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GCL SI’s Cast-Mono Modules to Contribute to Japan’s Green Energy Future

GCL System Integration Technology Co. Ltd (GCL SI) has supplied its latest Cast-Mono solar modules to two green energy projects initiated by SB Energy, a Japanese wholly-owned subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp. SB Energy has announced that it will build two large-scale photovoltaic power stations in Tochigi Prefecture and Hokkaido featuring solar modules developed and manufactured by […]

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JinkoSolar,REC Group file Petition for Review of Hanwha Q CELLS Patent case

JinkoSolar and REC Group  are challenging the validity of a patent asserted against the companies in litigation brought by Hanwha Q CELLS.  JinkoSolar and REC jointly filed a petition for inter partes review (IPR) of U.S. Patent No. 9,893,215 B2 with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) on June 3 arguing that prior art renders the ‘215 B2 […]

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MNRE asks to use robots for cleaning solar panels to reduce water usage

In a bid to use reduce the usage of water in solar plants, the Ministry of New and Renewable energy (MNRE) has asked the solar industry and the state to use new technologies and robots for cleaning of the solar panels. Letter from the Ministry addressed to all state principal secretaries and solar associations notes […]

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Cochin airport commissions parallel 110 KV substation to export power

Cochin International Airport Ltd,the world’s first airport fully powered by solar energy, Wednesday commissioned a parallel 110 KV Electrical substation to export power generated by its eight solar plants, to the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) grid. CIAL Managing Director V J Kurian inaugurated the plant, which was constructed at a cost of Rs 16 […]

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Signify Innovations expecting good opportunity in the solar lights

Signify Innovations India, earlier known as Philips Lighting India, is expecting good opportunity in the solar lights segment going forward, not only from the rural market but also from the urban market, said a top company official. Signify Innovations India, which has reported a turnover of Rs 3,500 crore in the previous financial year, expects […]

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JinkoSolar is Expanding New Mono Wafer Production Capacity of 5GW in Sichuan Province

JinkoSolar -one of the largest solar module manufacturers in the world, has announced it is expanding its high efficiency mono wafer production capacity with the construction of a new greenfield 5 GW mono wafer production facility in Leshan, Sichuan Province, China. The Company’s mono wafer capacity was 5.7 GW as of December 31, 2018, which […]

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CleanMax Solar raises funding of Rs 275 crore from UK Climate Investments

CleanMax Solar has announced that it has raised Rs 275 crore in equity funding from UK Climate Investments LLP (UKCI). UKCI is a joint venture between the Green Investment Group and the UK Government’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and is managed by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets. UKCI is a £200 million […]

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SECI Floats tender for 100 MW Solar power plant at Singareni Collieries, Telangana

The Solar Energy Corporation of India has floated Tender for 100 MW (AC) Solar Power Plant at Singareni Collieries Company Limited, Telangana, India. Scope of work includes design, engineering, supply, construction, erection, testing & commissioning of the solar power plant under different packages. Scope also included 10 years plant O&M. Tender documents for this project […]

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Sterling and Wilson files DRHP with SEBI to raise around INR 4500 crore

Sterling and Wilson Solar on Tuesday filed Draft Red Herring Prospectus (DRHP) with Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to raise around Rs 4,500 crore through an initial public offer. Company’s chairman Khurshed Yazdi Daruvala holds 33.33 per cent stake and Shapoorji Pallonji and Company holds 65.77 per cent stake. Cyrus Mistry and other […]

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Petronas acquires Singapore-based Amplus Energy Solutions

Petronas on Monday announced that it has entered into an agreement with I Squared Capital to acquire 100% interest in Amplus Energy Solutions Pte Ltd (also known as M+), a leading Singapore-based company with a portfolio of distributed, renewable energy assets in Asia. The acquisition, which is expected to be completed later this month, marks […]

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