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Rays Power commissions 9MW solar project in Karnataka

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 8, 2017

Rays Power Infra today said it has commissioned a 9 MW solar photovoltaic power plant in Karnataka.

Spread over 60 acres in Pavagada village in Tumkur district, this project is commissioned under the Karnataka Farmers' Solar Scheme.

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Subject Tags: industry news , solar

PM calls on BRICS to work closely with international solar alliance

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 5, 2017

Asserting that affordable and sustainable access to energy is crucial for the growth of the BRICS nations, Prime Minister Narendra today called on the member countries to work closely with the International Solar Alliance to strengthen the solar energy agenda.

In his...

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Acme, Inox explore exit from renewable energy projects won at record low tariffs

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 28, 2017

Acme Group and Inox Group that bid the country’s lowest solar and wind tariffs respectively this year now plan to exit the projects, said several people aware of the development.

Inox Wind Infrastructure Services Ltd bid Rs3.46 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) to win a 250...

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Engie in talks with AST to provide off-grid power to telcos, banks

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 25, 2017

French energy company Engie SA is in talks with Delhi-based Applied Solar Technologies (AST) for a partnership to provide off-grid power to the telecom and banking sectors. 

AST’s solar hybrid solution model uses a combination of solar photovoltaic cells, battery back-...

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Chinese solar module firms reneging on India contracts

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 24, 2017

In what has come as a shock to India’s solar power developers, Chinese module manufacturers are reneging on their contracts and are demanding an upward price revision to supply the equipment already contracted for, said several people aware of the development.


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Rapped by CAG, thermal plant maker Bhel to focus on solar

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 23, 2017

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (Bhel) is changing its business model to focus on solar power generation, create equipment to help thermal plants drastically reduce emissions and get a larger share of transportation business like metro coaches.

This follows the recent rap...

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Veer Energy wants to develop 10 MW solar/hybrid project in Dhule, Maharashtra

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 8, 2017

Veer Energy and Infrastructure share price rallied 12 percent intraday Monday on receiving a letter of interest from Maharashtra Energy Development Agency, Pune, on installation of solar or...

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India’s Heavy Engineering enters solar module production

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 3, 2017

Indian state-owned Heavy Engineering Corporation Limited (HEC), one of India’s largest industrial conglomerates, is seeking providers of PV technology and solar manufacturers to create a joint...

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Schneider Electric, WWF Install Solar-Storage Mini-Grids on Diminishing Islands in India’s Threatened Sundarbans

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 2, 2017

Stretching across the Bay of Bengal from on to offshore the coasts of northeast India and Bangladesh, the Sundarbans is the world’s largest remaining mangrove ecosystem. Island residents and...

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Subject Tags: mini-grid , solar , storage

Uttar Pradesh nudges solar companies to cut power tariff on older pacts

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 10, 2017

Following a steep fall in solar tariffs in the last two years, Uttar Pradesh is pressuring solar power project developers to cut rates of electricity agreed upon in earlier contracts even though...

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