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India to see over 7 GW solar power capacity addition in 2019-20: ICRA

ICRA on Tuesday said that it has estimated 7-7.5 GW solar power capacity addition during the current financial year, which includes 1 GW of rooftop solar. “The domestic solar power capacity addition is expected at around 7 GW to 7.5 GW (including around 1 GW of rooftop solar capacity) in FY 2020 as per an […]

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Hindustan Powerprojects under IT radar, Tax evasion of over Rs 1350 cr detected

The Income Tax (IT) department has detected tax evasion of more than Rs 1,350 crore during search and seizure operations conducted against Hindustan Powerprojects, a company owned by the nephew of Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath, sources said. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Monday said raids were conducted earlier this month at […]

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Apple expects cooperation with China on clean energy

Apple is expecting more cooperation with China on clean energy as it released its 2019 Environment Report that outlines its climate change solutions ahead of Earth Day, which falls on April 22. In the “Environmental Responsibility Report”, Apple has set an ambitious goal to “make products without taking from the Earth” and vowed to adopt […]

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All you need to know about MNRE’ s Revised Guidelines For Series Approval of SPV Modules

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued revised guidelines for series approval of SPV Modules for conducting testing in Test Labs for implementation of Solar Photovoltaics Systems, Devices and Component Goods Order 2017. The guidelines has been issued to facilitate labs/manufacturers in formation of series of products for approval of product family […]

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Shift to solar from kerosene to improve power supply for households: Study

Switching subsidies from kerosene to off-grid solar products would improve electricity access for households still reliant on kerosene, a study by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) said on Thursday. Despite the success of the ‘Saubhagya’ scheme, millions of households continue to use kerosene lamps during outages or because […]

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Telangana to add about 1 GW of solar PV capacity within next 6-8 months

Telangana is reportedly gearing up to add about 1 GW of solar PV capacity within the next 6-8 months. With the installation of 1 GW of solar PV capacity the installed capacity will reach over 4,500 mw. Telangana after being curved out as new state it has seen rapid deployment of distributed solar PV projects […]

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IKEA to sell solar panels, LED bulbs and green products at Hyderabad store

IKEA India will start selling solar panels, LED bulbs and other green products that are useful in reducing the carbon footprint of households. The move is part of its global campaign – A Better World Starts at Home – launched with a Euro 40 million grant provided by IKEA Foundation, said the company in a […]

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ISA to launch global editions of Re-Invest, to be called Sun World: Report

International Solar Alliance (ISA) is reportedly planning to launch global editions of its flagship industry event-“Re-Invest” looking into the huge interest from the overseas entities. In a first move,  ISA has signed an agreement with Peru to organize RE-Invest’s global edition to be called as Sun-World in November in that country. Upendra Tripathy, Director General […]

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All you need to know about guideline issued by MNRE on SPV Inverters for conducting test

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued guidelines for series approval of SPV Inverters for conducting testing in test labs for Implementation of Quality Control Order on SPV Systems, Devices and Components, Goods 2017. MNRE on 5/9/2017 under the BIS Act had notified the Solar Photovoltaics Systems, Devices and Components Goods Order […]

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Risen Energy: Optimistic about Polish PV Market

Founded in 1986,Risen Energy has witnessed its 33-year development, as of the beginning of 2019. As one of the world’s Top 10 PV module manufacturers and solution suppliers, Risen Energy has experienced fast-paced development in the past few years, said the company in a statement. In 2015, Risen Energy’s annual production capacity reached 2.5GW. Ever […]

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