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India gets first grid-scale battery energy storage system

By : editor_2, Feb 14, 2019

The 10 MW grid-connected system, owned by AES and Mitsubishi Corporation, will pave the path for wider adoption of grid-scale energy storage technology across India. It uses the Advancion energy storage platform from Fluence, a joint venture formed by Siemens and AES....

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Solar scheme only for those with direct discom connection

By : editor_2, Jan 31, 2019

Around 3,150 residents of Sushant Lok 2 Extension and Sushant Lok 3 can’t avail the grid-connected solar rooftop scheme because they are not direct DHBVN consumers.
Launched in 2014, the...

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India’s first solar-powered EV charging station installed in Mumbai

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 14, 2018

Renewable energy solutions provider Magenta Power, in association with Exicom Power Solutions, has installed India's first solar-powered DC fast charging station for electric vehicles (EVs) in...

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Grid connected clean energy capacity reaches 70 GW in April

By : editor_2, May 29, 2018

Under the grid connected renewable capacity, India did not add any capacity of Waste to Power and Biomass (Bagasse) Cogeneration).
India added 269.64 MW of renewable energy capacity last...

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MNRE Extends Implementation Timeline for Distributed Solar Projects in Andaman &Nicobar and Lakshadweep Islands

By : editor_2, May 24, 2018

As per a recent notification by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), the implementation timeline of 40 MW of distributed grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) power projects in...

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Indian utility launches 500-MW wind tender in Gujarat

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 28, 2018

Power utility Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL) on Friday launched a request for selection (RfS) for the deployment of 500 MW of grid-connected wind capacity and related transmission...

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Fortum connects 100-MW solar plant to grid in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 15, 2017

Fortum has now connected a 100-MW solar plant to grid at Pavagada solar park in the Tumkur District, Karnataka, India. This solar plant more than doubles Fortum’s solar production capacity in...

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SBI sanctions credit facilities worth Rs 2,317 crore for rooftop solar projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 31, 2017

State Bank of India (SBI), the country's largest commercial bank, announced today the sanction of credit facilities amounting to Rs 2,317 crore with aggregate capacity of 575 MW to corporates...

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Odisha launches grid-connected roof top solar projects to promote renewables

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 24, 2017

With an aim to promote renewable energy in Odisha, chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday launched grid connected rooftop solar projects.

Under the programme, the consumers can instill small solar plants on their rooftops and consume the generated solar power...

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NTPC tenders 250MW of solar across India using fated DCR policy

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 1, 2017

Indian utility NTPC has tendered 250MW of grid-connected solar projects under local content rules that are due to be phased out by the end of the year.

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