Solar Energy

“Land is governed not only by ownership but also by the nature of ownership on record and on the ground”

When it comes to renewable projects in India, one of most critical yet underestimated aspects remains land acquisition. Always a sensitive issue in the country, land acquisition for renewable projects can be a really tricky issue for many developers, leading to long, and expensive  project delays. While local land aggregation firms and individuals have always […]

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Kochi Metro gets 51% of its Power Supply from Solar Installations

Kochi Metro Rail Ltd (KMPL) has commissioned a 1.8 MW solar power plant at its coach depot in Muttom. Post commissioning, Kochi Metro has announced that the power is helping the metro operator to meet 51% of its total power requirements from solar energy. Fallow land near the Muttom depot has been utilized for solar […]

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Jinko Solar Lays Claim As First To Deliver 100GW Solar Panels

One of the world’s leading solar module manufacturers, Jinko Solar has announced that it has delivered 100GW of solar modules globally thereby becoming the first company in history to achieve this milestone. It claims that one out of every ten solar modules installed in the world is  produced by Jinko Solar. The official statement reads […]

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Altus Power Signs $600 M Deal with Trammell Crow for Rooftop Solar

Solar power developer Altus Power has signed a deal with commercial real-estate player Trammell Crow Co., under which Altus will install solar panels on 35 million square feet of industrial property in the United States. This is the biggest partnership forged by Altus since its inception in 2009, says the company. Lars Norell, Co-Chief Executive […]

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Bulgaria May Add 4.9 GW of Renewable Energy by 2031

According to a draft plan created by the Electricity System Operator (ESO), the transmission authority of Bulgaria, the country is expected to see an increase of 5.9 GW in the overall national power capacity by 2031. Out of this, 4.9 GW is expected to come from renewable sources. The ESO document says that the total […]

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Milky Mist Dairy commissions 7 MW solar power plant in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu-based dairy products manufacturer Milky Mist Dairy has commissioned a 7 MW solar power plant at Kavilipalayam village in the city of Erode on March 21, seeking to itself as the forerunner in environmental sustainability. Milky Mist, with an annual turnover of Rs 1,100 crore, has embarked on switching over to renewable green energy […]

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SECI Appoints Sanjay Sharma as Director- Solar

Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd (SECI) has appointed Sanjay Sharma as Director – Solar. He has been elevated from his previous position of Executive Director – Solar in the same organization for a period of 5 years. Sanjay Sharma has an experience of more than 33 years in the power sector. Before joining SECI […]

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BMRCL to Run Metro Trains on Solar Power

Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) is mulling over harnessing solar power to run metro rail services. BMRCL is formulating plans for the installation of solar panels in all metro stations that will be built in phase 2, 2A and 2B. The upcoming phases of the BMRCL are expected to be implemented by 2023. BMRCL says […]

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BHEL Floats Inverter Transformers Tender for Raghanesda Solar Park Phase II

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has issued a tender for the development of ONAN type, 8.8 MVA & 6.4 MVA, 33kV/690V-690V, 3-phase, 3-winding, inverter duty transformers for Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited’s (GSECL) 100MW Phase-II Raghanesda solar PV project. This details concerning the technical specifications, supply conditions, erection and commissioning and post-commissioning requirements for the project are […]

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