Solar India

India to cap over 20GW Solar Capacity by 2017

Presently, the solar power generation capacity of India has easily surpassed the estimated 5000MW and is likely to hit 9,000MW mark by the end of March. Tendering for solar project totalling a capacity of 15,177 MW has already been completed and a total capacity addition of 12,161 MW is expected during the financial year 2016-17, […]

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Australian Expertise in Rooftop Solar can aid India’s Renewable needs – Piyush Goyal

Recently, at the roundtable of ‘Renewable Energy Challenge for Grid Integration’, Power Minister Piyush Goyal pronounced “Australia’s rooftop solar expertise has to be looked into to transfer technology at affordable rates expanding renewable energy in India.” The minister said, “India can use Australian expertise in rooftop solar as almost a third of Australian homes in […]

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GMR Edifice 5MW Powered Solar Power Plant at Hyderabad Airport

GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd edifices a 5 MW solar power plant checking on the local demands of consumption. The solar plant set up will cost around Rs. 25 crore and has started generating around 25,000 units per day addressing the airport’s peak power demand during day time. SGK Kishore, Chief Executive Officer of GHAIL, said that […]

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Rourkela Steel Plant Develops 1MW Solar Plant

Inside the premises of Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), a unit of SAIL Ltd is known to have installed a 1 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) power generation unit, of Rs 6.68 crore. The framework, which is in the last phase of commissioning, is relied upon to produce minimum of 1.479 million units of solar energy per […]

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