SECI signs PPA with Five utilities in Karnataka for 1GW solar power project, issues NIT for 5MW project in Telangana

Five utilities Karnataka have signed power purchase agreements (PPA) with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for 1GW of solar power project. According to recent reports Karnataka is facing one of the worst power crises in the last two decades. Solar Energy Corporation of India has also issued a notice of interest (NIT) for Design, […]

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Tamil Nadu to produce 3,000 MW of power in next three years through solar rooftop

Tamil Nadu is planning to produce 3,000 MW of power in next three years through solar rooftop and develop green villages. Speaking on the sideline of 15th edition of CII Green Power 2016 P Thangamani, Minister for Electricity, Prohibition and Excise said that the state has developed a vision to become a global leader in […]

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NISE organizing One Day Workshop for Start-ups in Solar Energy Technologies on 12th July

National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) to facilitate the Research & Development, Testing, Certification, Skill Development activities in the field of Solar Energy Technologies. NISE supports the ministry in execution of prestigious Jawahar Lal Nehru National Solar Mission. The Institute is committed to the development and demonstration of solar energy related technologies and its applications […]

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World Bank announces to provide more than $1 billion for India’s solar project

The World Bank Group has signed an agreement with India led International Solar Alliance (ISA) to work together on increasing solar energy use around the world, with the goal of mobilizing $1 trillion in investments by 2030. The agreement was signed in the presence of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy minister Piyush […]

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MNRE collaborates with KfW for floating solar projects in Maharashtra and Kerala

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) in collaboration with Germany-based development bank KfW to set up two floating solar PV plants in the Maharashtra and Kerala. MNRE recently conducted a study to assess the potential of floating solar power in the country. Both the plants are estimated to cost around USD 46.15 million. “The KfW-funded […]

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KfW and IREDA signs 6th Line of Credit (LoC) for € 20 million

KfW Development Bank and Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd. (IREDA) have signed € 20 million Loan Agreement to be utilized by IREDA for “Access to Energy” by financing Renewable Energy projects in India. The 6th Line of Credit (LoC) signed between KfW and IREDA is on standalone basis without sovereign guarantee from Government of […]

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Solar Ware Samurai 1500VDC photovoltaic inverter achieves UL 1741 safety certification

Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corporation (TMEIC) has announced that its Solar Ware Samurai 1500VDC photovoltaic inverter has achieved a UL 1741 safety certification. The new inverter is the latest addition to TMEIC’s portfolio of PV utility scale solar inverters for industrial markets. The company in a statement said that its Solar Ware inverters offer the […]

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NTPC invites bids for 18MW solar PV project in Andaman and Nicobar

India’s largest utility NTPC has invited bids for 18MW grid-connected solar PV project in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The 18MW project at Chidiyatapu in South Andaman, A&N Islands will be awarded via a reverse auction, domestic competitive bidding process. Bidder shall provide comprehensive operation & maintenance of the plant for a period of five […]

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