India Expects To Add Almost 10 GW of Solar Power Capacity in 2017

Mercom Capital Group expects over 9,000 megawatts of utility-scale and almost 800 megawatts of rooftop solar power capacity to be added in 2017. The Indian solar power market is expected to see another record capacity addition this year as several large-scale power projects are lined up for commissioning. According to India-based consultancy Mercom Capital Group, […]

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Telangana to Double its Solar Power Generation Capacity

Telangana government has announced an ambitious target to double solar power 1600 MW in 2017 to around 3400 MW by next year. Telangana government expects to double its solar power generation capacity of the state from 1600 MW in 2017 to around 3400 MW by next year. “Our solar generation capacity will be double in […]

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India’s Solar Energy Capacity Grows by Record 5525 MW

The latest figures provided by MNRE shows that India has gained a tremendous growth in solar energy capacity by a record 5525.98 MW. According to the latest figures provided by the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE), the FY 2016-17 saw India’s solar energy capacity grow by a record 5525.98 MW, while India had […]

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Telangana Mulls Setting up Solar Power Generation System atop Water Bodies

A French company is in negotiation with the Telangana government to set up solar power generation system atop water bodies. Telangana government is planning to set up solar power generation system on water bodies, special chief secretary of the state energy department, Ajay Mishra said. “A proposal has come to the department regarding producing solar […]

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ReNew Power Raises $475 Million at Cheaper Cost

The green bonds yielded 6% at the close of subscription and have helped ReNew Power raise $475 Million. ReNew Power Ventures has raised $475 million by selling green bonds to overseas investors as the solar and wind energy producer plans to refinance debt. The bond yielded 6% at the close of subscription on Monday. The […]

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Telangana Aims at Top Spot in Solar Power Generation

The state of Telangana aims for top position in Solar Power Generation State Power Minister G Jagadish Reddy has said that Telangana stands at second rank in solar power generation, and is expected to reach the top spot in another six months. In his reply to a query in the Legislative Assembly, G Jagadish Reddy […]

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Gujarat’s Position Trips to Third in Solar Power Generation Capacity

After losing its top rank to Rajasthan last year, Gujarat has now slipped further to end at third position in commissioned solar power capacity. Rapid capacity addition by Tamil Nadu helped the state to topple both Rajasthan and Gujarat from their respective top ranks. According to the MNRE, Tamil Nadu has topped the list with […]

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