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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 →

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India has achieved 12,200 MW of solar capacity, says Goyal

Stating that India has already achieved 12,200 MW of solar capacity so far, Union power minister Piyush Goyal today reiterated that the country is well poised to reach its target of 100 GW capacity by … More →

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Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis announces solar feeders to power agro pumps

Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said that the Maharashtra government will start solar feeders to ensure 12-hour power supply for agro pumps across the state. He was speaking at Mee Mukhyamantri Boltoy (This is chief minister … More →

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Rewa achieves commercial close with signing of PPAs

On Feb 10, Rewa Ultra Mega Solar park created history by discovered Rs 3.13 a unit levelised tariff The Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Park achieved another landmark on Monday after it reached commercial closure for … More →

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JA Solar’s Cumulative Module Shipments to India Reach 1GW

BEIJING, April 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (“JA Solar”), one of the world’s largest manufacturers of high-performance solar power products, today announced that the company’s cumulative module shipments to India reached … More →

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Solar tariff fixed at Rs 4.36 per unit for Megawatt scale plants

The regulator has allowed a capital cost of Rs 4.40 crore per MW, and a return on equity (RoE) at 16% for developers. Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has fixed Rs 4.36 per unit as … More →

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India solar power tariff finds new floor at Rs 3.15/unit

NEW DELHI: Solar power tariffs appear to be on a free fall in India, finding a new floor at a levelised tariff of Rs 3.15 per unit quoted by Solairdirect in the auction for state-run … More →

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Solar generates over 1 billion kwH in a month in India

In February 2017, India’s solar power capacity generated a total of 1.355 billion kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity, according to the Central Electricity Authority of India. February’s figure represents the first time that monthly solar … More →