Solar Photovoltaic

Rural Electrification- Another Feather in India’s Cap

After India took over driver’s seat and successfully parks the car of International Solar Alliance (ISA) Summit in March this year, Asia’s third largest economy continued its rollercoaster ride in April too, and once again scripted history by hitting the target of electrifying all villages ahead of the deadline. In 2014, when Narendra Modi chaired […]

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Global Solar Battery Charger Market to grow strong in 2017-27: Research and Markets Report

The increase in the segment is accredited to the high demand for solar photovoltaic consumer products and increasing use of electronic devices according to Research and Markets. World’s leading market research institution, Research and Markets report asserts a strong growth in the global solar battery charger market for the decade 2017-27. The increase in the […]

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MNRE Extends Commissioning Date of GST Affected Solar Projects

The extension to the project developers was provided by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), and other implementing agencies. After the frictions faced by multiple developers due to the imposition of Goods and Services Tax (GST) and other related issues, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has issued […]

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Viz-A-Viz with Damian Miller, CEO, Orb Energy

Q. Could you please tell our readers about Orb Energy and its journey? NP Ramesh and I were colleagues at Shell Solar for almost seven years. After Shell exited the solar market in 2006, we secured venture funding and started Orb Energy (Orb) in India. By the start of 2007 we had started full-fledged operations […]

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Haryana Sr Secondary Schools to Get Rooftop Solar Power Plants

In order to promote solar energy, solar photovoltaic power plants are being installed atop various other buildings also, he further said. In a new order by the Minister of State for Public Health Engineering, Banwari Lal, said that solar power plants would be installed on the rooftops of all senior secondary schools in Haryana. In […]

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Uttarakhand HC Rules Against Solar Power Panels on Fields

Under the Grid Interacted Rooftop and Small SPV (solar photovoltaic) Power Plant scheme, the Uttarakhand government is promoting the use of small-scale rooftop solar power plants in the state. The National Solar Mission of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy provides a subsidy of 30% to the applicants. In an order, the Uttarakhand high […]

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BHEL Gets EPC Orders Worth Over Rs 125 Cr to Set-up Solar PV Plants in Gujarat

The company has bagged the first order from Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Ltd (GACL) for setting up of a 20 MW SPV power plant. State-owned Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has won the two orders in Gujarat worth aggregating more than Rs 125 crore for setting up of Solar Photovoltaic (SPV) power plants on Engineering, Procurement […]

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Punjab Canal Solar Power Projects Have 1,500 MW Potential: Minister

The minister claimed that the canal-top solar photovoltaic projects have been designed in such a fashion that the canal banks are not touched for the safety of the canal and inhabitants in the vicinity of the canals. Punjab Power and Renewable Minister Gurpreet Singh Kanger stated that the state has a potential of more than […]

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World Saw Largest Rise in Renewable Energy Capacity in 2017: Report

Both energy demand and energy-related carbon dioxide emissions rose substantially for the first time in four years. In the power sector, the transition to renewables is underway but is progressing more slowly than is possible or desirable. The global power generating capacity has seen an exceptional rise in 2017 and the main source of the […]

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