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TN plans ₹250-crore solar rooftop units and a solar-powered EV charging station

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 16, 2020

Tamil Nadu Electricity Minister P Thangamani on Friday announced that more than ₹750 crore worth of projects that include rooftop solar units, implementation of prepaid meters and other customer-friendly initiatives for 2020-21. In order to promote solar power in the State,...

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Chandigarh: Centre releases Rs 5 crore for solar subsidy

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 2, 2020

The Union government has released Rs 5 crore to the UT administration that will be used to transfer solar subsidy to residents, who had installed solar plants on their rooftops. In the new year, the UT administration will transfer subsidy amount in the account of eligible...

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Distributed Energy’s rooftop solar aggregator platform raises Rs 100 million funding

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 29, 2019

Rooftop solar developer Distributed Energy has launched an online platform that connects credible renewable energy projects with investors. After comprehensive due diligence on several metrics, energy customers can have their fundable projects listed on its marketplace....

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MP invites bids for 10.8 Megawatt rooftop solar power projects

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 18, 2019

New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (MPUVNL) has invited bids for setting up rooftop solar Photo Voltaic projects of 10.8 Megawatt (Mw) capacity for industries located near Bhopal. As part of the tender, 164 industrial beneficiaries will procure solar power under...

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These Low-Cost Solar Roofs Can Be Used in Your Homes & In E-Carts For Vendors!

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 17, 2019

Zahara Begum, 55, is a street vendor residing in Hyderabad, who sells fried fish. Her work begins at the crack of dawn and carries on till about 11:30 pm. “I make about Rs 400 every day, and till about two months ago, I would have to spend almost half of that amount on...

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Make solar power structures mandatory in new buildings in Tamil Nadu, says High Court

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 1, 2018

The Madras high court has directed the government to make instillation of solar power structures mandatory whenever any approval for a multi-storey building is granted. 

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Solar panels to light up corporation's buildings in Chennai, save electricity

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 20, 2018

Greater Chennai Corporation’s long-delayed plan to install solar panels atop corporation-owned buildings has received approval from the state, enabling the civic body to tap solar energy and cut...

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Freyr Energy ties up with Axis Bank

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 31, 2017

Solar energy services company Freyr Energy has tied up with Axis Bank to offer term loans ranging from ₹5 lakh to ₹50 lakh for tenures up to five years,for solar rooftop installations in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

The loans will be given to MSMEs and self-employed...

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Delhi government's Indraprastha Power Generation to install 2.5 MV rooftop solar plants

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 16, 2017

Indraprastha Power Generation (IPGCL), the power generation arm of the Delhi government, is set to install 2.5 mw rooftop solar plants over several state-owned buildings spread across the city....

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171 villages in Visakhapatnam to get solar power soon

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 31, 2017

A total of 171 remote tribal villages in Visakhapatnam and Srikakulam districts would be electrified with solar rooftops, said MM Nayak, CMD of AP Electricity Power Distribution Company Limited...

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