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Gujarat cancels 500 MW auction results, rebidding likely

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 18, 2018

Gujarat cancelled a solar project auction it held in end-March without assigning any reasons. Industry sources said this was because the state government felt the tariff quoted by bidders to...

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British PE firm Actis close to buying solar assets of India's Shapoorji Pallonji: Reports

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 18, 2018

British private equity firm Actis is close to signing a deal to buy the solar power portfolio of Indian conglomerate Shapoorji Pallonji, three people aware of the development said on Tuesday. ...

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Azure Power commissions 40 MW solar plant in Uttar Pradesh

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 18, 2018

Azure Power, New Delhi-based solar power producer, today announced it has commissioned a 40 Megawatt (MW) solar power plant in Uttar Pradesh.

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Rajasthan aims 3,780 MW solar capacity by April next year

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 18, 2018

With 20 projects of 1,500 MW capacity in pipeline, Rajasthan is targeting to increase its solar power generation to 3,780 MW by April next year in order to achieve the goal of 7,000 MW clean...

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U.S. to spend $105.5 mln to advance solar technologies

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 18, 2018

The U.S. Department of Energy will spend $105.5 million to fund 70 projects aimed at advancing solar energy technologies and smoothing their integration into the electricity grid, it said on Tuesday.

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UK joins India-led International Solar Alliance to mark Modi visit

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 17, 2018

The UK joined the India-led International Solar Alliance (ISA) ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's four-day visit to Britain. 

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Mahindra lowest bidder again in India’s Andaman solar-storage retender

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 17, 2018
Major Indian solar EPC firm Mahindra Susten has put in the lowest bid for a solar and energy storage auction in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands for the second time, having seen its victory in...
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NHPC’s 50 MW solar project in Tamil Nadu synchronised with grid

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 17, 2018

State-run NHPC today said it has synchronised a 50 MW solar PV project at Theni/Dindigul district of Tamil Nadu with the grid.

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China interested in joining International Solar Alliance

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 16, 2018

China has expressed interest in joining the International Solar Alliance (ISA), a treaty based inter-governmental alliance of 121 sunshine-rich countries that lie fully or partially between the...

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Bangladesh wants to buy solar power from India

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 16, 2018

In what will give India’s energy diplomacy a boost, power-starved Bangladesh wants to buy at least 2,000 megawatts (MW) of electricity from large solar parks being set up in Gujarat and...

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