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Latest Solar Energy News, Updates & Insights - from EAI

Latest Solar Energy News, Updates & Insights - from EAI

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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Recent Solar News

Telangana to Add 500 mw Solar Power Projects in 10 months

Telangana is hopeful of adding about 500 mw solar power in 10 months. The state called for tenders for 500 mw recently and is said to have good received good response. The projects would be through reverse auction. Once the agreements are signed, the project developers would have ten months to commission their projects. Accordingly, the state is m.. Read More

SunEdison Announces Solar Joint Venture In China

SunEdison, Inc. has announced a joint venture agreement with JIC Capital that will result in the development of up to 1 GW of utility-scale solar PV projects in China over the next 3 years. The joint venture will involve coordinating nonrecourse financing for the solar farms and SunEdison may directly or indirectly purchase the facilities at fair m.. Read More

ADB to Lend US$100 Million for India Solar Projects

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is to lend US$100 million toward ACME Solar Energy’s India project plans. According to project documents on ADB’s website the money will be used towards the development of 200MW of utility-scale PV. The projects are scheduled to be completed before 2016. ACME Solar Energy is a subsidiary of ACME Power and is ba.. Read More

Rays Power Experts Commissions 20MW Solar Project in Rajasthan

Solar solutions provider Rays Power Experts today said it has commissioned 20-MW solar project at Bikaner in Rajasthan. "Rays Power has completed a turnkey order of 20 MW solar EPC project, commissioned under the REC mechanism in solar park of seven companies at Bikaner in Rajasthan," a company release said. The company had invested Rs 125 crore.. Read More

India’s Largest Power Producer To Invest $810 Million In 750 MW Solar PV Project

NTPC Limited (formerly National Thermal Power Corporation) has announced plans to set up a 750 MW ultra mega solar photovoltaic power project in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The company plans to invest ?5,000 crore ($811 million) into the project. The project would be a major milestone in the company’s near-term target to install 3,500 MW solar p.. Read More

 

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India Expands Solar Power Target, Will Add 15 GW Over Next Five Years

The new Indian government has delivered on its promise to enhance the solar power capacity addition targets under the ambitious National Solar Mission announcing revised guidelines for capacity allocation. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy recently released revised guidelines for auction of solar… read more →

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Telangana to Add 500 mw Solar Power Projects in 10 months

Telangana is hopeful of adding about 500 mw solar power in 10 months. The state called for tenders for 500 mw recently and is said to have good received good response. The projects would be through reverse auction. Once the agreements are signed, the project developers would have ten months to commission… read more →

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SunEdison Announces Solar Joint Venture In China

SunEdison, Inc. has announced a joint venture agreement with JIC Capital that will result in the development of up to 1 GW of utility-scale solar PV projects in China over the next 3 years. The joint venture will involve coordinating nonrecourse financing for the solar farms and SunEdison may directly… read more →

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ADB to Lend US$100 Million for India Solar Projects

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is to lend US$100 million toward ACME Solar Energy’s India project plans. According to project documents on ADB’s website the money will be used towards the development of 200MW of utility-scale PV. The projects are scheduled to be completed before 2016. ACME Solar… read more →

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Rays Power Experts Commissions 20MW Solar Project in Rajasthan

Solar solutions provider Rays Power Experts today said it has commissioned 20-MW solar project at Bikaner in Rajasthan. "Rays Power has completed a turnkey order of 20 MW solar EPC project, commissioned under the REC mechanism in solar park of seven companies at Bikaner in Rajasthan," a company release… read more →

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India’s Largest Power Producer To Invest $810 Million In 750 MW Solar PV Project

NTPC Limited (formerly National Thermal Power Corporation) has announced plans to set up a 750 MW ultra mega solar photovoltaic power project in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The company plans to invest ?5,000 crore ($811 million) into the project. The project would be a major milestone in the company’s… read more →

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1GW of Andhra Pradesh Projects up for Auction in Beefed up Solar Mission

The Indian government has revealed details of an auction of 1GW of solar projects in the state of Andhra Pradesh that will form the first part of a national 15GW roll out of PV between now and 2019. Initially, the second batch of the second phase of the JNNSM had been expected to allocate 1,500MW of… read more →

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Telangana Extends 500 mw Solar Bid Submission

The Southern Power Distribution Company of Telangana Limited (TSSPDCL) has extended the last date of tenders for procurement of 500 mw of solar bid submission by one more day. The Corporation had uploaded the solar request for submission bid document along with power purchase agreement (PPA) on e-procurement… read more →

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SunPower to Supply Solar Panels for French Projects

SunPower Corporation declared that it will supply 41 megawatts (MW) of solar panels to La Compagnie du Vent, a unit of the French utility GDF Suez. The 12-MW Langele solar power plant in Aquitaine will likely generate about 17,500,000 kilowatt-hours of energy every year in the region. This is sufficient… read more →

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NIRD Adopts 100 Villages for Solar Lighting

Solar power for meeting the needs of lighting homes and street lighting in villages is being taken up in a big way by the National Institute of Rural Development (NIRD), Hyderabad. The Institute has adopted 100 villages in the country to project them as models of development and solar power is being… read more →

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