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Over 200 students in Goa learns assembling of solar lamps

Goa University recently taught how to make solar lamps at a workshop to over 200 students from its two adopted villages. According to ET ,the Directorate of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA) of Goa University organized the workshop, where students were given hand-on experience on assembling a solar lamp. Solar lamp kits distributed to the students […]

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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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Amplus Solar diversifies into residential rooftop business

Rooftop solar player Amplus Energy Solutions has diversified and expanded its services to offer solar solutions to homeowners, backed by a 25 year warranty. The company is launching HomeScape, its residential brand, this year in Delhi-NCR and Gujarat. Amplus has already installed solar plants in more than 300 locations in 24 states of India, and […]

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Australian tech billionaire announces to invest world’s largest solar farm

Australian technology billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes has announced that he would be investing to create the world’s largest solar farm. Cannon-Brookes, the co-founder of software company Atlassian, recently told the Australian Financial Review (AFR) that he would “shortly” declare how much he would pour into Singaporean company Sun Cable’s project which is worth about A$20 billion […]

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Waaree Energies expands module manufacturing capacity to 2,000 MW

Domestic solar PV module manufacturer Waaree Energies on Tuesday said it has increased its module manufacturing capacity by 500 megawatt to 2,000 MW. The demand for solar energy has seen an uptake in recent years. However, due to various policy driven and geo-political factors, the Indian solar manufacturing segment is equipped only to produce module […]

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PM Modi inaugurates Gandhi Solar Park at UN Headquarters

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday (local time) inaugurated a 50 kilowatt ‘Gandhi Solar Park’ at the Headquarters of the United Nations here, on the second leg of his visit to the United States. World leaders including Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and President of South Korea Moon-Jae-in were also present at the occasion in […]

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Over 130 solar panels installed by India on UN’s rooftop: Prakash Javadekar

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said that over 195 solar panels have been installed in the United Nations (UN) Headquarters by India as a mark of tribute to the Mahatma Gandhi. “The United Nations commemorated 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi by planting 150 trees and India erected 195 solar panels on the terrace of […]

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Swiss trader DXT signs solar power deal in Italy with steelmaker ORI Martin

Swiss energy trader DXT Commodities has agreed to buy the output of a solar plant being built in Italy in a five-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with German investment company KGAL and steelmaker ORI Martin. Under the deal, the largest of its kind in Italy this year, DXT will buy all the power produced by […]

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