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3 Firms Pitch for Equalisation Levy on Solar Equipment Supplies From SEZs

A group of three domestic solar energy firms has pitched for an equalisation levy on solar equipment supplies from SEZs for domestic use A group of three domestic solar energy firms has pitched for an equalisation levy on solar equipment supplies from special economic zones (SEZs) for domestic use, so as to bring them at […]

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Vikram Solar Signs MoU to set up 3 GW Manufacturing Facility in Tamil Nadu

Vikram Solar intends to set up a 3 GW solar manufacturing facility in Tamil Nadu, after it signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the state government. Kolkata-based solar energy module manufacturer and solutions provider – Vikram Solar has announced that it is planning to set up a 3-gigawatt (GW) solar manufacturing facility in Tamil Nadu, after it […]

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Top 10 Solar PV Module Suppliers in India for 2019

Here we take a look at the leading solar PV module supplier in India (utility-scale and rooftop projects) for the year 2019. Solar energy has become the leading resource for renewable energy expansion worldwide, and the case is similar in India. Where it now ranks ahead of wind energy, as the leading contributor to India’s […]

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Vikram Solar Commissions Rooftop Solar System on Tallest Building in Kolkata

Vikram Solar has commissioned a rooftop solar plant on top of the tallest skyscraper in Kolkata – ‘The 42’ residential building. Vikram Solar, one of India’s leading module manufacturers and comprehensive EPC solutions & rooftop solar provider, has announced that it has commissioned a rooftop solar project on top of the tallest skyscraper in Kolkata […]

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Solar Manufacturers Support Vocal-for-Local Program; Seek Level-Playing Field

The country’s leading solar photovoltaic (PV) manufacturers, including RenewSys, Vikram Solar and Webel Solar, have extended their support to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent call for Vocal-for-Local program. However, they sought level-playing field for all irrespective of the area within the country. By welcoming the government’s move, Avinash Hiranandani, Global CEO & Managing Director of […]

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500W Modules and Higher Efficiency, India Falling Behind

Some of the leading Chinese solar PV module manufacturers, which remain the undisputed global leaders of the solar modules and cells industry, have a new prestige product. Breaking the 500 W barrier for solar module output from a single panel. The latest in the list, with also the highest-rated module in the market, is JinkoSolar […]

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Vikram Solar Wins 300 MW Solar Project from NTPC

Vikram Solar, country’s one of the leading module manufacturers and an EPC & rooftop solar solutions provider, has bagged a 300 MW solar project from National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) under CPSU-II scheme. Kolkata-headquartered Vikram Solar has won this solar photovoltaic (PV) project under the reverse bidding auction at a price of Rs 1,750 […]

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Renewable Energy Gets A Curfew Pass For Lockdown, Gives Guarded Welcome

The notification by the MNRE (Ministry of New and Renewable Energy) that requested states to consider renewable energy as an essential service has come as a reassuring show of support for the sector. The MNRE notification, issued yesterday, told states to allow movement of material and personnel to ensure continuous renewable power generation. “Power generation […]

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The Perfect Storm 2020

Problems demanding solutions are piling up. How will India’s solar sector save 2020? Budget 2020, which carried the hopes of many leaders in the solar sector, has finally come and gone. Even as industry welcomed it with the usual platitudes of ‘good intent’, ‘long term planning’ and praise for the ‘higher allocation’ for renewable energy, […]

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