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National Solar Mission Phase II policy to be announced in a month

The basic contours of the policy for the Phase II of the National Solar Mission will be announced in a month’s time, according to Tarun Kapoor, Joint Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. Under … More →

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ReneSola to Provide Made-in-India Solar PV Modules

ReneSola Ltd , a leading global manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (“PV”) modules and wafers, today introduced its new Virtus II® multicrystalline modules to the Indian market at the 6th Renewable Energy India 2012 Expo. In addition, … More →

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SCHOTT Solar Receivers energize India’s first ever Concentrated Solar Power Plant

SCHOTT Solar, Germany’s pioneering solar company announced  it has completed the shipment of more than 17,000 SCHOTT PTR® 70 receivers to Godawari Green Energy Ltd. These high technology components form the heart of one of  India’s … More →

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Solar power only way out for Kerala’s power woes

With no additional power generation on the cards, the only way for Kerala to prevent a blackout is to go green and tap solar power, an expert said Tuesday. The state requires another 2,000 MW … More →

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Firms may be penalized if solar targets are not met

Top 50 corporate and industrial majors and most of the electricity generation and distribution companies in the country belonging to various state governments may face punitive action for not meeting the solar power generation targets … More →

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Tata Power Eyes Renewable Energy for Growth

Tata Power Co.  plans to expand its renewable power capacity to 6,000 megawatts by 2020, a senior company executive said. India’s top private power utility by capacity is also in talks to acquire renewable assets … More →

Tamilnadu

Solar developers make a beeline for Tamil Nadu

Good sunshine and chronic power shortage always made Tamil Nadu an attractive investment destination for solar power developers. Now, the State’s solar policy has further sweetened the deal by imposing an obligation on certain classes … More →

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Tamil Nadu colleges all set to tap solar energy

From powering street lamps in colleges and water heating systems in hostels to lights and fans in classrooms, solar energy is the new kid on campus in Tamil Nadu. In its solar policy, the state government imposes … More →

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Welspun Energy to setup 100 MW solar power project in Chhattisgarh at an investment of Rs 10 billion

Welspun Energy today said it will invest Rs 1,000 crore in setting up a 100 MW solar power project in Chhattisgarh. Welspun Renewables Energy Ltd (WREL), a subsidiary of Welspun Energy, has inked an MoU … More →

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Solar to attain grid parity in 4-5 years:Tarun Kapur

Rising cost of conventional power and the drop in the cost of solar power panels will bring in grid parity in green energy much before the deadline, making it a more attractive choice for users … More →