Solar News India

ET Energy Starts Construction of a 60.9MW Solar Power Project in Jordan

The 60.9 MW solar power installation is located 50Km north-east of Amman in Mafraq, Jordan, and will be one of the largest 1500VDC PV plants in Europe, the Middle East and Africa after completion. ET Solutions AG, a subsidiary of ET Energy, a global leading energy solutions provider, announced that it has started the construction […]

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Government unveils revised building code; includes norm for solar energy utilization and more

The salient features of the revised building code are norms for solar energy utilisation, inclusion of modern lighting technique including LED, updated provision on piped gas supply in houses and hospitals, solid waste management and rain water harvesting, besides high speed lifts for tall buildings. Builders can be made liable for the safety of the […]

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World Bank Loan for Rewa Solar Power Project

World Bank will provide 25% of the loan amount under its Clean Technology Fund to Rewa Solar Power Project at an interest rate of only 0.25%. The World Bank has agreed to provide loan to develop internal transmission arrangements for the upcoming Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Power Project in Madhya Pradesh. “The World Bank has […]

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Tata Power Solar Expands and Modernizes its Solar Module Manufacturing Facility

The expansion and modernization of its manufacturing facility will increase solar module capacity by 100% and cell capacity by 65% to cater to increasing demand for high quality solar panels. Keeping up with Government of India’s progressive ‘Make in India’ plan of domestic production with enhanced efficiency of a solar cells and solar modules, Tata […]

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Nashik District Gets First Solar Powered Water Pump

The use of Solar Powered Water Pump has helped the Farmers from Khedgaon village solve the issue of power disruptions. The Khedgaon village of Dindori taluka in Nashik district has become the first in the state to get Solar Powered Water Pump systems under the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) scheme. Altogether, 23 […]

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India’s Solar Capacity Grows Over 3 Folds to 10,000 Megawatt in Three Years

India has crossed 10 GW of Solar power capacity, which is more than 3 times increase in less than 3 years. India’s solar power generation capacity has crossed 10,000 megawatt (MW), a more than three-time jump in less than three years as government pushes for renewable energy sources to meet galloping demand. The milestone came […]

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Make solar power generation easier, fix net meter flaws, officials told

Officials at Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam have been directed to ensure solar power generation easier and fix the net metering flaws. The Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN), in an effort to ratchet up solar power generation, will take steps to make net meters easily available in the city. Sudhir Chabbra, Chief Engineer (commercial), […]

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Price of Solar Power May Fall Further in FY18

In the last few months, solar power costs had hit a low of Rs 3.30 per unit and might fall further in FY18. Solar power generation costs are set to dip further during third and fourth quarter of 2017-18, helped by expected softening of interest rates and a drop in solar panel prices due to […]

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NEC Energy Solutions To Build And Operate 50 MW Of Grid Energy Storage Facilities For VLC Energy in UK

NEC Energy Solutions will provide turnkey EPC and O&M services which includes its GSS grid storage solution, installation and commissioning, and ten years of operations and maintenance services for each project. NEC Energy Solutions, Inc. has announced that it has signed a contract to build and operate a total of 50 MW of energy storage […]

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