Facebook to Buy 5 MW Power from Sunseap Group's Offshore Solar Floating Project

Facebook to Buy 5 MW Power from Sunseap Group’s Offshore Solar Floating Project

Singapore-based solar energy company Sunseap Group has signed a multi-year virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with Facebook for solar energy from Singapore's largest offshore floating solar farm in the Straits ...
Airtel’s Data Centers Go Green Sourcing Power from a 14 MW Captive Solar Project

Airtel’s Data Centers Go Green Sourcing Power from a 14 MW Captive Solar Project

Digital communications solutions provider Bharti Airtel announced that it will begin sourcing power from a 14 MW captive solar project to meet the energy requirements of its core and edge ...
Macquarie's Green Investment Group Launches Solar Energy Company With an 8 GW Portfolio (1)

Macquarie’s Green Investment Group Launches Solar Energy Company With an 8 GW Portfolio

Macquarie's Green Investment Group (GIG) has launched Cero Generation, a specialist solar energy company working across Europe to support a net-zero future transition. Consolidating GIG's existing and future European solar ...
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Malaysia To Provide Net Metering for 500 MW of Residential and C&I Solar Systems

Malaysia To Provide Net Metering for 500 MW of Residential and C&I Solar Systems

Malaysia’s Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA) announced its New Energy Metering Program 3.0 (NEM 3.0), which aims to incentivize the export of excess solar energy into the grid ...
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Haryana Asks Another Open Access Solar Project to Supply Power to DISCOMs

Haryana Asks Another Open Access Solar Project to Supply Power to DISCOMs

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) approved the draft power purchase agreement (PPA) to be executed between LR Energy Private Limited and the Haryana Power Purchase Center (HPPC) for the ...
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Apple, Amazon, Walmart Lead Corporate Solar Installations in the US

Apple, Amazon, Walmart Lead Corporate Solar Installations in the US

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has come out with its latest report, ‘Solar Means Business,’ which tracks U.S. solar installations that support commercial activities. The eighth annual edition of ...
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7,332 Schools in the United States Benefit from Solar Energy

7,332 Schools in the United States Benefit from Solar Energy

By the end of 2019, 7,332 U.S. schools had turned towards solar power, nearly double the number five years earlier. As a result, more than five million students across the ...
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NIWE Seeks EPC Contractors for a 1 MW Solar Project at Madurai Kamraj University

NIWE Seeks EPC Contractors for a 1 MW Solar Project at Madurai Kamraj University

The National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) has invited bids from engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractors for a 1 MW (AC) monocrystalline solar power project at Madurai Kamraj University ...
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JERC Issues Clarification on Late Payment Surcharge for C&I Consumers

JERC Issues Clarification on Late Payment Surcharge for C&I Consumers

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has issued a notification to the state of Goa and union territories (UTs) clarifying that there will be no late payment surcharges (LPS) on ...
Emirates Flight Catering Installs Solar System to Power Eight of its Facilities

Emirates Flight Catering Installs Solar System to Power Eight of its Facilities

Emirates Flight Catering (EKFC), one of the world’s largest catering operations owned by Emirates Airlines, has announced the commissioning of a solar power system at its premises. Under the project, ...
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China Adds 11 GW of Solar Added in First Half of 2019

China Adds 11 GW of Solar in First Half of 2019

China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) has announced that the country has reached a cumulative installed solar capacity of around 186 GW. China added 11.4 GW on a year-over-year basis (YoY), ...
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Maharashtra Seeks Consultants to Study Potential of Solar Along Nagpur-Mumbai Highway

Maharashtra Seeks Consultants to Study Potential of Solar Along Nagpur-Mumbai Highway

The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC), has issued a consulting services tender to assess the potential for the development of 150-200 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects along the ...
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North East Tea Planters Demand 90% Subsidy for Solar Projects in Tea Gardens

North East Tea Planters Demand 90% Subsidy for Solar Projects in Tea Gardens

The tea planters of North East India have urged the central government to allow 90% subsidy on the installation of solar projects in the tea industry. The representatives of the ...
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Gujarat Commission Allows DISCOMs to Procure Power from Small Solar Projects to Meet RPO

