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Solar Energy: Boost to farmer income in India

The use of solar energy was confined previously but India is accelerating in the direction of solar energy with the initiative taken by the government to double the income of farmers. In a report released by International Renewable Energy Agency, India is producing the cheapest solar energy whereas Canada is the most expensive producer in the list. Since last few ... Read More »

Hindu devouts in India take holy dip ahead of solar eclipse

Although the eclipse will not be seen in India, according to mythical beliefs, it will still have its impact on Earth and its people. Devotees were seen taking holy dips, praying to the Sun God and holy river Ganges. According to religious beliefs, making donations after taking bath in a water body on the day of solar eclipse adds to one’s ... Read More »

California hillside glows with thousands of colorful solar-powered lights

The “Field of Light” exhibition by British artist Bruce Munro, who is known for his large-scale light installations, is made up of 58,000 stemmed glass globes lit by fibre-optics. Visitors walk through the exhibition, set in 15 acres of rolling hills, as the lights change colour and wave in the breeze. “It’s like walking through a liquid Monet painting,” said ... Read More »

NTPC surges on bagging 40 MW solar projects in UPNEDA’s auction

Mumbai : NTPC is currently trading at Rs. 141.50, up by 2.60 points or 1.87% from its previous closing of Rs. 138.90 on the BSE. The scrip opened at Rs. 140.00 and has touched a high and low of Rs. 141.50 and Rs. 139.55 respectively. So far 49384 shares were traded on the counter. The BSE group ‘A’ stock of ... Read More »

NLC India commissions 100 MW Solar PV power plant in Tamil Nadu

NLC India has successfully commissioned the 100 MW Solar PV power plant at Kamuthi & K. Nedunkulam village, Ramanathapuram District in the state of Tamil Nadu, out of 709 MW solar power projects awarded by TANGEDCO. NLC India is engaged in the business of lignite mining and power generation. At present, the company has four opencast lignite mines. WhatsApp Facebook ... Read More »

BHEL bags EPC orders worth Rs 800 crore for 200 MW solar power plants

  ’ (BHEL) Solar Photovoltaic (SPV) portfolio has surpassed 1 GW with the company winning two EPC order for setting up SPV plants with a cumulative capacity of 200 MW. The orders are valued at over Rs 800 crore, the orders have been secured from NTPC and Gujarat State Electricity Corporation (GSECL), reinforcing the company’s position as a leading EPC ... Read More »

Tata Power’s arm launches residential solar rooftop campaign

Tata Power Company’s wholly owned subsidiary — Tata Power Solar has launched its pan India residential solar rooftop campaign. The campaign has been flagged-off from the holy-city Tirupati to inspire the residents across the country to implement residential solar rooftop solution. This campaign intent to cover 100 cities across India and expected to save up to Rs 50,000 per 5kW ... Read More »

M&M’s arm, Mitsui to co-invest in distributed solar power projects in India

Mahindra & Mahindra’s (M&M) subsidiary — Mahindra Susten, a leading player in the Indian solar energy sector, has entered into a partnership with Mitsui & Company, of Japan to jointly develop and operate distributed solar power generation projects in India. Mahindra Susten will continue to hold 51% stake in Marvel Solren, with Mitsui holding the balance equity. Marvel currently operates ... Read More »

One arrested for running fake website offering free laptops, solar panels

However, these claims and messages are fake and are being circulated to dupe the people. After the message went viral, an FIR was registered under the IT Act. Police has arrested one accused from Nagaur district of Rajasthan. The accused has been identified as an IIT-Kanpur post graduate who created one such website with the intention of earning money through ... Read More »

Tata Power’s arm to develop 100 MW Solar Project in Gujarat

Tata Power Company’s wholly owned subsidiary–Tata Power Renewable Energy (TPREL) has received a Letter of Award (LoA) from Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam (GUVNL) on May 28, 2019 to develop a 100 MW solar project in Raghanesda Solar Park of Gujarat. The energy will be supplied to GUVNL under a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) valid for a period of 25 years ... Read More »

KPI Global Infrastructure commissions 2.2 MW solar power project in Bharuch

KPI Global Infrastructure has successfully installed and commissioned 2.2 MW solar power project with effect from April 30, 2019 at Village-Sudi, Ta-Bharuch, and district Bharuch under ‘Independent Power Producer (IPP)’ category for United Phosphorous, Vapi for which GEDA has issued Certificate of Commissioning. KPI Global Infrastructure is a solar power generating company focused on providing solar power, both as an ... Read More »

GAIL, BHEL sign pact for development of solar power projects

“GAIL shall be the project developer and BHEL shall act as an engineering, procurement, construction and project management contractor,” the company said in a statement. BHEL shall also provide operation and maintenance services during the initial period upon becoming successful bidder. “This development will help both the companies to leverage their competitive strengths to build a substantial portfolio in solar ... Read More »

Simple, inexpensive frame to boost solar cell efficiency

The simple, inexpensive and ingenious method could increase solar energy captured for people in developing countries, as well as remote regions that are off the grid, researchers said. “In Uganda, between 20 to 25 per cent of people have no access to electricity,” said Beth Parks, an associate professor at Colgate University in the US. “One solar cell supplies enough ... Read More »

Sangam Renewables to sell 860 KWp roof top Solar Plant in Raigad

Sangam Renewables has received approval to sell/transfer company’s roof top Solar Plant of 860 KWp situated at the roof of Maharashtra Seamless (MSL), Sukeli, Raigad in the state of Maharashtra, at a consideration of Rs 4.25 crore. The Board of Directors of the Company at its meeting held on March 02, 2019 has approved the same. Sangam Renewables is engaged ... Read More »

NTPC gets investment approval for Solar PV Project

NTPC has received investment approval for Bilhaur Solar PV Project of 140 MW capacity and Auraiya Solar PV Project of 20 MW capacity. Earlier on October 10, 2018, the company participated for 160 MW Solar capacities in Uttar Pradesh and has won the entire capacity bid by it, comprising 140 MW at a levelised tariff of Rs 3.17/unit and 20 ... Read More »

Saatpuliya, a village charged with solar power

Udaipur : Solar power is coming as a big blessing for many towns and villages in rural areas and Saatpuliya village in Divair gram panchayat of Rajsamand district is one of them. With a tough terrain nestled in valleys and rivers, electricity had been a dream for the locals here, however, thanks to the solar power that has now lighted up ... Read More »

Hindustan Zinc awarded for Solar Innovation & Excellence

Udaipur : Hindustan Zinc received Solar Innovation & Excellence Award at the 2nd Annual Conference-Expo-Awards – Roadmap for Innovations in Solar Energy 2017 (RISE 2017) for 12 MW Debari Solar Project. The award was presented by Mr. Ashwin kumar Khatri, Director General of Mission Energy Foundation in a glittering function held in Delhi on 21st July 2017. On behalf of Hindustan Zinc, Mr. ... Read More »