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MNRE inviting comments/ views are on implementing Grid Connected Rooftop Solar

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is implementing Grid Connected Rooftop Solar (RTS) Power Programme. In order to accelerate the deployment of rooftop solar power in the country, Ministry has prepared a concept note to bring DISCOMs to the forefront in implementation of RTS by providing them financial support which will be linked to […]

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ACME Solar , HG Infra Engineering gets Sebi’s approval to launch IPO

ACME Solar Holdings and HG Infra Engineering have received Sebi’s approval to launch initial public offerings, as per the latest update with markets regulator. Together, these companies are expected to garner Rs 2,700 crore through initial share-sales. The two firms had filed their respective draft red herring prospectus (DRHP) with the regulator on September 28. […]

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This floating solar cells can produce fuel from water

Scientists have developed floating solar cells that can harness the Sun’s energy to produce hydrogen fuel from water. Hydrogen is a clean fuel that is currently used to propel rockets in NASA’s space programme and is widely expected to play an important role in a sustainable energy future. The vast majority of today’s hydrogen is […]

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Oomen Chandy moves Kerala HC seeking to quash solar panel scam inquiry report

Congress leader Oommen Chandy has moved the Kerala High Court, seeking to quash the solar panel scam inquiry commission report, alleging that it travelled beyond the scope of the terms of reference. In his petition filed on Saturday, the former chief minister alleged that the judicial commission’s findings were based on a letter written by […]

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TPREL commissions 100 MW solar plant at Pavagada Solar Park in Karnataka

Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd. (TPREL) has announced that the Company has commissioned its 100 MW solar plant (50MW X 2) at Pavagada Solar Park in Karnataka. The project was won by Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd (TPREL) in May 2016 under the National Solar Mission Phase-II Batch-II Tranche-I State Specific Bundling Scheme. With this development, […]

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Students in power deficit areas to get solar lamps in UP from December 22

The Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is likely to distribute over 34 lakh solar lamps to school children in power deficit districts of Uttar Pradesh from December 22. The Solar Urja through Localisation for Sustainability (SoULS) project in association with the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, was started on September 19. Lakhimpur Kheri […]

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MNRE Releases Concept Note on Solar PV Manufacturing Scheme

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has released concept note on solar PV manufacturing scheme,   a scheme to build up manufacturing capacity of solar PV modules, cells, wafers/ ingots and polysilicon in India. The ministry is proposing a number of subsidies and incentives including direct financial support of more than Rs. 110 billion […]

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FTC Solar releases Automated DC Electrical Design for ground mount solar systems in SunDAT Pro V3.2

FTC Solar, Inc. announced the availability of DC Electrical design capabilities for ground mount systems in the V3.2 release of its proprietary SunDAT Solar Design Automation software solution. FTC Solar’s SunDAT V3.2 contains no system size limitations and delivers highly accurate designs from small residential systems to multi-hundred MW Single Axis tracker utility-scale projects. The […]

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