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UP Wants Solar Power Companies to Lower Power Tariffs

The solar power developers have received pro-forma of a letter from the UP Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) that wants them to sign by which they would voluntarily agree to lower solar tariffs. Following a steep fall in solar tariffs in the last two years, Uttar Pradesh is pressuring solar power project developers to cut rates […]

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State distribution companies (discoms) are biggest obstacle on open access for solar power

Open access (OA) was one of the main components of the Electricity Act (2003), introduced in an effort to attract private investment in the electricity generation sector, thereby encouraging competition. There is an increasing opportunity to innovate in solar markets in India thanks to the rapidly declining price of photovoltaics (PV). While large-scale ground-mounted solar […]

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Government will soon issue quality order on purchase of solar modules by power companies: Piyush Goyal

Will give six to nine month time to solar module and cell manufacturers to improve their manufacturing before coming up with a similar quality order Power, coal, renewable energy and mines minister Piyush Goyal recently said that the government will soon issue a quality order on purchase of solar modules by power companies. The minister […]

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Tata Power to Develop 15 MW Solar Plant in Jharkhand for Tata Steel

Tata Power has announced that TP Saurya Limited has signed a PPA with Tata Steel Limited (TSL) to develop a 15 MW solar project in Jharkhand. Tata Power, one of India’s largest integrated power companies, has announced that TP Saurya Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power Company Limited, has signed a Power Purchase Agreement […]

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JinkoSolar 1st Solar Firm to Sign Global Framework Principles for Decarbonizing Heavy Industry

JinkoSolar has announced that it is the first international solar company to have signed on to the Global Framework Principles for Decarbonizing Heavy Industry (“Framework Principles”), as part of its efforts to continue supporting the decarbonization of the heavy industry sector in favor of a transition towards clean energy. Mr. Dany Qian, JinkoSolar Vice President, commented, “I […]

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SK Group Closes $1.6 Billion Investment in Plug Power to Advance Hydrogen Strategy

Creation of Hydrogen Business Development Center and investments in core hydrogen businesses support SK’s goal of making sustainable energy solutions a reality for more people SK Group, South Korea’s largest energy provider and third-largest conglomerate, announced today the close of a $1.6 billion investment and strategic partnership with Plug Power Inc., a leading provider of hydrogen fuel cell and […]

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Ecoppia Secures First Project in Egypt, the 1.65 GW BenBan Solar Park

Ecoppia, a leader in robotic solutions for PV solar, has won a new project in one of the worlds’ largest solar parks in BenBan, Egypt Ecoppia, a leader in robotic solutions for photovoltaic solar, has announced a new project win in one of the worlds’ largest solar parks in BenBan, Egypt. The BenBan solar park, […]

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CESL Tenders for 100 MW Solar Power Systems Across Maharashtra

CESL has tendered for setting up 100 MW solar power generating systems (SPGS) across various locations in Maharashtra. Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), has issued a tender, seeking bids from eligible firms for setting up 100 MW solar power generating systems (SPGS) across various locations in […]

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Record 33.6 GW of Wind and Solar Capacity Added to US Grid in 2020: BNEF

A new report has found that in a year faced with COVID-19, a record 33.6 GW of wind and solar capacity was added to the US grid in 2020. Faced with the COVID-19 pandemic and sharp economic contraction, the US clean energy sectors showed strong resilience in 2020, continuing a decade-long growth trend, BloombergNEF (BNEF) […]

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