Make in India: Country’s First Technology Transfer Pact for Li-Ion Batteries Inked

The agreement was signed between Central Electro Chemical Research Institute (CECRI), Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu under Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) and RAASI Solar Power Pvt Ltd. To boost the government’s Make in India initiative, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on first transfer of technology for the country’s Lithium Ion (Li-ion) batteries was signed […]

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CGPL, TPCDT Partner to Provide Rooftop PV Systems to All Households in Tunda, Gujarat

This project targets 100 percent households in the region and will provide individual houses rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) system which would be connected to the grid without having battery banks. Coastal Gujarat Power Ltd (CGPL) has joined hands with Tata Power Community Development Trust (TPCDT) for its ‘Suryoday’ project, aiming to provide universal rooftop solar […]

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Azure Power Raises $135 Mn via Debt Financing from IFC Consortium

The company will use these proceedings to finance approximately 200 MWs of it’s solar rooftop projects across the country. Indian solar power producer Azure Power has raised USD 135 million through debt financing from a consortium led by International Finance Corporation (IFC). The IFC led consortium also includes other lenders like FMO – the Dutch […]

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Radite Energy Wins 1.8 MW Rooftop Solar Project from Godrej & Boyce

This is the single biggest order the company has ever bagged in the rooftop division. In a significant development, Gurgaon based Radite Energy has secured 1.875 MW rooftop solar project from Godrej & Boyce for Delhi NCR and Gujarat regions in the country. This is the single biggest order the company has ever bagged in […]

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Bescom Eyes Solar Power to Meet Bengaluru’s Surging Demand

The city consumes more than 50 percent of the power generated in Karnataka and the demand is growing by the day. To meet the demand, which is surging sharply, the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (Bescom) has turned to tap solar energy in a big way. After the world’s largest solar plant in Pavagada was commissioned […]

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Milan Vihar Apartments First to Get Rooftop Solar Plant in Delhi

The plant, 140 KW capacity, was inaugurated by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind kejriwal, can generate electricity for around 400 flats of the society. To embark on the solar bandwagon, Milan Vihar Apartments of East Delhi’s IP Extension has successfully installed its own rooftop solar power plants. The installation makes it first group housing society in […]

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Radite Energy Bags 1.3 MW Rooftop Solar Project from Azure Power

As per the deal, the company will be responsible for the complete installation and commissioning (I&C) of the project.   In a significant development, Gurgaon based Radite Energy has bagged 1.3 MW rooftop solar project from Azure Power for Noida’s Gautam Buddha University. As per the deal, the company will be responsible for the complete […]

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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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Out of Cash, Gujarat Stops Paying Subsidies to Rooftop Solar Scheme Beneficiaries

The state government pays subsidies to beneficiaries in the range of Rs 10,000 to 20,000 against the total cost of installation of rooftop solar panels. The state has stopped the payment as it has not received the funds from the Centre’s budget grants of the current year. Gujarat Government has stopped the subsidies it used […]

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