Tags: Solar Industry

Freyr Energy to scale up solar operations

Punjab and Haryana have a huge potential for solar power generation where the company aims to scale up its operations, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Hyderabad-based rooftop solar company Freyr Energy Service Saurabh Marda said on Wednesday. “We have completed 1,800 kw of installations in Punjab and Haryana,” he told reporters. “Residential rooftops account for […]

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Thanks to India’, UN says solar panels are effective climate action measures

The United Nations on Thursday once again appreciated India for installing over 195 solar panels at its headquarters in New York, saying “these are just some of the ways” undertaken towards climate protection and carbon control. “Solar panels and a green roof are the latest additions to UNHQ in NYC, thanks to @IndiaUNNewYork,” the United […]

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Shell acquires 20 percent stake in solar firm Orb Energy

Orb Energy has announced that Shell’s New Energies business has acquired an almost 20% stake in the firm in its latest funding round. The fresh investment will help more Indian SMEs – a largely underserved part of the market – benefit from lower-cost solar power. Orb Energy offers SMEs credit to invest in their own […]

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Sunil Gavaskar, Suniel Shetty joins Triton Solar’s board

New Jersey-based Triton Solar recently announced that two celebrities cricketing legend Sunil Gavaskar and Bollywood star Suniel Shetty have joined the company’s board. Triton Solar is a producer of solar cells, solar batteries and energy management solutions. “The two legends who have joined Triton Solar are the great cricketing legend, the original Little Master, Sunil […]

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India, China to develop new tech for manufacturing solar cells

India and China have agreed on cooperation in R&D for developing new technology for manufacturing solar cell from alternate material and improvement of efficiency of solar cells, Niti Aayog said on Monday. Both sides have also agreed on cooperation in the field of e-mobility and energy storage. This among issues was discussed during the sixth […]

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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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