Gujarat Commission Allows DISCOMs to Procure Power from Small Solar Projects to Meet RPO

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has passed an order allowing Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) and the other distribution companies (DISCOMs) in the state to procure power from ...
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CEA to Maintain Database of Outstanding Dues by DISCOMs to Solar, Wind Developers

CEA to Maintain Database of Outstanding Dues by DISCOMs to Solar, Wind Developers

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) is planning to maintain the database of all outstanding dues by distribution companies (DISCOMS) to renewable energy generators. Several developers have been in a tough ...
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Uttar Pradesh Permits Agricultural Land to be Leased for Solar Projects

Uttar Pradesh Permits Agricultural Land to be Leased for Solar Projects

The Uttar Pradesh government has recently passed a bill which says that agricultural land can now be used for solar energy generation, thereby increasing the investment potential of renewable energy ...
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MERC, Safeguard Duty, Nisagra, Juniper, Change in Law

MERC Reiterates Solar Safeguard Duty as Change in Law

Juniper Green Energy Private Limited (JGEPL) and its special purpose vehicle Nisagra Renewable Energy Private Limited (NREPL) recently filed a petition against the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd. (MSEDCL), ...
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Gujarat Approves PPAs for 500 MW of Solar Projects

Gujarat Approves PPAs for 500 MW of Solar Projects

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has approved the power purchase agreements (PPAs) for 500 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects which were tendered and auctioned by the Gujarat ...
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Tata Power Solar Gets ₹6.10/kWh as Tariff for a 17 MW Project Commissioned in 2016

Tata Power Solar Gets ₹6.10/kWh as Tariff for a 17 MW Project Commissioned in 2016

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has provided relief to Chirasthaayee Saurya Ltd. in the matter of tariff determination for a 17 MW solar project at Kanakagiri town located in Koppala ...
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Solar Modules with Bypass Diodes Exempt From 7.5 Percent Port Duty in India

MNRE Takes a Tough Stand Against Two Defaulting Chinese Solar Module Suppliers

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued an advisory asking the stakeholders to beware of two Chinese companies - CSUN Trading (Hong Kong) Co. Ltd. and CEEG ...
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Microsoft Completes its First Renewable Energy Deal in India

Microsoft Completes its First Solar Power Deal in India

American multinational technology company Microsoft has announced the completion of its first renewable energy deal in India. Under the agreement, the company will purchase 3 MW of solar-power from Atria Power for ...
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Secunderabad First Green Railway Station

Secunderabad Railway Station Certified as India’s First Green Railway Station

The Indian Green Building Council – Confederation of Industry (IGBC-CII) has certified Secunderabad Railway Station as India’s first Green Railway Station. The Secunderabad Railway Station has received a IGBC – ...
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Ujaas Energy to Develop 15 MW Solar Project for Hindustan Aeronautics in Maharashtra

Ujaas Energy will develop a 15 MW (AC) ground-mounted solar project for Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) at the HAL Ojhar Township premises in Nashik, Maharashtra. The company stated, “it received ...
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New Record Low Solar Tariff of Rs.2.44 (~$0.037)/kWh Set at the 500 MW Bhadla Phase-III Solar Park Auction in India

New Record Low Solar Tariff of Rs.2.44 (~$0.037)/kWh Set at the 500 MW Bhadla Phase-III Solar Park Auction in India

Solar tariff in India has now breached Rs.2.50 (~$0.038)/kWh mark. Within a week solar tariff declined from Rs.2.62 (~$0.0405)/kWh to Rs.2.44 (~$0.037)/kWh. In the 500 MW Bhadla Phase-III Solar Park ...
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Solar Power Generation in India Was Up 83% in the 11-Month Period from April 2016 -February 2017

India generated 11.86 billion units (BU) of solar power in the 11-month period from April 2016-February 2017. Solar accounted for 1.04 percent of all power generated in the country during ...
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