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Tangedco solar power tenders issued last year still grappling to get takers

Solar power tenders floated in November last year by the state power utility Tangedco is still grappling to get bidders.  It is that first time that Tangedco solar tender has faced such response. The base tariff for solar tender was Rs 3 a unit. TOI citing sources reports that Tangedco’s poor financial health is one […]

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AAI to install solar panels near the main runway at Chennai airport

In a bid to reduce the use of power from the grid the Airports Authority of India (AAI) is reportedly planning to install solar panels near the main runway at Chennai airport. The contractor that bagged the tender issued last year has started the installation process of the panels on an 8.58-acre land, identified in […]

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Risen Energy Launches Newly Researched HDT Technology at InterSolar Europe

Risen Energy brings a newly researched and developed technology outcome HDT (Heterojunction Double-side Technology) to this year’s Intersolar Exhibition in Germany, and launched the latest innovative achievement to the media and industry on the first day of the exhibition. This new type of HDT module deploys high efficiency double-side heterojunction cell technology. HDT is a […]

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SECI again extends bid submission deadline for 3-GW solar power tender

SECI on Tuesday again extended bids submission deadline for manufacturing-linked 3-gigawatt (GW) solar power tender till May 31. On April 22, SECI had extended the last date of bid submission for tender till May 14. “This has reference to…RfS (request for selection) selection of solar power developers for setting up of 3 GW ISTS (inter […]

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NTPC Wins 100 Mw Solar Capacities in SECI’s 250 MW Tender at Maharashtra

In line with its aim to diversify its energy mix to include renewable sources of power generation, NTPC participated in the tender floated by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for 250 MW grid connected Solar projects at Dondaicha Solar Park, District, Dhule, Maharashtra. The Maharatna PSU won 100 MW of Solar capacities at a […]

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RenewSys introduces India’s first 6 BB solar PV cells

RenewSys, an integrated manufacturer of solar PV modules and components became the first Indian company to launch the production of six Bus Bar (6BB) Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Cells and modules. The 6BB cells, part of RenewSys’ RESERV range of solar PV cells, will be manufactured using world class European PV cell equipment, in a clean […]

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Rooftop solar must for India to meet 175 GW renewable energy target: IEEFA

India needs faster implementation of rooftop solar projects to meet the 175 gigawatts of renewable energy target by 2022, a report has said. The country has set an ambitious target of installing 175 GW of renewable energy capacity by the year 2022, which includes 100 GW from solar, 60 GW from wind, 10 GW from […]

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Greenlight Planet launches Sun King Fan to Keep Rural India Cool This Summer

Greenlight Planet recently launched the Sun King Fan, a portable solar-powered fan. While the country braces for the hottest year since 1901, this model provides powerful airflow for grid-like cooling, striking the perfect balance between performance, durability, and affordability. For ten years, Greenlight Planet has been focused on developing affordable and durable solar powered lighting solutions […]

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India mulls new solar tender with focus on factories

By Anindya Upadhyay India is considering a new tender to develop solar power equipment manufacturing that doesn’t include a requirement to also generate electricity, a move aimed at sparking investor interest, according to people with knowledge of the plan. In addition to separating manufacturing of solar cells and modules from generation, the government may also […]

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