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Tata Power wins order from GUVNL to develop 120 MW Solar Project in Gujarat

 Tata Power announced that Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited (TPREL), the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, has received a Letter of Award  from Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL)  on 12th June 2020 to develop a 120 MW solar project in Gujarat.  The energy will be supplied to GUVNL under a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), valid for […]

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Solar tariffs in India stabilised 30 percent below the cost of thermal power

The current tariffs in the Indian solar sector, hovering at Rs 2.50-2.87 per kWh, have stabilised at rates 20 to 30 per cent below the cost of existing thermal power in India, and up to half the price of new coal-fired power, a new study said on Friday. It concludes that the lucrative prices provide […]

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solar power generation can be improved with a clear semiconductor based on tin

Mobility is a key parameter for semiconductor performance and relates to how quickly and easily electrons can move inside a substance. Researchers have achieved the highest mobility among thin films of tin dioxide ever reported. This high mobility could allow engineers to create thin and even transparent tin dioxide semiconductors for use in next-generation LED […]

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India needs to prioritise solar rooftop among residential, industrial users: WRI

India needs to prioritise solar rooftop among residential and industrial users for achieving its 100GW solar energy target by 2022, a report said. Demand aggregation mechanism’ could help accelerate energy efficiency and scale up the deployment of solar power in residential apartment complexes and MSMEs, according to the World Resource Institute (WRI) India. “For India […]

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Banks witnesses credit demand from three sectors including solar

Banks are seeing demand from credit project pipeline from three sectors – oil and gas, solar and road but there is no large ticket demand for credit of the kind that was seen last year, State Bank of India Chairman Rajnish Kumar has said. The banking sector is going to see good recoveries from non-performing […]

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SBI Chairman identifies solar beside others as bright spots for funding

SBI Chairman Rajnish Kumar stressed that there is an adequate availability of funds with the banking system but he does not find enough projects where investment is being sought. “Our first indication is that we are the largest financier of projects, we have a very big team for project finance and currently it is under-utilised,” […]

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Tesla introduces 15.4 kW solar system

Tesla has introduced a 15.4 kW solar system, It suitable for 4,000 plus sq. ft and above homes The newly launched system is said to be appropriate for homes that were paying $340-460 per month for electricity. In September, Tesla launched simplified solar power offerings that were easier to install at homes. The company has […]

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Casual approach failed J & K ‘s target of generating 7500 MW solar power

The Jammu and Kashmir authorities have failed to achieve the target of generating 7,500 mw solar power even after five years of signing a MoU with the Union Government In March 2014. Under the MoU, solar projects of the capacity of 5,000 MW in Ladakh and 2,500 mw in Kargil, possessing tremendous potential for new […]

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Yemen taps solar power amid war energy shortage

When electricity was cut to Yemen’s capital four years ago after war broke out, Ebrahim al-Faqih saw a gap in the market and started selling solar panels. Faqih is part of a booming solar sector transforming lives and energy sustainability in Yemen, a poor country with scant rural power access even before conflict knocked out […]

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Manufacturing-linked 5 GW solar auction of SECI gets good response

SECI’s solar auction for 5GW capacity has evoked good response as Adani Green Energy, Azure and Navyug have submitted bids for a total of 10 GW projects. Solar Energy Corporation of India’s (SECI) for 5GW solar energy auction includes 1GW manufacturing component. Thus developers will have to set up solar equipment manufacturing capacity of 1 […]

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