Govt Floats Massive 20,000MW Solar Power Capacity

The new projects are likely to ramp up renewable energy production in the country from around 70 GW to around 225 GW in next four years. The NDA government ramping up to oust 100GW target after it is lately known to have shared proposals to issue tenders for 20 GW solar power capacities. The mammoth capacity […]

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Govt Kicks off Pilot Scheme to Procure 2500 MW Power for 3-Yrs

The Ministry of Power said in a statement that, it had recently issued the model bid documents, model PAPP and PPSA on 6th April 2018. The government has launched a pilot scheme for the procurement of aggregate 2500 MW power on a competitive basis for three years under medium term i.e. from generators with commissioned projects […]

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Sunseap Gets Approval for 168-MWp Solar Farm in Vietnam

The project is reckoned to be one of the largest solar projects where the land has already been handed over to commence the phase 1 of the project. Sunseap International, a subsidiary of Singapore clean energy company Sunseap Group, gets approval for a 168MWp solar farm in Vietnam. The construction of the farm is likely […]

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Rajasthan to Add 3,780 MW Solar Capacity by April Next Year

“The current solar power generation is contributing 10 percent to the total power consumption in the state and we are targeting to increase it to 17 percent by 2021.” In order to achieve the goal of 7000 MW clean energy capacity in next four years in Rajasthan, the government has already assigned 20 projects of […]

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Power Minister Distributes Solar Study Lamps to Students

RK Singh has inaugurated the Assembly & Distribution Centre for Solar Study Lamps at Mahuli village in Arrah. On the occasion of 127th birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar, the Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh has distributed solar study lamps to students in Bihar. Emphasizing the importance of renewable […]

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Sixteen Companies Compete for Four Solar Plants in Maan

With the total capacity of 200 MW Jordan has received 16 technical and financial offers to develop four solar power plants in Maan. With the total capacity of 200 MW Jordan has received 16 technical and financial offers to develop four solar power plants in Maan. “said Amani Al Azzam, Secretary General, Jordan’s Ministry of […]

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INDIA Marches Ahead

As 2017 comes to an end, it is worth taking a holistic look at the Indian solar market to analyze key trends, challenges and outlook. By many accounts, the Indian solar power industry is on a roll. According to a report released by consulting firm Bridge to India, India is expected to reach an installed […]

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HEEDING the Call for CYBER SECURITY in Renewable Energy

This is a challenge, but even more so, it is an opportunity to advance the collective technologies towards the attainment of solar cyber security worldwide. In 2012, a computer virus, dubbed Stuxnet, disabled 1000 of Iran’s 5000 centrifuges, detailing a joint US-Israel cyber security attack on Iran that undermined its nuclear enrichment facilities. In 2014, Unit […]

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