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UP govt clears state’s first floating solar power plant on Rihand Dam

The Uttar Pradesh cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has cleared a floating solar power plant on Rihand Dam with an investment of Rs 750 crore. It will be the first water surface floating solar power plant of Uttar Pradesh and biggest in the country. The state cabinet cleared the project that will fetch […]

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Floating PV panels making a splash in South East Asia: Rystad Energy

Floating photovoltaic (PV) panels are making a splash in South East Asia, where gigawatts (GWac) worth of utility-scale solar power are planned in the coming years. Development plans are in the works in Thailand and Vietnam as large-scale floating PV installations, with smaller utility-scale floating PV developments being proposed in Indonesia, Singapore and Myanmar says […]

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Innolia Energy invest Rs 225 cr in solar module manufacturing and EV products

Innolia Energy has launched a project entailing investment of Rs 225 crore to set up a manufacturing facility in Hyderabad for solar modules, lithium battery and electric vehicle (EV) products. “Leveraging years of developing advanced technology solutions for companies in the US, Innolia Energy’s manufacturing plant (300MW) in India delivers a fully integrated and customisable […]

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PM Modi wonders if India can become solar power battery hub

Amid his thrust on renewable energy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wondered whether India could become a hub of solar power battery manufacturing, which can play a major role in the march towards clean energy. He stated this while giving example of mobile phones, saying their popularity increased manifold as the size of their […]

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India’s solar installations dips 14 percent to 1.5 GW in June quarter: Report

Solar installations in the country declined 14 percent to 1,510 megawatts (MW) in the second quarter of 2019, compared to 1,761 MW in the previous quarter, according to a report by Mercom India Research on Thursday. The solar installations were also lower on a year-on-year (y-o-y) basis and had stood at 1,665 MW in the […]

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Russian investors shows interest in solar power programme in Ladakh

Exploring business opportunities in India, Russian investors have shown interest in solar power programme in Ladakh, which was recently made a Union Territory and has a huge potential in this sector. The interest has been conveyed to Invest India, the National Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency, which helps investors looking for opportunities and options in […]

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Tribunal directs AERC against public hearing on solar PPAs: Report

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity has reported directed the Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) not to hold public hearings to decide tariffs amid a controversy over the government’s decision to cancel PPAs signed with renewable energy generators. According to ET, the tribunal also asked the commission not to allow the state’s power distribution companies […]

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Himachal Pradesh signs agreements to setup 250 MW solar power plants

Himachal Pradesh has signed couple of agreements to set up solar power plants with an outlay of Rs 1,000 crore. The solar power plants would be set up in Una and Kangra districts. The first agreement of Rs 600 crore for 150 MW solar plant was signed with Renew Energy Private Ltd , it is […]

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Amplus partners with bigbasket to provided solar power to its outlets

Amplus Energy Solutions, on Wednesday announced that it has partnered with online grocery retailer, bigbasket, for providing clean and green energy at its outlets in India. The company in a statement said that it will provide over 1.4 megawatt peak (Mwp) of solar power to 12 bigbasket outlets spread across Haryana, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and […]

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Rajasthan CM invites Japanese investment for solar energy

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday assured a Japanese business delegation of his government’s full cooperation and support in setting up industries in the state. Gehlot gave the assurance during his meeting with the delegation led by Japan’s Ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu. The delegation also had representatives from companies located in Japanese Zone […]

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