solar in India

India Adds 1 GW Of New Renewable Capacities In April 2024

The latest data from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) said that India added a total of 1.1 GW of new renewable energy capacities in April 2024. This was propelled by the surge in the additions of solar and wind energy capacities. With the additions of new solar and wind capacities, India’s total […]

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Solis Hits 4 GW Milestone In India

In 2015, Solis India embarked on its journey within the Indian solar power sector, emerging as a Tier 1 global inverter brand by BNEF. During this time, the exclusively string inverter firm has been a standout success story, benefiting both from a growing solar market in India as well as its own strategy focused on […]

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Sunsure Energy Pockets 4.5 MWp Solar Project From Allana Group For UP Plant

Mumbai-based Allana Group, a global leader in manufacture & export of various food and consumer products including Frozen & Chilled Halal Meat has signed a 4.5 MWp open access solar PPA with Sunsure Energy, a  leading renewable power developers. Through the PPA, Allana Group will be able to offset a significant part of the total […]

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As Solar Spreads Out, Marketing Makes an Entrance

Just over 30 months ago, SaurEnergy did a feature on rooftop solar, “Residential Solar. Market Yes, But Marketing?” That story, in our April 2020 issue talked about the potential in the rooftop solar category, albeit, residential. But there was almost complete lack of formal marketing tactics from firms to attract customers. The few firms with […]

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Key Policy Challenges To a Thriving C&I Market for Solar In India

The Solar Energy sector has emerged as a potential green technology to address climate change issues by reducing dependence on conventional fossil fuel-based energy. India has a target to install 100 GW of solar energy capacity with a commitment to increase the renewable sources-based energy capacity to 175 GW by 2022. Under this, 40 GW […]

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Solar the Star For Attracting Investments in India’s Energy Sector

By Vishal Yadav A suitable geographic terrain, supportive Government policies, future energy demand, and environmental concerns have placed growth as well as momentum behind solar energy in India. Rising population, an emerging economy with exponential growth ambitions, and urbanization are some factors contributing to India’s increasing energy demand. According to a report by the International […]

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Indian Electricity Sector on Cusp of a Solar Powered Revolution: IEA

Solar power is set for explosive growth in India, matching coal’s share in the Indian power generation mix within two decades. According to the latest International Energy Agency (IEA) report, solar power is set for explosive growth in India, matching coal’s share in the Indian power generation mix within two decades in the STEPS – […]

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5 Reasons The Pre-bid Meeting for the Leh-Kargil 7.5 GW Tender is Critical

On February 18th this month, interested bidders will be meeting at New Delhi, for answers to their queries and to give their own feedback on SECI’s massive 7.5 GW solar tender for Leh and Kargil in J&K. Here’s why this meeting could provide some clues to the next phase of solar in India. The idea […]

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