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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Solar Startup Ellipsol Raises Rs 2.5 cr Seed Funding

Ellipsol, a next-generation solar company developing path-breaking solar energy solutions, has raised rupees 2.5 crore in a seed funding round led by Capital A. The funding round also saw the participation of the Grand Anicut Fund. Other individuals also contributed to the funding round. Ellipsol’s site, that is yet to open formally, promises 2X the […]

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Govt Releases Framework For Promoting Energy Storage

The Ministry of Power has now released a detailed framework for promoting energy storage systems (ESS) in the country. The framework includes the promotion of battery storage systems as well as pumped storage systems.  The ministry guidelines advocated for a Viability Gap Funding (VGF) of up to 40 percent of the project’s capital cost to make […]

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Suzlon Sees Wind Project Order Downsized From 285 MW To 168 MW

Renewable energy solutions provider Suzlon Energy has announced that it has suffered a significant downsizing of an order it had won in 2018.  The order, dated May 30, 2018, from Avikiran Solar India Private Limited was for a 285 MW wind project, which has now been downsized by the firm to just 168 MW. We […]

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