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NISE Offering Programme on Prospects For Startups in Solar Sector

The programme will be held from June 10, 2019, to June 14, 2019, at the NISE campus and seats will be allotted on a first come first serve basis. The National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), an autonomous institute under the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), in line with the Startup India Initiative […]

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India Finally Investing More in Solar than Coal: IEA

Renewable energy investments in India are finally outpacing its expenditure on fossil fuel power generation says IEA The International Energy Agency (IEA) has revealed in a new report on worldwide energy investment that the world’s third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases after China and the United States, and home to more than one-sixth of humanity India […]

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SECI’s 250 MW Solar Auction Lowest Tariff Reaches ₹2.87/kWh in Maharashtra

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) successfully auctioned 250 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) power projects in Dondaicha Solar Park (Phase – I), located in Dhule district of Maharashtra. The Talettutayi Solar (Solar Arise) who quoted ₹2.87/kWh to develop 50 MW of solar PV power projects, emerged as the lowest (L1) bidder. Tata […]

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RenewSys India Launches Country’s First 6 BB Solar PV Cells

The high-efficiency 6BB cells with these improved designs, increase the module power output. RenewSys, India’s first integrated manufacturer of solar PV modules and its components – Encapsulants, Backsheets and Solar PV Cells, is the first Indian company to launch the production of six Bus Bar (6BB) Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Cells and modules. The 6BB cells, […]

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Vikram Solar’s Mono and Poly Modules Pass PV Reliability Tests

The company submitted its Somera monocrystalline and Eldora polycrystalline modules for accelerated stress testing and characterisation under PVEL LLC’s Product Qualification Program (PQP) 2019. Vikram Solar, one of India’s leading module manufacturers and prominent rooftop solar & EPC solutions provider, recently announced on the sidelines of Inter Solar EU 2019, successful PQP (Product Qualification Program) […]

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India’s Solar Powered IPO’s. Why Success Will Matter

Recent weeks have brought news of two IPO’s from firms in the sector. First is of course Sterling and Wilson’s plans for a billion dollar  IPO, with almost $650 million being the shares offered by key promoters Shapoorji Pallonji and Co and Chairman Khurshed Yazdi Daruvala for sale. The firm, which clocked a topline of […]

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Renewable Energy Output Exceeds Coal in US for the First Time

IEEFA says the renewable energy sector, which includes hydro, biomass, wind, solar, and geothermal energy, is expected to produce more electricity in the US than coal in both April and in May of this year. According to the EIA’s latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, coal-fired power plants only accounted for 20 percent of total U.S. electricity […]

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KERC Recommends Halting New Solar Tenders, Auctions in Karnataka

Karnataka which is India’s top state in terms of installed solar capacity has stopped the building of new solar energy projects. The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has written to the Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) regarding the procurement of solar power. According to the letter dated 7 March, the KERC reportedly has noted […]

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Maharashtra Sets Generic Tariff For Solar Projects at Rs 3.29/kWh

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has issued the generic tariff order for renewable energy projects for the current financial year (FY 2019-20). The latest order will apply for the period between April 1, 2019, and March 31, 2020. The commission has in its order set the generic tariff for utility-scale solar PV projects at […]

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