Renewable

Pfister Energy Picked For Lockheed Martin’s Largest Solar Field

The 8-acre, ground mount, photovoltaic solar field will reduce the facilities environmental impact through this upgrade by saving 5 percent of its annual electric usage. Pfister Energy, specialist in designing and building large-scale, complex solar projects, was chosen to design, build and construct a 2.5 MW (DC) solar field for Lockheed Martin’s Moorestown facility. Further, the […]

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Power Regulator CERC Boosts Merchant Renewable Energy Plants

The detailed procedure that commission has issued would grant long and medium-term transmission access to the renewable project that has achieved financial closure and has already acquired land for the project. While proposing stringent rules against line underutilization, Power regulator Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued guidelines that would pave way for serious merchant renewable […]

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Govt Brings National Policy for Wind-Solar PV Hybrid Projects

A scheme for new hybrid projects under the policy is also expected shortly. The government has issued a new national wind-solar hybrid policy aiming to provide framework for promotion of large grid connected wind-solar PV hybrid system for efficient utilization of transmission infrastructure and land. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) also said […]

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ABB Kicks off 1st Industrial Solar Microgrid in Gujarat

It is the first of its kind microgrid to be installed at a manufacturing campus in the country, and will harness the area’s abundant solar energy supply to help the expanding factory meet its growing electricity needs, while lowering its carbon footprint. ABB has inaugurated an innovative microgrid solution at its Vadodara manufacturing facility in Gujarat. This is the company’s largest facility […]

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SBI to Save Rs 30cr Via Investing in Green Energy

The bank now possesses a capacity of 21.23 MW in renewable power source. According to bank, adding the current capacity to 25 MW will help it save Rs 30 Crore annually. State Bank of India (SBI), country’s largest lender said that it expects to save Rs 30 Crore through its investment in solar and wind […]

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NTPC to Quit 50:50 JV with BHEL for Mfg Power Equipments

The JV’s first manufacturing facility at Mannavaram in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh started operations in 2016 but had very little orders. NTPC Ltd, formerly known as National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd, has decided to quit its 50:50 Joint Venture (JV) with BHEL, by saying it is not an equipment manufacturer and would rather concentrate on setting up and […]

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CIL Plans to Generate 20 GW Solar Power in Next 10 Years

We don’t have the land in single size, its of our various subsidiaries which we will use, says CIL Chairman. As part of its diversification plan, state-owned miner Coal India Ltd (CIL) is targeting to generate about 20,000 MW in next 10 years. Commenting on the development, Coal India, Chairman and Managing Director, Gopal Singh said, “For Coal […]

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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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