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MNRE brings scheme for solarization of Sun-temple town Modhera in Gujarat

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced Scheme for Solarisation of sun-temple town of Modhera, District — Mehsana, Guiarat . The scheme aims at 100 per cent solarization of Modhera. The electricity demand of the household for domestic and agricultural purpose has been planned ot be fulfilled with solar energy under the […]

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Jakson signs PPA with APDCL for 70 MW Solar Project in Assam

Jakson Group, energy and EPC Solutions company has announced the signing of a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) for a 70 MW solar power plant at Amguri, Sivasagar District in Assam. The agreement signing ceremony was held at the CM Secretariat and presided by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of […]

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BELECTRIC completes 250 MW solar project in India on behalf of Fortum

BELECTRIC is increasing its footprint in Indian solar industry by completing a large scale solar project on behalf of Fortum Solar India Private Limited (Fortum). This project includes five sites in a solar park totaling 250 MW-AC. With this capacity, the solar power plant in Karnataka is amongst India’s largest installations. BELECTRIC carried out the […]

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Bescom launches campaign offering huge subsidy to push rooftop solar installation in Karnataka

In a bid to make the apartments go green, Bescom in Karnataka has launched a campaign, offering 20%-40% of the project cost as subsidy to individual houses, group housing communities and resident welfare associations to install rooftop solar units. According to reports-Bescom’s new campaign is part of Soura Gruha Yojane Phase 2 or grid-connected solar […]

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Patna University to install rooftop solar on all its buildings

In a bid to minimize its dependence on the use of conventional sources of energy, Patna University (PU) is planning tap solar power installing rooftop solar panels on all of its buildings. PU vice-chancellor (VC) Rash Bihari Prasad Singh announced about the installation of solar panel while initiating a discussion on the ‘Utility of Solar […]

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Coronavirus: Solar Industry Under no compulsion to import equipment from China-RK Singh

Developers of solar energy projects are under no compulsion to import equipment from China which has been hit by new coronavirus outbreak, New & Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh said on Tuesday. The minister was replying to a question if the coronavirus outbreak in China has adversely affected India’s ability to increase clean energy […]

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Savitribai Phule Pune University to have solar panel walled building

The Savitribai Phule Pune University is reportedly gearing up to inaugurate country’s first solar panel walled building. The building will have glass facade mounted with panels made of cadmium telluride photovoltaic cells instead of the silicon-based cells. Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar will inaugurate the facility , being pegged as “Experience Centre” by the […]

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Actis acquires Acme’s 600 MW solar assets for Rs 3,000 cr: Report

Actis has reportedly acquired cash-strapped Indian power producer-Acme Cleantech Solutions’ solar energy assets in a deal worth Rs 3,000 crore. ET citing sources reports that Actis outbid Canadian fund Brookfield to strike a deal with one of the largest solar power producers in India. The deal signed between the two firms on solar asset is […]

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Why MNRE Cancelled 500 MW solar park project proposal in Tamil Nadu

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) recently cancelled the proposal to setup solar part at Kadaladi in Ramanathapuram district which is seen as the major set back for Tangedco and Tamil Nadu Government. But one big question that popped up in everyone’s mind was why did the ministry decided to cancel this solar […]

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India and Myanmar signs 10 MoUs; Focus on solar power and roads

India and Myanmar on Thursday exchanged 10 agreements, four of which focus on the construction of water supply systems, distribution of electricity by solar power, as well as construction of roads and schools in Rakhine state, located on the western coast of the South Asian country. The deals were signed in the presence of Prime […]

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