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Shimla: Delay in 100 MW hydro project led to cost overrun of Rs 643 cr, says CAG

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 18, 2019

A delay of 29 months in the commissioning of 100 MW Sainj hydroelectric project in Kullu in Himachal Pradesh led to cost overrun of Rs 643.04 crore, a report by Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has revealed. The project was scheduled to be completed by March...

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Hartek Power wins substation order to connect 130 MW solar power to grid

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 11, 2019

Chandigarh-based Hartek Power Wednesday said it has bagged an order to set up a 220/33 KV substation, which would connect 130 MW of solar power supply to grid in Jodhpur district of Rajasthan....

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Jakson Group to set up 50 MW greenfield solar plant for Rs 300 cr in UP

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 11, 2019

Solar energy company Jakson Group is investing nearly Rs 300 crore in a solar power plant in Jhansi district of Uttar Pradesh. The 50 megawatt (Mw) independent power plant (IPP), spread over 300...

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India added record 1,836 Mw of rooftop solar power in last fiscal: Report

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 11, 2019

Rooftop solar power in India grew at a robust pace with the country adding a record 1,836 Mw in the last fiscal. At the end of FY19, the overall installed rooftop solar capacity stood at 4,375...

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Sterling and Wilson Solar files IPO papers with SEBI to raise Rs 4,500 crore

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 17, 2019

Shapoorji Pallonji Group's renewable energy arm Sterling and Wilson Solar today filed Draft Red Herring Prospectus (DRHP) with market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to...

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Robotised module cleaning systems, ‘floating’ panels to drive L&T’s solar EPC business

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 15, 2019

L&T, which builds solar power plants for energy companies, among other things, is working on enhancing services with its own robotised module cleaning system and containerised storage...

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US and Indian solar EPCs rise up global rankings - Wiki-Solar

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 26, 2019

The world's utility-scale solar EPC contractors are thriving in the least volatile PV markets such as India and the US, according to figures released by Wiki-Solar.org. Incumbent EPCs are particularly benefitting in such markets, said Wiki-Solar, whose figures – it should be...

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Vikram Solar gets 140-MW unit order from NTPC

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 3, 2019

 Renewable energy solution provider Vikram Solar Wednesday said it has got a 140-megawatt (MW) project order from state-run power giant NTPC Ltd. "Vikram Solar claimed a 140-MW solar plant...

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Solar power industry demands uniform GST rate of 5 per cent

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 31, 2018

The Solar Power Developer Association (SPDA) has demanded the goods and services tax rate be kept uniform at 5 per cent on solar power generating system (SPGS) saying recent recommendations of...

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Govt clarifies GST confusion on solar, 70% project cost under 5% rate

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 24, 2018

The GST council issued clarity on the confusion over the rates for solar power projects. While solar panels were classified under 5 per cent tax slab, industry had contested saying other...

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