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Bengaluru-Based Log 9 Materials Raises $3.5 mn in Series A Round

Log 9 Materials has secured USD 3.5 million in Series A funding, led by Sequoia India and Exfinity Venture Partners. Bengaluru-based startup Log 9 Materials has announced that it has secured USD 3.5 million in funding as a part of its Series A round, led by Sequoia India’s scale up programme Surge and Exfinity Venture […]

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Shell Acquires 20% Stake in Bengaluru-Based Orb Energy

Orb Energy has announced that Shell New Energies business has acquired a 20 percent stake in the firm in its latest funding round. Orb Energy, one of the leading providers of solar energy solutions in India, has announced that the Royal Dutch Shell’s New Energies business has acquired an almost 20 percent stake in the […]

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ITI Issues RfP for Procurement of Solar Energy From Bengaluru Grid via PPA

ITI Limited has issued an RfP to procure solar energy for one of its premises in Bengaluru through open access under a 3rd party PPA model. State-owned ITI Limited has issued a Request for Proposal (RfP), inviting bids from eligible bidders to procure solar energy for one of its premises in Bengaluru through open access […]

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Samsung’s Bengaluru R&D Centre Switches to Solar Energy

Through ‘energy wheeling’, the solar farm adds the required power to the state electricity grid and SRI-B in turn, receives an equal amount of power from the local electricity grid. Samsung’s R&D centre in Bengaluru (SRI-B) has switched to solar power to light up its campus situated in the country’s IT capital. The campus which […]

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BESCOM Floats Tender For 100 EV Charging Stations in Bengaluru

The last date of bid-submission is February 20, 2019. The Bangalore Electrical Supply Company (BESCOM) has recently issued a tender for setting up of 100 electric vehicle charging stations in Bengaluru. With this, it joins other neighbouring states which have started pushing out for EV charging in key cities, notably Hyderabad in Telangana. While the […]

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Bengaluru Commuters May Travel on Electric Buses in 5 Years

The authority has started an electric bus in 2014 on pilot bases but shut the service citing high costs. In a bid to reduce the environmental pollution caused by worn diesel buses, state’s Deputy Chief Minister, G. Parameshwara has affirmed that the authorities will discontinue the use of all diesel buses over the next five […]

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Bengaluru International Airport to Go Solar by 2020

Our aim is to make the airport 100% renewable-energy powered by 2020. We also plan to increase our consumption through on-site and off-site solar power purchase agreements By the year 2020, the Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) has signed up a target of running its Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) totally on solar power. The power demand per day […]

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Bescom Eyes Solar Power to Meet Bengaluru’s Surging Demand

The city consumes more than 50 percent of the power generated in Karnataka and the demand is growing by the day. To meet the demand, which is surging sharply, the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (Bescom) has turned to tap solar energy in a big way. After the world’s largest solar plant in Pavagada was commissioned […]

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Intersolar India is celebrating its 10th anniversary in Bengaluru – the Silicon Valley and technology hub of India

Solar developments in India grew exponentially in 2017. Further announcements and new market opportunities in the energy storage and electric mobility sector strengthen India to become an interesting and very promising market in the future. The state of Karnataka is one of the most flourishing Indian solar markets and the first Indian state to launch […]

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