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Feb 9 ALMM Order Withdrawn By MNRE, Industry Awaits Clarity

Policy flip flops, for so long a bugbear for the renewable sector, reared its head again as the Feb 9 ALMM order for Approved List of Models and Manufacturers (ALMM) was withdrawn in an evening announcement by the ministry today, i.e., Feb 14. Coming less than a week after the announcement that exempted open access […]

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Cleantech Solar Crosses 300 MW Mark in Maharashtra For C&I Segment

Cleantech Solar, a leading provider of renewable energy solutions to corporations in India and Southeast Asia, has commissioned open access solar PV projects totaling 24 MWp at its solar park in Yavatmal district of Maharashtra. Power from these projects is being procured by leading corporates on a captive basis to meet energy needs for their […]

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CERC Moves On Pilot Project For Market Coupling

Reports have confirmed that the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has ordered for a shadow pilot on market coupling of India’s power exchanges. The news confirms  what has been suspected for long, that despite protestations of IEX the premier power exchange, and many other stakeholders, the government is determined to push ahead with market coupling […]

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Citizen Solar In Tie-up With Jinchen To Expand Module Capacity to 1.2GWp

Gujarat based Citizen Solar has signed an MoU with Chinese solar equipment manufacturer Jinchen Corp to expand its solar module manufacturing capacity to 1.2 GWp in a phased manner. Citizen solar is an approved manufacturer that is already on MNRE’s Approved List of Module Manufacturers (ALMM) list on date. It’s approved manufacturing capacity in ALMM […]

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EV Sales In India Record 50% Rise, Two-Three Wheelers Dominate Sales

As the focus on a green future increases, electric vehicles have gradually become a part of vogue amid a proactive push by governments and several institutions to create awareness among the people. A study conducted by CareEdge Ratings shows that sales of Electric Vehicles registered a significant growth in CY23 as compared to CY22. The […]

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MNRE Issues Policy To Repower Wind Turbines Below 2MW Capacity

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued its Wind Repowering and Life Extension Policy for wind projects. The ministry said that the initiative will likely boost the potential of wind energy generation from old and inefficient wind power projects by modifying the wind turbine structures (repowering). As per the National Institute of […]

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To Meet Targets, Wind Power Needs To Grow 3 Times By 2030: Report

A latest report from EMBER studied global renewable capacity and found that, based on current national targets, it’s set to increase by 7.3 TW by 2030. It anticipates that, based on the current national target, the renewable energy capacity is set to increase by 2.1x until 2030. The report on ‘Tracking National Ambition Towards a […]

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NLCIL Wins its Largest Renewable Energy Project of 810 MW in RRVUNL Tender

CPSU under the administrative control of the Ministry of Coal, NLC India Limited (NLCIL), has emerged as a successful bidder for 810 MW grid connected solar photovoltaic power projects in a tender floated by Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited (RRVUNL). The said capacity is to be set up in 2000 MW Pugal Solar Park […]

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Tata Power Gets DFC Backed USD 425 million For Cell and Module Plant in Tamil Nadu

The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation’s (DFC) Board of Directors has approved the provision of up to USD 425 million in financing in TP Solar Limited, a subsidiary of Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited (TPREL), for its upcoming greenfield 4.3 GW solar cell and module manufacturing plant at Tirunelveli district in Tamil Nadu, India. DFC […]

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