Tags: solar power

Renewable energy capacity increases by 30 percent in Surat: Report

Surat has witnessed increase in renewable energy production capacity by 30 per cent in the past 18 months. The share of wind and solar is around 90 per cent Of the 25 crore units of electricity that the city produces. Surat happens to be the only city in the country whose captive power generation meets […]

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UP govt clears state’s first floating solar power plant on Rihand Dam

The Uttar Pradesh cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has cleared a floating solar power plant on Rihand Dam with an investment of Rs 750 crore. It will be the first water surface floating solar power plant of Uttar Pradesh and biggest in the country. The state cabinet cleared the project that will fetch […]

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India, China to develop new tech for manufacturing solar cells

India and China have agreed on cooperation in R&D for developing new technology for manufacturing solar cell from alternate material and improvement of efficiency of solar cells, Niti Aayog said on Monday. Both sides have also agreed on cooperation in the field of e-mobility and energy storage. This among issues was discussed during the sixth […]

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Innolia Energy invest Rs 225 cr in solar module manufacturing and EV products

Innolia Energy has launched a project entailing investment of Rs 225 crore to set up a manufacturing facility in Hyderabad for solar modules, lithium battery and electric vehicle (EV) products. “Leveraging years of developing advanced technology solutions for companies in the US, Innolia Energy’s manufacturing plant (300MW) in India delivers a fully integrated and customisable […]

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PM Modi wonders if India can become solar power battery hub

Amid his thrust on renewable energy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wondered whether India could become a hub of solar power battery manufacturing, which can play a major role in the march towards clean energy. He stated this while giving example of mobile phones, saying their popularity increased manifold as the size of their […]

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India’s solar installations dips 14 percent to 1.5 GW in June quarter: Report

Solar installations in the country declined 14 percent to 1,510 megawatts (MW) in the second quarter of 2019, compared to 1,761 MW in the previous quarter, according to a report by Mercom India Research on Thursday. The solar installations were also lower on a year-on-year (y-o-y) basis and had stood at 1,665 MW in the […]

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Russian investors shows interest in solar power programme in Ladakh

Exploring business opportunities in India, Russian investors have shown interest in solar power programme in Ladakh, which was recently made a Union Territory and has a huge potential in this sector. The interest has been conveyed to Invest India, the National Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency, which helps investors looking for opportunities and options in […]

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Tribunal directs AERC against public hearing on solar PPAs: Report

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity has reported directed the Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) not to hold public hearings to decide tariffs amid a controversy over the government’s decision to cancel PPAs signed with renewable energy generators. According to ET, the tribunal also asked the commission not to allow the state’s power distribution companies […]

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Engie acquires Mobisol -an African offgrid solar firm

ENGIE expanded its decentralized energy offering in Africa through the acquisition of Mobisol, a off-grid solar solution provider. Mobisol has operations in Tanzania, Rwanda, and Kenya and has installed more than 150,000 solar home systems, providing clean and reliable energy to over 750,000 people in Sub-Saharan Africa. With the acquisition of Mobisol, ENGIE will be […]

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Himachal Pradesh signs agreements to setup 250 MW solar power plants

Himachal Pradesh has signed couple of agreements to set up solar power plants with an outlay of Rs 1,000 crore. The solar power plants would be set up in Una and Kangra districts. The first agreement of Rs 600 crore for 150 MW solar plant was signed with Renew Energy Private Ltd , it is […]

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