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India to see over 7 GW solar power capacity addition in 2019-20: ICRA

ICRA on Tuesday said that it has estimated 7-7.5 GW solar power capacity addition during the current financial year, which includes 1 GW of rooftop solar. “The domestic solar power capacity addition is expected at around 7 GW to 7.5 GW (including around 1 GW of rooftop solar capacity) in FY 2020 as per an […]

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Amplus Energy signs MoU with Kongsberg Digital for solar assets management

Amplus Energy Solutions has announced that it has signed an MoU with Norway’s Kongsberg Digital for solar power asset management. Under the MoU, Amplus will explore opportunities for applying Kongsberg’s digital solution Kognifai and other applications on renewable energy projects. The companies plan to offer solutions for the Indian solar market. The integrated solution is […]

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Tongwei Group Donates PV Power Station for Depopulated Zone of Tibetan Plateau

Recently donation ceremony, titled “To illumine depopulated zone and protect Yangtze River–Tongwei Group is committed”, was successfully held at the Yangtze Source Ecological Protection Station. Ten sets of photovoltaic power generator units were donated by Tongwei Group for Green River, following the last one in 2018. The charitable activity aims to provide electric power for equipment […]

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SECI extends date of manufacturing-linked solar bid for 3 GW till May 14

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) extended bids submission deadline for the third time for manufacturing-linked 3GW solar power tender till May 14. “The RfS (request for selection) Selection of Solar Power Developers for Setting up of 3GW ISTS (inter state transmission system) Connected Solar PV Power Plant linked with setting up of 1.5GW […]

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Hindustan Powerprojects under IT radar, Tax evasion of over Rs 1350 cr detected

The Income Tax (IT) department has detected tax evasion of more than Rs 1,350 crore during search and seizure operations conducted against Hindustan Powerprojects, a company owned by the nephew of Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath, sources said. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Monday said raids were conducted earlier this month at […]

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Jamia’s Electrical department wins award for their ‘smart solar inverter’ model

The faculty in electrical engineering department of Jamia Millia Islamia has bagged an international award for their ‘smart solar inverter’ model, the varsity said . The research group has won an award worth Rs 20 lakh from Switzerland based world reputed company Typhoon HIL, incharge of the Advance Power Electronics Research Laboratory, Department of Electrical […]

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Apple expects cooperation with China on clean energy

Apple is expecting more cooperation with China on clean energy as it released its 2019 Environment Report that outlines its climate change solutions ahead of Earth Day, which falls on April 22. In the “Environmental Responsibility Report”, Apple has set an ambitious goal to “make products without taking from the Earth” and vowed to adopt […]

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China approves construction of 3961 village solar power plants: Report

China has reportedly approved construction of 3,961 village solar power plants with a total capacity of 1.67 GW. According to China energy regulator the construction of solar power plant has been approved under a programme aimed at alleviating rural poverty and promoting clean energy. The Reuters citing a notice issues by the National Energy Administration, […]

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responsAbility, EFL enters into an agreement for the issuance of green Masala Bonds

A responsAbility-managed climate fund and Indian non-banking financial company Electronica Finance Limited (EFL) have entered into an agreement for the issuance of green Masala Bonds. EFL has issued Rupee-denominated senior secured bonds of USD equivalent 10 million. The funds are dedicated to expanding ELF’s energy-efficient machinery lending portfolio for SMEs operating in the carbon-intensive manufacturing […]

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