solar PV plants

India’s Reservoirs Can Generate 280 GW Power via Floating Solar: TERI

India’s reservoirs have 18,000 sq. km of area with the potential to generate 280 GW of solar power through floating solar photovoltaics (FSPVs) plants, according to a new study by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), an energy and environment think tank. TERI’s new report titled ‘Floating Solar Photovoltaic (FSPV): A Third Pillar to Solar […]

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BHEL Wins EPC Orders Worth 800 Cr For Setting Up 2 Solar Plants

BHEL has won EPC contracts worth Rs 800 crore for setting up two solar PV power plants. Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), the country’s largest power equipment manufacturer, recently announced that it has won Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contracts worth Rs 800 crore for setting up two solar PV power plants. The two orders […]

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Punjab Policy on Net Metering for Grid Interactive Roof-Top Solar PV Power Plants

Scope and Application:- (1) This Policy shall apply to the distribution licensee and consumers of distribution licensee of the State of Punjab. (2) The eligible consumer may install the rooftop solar system under net metering arrangement which; (a) shall be within the permissible rated capacity as defined under this Policy. (b) shall be located in […]

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Investing Renewables Infesting Fossils

Renewable Energy Sector as a Future Investment Model With increasing technological advancements, renewable energies are having a significant impact. Renewable energy is becoming increasingly viable, a trend that could potentially be a game-changer for investors, particularly large scale, global investors. The International Energy Agency projected that renewable energy will continue to grow by 42 percent […]

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VINCI Energies Wins the Contract to Build Eight Solar PV Plants in Senegal

The full set of solar PV plants will generate enough power to cover the annual needs of 140,000 people and will avoid atmospheric CO2 emissions amounting to 18,919 tonnes per year, equivalent to the emissions of a car driven 135 million kilometres. VINCI Energies, via its brand dedicated to energy transition – Omexom, has been […]

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Enel starts construction of Peru’s largest solar PV plant

Enel, through its Peruvian renewable energy subsidiary Enel Green Power Peru (EGPP), has started the construction of Rubi, which will be the first solar PV plant to be built by the Group in Peru and, once completed, will be the country’s largest PV facility with an installed capacity of 180 MW. “The start of construction […]

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Georgia Power’s 1600MW of renewable energy mostly to be Solar PV

The Georgia Public Service Commission (GSPC) approved a deal between utility Georgia Power and organizations including Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) that will focus on expanding the utility’s commitment to renewable energy in its latest long-term plan. As per the deal, the Georgia Power is committed to develop and procure 1600 MW in the […]

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Solar Log smart meters for residential solar PV plants receives UL 2735 certification

Solar Data Systems, Inc. has announced that its Solar-Log line-up of smart meters for residential solar PV plants has received Underwriter Laboratories 2735 certification. Solar-Log line-up includes company’s photovoltaic monitoring technology with Aclara residential I-210+ utility meter (formerly GE). The product line-up which comes with UL 2735 certification include Solar-Log 350, 360 and 370 beside […]

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