Solar Energy

REINVEST 2020 Is Reimagined, MNRE Invites Bids for Virtual Event This Year

As we had reported earlier, the Reinvest 2020 event is set to go digital (virtual) this year, with the MNRE determined not to allow the Covid-19 pandemic to push the event any further. The event, which has struggled at times since its first edition in 2015, managing just one more event in 2018, is clearly […]

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Krannich Solar Joins Hand with Inverter-Brand SMA to Tap SE Asian Market

With an aim to tap the growing demand of South-East Asian market, one of the leading global distributors for photovoltaics (PV) Krannich Solar has collaborated with German manufacturer SMA Solar Technology to include SMA inverters in its portfolio. Kurt Krannich, the founder and owner of Krannich Solar, believes that strong growth is expected in the […]

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In China, a Mixed Bag of Results And News from Solar Majors in Q1

Close on the heels of a strong recovery in March this year, right after the worst of the Covid-19 imposed lockdowns in the country, major China-based firms have declared a mixed set of  news, guidance, and results. Bringing up the tough news was Sunpower, a manufacturer of cells and modules, which has idled its plants […]

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Duke Energy Renewables Brings Online 60 MW Solar Energy Facility

Duke Energy Renewables and Colorado Springs Utilities have announced the start of operation for a new solar energy facility, the 60 MW Palmer Solar project. Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, and Colorado Springs Utilities (Springs Utilities) have announced the start of operation for a new solar energy generating facility, the […]

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MNRE Cuts Tariff Ceiling by 70 Paise under CPSU Ph-II Solar Scheme

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has reduced the tariff ceiling by 70 paise to Rs 2.8 per unit from Rs 3.5 per unit earlier under the phase-II of the Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU) programme for developing 12 GW of capacity solar projects. Also, the government has increased the time period for the implementation […]

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Adani Green Energy Generation Capacity Rises to 2.5 GW in FY20

Adani Green Energy has announced that its power generation capacity saw a 30 percent rise, climbing up to 2,545 MW in FY 2019-20. Clean energy firm Adani Green Energy Ltd (AGEL) has announced that its power generation capacity saw a 30 percent rise, climbing up to 2,545 MW in FY 2019-20, while total electricity supplies jumped 14.5 percent […]

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Ecolog Signs MoU to Commercialize its Low Cost, Lightweight, Portable Solar Solution

Ecolog International, a leading provider of integrated solutions, has entered into a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Australia’s Centre for Organic Electronics at the University of Newcastle to commercialize its revolutionary low-cost, lightweight and highly portable solar energy solution. The company claimed that it’s Ecolog Energy Solution™ will disrupt the decentralized energy marketplace by […]

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REC Board Approves Incorporation of 7 SPVs for Evacuating Renewable Energy

The board members of India’s power sector lender REC Ltd have provided their consent for a proposal to incorporate 7 project-specific special purpose vehicles (SPVs). These SPVs will facilitate the evacuation of renewable energy from Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Rajasthan. REC said that “The board of directors of REC Ltd in its meeting held on March 25, 2020, inter-alia […]

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Indian IPP Renew Power Commits Rs 20 Cr in Fight against Coronavirus

ReNew Power, country’s largest renewable energy Independent Power Producer (IPP), on Wednesday said that it will support in India’s fight against the global pandemic. The Gurugram-headquartered company assured that it will contribute to the Central and State governments’ efforts to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country. Initially, the company has committed Rs 20 […]

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