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This section provides regular aggregation of news and updates from India and around the world for Solar Energy. This is part of EAI 360, India's largest renewable energy and clean technology news aggregator.

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World’s first 2 mm tempered solar glass facility opens in Bharuch

The world’s first fully tempered 2 mm solar glass production facility was inaugurated at Govali plant of Gujarat Borosil in Bharuch on Monday. It was was inaugurated by principal scientific advisor to Government of India and Padma Vibhushan awardee Dr R Chidambaram. “Production of 2 mm fully tempered… read more →

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New interpretation of customs rule leaves solar developers stranded

A new interpretation of customs rules has jeopardised India’s solar energy projects, with officials demanding payment of import duties on crucial inputs that were previously always shipped in without any levy, leaving developers stranded as 90% of these modules are not produced in India. read more →

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In Ludhiana, 20 Municipal Corporation buildings to be solar powered

Five more Municipal Corporation buildings will get solar panels as the company handling installation of roof top solar systems has demanded more space. Earlier, civic officials made a list of 15 buildings that would be solar powered. The number has now reached 20. Installation of solar panels will start… read more →

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Ankleshwar gets town hall with solar panels

A town hall having capacity of 500 persons with solar panel on the roof was inaugurated at Ankleshwar by minister for state for cooperatives Ishwarsinh Patel on Thursday. Named ‘Maa Sharda Town Hall,’ the building is constructed at the cost of Rs10 crore at E N Ginwala High School compound in around… read more →

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Essel Infraprojects commissions 55MW of solar projects in Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka

Indian infrastructure firm Essel Infraprojects (EIL), part of conglomerate Essel Group, has commissioned a 50MW solar project at Jalaun in the state of Uttar Pradesh and a 5MW plant at Bijapur in Karnataka. EIL has said it will also commission another 60MW PV project in Karnataka in the next 45 days.… read more →

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MNRE asks Tamil Nadu to prevent curtailment of solar power

The ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) has written to the Tamil Nadu government, urging it to prevent arbitrary curtailment, or backdowns, of solar power in the state. In a letter dated September 18, Dilip Nigam, advisor-National Solar Mission, MNRE, urged Vikram Kapur, principal secretary… read more →

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Adani Group's Australia arm signs first power purchase pact for solar farm

Billionaire Gautam Adani, whose group is vying to build Australia's largest coal mine, today said his company has signed its first power purchase agreement for a solar farm near a central Queensland mining town. Adani Group plans to build a 100-200 MW solar plant on a 600 hectare land parcel that was… read more →

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U’khand Govt. launches ‘Solar Briefcase’ to provide electricity in remote areas

The Uttarakhand Government and a charitable funding agency, Swan Cultural Center and Foundation, on Sunday launched ‘Solar Briefcase’ in Kedarnath Dham. The initiative was taken to provide electricity to far flung areas in the hill state. “47 villages and 1,40,000 families do not have access to… read more →

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How professors at IITs are improving India's solar power efficiencies

The IIT campus was not ready when Saroj Nayak moved to Bhubaneswar from the US in 2012. The condensed matter physicist had been a professor at Renssealer Polytechnic when IIT Bhubaneswar made him a job offer. Nayak worked for some time from an old government building without any power backup, struggling… read more →

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Gujarat to get two more solar parks

Gujarat will soon be home to two more solar power parks. The state government, on Thursday, commenced work on a 700 MW Ultra Mega Solar Power project, which will attract Rs2,800 crore investment, while another 500 MW one is also coming up. Both parks will come up in Banaskantha district. The 700 MW… read more →

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