Solar Energy

Indian’s Policy for Manufacturing Tech Products is Bit Complicated: V Kamath

We would love to make in India but the skill sets required and Indian’s policy for manufacturing technological products is bit complicated to be easily available. Also, our global production unit is getting expanded for the world market, so no plans in near future of manufacturing in India, says Vishwanath Kamath, Managing Director, Fronius India […]

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Fronius Hits New Milestone; Produces Over 1 Mn Snap Inverters

The company further added that “this summer we produced the millionth Fronius SnapINverter, and our next goal is – the second million.” Adding another feather in its cap, Austria-headquartered Fronius International GmbH has achieved a new milestone by producing more than 1 million Snap Inverters, globally. On this significant achievement, Fronius said in a statement […]

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Top 5 Fastest-Growing Solar Markets in Africa

The year 2018 was exceptionally good for Africa and 5 African markets drove the continent’s solar energy market. Last Year Africa showed good progress in its solar market growth which was primarily driven by five countries: Egypt, South Africa, Kenya, Namibia, and Ghana. The continent’s solar assets experienced a growth of over 1.8 GW in new solar […]

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India’s Safeguard Duty Move has Not Helped Much: Sudhir Aggarwal

India’s move to impose safeguard duty on import of solar cells and modules last year hasn’t helped domestic manufacturers much. While import of solar cells and modules from China have declined since the duty was implemented in July 2018, India still imported USD 1.9 billion worth of panels in the 11 months ended June 30, […]

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ITI Issues RfP for Procurement of Solar Energy From Bengaluru Grid via PPA

ITI Limited has issued an RfP to procure solar energy for one of its premises in Bengaluru through open access under a 3rd party PPA model. State-owned ITI Limited has issued a Request for Proposal (RfP), inviting bids from eligible bidders to procure solar energy for one of its premises in Bengaluru through open access […]

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SECI Successful in Awarding 922 MW in 2 GW CPSU Tender

SECI has successfully awarded projects worth 922 MW under its tender seeking SPDs for setting up of 2 GW solar power projects (Tranche-1) under CPSU-II The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has successfully awarded projects worth 922.4 MW under its tender seeking solar power developers for setting up of 2 GW solar power projects […]

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Modi Traces India’s Steps in Sustainability at UN

While addressing the UN climate summit on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterated that action taken so far is not enough. Prime Minister Narendra Modi counted the steps India has taken so far on sustainability in his address at the UN climate summit on Monday but added that what we have done already is far […]

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Modi at UN: India to Increase Non-Fossil Fuel Target to 450 GW

PM Modi further added that the current actions are inadequate and we need a behavioral shift in combating climate change. Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a big announcement at the UN Climate Summit about India doubling the share of non-fossil fuel capacity. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was warmly welcomed by US President Donald Trump just […]

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Hanwha Q Cells Opens 1.7GW Module facility in the US

Q cells, or Hanwha Q Cells as its known here, has opened a 1.7GW module manufacturing fab in the US. The South Korean firm, which operates in the top end of the market usually with more premium priced  offerings, picked Dalton, Georgia, for the fab unit. The US market, which is projected to add almost […]

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