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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BHEL Bags ₹1 Billion EPC Order for a 25 MW Floating Solar Project in Andhra Pradesh

BHEL Bags ₹1 Billion EPC Order for a 25 MW Floating Solar Project in Andhra Pradesh

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), an engineering and manufacturing company, recently bagged an order for setting up a 25 MW floating solar photovoltaic (SPV) power project located in Simhadri, Andhra ...
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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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solar panels

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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Breaking: 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

Breaking: 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 Project

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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vikram solar

Vikram Solar Commissions Solar Projects Aggregating 20 MW for Jindal Aluminum in Karnataka

Vikram Solar, a PV module manufacturer and EPC solutions provider, commissioned 20 MW of solar for Jindal Aluminum in Karnataka. The entire capacity constitutes of 2 projects of 10 MW ...
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Vikram Solar Commissions 10 MW Solar Project for Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) in Andhra Pradesh

Vikram Solar, a PV module manufacturer and EPC solutions provider, commissioned a 10 MW solar project in Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh. The project will facilitate green power generation to cater to ...
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Solar Imports Grow 39 Percent, Exports Decline 56 Percent in the First Ten Months of Financial Year 2016-17

Solar Imports Grow 39 Percent, Exports Decline 56 Percent in the First Ten Months of Financial Year 2016-17

In the ten months from April to January in financial year (FY) 2016-17, the Indian solar sector registered export and import activity totaled $2.2 billion (~Rs.150.3 billion), an increase of ...
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SgurrEnergy Adani

SgurrEnergy India Delivers Detailed Engineering Services for Adani’s 648 MW Solar Project

SgurrEnergy India brings innovation in project design and engineering to world’s largest solar plant SgurrEnergy India Pvt. Ltd. (SgurrEnergy India), a leading solar engineering consultancy in India, is pleased to ...
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Solar Rooftop Allocation DMRC

Solar in India Generated 8.4 Billion Units of Electricity in the Eight Month Period from April to November 2016; 87% increase over the same period in 2015

Solar energy now accounts for 1 percent of the total electricity generated in India and 14.3 percent of total renewable power generated in the country. During the eight-month period from ...
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Azure Rooftop

Azure Power Commissions First Phase of 14 MW Solar Rooftop Allocation for Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

Azure Power has installed the first phase of a 14 MW solar rooftop allocation for the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC). The system was installed at the Sultanpur facility at ...
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Grid Connected

Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Commissions 5 MW of Grid-Connected Solar

Rashtriya Ispat Nigam (RINL), the corporate entity of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant, has commissioned projects aggregating 5 MW of grid-connected solar at the Vishakhapatnam Steel Plant premises in Vizag. The projects ...
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Thermax and FRENELL Win Bids to Develop Integrated Thermal Solar Project for NTPC

Thermax and FRENELL Win Bids to Develop Integrated Thermal Solar Project for NTPC

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has awarded an engineering procurement and construction (EPC) contract to Thermax, an Indian energy and environment company, and FRENELL, a German concentrated solar power (CSP) company ...
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