solar pumps

Gautam Solar Installs Solar Pumps at 1000 Different Locations for Farmers in Haryana

To reduce farmers’ reliance on diesel-based generators and make it easier for them to access electricity, Gautam Solar, one of India’s leading solar manufacturers, has installed solar pumps of 10 HP capacity at 1000 different locations in Haryana under the Pradhan Mantri Kusum Yojana. The government has set a target of installing 15,000 standalone solar […]

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Infineon to Foster Local Entrepreneurship in Green Agriculture

In collaboration with Startup India on Motor Drive Design Challenge for solar pumps Infineon Technologies, a world leader in semiconductors, today announced the commencement of its ‘Infineon Solar Pump Motor Drive Challenge 2021′ initiative to encourage affordable and reliable solar powered irrigation systems for farmers – design and manufactured locally. Organized in collaboration with Startup […]

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MP set up Highest Number of Solar Pumps Under GKRA Scheme

Madhya Pradesh set up the highest number of solar pumps under the PM Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan, per state Renewable Energy Minister Madhya Pradesh has set up the highest number of solar pumps in the country under the PM Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan, state New and Renewable Energy Minister Hardeep Singh Dang has said.  “A total of 3,224 solar […]

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EESL Tenders for Off-Grid Solar Pumps Under Component B of KUSUM Scheme

EESL has issued a tender for the installation off-grid solar water pumps in selected states of India under component B of the PM KUSUM scheme. Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a JV of PSUs of the Ministry of Power, has issued a tender for the supply and commissioning of off-grid solar PV water pumping systems […]

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MNRE Seeks Comments on Draft Tender for Component-B of KUSUM Scheme

MNRE has requested comments on the draft tender prepared by EESL for the installation of standalone solar pumps under component-B of KUSUM. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is implementing the PM-Kisan Urja Suraksha Evam Utthan Mahabhiyan (KUSUM) scheme under which standalone solar pumps are being installed with government financial support. During FY […]

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The Plan is to Power the Entire Agriculture Sector With Solar: RK Singh at RE-Invest

India’s plan is to rapidly take forward the idea of solarising its agriculture sector, and not just stop at solar pumps but cover the entire value chain. Agro-PV offers an opportunity to enable the achievement of both sustainable agriculture and clean energy transitions. Decentralised and distributed renewable energy solutions including solar-powered irrigation can significantly contribute […]

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MNRE Scales up PM-KUSUM Scheme to Achieve Enhanced Solar Targets

MNRE has received sanction from the president for scale-up and expansion of the PM-KUSUM scheme to achieve an enhanced solar capacity of 30.8 GW by 2022 The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced that in continuation of its order from March 2019, regarding the approval of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha […]

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Non China Solar Brands Eye Opportunities

As the focus shifts to alternatives to made in China brands, domestic as well as other international brands sense an opportunity to grow faster in the Indian market Solar has been one of those few sectors where we can be proud of our achievements, thanks to special attention it received from the government. But even […]

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MNRE Invites EOI for Installation of Innovative Solar Pumps

MNRE has invited expression of interest (EOI) for the installation of innovative solar pumps for the promotion of innovative solar pump technologies The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) had issued Guidelines for promoting innovative solar pumps in June this year. And the Ministry has now invited innovators/ manufacturers/ service providers to submit an […]

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