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MP govt to provide subsidised solar water pumps to farmers

“The sale of green energy pumps in such a huge number is going to save crores of rupees of the MP government annually,” said Rajendra Kothari, the former director of PHD Chamber of Industries and … More →

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Massive oversubscription for 750MW solar tender in India’s Rajasthan

A Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) tender for 750MW of PV capacity at the Bhadla Solar Park in Rajasthan has been massively oversubscribed, with roughly 8.75GW worth of technical bids received. Jasmeeet Khurana, associate … More →

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First wind-solar charging station of U’khand in Doon

Dehradun: A few Dehradun-based young entrepreneurs have set up what they claim is Uttarakhand’s first ‘wind-solar hybrid electrical charging station’ in the city which harnesses power from the wind and sun to provide clean energy … More →

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Solar power tariff in Tamil Nadu set to fall below Rs 4 per unit

CHENNAI: Solar power tariff in Tamil Nadu is set to fall below Rs 4 per unit. Tangedco will float tenders for 1500MW in the coming days and fix the the base tariff at Rs 4 … More →

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Solar energy firm Freyr launches mobile app

Freyr Energy, a city-based start-up focused on solar energy, launched a mobile app to help individuals and companies to run rooftop solar business. Describing Freyr SunPro, the app, as a first of its kind, co-founder … More →

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Solar power may become cheaper than coal in India

Solar power tariff may fall below Rs3 per unit after the SECI auction of solar power projects at Bhadla, Rajasthan New Delhi: India’s solar power prices may be set to fall below those of thermal … More →

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Saudi Arabia starts solar RfP stage, plans 1 GW more renewables

April 18 (Renewables Now) – Saudi Arabia’s energy minister on Monday started the request for proposal (RFP) stage concerning the development of a 300-MW solar project in Sakaka, and unveiled plans for a 1,020-MW Round … More →

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India’s SECI reduces gov rooftop solar tender to 500 MW

April 18 (Renewables Now) – Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has reduced to 500 MW from 1,000 MW the capacity sought under its previously-launched tender for rooftop solar power systems on government buildings. SECI … More →

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ReNew Power commissions 143MW solar farm in Telangana, India

Indian company ReNew Power Ventures has commissioned its 143MW solar farm at Dichpally in the Nizamabad district of Telangana state. The Government of Telangana’s Energy and Science (SC) Development Minister G Jagadish Reddy said: “The … More →

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Indian Solar Companies Rule Global Funding Scenario In Q1 2017

Indian solar sector reported over $1.6 Billion in funding and M&A Transactions in Q1 2017, in announced corporate, project funding and M&A deals, according to the report released by Mercom Capital Group Indian solar sector … More →