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NLC India commissions entire 500 MW solar power projects in Tamil Nadu

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 5, 2019

NLC India Monday said it has commissioned the entire 500 MW solar power projects in Tamil Nadu. "The balance 200 MW of solar PV power projects, out of 500 MW solar PV power projects which was...

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Rajasthan’s 750MW solar auction draws lowest bids of 2.48 rupees

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 4, 2019

A 750MW solar PV auction for capacity in the Indian state of Rajasthan has drawn in winning bids of between INR2.48-2.49/kWh (US$0.035). ...

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India stuck with household solar subsidy ‘friction’

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 27, 2019

While the Indian solar industry has shown gratitude to the government for its recently announced ~US$1.6 billion boost for the rooftop PV programme, some industry members believe there are too...

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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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Solar power projects get $113 million funding boost from KfW-Bank of Baroda tie-up

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 25, 2019

 Bank of Baroda and Germany’s KfW Development Bank today announced they have joined hands to extend funding of $113 million to refinance solar power projects in India....

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India approves US$1.6bn of rooftop solar support

By : Sustainability ..., 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 : Sustainability ..., 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 : Sustainability ..., 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 : Sustainability ..., 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 : Sustainability ..., 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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