The Solar Energy Corporation of India will soon issue a tender call for the installation of 1 GW of rooftop PV atop government buildings nationwide; buildings already identified, reserve price being assessed. The tender will entail target-based incentives designed to encourage developers to meet completion… read more →
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Solar Cells Market size was above USD 35 billion in 2015 with forecast to grow over 12.0% from 2016 to 2024. Growing adoption of clean fuel technologies over conventional will drive global solar cells market size. Government initiatives towards energy conservation and carbon footprint may favor the… read more →
In a bid to go green, the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) is soon going to produce its own electricity. The corporation has decided to install solar panels on all the major buildings owned by it. Apart from powering its own buildings, the civic body will also sell the surplus electricity to… read more →
To overcome the scarcity of land for expansion of solar energy in the country, government is planning a number of initiatives like development of solar parks, ultra mega solar power projects and solar zones. Under solar zone scheme, a large zone with solar radiation and other requirements is identified… read more →
Indian firm Neyveli Lignite Corp (NLC) is seeking contractors to develop, build, install and commission 500 MW of solar power capacity in Tamil Nadu state. NLC is expecting bids by December 20 from solar developers interested in taking on projects of at least 50 MW. The plan is to secure the targeted… read more →
Tata Solar Power has joined Vikram Solar as one of only two Indian Tier 1 module manufacturers, as rated by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). According to Tata Power Solar, BNEF’s recognition is a reward for the firm’s 27-year history of solar manufacturing. Globally, Tata Power Solar has shipped… read more →
Hindustan Zinc Ltd (HZL) is foraying into solar energy business and will set up 115 MW of solar energy projects with an investment of Rs 630 crore. In the first phase, the company will set-up 15 MW solar energy projects which would require an investment of Rs 80 crore and are likely to be commissioned… read more →
Leading Chinese company Prestige Ocean Holding and Investments Limited signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Haryana Government for the setting up of 100 MW solar power projects in the State with an investment of `500 crore. In the first phase, 100 MW power plant would be set up in the State… read more →
India’s rooftop solar market has expanded at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 98% in the last four years to reach a total capacity of 1,020 MW as of end-September 2016. This growth was primarily driven by the improvement in price competitiveness of rooftop solar power compared to grid power. read more →
Taking up its mission for green energy a step further, the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) will now incentivise colleges for installing solar panels. To enable this, the university administration recently passed a decision to include solar panel installation in the list of approved expenses… read more →