Maharashtra to Give Huge Subsidies on Solar Agri Pumps: Minister

Speaking at the Agro Vision 2018, the minister informed that one lakh such solar pumps will be given to the farmers With a motive of bringing solar energy to every nook and corner of rural Maharashtra, the state government is planning to give huge amount of subsidies on solar agricultural pumps. Maharashtra state energy minister […]

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Solar Energy Sector Losing Sheen With Developers Shunning Projects

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) issued tenders for 1,200 megawatt (MW) of wind-solar hybrid scheme and 10,000 MW solar tender linked to manufacturing units Once touted as the sunrise sector, solar energy industry is losing is its sheen with developers showing reluctance towards bidding for projects. Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) issued tenders […]

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Government has tendered 26 GW of renewable energy: IREDA Chairman

IREDA official further added that India is on the path to achieve 50 GW of energy production from renewable sources of energy. Indian government has tendered 26 GW of renewable energy, Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) Chairman K S Popli said at India Energy Forum’s (IEF’s) Renewable Energy Summit. IREDA official further added that […]

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India Ready to Share Renewable Energy Expertise: R K Singh

The minister was talking to delegates of various countries during the seminar of ‘Know India Programme’. Taking a leadership role in the renewable energy domain, Union Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh said that India is ready to share its expertise in renewable energy sector with small island nations. The minister […]

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ONGC Issues Tender for a 5 MW Solar Project in Andhra Pradesh

ONGC tender document will be on sale from 10th November till 5th December. The bidding will take place on 5th December. Country’s leading stat-run oil giant, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) has floated a tender for a 5 MW grid connected solar project which will be built at its Tatipaka site in Andhra […]

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Acme Solar takes NTPC to Court Over Tariff dispute

In a solar auction held by NTPC in August, Acme Solar had won a 600MW project in a total of 2000MW. In the latest fallout from the government imposed safeguard duty on solar panels and modules, Acme Solar has dragged the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) to court over a dispute in tariff. In a […]

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Metro Station of the Aqua Line to be Fully Powered by Solar Energy

Solar panels will be installed over all 21 stations falling on that line, including the parking area and boundary walls. Being the latest addition to the metro network, station on the ‘Aqua line’, connecting Greater-Noida to Noida will be powered by solar energy. The total energy generation from all the station will be 10MW. Solar […]

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India’s Solar Capacity Addition to Fall by 55% in FY19

However, the rooftop solar market continues to register a robust performance growing at a pace of 70% annually. Renewable energy consultancy firm Bridge to India has painted a grim picture of the solar industry in the country and has claimed that the solar capacity addition in the current FY will be 55% less than it […]

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Tata Power Solar Launches Residential Rooftop Solution in Bhubaneswar

The consumers can avail a chance to earn from their idle rooftop space. Tata Power Solar has launched a complete residential rooftop solution in Bhubaneswar providing up to Rs 50,000 worth of saving annually for a period of 25 years. The consumers can avail a chance to earn from their idle rooftop space. To further […]

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