Solar Power Industry

Incentives For Emerging Technologies like EVs, Green Hydrogen Must Be Considered

Headquartered in Jaipur, EPC firm Vareyn Solar has so far completed over 9 MW of turnkey solar projects and more than 16 MW of O&M projects. It has also liaisoned with the government on projects exceeding 17 MW of capacity. Ishan Chaturvedi, Co Founder & Director, Vareyn Solar speaks to Saur Energy International about how […]

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Assam Gets Its First Utility Scale Solar Plant

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has launched a 25 MW solar power project in Lalpul at Udalguri district. Built at a cost of Rs 300 crore, the plant will benefit 65,000 villagers. The project was established on ‘build, own, operate’ model under Assam Solar Energy Policy 2017. Addressing the villagers and the guests on the […]

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Viz-A-Viz with Kapil Maheshwari, CEO, Hinduja Renewables Energy Pvt Ltd

Q. To begin with, how do you see your journey with Renewables Industry? I started my journey in Renewables Energy from the days of completing my masters from IIT, Bombay. Since then I am part of this industry in geographies like US, Germany and India. Started my journey as Design Engineer in RE Industry and […]

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Domestic Solar Power Industry

Solar tariffs in India saw the lowest ever level of Rs.2.44 per unit in reverse auctions carried out by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) in May 2017 for 200 MW and again twice in July, 2018, for 600 MW in each instance.  As per the final findings dated 16th July, 2018, in the investigations […]

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How India can Achieve Its Ambitious Renewable Energy Goals

India is one of the countries in the world which is blessed with more than 300 days of sunshine in a year and is aggressive towards becoming a solar superpower. The country is currently in process to meet its renewable energy goals. In 2010, the country launched National Solar Mission and made an ambitious target […]

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Solar Power Industry Welcomes Govt Move to Set Drone Regulations

According to industry experts say drones, of which usage by civilians was restricted by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in 2014, help reduce O&M cost and increase productivity of large solar plants in a significant way. The solar power industry, mainly firms involved in the operation & maintenance (O&M) of solar plants, have […]

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Solar Power Industry in Florida Gaining Momentum But Under Threat

With more than 97,000 solar-powered homes, nearly 500 solar companies and more than 8,000 solar jobs, Florida has gained momentum in this industry. Solar power industry in Florida is rapidly gaining momentum, according to data from the Solar Energy Industry Association. But an impending trade policy decision on President Donald Trump’s desk could bring it […]

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INDIA Marches Ahead

As 2017 comes to an end, it is worth taking a holistic look at the Indian solar market to analyze key trends, challenges and outlook. By many accounts, the Indian solar power industry is on a roll. According to a report released by consulting firm Bridge to India, India is expected to reach an installed […]

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