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Maharashtra Leads In Providing Incentive Under The Rooftop Solar Program In 2023

The Union Minister for New & Renewable Energy and Power (MNRE) informed the parliament in a written reply to the renewable energy capacity in the country has increased by about 2.35 times in the last decade.  Among other details, the minister gives a state-wise detail of subsidies provided under various schemes to encourage new and […]

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3,595 Power Consumers In India Get Approval For Green Energy Open Access

Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy RK Singh, in his latest response before the Lok Sabha, said that as per government records, the Indian government approved the applications of 3,595 power consumers, allowing them to avail of green energy open access. The Ministry of Power in 2022 approved the Green Energy Open Access Rules, […]

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Charge Zone & MG Motor Partner to Boost EV Charging Network Across India

Automotive firm MG Motor India has joined hands with Charge Zone aiming at the expansion of EV charging network across India. Under the partnership forged by the two firms to set up EV charging network, Charge Zone and MG Motor will set up charging stations across prime locations on highways, cities as well as MG […]

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Haryana Releases Draft Solar Policy, Aims To Install 6GW RE Power

The Haryana New and Renewable Energy Department has published its latest draft Solar Policy 2023. It has asked the stakeholders concerned to submit their opinion on the same within the next one month. In the latest draft note, the state renewable department aimed to install a cumulative 6000 Megawatt (MW) by 2030 in Haryana.   The agency […]

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India’s Solar Module Manufacturing Capacity To Touch 60GW: Report

A latest report from rating agency ICRA claimed that Indian solar module manufacturing could rise up to 60 Gigawatt (GW) by 2025. This is in contrast to the country’s current capacity of around 37 GW. The boost in the local solar module, as per the report, is likely due to the increased backward integration of […]

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What is ailing the growth of solar irrigation in Bihar? 

Birender Singh is a 68-year-old farmer based at Azamgarh village in Sitamarhi district of Bihar. Buoyed by his interest in solar, he installed a 2HP, off-grid solar pump in 2016. It was installed under the state government’s Chief Minister New and Renewable Energy Solar Pump Scheme.  Singh was among the 2,771 farmers who received the subsidized solar pump under the […]

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Advertising, Brand Ambassadors, And Celebrities Emerge As the ABC Of Solar Marketing

Advertising, Brand Ambassadors, And Celebrities Emerge As the ABC Of Solar Marketing As India’s domestic solar manufacturing ramps up from an estimated 38 GW currently to over 100 GW by 2026, firms have realised the limits of doing business as usual. Counting on large government-backed projects, with exports as the icing on the cake when […]

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Shakti Pumps Bags First Solar Pump Order Under PM-KUSUM’s Component C

Shakti Pumps, one of the largest Indian solar pumping companies and a prominent player in the renewable energy sector, has announced the receipt of its inaugural commercial order under the PM-KUSUM scheme Component-C from Ajmer Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited for the total worth of INR 149.71 Crs. The win is a significant milestone as the […]

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Solar Feeders Promise To Fulfil Solar Targets in Agriculture

Radheshyam Singh is a marginal farmer from Noorsarai in the Nalanda district of Bihar. While a few farmers from the district have availed the benefits of off-grid solar pumps for irrigation in the past, Radheshyam and most of the farmers in the neighbourhood still depend on the grid. However, dependency on the grid for irrigation […]

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