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REMCL secures mandate for 3,000 Mw solar power plants’ installation from Indian Railways

RITES Ltd recently said its subsidiary REMCL has secured its largest mandate from Indian Railways for tendering, installation, supervision and managing power supply from three GW solar energy plants, which will be set up on vacant Indian Railways’ land. The project will be divided into three phases of one gigawatt (GW) each and the entire […]

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Keventer Agro commissions eastern India’s largest rooftop solar plant in West Bengal

Food and beverage company Keventer Agro on Friday said it has commissioned eastern India’s “largest” rooftop solar plant at Barasat in West Bengal. The 2.15-MW project is expected to yield 2.83 million units of energy, it said. The solar power plant spreads over two lakh square feet, making it eastern India’s largest installation of rooftop […]

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Nautilus Solar acquires 10.4 MW solar portfolio in Minnesota from ReneSola

Nautilus Solar Energy has announced the acquisition of a 10.4 MW community solar portfolio from ReneSola Power (“ReneSola”). The portfolio is comprised of eight single axis tracker solar installations, each commonly referred to as a solar garden. Located in counties across the southern half of Minnesota, they are designed to produce enough energy to power […]

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Ircon partners with NIIFL, Ayana Power to explore opportunities in solar energy

Ircon International Ltd on Monday said it has inked pact with NIIFL and Ayana Renewable Power for exploring opportunities in solar energy sector. NIIFL and Ircon will evaluate strategic partnerships across infrastructure projects and have agreed in-principle to identify, bid and execute solar energy projects through joint ventures/consortium arrangements, as per the agreement. “IRCON, a […]

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States’ transmission charges key: Gadkari on MSME solar parks

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari recently said the entry of MSMEs in the solar park sector was a good idea but would only be viable if state governments reduce transmission charges. He was speaking through video conferencing to members of the Pune-based Maratha Chambers of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA). Gadkari told Micro, Small and Medium […]

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Sterling and Wilson Solar commissions its first 125-MW solar energy project in Oman

Sterling and Wilson Solar has announced that it has commissioned its first 125-MW solar energy project in Oman. Sterling and Wilson Solar Limited (SWSL) has become the first Indian company to commission a solar photovoltaic (PV) project in this region, a company release said. “Being a dominant player in the Middle East, this project marks […]

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Two megawatt solar plant commissioned at INS Kalinga in AP

A two megawatt solar plant was commissioned at INS Kalinga here. Flag Officer Commanding-In-Chief, Eastern Naval Command Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain commissioned the solar plant set up as part of the Centre’s objective to achieve 100 GW of solar power by 2022 as part of the National Solar Mission on Thursday. The plant,which is […]

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NHPC to develop hydro and solar projects in Ladakh

With a view to leverage development of Hydro and Solar Power Projects in Union Territory of Ladakh, A.K. Singh, CMD, NHPC, the Central PSU under Ministry of Power called on R.K. Mathur, the Lt. Governor of UT of Ladakh at J&K Bhawan, New Delhi. The meeting was held to discuss NHPC’s proposals and way forward […]

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Solar + Storage systems can be advantageous to many types of customers: DNV GL

Behind the Meter (BTM) Solar + Storage systems can be advantageous to many types of customers, from individual homeowners to Fortune 500 companies with large portfolios and footprints, but energy providers have not accessed the full value that these distributed resources can provide customers and the grid, a new report from DNV GL finds. To […]

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