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MNRE Prepares Draft for Solar Pump Specifications & Testing Procedure

The Ministry has prepared the draft for solar pump specifications and testing procedure, for which comments or suggestions can be submitted latest by March 12, 2018. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has prepared the draft for solar pump specifications and testing procedure, for which comments or suggestions can be submitted latest by […]

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Solar Power Boosts Agricultural Efficiency By 60%, Proves German Project

The outcome of the project turned out to be a huge success as it proved that combining solar power with agriculture increases efficiency by up to 60 percent. Has solar power really boost agricultural production and efficiency of land use? The question has remained in news for a long time. Finally, Germany actually took the […]

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Solar Pump Technology Use in India, MIT Researchers Release Evaluation Report

Researchers evaluate a range of solar pump technologies and business models available in India for irrigation and salt mining Groundwater pumps are a critical technology in India, especially for small-scale farmers who depend on them for irrigating crops during dry seasons. With the lack of a reliable electrical grid connection, and the high price and […]

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Grundfos ‘Smart Solarz’ Solar Pump

Product Brief: Grundfos Pumps India Private Limited has launched ‘Smart Solarz’, a solar pump for domestic use. This solar-powered, intelligent, environment-friendly and energy-efficient solar pump ‘Smart Solarz’ was conceptualized, designed and manufactured in India. Smart Solarz is a product designed to cater to the specific needs of the Indian consumers. Product Feature: The Grundfos Smart […]

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Solar Irrigating: Farmers not only selling excess power but also saving ground water

Solar Pump Irrigators’ Cooperative Enterprise (SPICE), which began operating in May 2016, not only made a switch from diesel to solar pumps but also adopted net metering – selling excess power to the local electricity utility. Phodabhai Parmar, a 72-year-old farmer, sits on a charpai sipping tea as solar panels gleam in the fields behind […]

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Gujarat Solar Energy Policy

Gujarat Solar Energy Policy Updates 2017 The 50 percent cap of the approved load or contracted demand by small residential rooftop owners has been removed by the government of Gujarat enabling the residential consumers to install rooftop solar systems of any capacity of their own. The order came in effect from April 13, 2017. The […]

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Panchayats asked to setup solar pump sets and divert money saved for other developmental activities

P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju, Union Civil Aviation Minister at the inauguration of solar pump sets asked panchayats to setup solar pump and use money saved on power consumption for other developmental activities. Gajapathi Raju on Sunday inaugurated solar pump sets that were established under Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) at Duppada village […]

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