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KUSUM scheme for solar uptake by farmers: A fineprint

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 22, 2019

The government has published the guidelines for the implementation of Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (KUSUM) scheme for installation of solar pumps and grid-connected solar power...

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Indian solar tendering rolls on with another major co-located storage issuance

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 12, 2019

India has continued to fling out solar tenders with 1.2GW in Madhya Pradesh, 275MW in Uttar Pradesh, and a significant solar-plus-storage tender in Andhra Pradesh. Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) invited bids for 1.2GW of Interstate Transmission System (ISTS)-...

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Gujarat auctions 500MW of PV and tenders 175MW in solar parks

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 21, 2019
Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has auctioned 500MW of grid-connected solar capacity with winning tariffs in the range of INR2.55-2.66/kWh (US$3.6-3.8 cents). Paryapt Solar, a unit of...
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Solar Philippines enters India market

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 11, 2019

Solar Philippines Power Project Holdings, Inc. has entered the renewable energy sector in India with the construction of a 500-megawatt (MW) solar farm, its top official said. ...

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Bengaluru: Falling tariff takes sheen off rooftop solar plants

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 24, 2019

Karnataka might have set itself an ambitious target of 2,400MW for grid-connected rooftop generation projects by 2021, but the going seems to be slow in eight districts coming under the...

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Delhi government invites bids for setting up 35 MW rooftop solar power projects

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 10, 2018

 

The Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Management (EEREM) centre, Delhi government’s nodal agency for rooftop solar projects, today launched a tender for setting up 35 Megawatt (...

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Power utility’s first solar power plant goes live in Maharashtra

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 18, 2018

The state power distribution utility made a new beginning on Sunday after successfully linking its solar energy plant at Wavi in Sinnar taluka to the electricity grid. 

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How Gurugram is warming to solar power; Generation capacity reaches 25 Mw

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 26, 2018

The total installed capacity of solar power in the city has reached 25MW this year — a 47% increase from the corresponding period of 2017 — underlining the growing potential of renewable energy in Gurugram, a city that also happens to house the...

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Indian Government released Rs 509 crore for grid connected, small solar plans as on January 31: Piyush Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 10, 2017

An amount of Rs 600 crore has been allocated for projects under Grid Connected Rooftop and Small Solar Power Plants Programme and Rs 508.84 crore has been released as on Jan 31, Piyush Goyal,...

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Maharashtra to take joint venture route for solar push

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 6, 2017

Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited (MahaGenco) is looking at public-private partnership (PPP) and joint venture routes to undertake works for adding 2,500 megawatt (mw) grid-...

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