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India’s Solar Power Tariffs Rising After Hitting Record Lows in 2020: IEEFA

Solar tariffs are deflationary. Prices have fallen by 75% in seven years in India, and in 2020 solar tariffs hit record lows, writes Vibhuti Garg, Energy Economist and Lead India at Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). From 2019 to the first quarter of 2020, most of India’s newly-auctioned solar projects saw tariffs […]

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Tata Motors & Tata Power Inaugurate India’s Largest Solar Carport in Pune

Tata Motors and Tata Power today jointly inaugurated India’s largest grid-synchronized, behind-the-meter solar carport at the Tata Motors car plant in Chikhali, Pune. The 6.2 MWp solar carport deployed by Tata Power will generate 86.4 lakh kWh of electricity per year and is estimated to reduce 7,000 tons of carbon emissions annually and 1.6 lakh tons […]

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SJVN & NDMC Agree Terms For 150 MW Solar Power Sale

Hydroelectric power generation company SJVN has announced an agreement with the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) to sell 150 MW of solar power from SJVN projects that it plans to bid and develop under the Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU) Scheme. In accordance, NDMC will purchase this solar power at a rate of Rs. 2.44/kWh tariff […]

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WAAREE’s Solar Modules to Power Austrian Firm Borealis’s Plant in Italy

Waaree Energies, one of India’s largest solar manufacturers has supplied its solar PV modules to Austrian chemical firm, Borealis’s plant in Monza, Italy. Waaree is providing its solar modules for the installation of first solar PV rooftop array for electricity generation at the Austrian firm’s plant.  Borealis is one of the world’s leading providers of […]

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Vaibhav Global Limited Launches Company-Owned Solar Power Plant

A multi-national Indian electronic retailer, wholesaler, and fashion jewelry manufacturer, Vaibhav Global Limited (VGL) has announced that it is now a 100 percent solar-powered company by launching its owned and operated solar power plant. Two of the company’s primary manufacturing facilities will be powered by solar-generated electricity. In addition to this, the company will also […]

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Solar Powered Irrigation Would Accelerate India’s Energy Transition: IEEFA

In a new report, the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) says that solar pumps help to expand distributed solar generation while catering to agriculture’s vast power demand. And in India, Solar-powered irrigation can help achieve its Energy Transition as the country is already lagging far behind its near-term target of 40GW of […]

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HPCL Tenders For Solar Power Plants At Three Locations

PSU oil maor and ONGC subsidiary Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) has issued a tender for the supply of solar PV power plants at three different locations of HPCL. The scope of work includes operation & maintenance of the solar PV plants immediately after successful commissioning at Vadodara Terminal, Bihta in Bihar, and Kanpur Terminal, […]

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DR Congo Goes With Solar Off Grid To Power 3 Northern Cities

Africa’s second largest country, and one of its poorest, the Democratic Republic of Congo (not to be confused with the neighboring Republic of Congo) has finally placed a big bet on renewable energy. The government there has finally gone for a $100 million investment off grid hybrid solar projects that will provide power to three cities […]

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