Solar PV

Hope for Micro Grids

While perennial sinking prices of renewable energy systems, integrating technologies such as photovoltaic rooftop systems and solar farms into regional grids will require energy storage in the form of batteries and other technologies for load continuity. Currently, about 1.2 billion people in emerging economies lack access to electrical power. The World Bank report claims that […]

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Secondary Solar Market in India

with the rise of the solar market, there has been a constant pressure on Indian developers to churn their capital.  To minimize the pressure the developers are laying the foundation for the advent of the secondary market for solar assets by shopping their rapidly growing solar projects to prospective investors. The merger and acquisition (M&A) […]

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SOVA SOLAR Gripping the mainstream of Indian Solar Industry

“ To take our manufacturing excellence to the next level we have completely automated our manufacturing facility in January. This will help us to provide world-class PV modules within a reduced timeline and higher efficiency. We aim to achieve 1 GW manufacturing capacity by 2018. The company has also announced new international EPC venture in […]

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VIZ-A-VIZ with Alex Au, CTO, NEXTracker

“While India tenders for storage + PV projects are beginning to take root after a year or so of fits and starts, NEXTracker has been building a solid foundation of brain power and boots on the ground staff in our Hyderabad office from design engineers, product and project managers. We look forward to enhancing India’s […]

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VIZ-A-VIZ with Shyam M. Gupta, Project Manager – Saurya EnerTech

“Outsourcing of manpower and other sources might prove costly in case of O&M so it may be good option to take local help for this work. In some cases, if the O&M cost is going high by influences of local unions/demand wages. These all issues may be sorted out in local Gram Panchayats/Local courts by […]

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Duke Energy Florida Brings Solar Power Plant Online

The 17 acre facility in Osceola County is providing customers with nearly 4 megawatts of carbon-free solar energy. Nearly 15,000 solar panels soaking up the sun in Osceola County are now providing clean, renewable energy to Duke Energy customers in Florida. The new Duke Energy owned and operated Osceola Solar Facility is about the size of 13 football […]

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Meham Sugar Mills Tenders 20 MW Solar Power Project in Haryana

The tender for 20 MW Solar Power Project will include construction, commissioning, and operation and maintenance. Meham Sugar Mills has tendered a 20 MW solar power project to be developed on a build, own, operate and transfer basis. The co-operative sugar mill will provide 80 acres of land on lease for 25 years to develop […]

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Aquila Capital Completes Divestment of Second Solar PV Project in Japan

The 38.4 MWp solar PV plant is Aquila Capital’s second project in Japan and establishes company’s presence in the island nation. Aquila Capital has completed the development of a solar PV project in Japan with an installed capacity of 38.4 MWp and has sold it to a local institutional investor. Aquila Capital additionally will manage […]

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Vikram Solar Commissions 10 MWp Solar Power Plant in Andhra Pradesh

The 10 MWp solar power plant has been built on 67 acres of area and has used Poly-crystalline non-DCR high efficiency modules to ensure maximum yield and performance consistency. Vikram Solar, the globally acclaimed EPC solutions provider and PV module manufacturer, successfully commissioned a 10 MWp capacity solar plant in Andhra Pradesh. The project has […]

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