Raj Prabhu

India Adds 2.2 GW Solar Capacity in Q3, Faces Slowing Activity – Mercom

Newly-installed solar parks in India will stand at 9.5 GW and 10 GW, as compared to its previous forecast for about 10 GW. India has added 2,247 MW to the electricity grid in the third quarter of 2017 but activity there is seen to slow down and lead to weaker-than-expected fourth quarter, according to a […]

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Solar Panels, Worth Rs 500 Crore Left Stranded At Chennai Port

The  customs department is firm on its statement that panels can be used to produce the electricity directly. The three to four months old dispute between the customs department and the importers incepted at Nhava Sheva port making impactful affects at Chennai. The dispute has left the Solar Power producers berserk as over 1,000 containers […]

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Solar Energy Sector Sees $4.6 Billion Funding in First Half Current Fiscal

Solar energy sector has seen funding from corporate, venture capital funding, public market and debt financing that all together stood at USD 4.6 billion in the first half of this year. Solar energy sector witnessed corporate funding of USD 4.6 billion globally in the first six months this year, marginally higher than the year-ago period. […]

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Jharkhand To Sign PPAs For A Total Of 1.1 Gw Solar Projects By Third Week Of December: Report

Jharkhand is expected to sign power purchase agreements (PPAs) for a total of 1.1 GW solar projects by the third week of December 2016. These solar PV projects were auctioned early this year but were stalled due to differences between DISCOMs and developers over the quoted tariff. A Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA) official […]

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