Solar Capacity

India’s solar capacity to hit 20GW mark in next 15 months: Piyush Goyal

“India could not have completely focused on Making in India’ in the last three years as being in the nascent stage, its solar power sector needed technological and financial boost from abroad to rapidly expand its horizons,” The installed solar power capacity in India is expected to double from 10GW to 20GW in next 15 […]

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Solar Parks in India: Scope, Status, Achievement, and Challenges

India, with its large population and rapidly growing economy, needs access to clean, cheap and reliable sources of energy. The government with the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission has been promoting ecologically sustainable growth while addressing India’s energy security challenge. The Government of India’s ambitious plan to add 100 GW of solar capacity by 2022 […]

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Govt likely to announce incentives to boost manufacturing of solar panels

Government may announce inducements in the upcoming Budget to boost manufacturing of solar panels and achieve its objective of establishing 100 gigawatts of solar capacity by 2022. So far, solar t Finance minister Arun Jaitley may announce incentives, such as Viability Gap Funding (VGF) to help sprout manufacturing plants in the country and vow long-term […]

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Maharashtra, UP gets Tough Solar Targets for 2022

The MNRE has recently handed over red-letters to solar-friendly states underlining targets and deadline for renewable energy generation and absorption. The letter pronounces Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh into the challenging solar energy targets by 2022, asserting Maharashtra to increase 30 times solar capacity to its existing 378.7 MW generating 11,926 MW. UP also has a […]

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