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India turns to dispatchable renewables to ease grid constraints

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 6, 2019

The state enterprise Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) issued at the beginning of the month a tender for 1,200MW of renewable power that can be used to alleviate peak demand issued on the...

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Kerala: Trichy airport gets 1 MW solar power plant, to cater to 25% energy demand

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 29, 2019

Trichy international airport on Friday got a solar power plant to power its campus here when Airports Authority of India (AAI) board member Anuj Agarwal commissioned the 1 megawatt plant set up...

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Government should offer incentive to help India achieve solar power target by 2022: LSI

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 31, 2018

Sebi approved merchant banker LSI Financial Services feels Indian government should contemplate offering financial stimulus including price incentives and subsidised credit to domestic solar...

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India has embarked upon an ambitious plan to install 227 GW of renewable energy by 2022

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 28, 2018

India has embarked upon an ambitious plan to install 227 GW of renewable energy by 2022. Solar energy forms more than 65% of this 227 GW dream. I call these targets ambitious since, as of today...

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Indian Railways' first set of solar plants to be launched today

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 27, 2017

The Railway's first set of solar plants with a total capacity of 5 megawatt peak (MWp) will be launched here tomorrow by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, officials said today.

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Solar energy firms accuse NTPC of delaying issue of CoDs certificate to solar projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 29, 2017

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has alleged that state-run power giant NTPC and its trading arm NVVN are delaying issue of commercial operation date (CoD) certificate to...

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Fotowatio Renewable Ventures wins 100 MW power purchase agreement in reverse auction under NSM program in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 3, 2016

Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) has announced that it has been awarded a 100 MW power purchase agreement (PPA) in a reverse auction, conducted by Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (...

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Govt approves pilot solar projects on canal tops, banks

By : sustainabilityo..., May 27, 2016

The government has approved implementation of a Pilot-cum- Demonstration Project for Development of Grid-connected Solar PV Power Plants on Canal-banks and Canal-tops under National Solar...

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WTO rules against india in solar case

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 26, 2016

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled in the US favour and against India's domestic content requirements for solar products under the national solar mission. In its report made public on...

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Government may soon come out with tenders for 2-4 GW solar power

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 9, 2016

The government is planning to bring out large tenders for producing 2-4 giga-watts (GW) of solar power, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said today.


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