India’s Solar Capacity Grows Over 3 Folds to 10,000 Megawatt in Three Years

India has crossed 10 GW of Solar power capacity, which is more than 3 times increase in less than 3 years. India’s solar power generation capacity has crossed 10,000 megawatt (MW), a more than three-time jump in less than three years as government pushes for renewable energy sources to meet galloping demand. The milestone came […]

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NTPC installs India’s Largest Floating Solar PV Plant in Kerala

The 100 kWp floating solar PV plants were indigenously developed by NTPC Energy Technology Research Alliance, the R&D arm of NTPC Ltd. NTPC started power generation from India’s largest floating solar power plant at Kayamkulam in Kerala. The 100 kWp floating solar PV generation plant, largest of its kind in India, was indigenously developed as […]

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Price of Solar Power May Fall Further in FY18

In the last few months, solar power costs had hit a low of Rs 3.30 per unit and might fall further in FY18. Solar power generation costs are set to dip further during third and fourth quarter of 2017-18, helped by expected softening of interest rates and a drop in solar panel prices due to […]

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NTPC commissions 45 MW of Bhadla Solar Power Plant

NTPC Ltd has commissioned the Bhadla Solar Power Plant with 45 MW capacity, taking company’s overall capacity to 48,188 MW. India’s largest power generator NTPC Ltd has commissioned another 45 MW of its Bhadla solar power plant in Rajasthan and with this the company’s total installed capacity has become 48,188 MW. Last month, the company […]

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SECI Gets a Significant Boost to its Credit Rating

Solar Energy Corporation of India has attained a beneficiary position in a tripartite agreement between the Government of India, state governments and RBI. In a very pleasing development for renewable IPPs, Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has been included as a beneficiary in a tripartite agreement between the Government of India, state governments and […]

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Azure Power Starts Construction of 100 MW NTPC Project in Andhra Pradesh

Azure Power has announced that it has started the construction of its 100MW solar power project in Andhra Pradesh. The Company has secured land and financing for this project.  The project was auctioned by NTPC, which is designated under National Solar Mission for a total capacity of 1000 MW of solar power projects at Kurnool […]

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Industry’s Aspirations on Solar Blueprint

Every year India faces severe electricity shortage, to meet the rapidly growing demand the country needs a massive addition in capacity. And to sustain the pace of economic growth with a commitment towards the reduction of greenhouse gases, India has to cut its dependency on fossil fuels for electrification. Therefore solar power installations in India […]

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Thermax and FRENELL bags contract for Asia’s first integrated solar thermal power plant from NTPC

Thermax and FRENELL (through its wholly owned subsidiary Novatec Solar Espana, S.L) has bagged contract for Asia’s first integrated solar thermal power plant project at Dadri in Uttar Pradesh from NTPC. The project involves the integration of a concentrated solar field into the Dadri coal fired power station and is expected to be completed by […]

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