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APERC Go Ahead For AP Discoms Purchase of 7 GW Solar Power from SECI

According to a recent notification, the Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has granted Andhra Pradesh distribution companies (DISCOMs) approval of their proposal to procure 7000 MW solar energy in three tranches from the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), permitting them to enter into tripartite power sale agreement (PSA) subject to the determination of […]

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Pradeep Kumar’s Solar Trolley For Farmers Seeds A Successful Business

For Pradeep Kumar, who hails from a farming family in Haryana, becoming an entrepreneur in the solar business was always a plan, but he never imagined the shape it finally took. Starting in 2009 with a simple installation business focused on solar panels at farms to run water pumps and more, Pradeep realised that panel […]

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Developers, Indian Government May Need To Discuss Solar’s Perfect Storm Soon

As China moves with rolling power cuts and energy cutbacks to industries across key provinces, provinces like Jiangsu, which host some of the largest solar manufacturers, have been included in the cutbacks. The power cuts have been necessitated by a coal shortage/high cost coal, rising gas prices, a push for controlling overall emissions and more, […]

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Jharkhand CM Makes Case for Ghar Ghar Mein Solar

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Friday called on common people to generate solar power in their backyards and promised subsidy for setting up the plants for which a new scheme will be launched. He promised that the surplus power will be bought by the state government which will also help people generate additional income. […]

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VP Naidu Urges States to Mandate Solar Power Installation

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday appealed to all states and local bodies to make solar rooftop plants, solar water heaters and rainwater harvesting mandatory for large buildings and government organizations while adopting model building by-laws. He further called upon large institutions and public sector organisations to strive towards sustainability in their operations by using […]

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GESCL Floats 35 MW/57 MWh Solar+Storage EPC Tender

The Gujarat State Corporation Limited (GESCL) has issued a Request for Proposal (RfP) to appoint contractors for the design, engineering, installation, construction, commissioning & operation and maintenance of a 35 MW (AC) solar PV grid-connected power plant along with a minimum 57 MWH battery energy storage system, with 12 years O&M, at its Kutch Lignite Thermal Power […]

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Govt. Confirms Solar Imports Down To $571 million in 2020-21

Yesterday, the Union Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister Raj Kumar Singh while addressing the Lok Sabha announced that India’s solar cells and modules imports fell to $571.65 million in the last financial year (FY20-21) from $2.16 billion and $1.68 billion in FY18-19 and FY19-20, respectively. Till July end, India had imposed tariff and […]

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Tata Cleantech Report On The Indian Renewable Open Access Landscape

A joint venture between Tata Capital Limited and International Finance Corporation (World Bank Group), Tata Cleantech Capital Ltd (TCCL), has made a report on the market trends and state comparatives of Indian Renewable Open Access.  Globally, commercial and industrial (C&I) consumers, or corporates, account for 64% of the total electricity consumption. Under open access electricity […]

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The 7-Point Checklist Before You Finalize Your Rooftop Solar System

Solar power is still considered new in India. It was in 2010 when Government of India launched National Solar Mission (NSM) as a key initiatives with an aim to promote sustainable ecological growth while solving for country’s energy security. From 1.2 GW in 2012 to 40 GW in 2021, Solar Energy in India today is […]

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