energy sector has seen funding from corporate, venture capital funding, public market and debt financing that all together stood at USD 4.6 billion in the first half of this year. Solar energy sector witnessed corporate funding of USD 4.6 billion globally in the first six months this year, marginally higher than the year-ago period. […]

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India’s installed renewable energy capacity crosses 57GW mark

India is staying true to its ambitious renewable energy targets by showing a steady growth in renewable energy installations in the country India is staying true to its ambitious renewable energy targets by showing a steady growth in renewable energy installations in the country, which as of April 2017 account for 17.5 percent of the […]

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Secret to Hit 40GW

Government of India has rightly made rooftop solar power one of its top clean energy priorities. In 2014, the government revised the national solar installation target from 22 GW to an aggressive 100 GW by 2022 which is helping the country to become one of the world’s fastest-growing solar markets. The 100 GW target was […]

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Indian Solar Sector Witnessed $1.6 Billion In Funding And M&A Transactions In Q1 2017: Mercom Capital

Mercom Capital in its report states that ReNew Power was the highest funded company raising VC (venture capital), debt and project funding during the quarter. Renewable Energy Minister Piyush Goyal recently informed Rajya Sabha that India has added 5525 MW solar power generation capacity last fiscal, taking the total from this clean source to 12288 […]

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