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India approves US$1.6bn of rooftop solar support

By : editor_2, Feb 20, 2019

India has approved the second phase of its programme to hit 40GW of grid-connected rooftop solar by 2022 and announced INR118 billion (~US$1.656 billion) in central government subsidies to...

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Indian manufacturers ‘elated’ with 12GW domestic content solar scheme

By : editor_2, Feb 8, 2019

India has approved a 12GW solar scheme for central public sector undertakings (CPSUs), which are state-owned enterprises, spanning the military, health, energy, government and mining sectors, among others. Importantly, the scheme mandates the use of domestically sourced solar...

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MNRE Invites Stakeholders Outlook on BIS Standards for Solar Pumps

By : editor_2, Feb 7, 2019

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced that it has releaesed a memorandum requesting for observation of stakeholders on the BIS standards for solar PV water pumping...

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System to provide clean energy to off-grid populations developed

By : editor_2, Feb 6, 2019

Environment think-tank TERI, in partnership with STEAG Energy Services, has developed a system to provide clean energy to off-grid populations. ...

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India plans 23GW of solar in high altitude Ladakh

By : editor_2, Dec 4, 2018

India's Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is set to launch a hugely ambitious plan to facilitate 23GW of grid-connected solar PV projects in Ladakh in the state of Jammu & Kashmir, which is a mountainous desert region in the far north of India.


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India’s NTPC tenders for another 1.2 GW of solar

By : editor_2, Nov 14, 2018

Indian state-run utility NTPC has issued a tender for 1.2GW of solar PV to be connected to the national grid (ISTS) through NTPC generating switchyards in Western Region.


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SECI extends bids for 150 MW floating solar project

By : editor_2, Oct 11, 2018

In September, SECI issued a tender for 150 MW of floating solar to be developed over the Rihand Dam in the Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh. In total, three 50 MW grid connected projects are...

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AMU signs MoU with National Institute of Solar Energy

By : editor_2, Sep 28, 2018

National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), has signed a MoU with Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) on Thursday that is going to benefit both the institutions working on the overall promotion of...

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Chandigarh: Deadline for installing solar plants extended to November 17

By : editor_2, Jul 19, 2018

The UT administration has extended the deadline for installing solar photovoltaic rooftop power plant.


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Solar projects: Developers appeal to UP Govt not to cancel bids post auction

By : editor_2, Jul 17, 2018

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI), representing solar energy developers, has requested the Energy Minster of Uttar Pradesh to intervene and stop the possible cancelling of...

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Subject Tags: solar energy , Solar PV