Solar Energy

Tender Floated for Off-Grid Solar Power Supply to LED Pathway Lights for Indian Navy

State-owned Military Engineer Services (MES), which provides an infrastructure for armed forces, has invited bids for the supply of distributed solar energy to LED pathway lights. The scope of work includes the provisioning of off-grid solar electric supply to LED pathway lights at Nofra under GE Gomantak Vasco. The start date and time for downloading […]

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NALCO Tenders for Room Construction for Rooftop Solar Batteries in Damanjodi

State-owned National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) has floated a tender for the construction of room for batteries of rooftop solar units at the premises of its D.M. plant in S.P.P, NALCO, Damanjodi in Odisha. The scope of work includes the construction of room for batteries of rooftop solar units; dismantling of PCC, RCC and tar […]

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Top 10 Rooftop Solar States by Installed Capacity in India

India has set one of the world’s most ambitious targets of 175 gigawatts (GW) for renewable energy capacity addition by 2022, including 100 GW for solar, 60 GW for wind, 10 GW for bioenergy and 5 GW for small hydro-power. Out of the solar’s 100 GW capacity, 40 GW will come from rooftop solar and […]

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CREDA Reschedules Pre-Bid Meet for 20MW Rooftop Solar Tender

In line with the government’s directive to ensure social distancing norms amid coronavirus crisis, state nodal agency Chhattisgarh State Renewable Energy Development Agency (CREDA) has rescheduled the pre-bid meeting for its 20 MW tender for grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems under Resco model. Now, the new date and time for the pre-bid meeting is […]

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Ashish Khanna, MD & CEO, Tata Power Solar on Workforce Development

A skilled workforce is a crucial element that contributes to a vibrant industry, something that is true for the renewable energy industry in the country too. Lack of skilled manpower has been identified as one of the most prominent challenges for the sector. So workforce development is an essential and ongoing process for any organization […]

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B’desh Unveils $218.7Mn Green Transformation Fund to Offer Easy Financing for Solar Developers 

With an aim to make financing easily available post-coronavirus, Bangladesh has introduced a USD 218.7 million (EUR 200 million) Green Transformation Fund (GTF) so that soft loans can be provided to solar developers, other environment-friendly products and importers of Eurozone’s energy efficiency components. Moreover, the fund issued is in addition to its existing USD 200 […]

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Top 10 Issues in Module Mounting Structures in India

Nowadays, solar power is among the cheapest sources of renewable energy available globally. However, there are various factors that are considered at the time of cost optimization of a solar power plant and module mounting structure (MMS) is also among them. In order to successfully run a solar power plant, good quality of mounting structure […]

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Switzerland Offers Rebate to Lift Solar Market amid Pandemic

With an aim to save the solar photovoltaic (PV) market from ongoing slum caused by coronavirus crisis, Switzerland offered another USD 47 million financial support through rebates. Through such initiatives, the Central European country is planning to lift the PV market, especially residential and commercial rooftop solar. This is significant as, after hydropower and nuclear power, […]

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SINN Power Builds World’s 1st Floating Ocean Hybrid Platform

With an aim to further expand footprints, Germany based SINN Power has invited solar panel manufacturers to demonstrate and test their photovoltaic (PV) modules on a floating platform in Iraklio, Greece. The company’s motive behind the move is to internationalise its ocean hybrid platform as a complete off-grid energy solution to provide renewable energy to […]

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