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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

Indian Railways Plans 1,000 MW of Solar Energy Projects

Indian Railways plans to tap the sun for energy needs so that it can reduce its dependence on electricity generated by fossil fuels. Developers can use the railway land and buildings to set up solar panels. Indian Railways will use solar power to light up stations and office buildings... Read More

Pennar Gets 30-MW Solar Mounting Job in India for Azure Power

Pennar Industries has won a contract from local solar firm Azure Power to deliver a module mounting system for a 30-MW plant in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh. As part of separate deals, Pennar Industries will supply the mounting systems for a number of photovoltaic (PV) plants in Tamil Nadu and Madhya Pradesh states. The orders were pla.. Read More

Union Cabinet Approves for 15,000 MW Grid-connected Solar Projects

The Cabinet has given its approval for implementation of the scheme for setting up of 15,000 MW of grid-connected solar photo voltaic power projects under the National Solar Mission. They will be executed by NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam (NVVN), an arm of NTPC, in three tranches. The completion of this 15,000 MW capacity projects under the National Sol.. Read More

SunPower and First Solar Combining in New YieldCo Vehicle

SunPower has joined with First Solar to form a joint yieldco. A yield simply owns project assets long-term, paying a dividend from the cash flows projects generate each quarter. Unlike a solar panel manufacturer, the yieldco will only own projects that generate electricity and sell it to customers. In that respect, it's more like a REIT or MLP tha.. Read More

Solar Energy to be Cheapest Power Source in 10 Years

Solar energy is set to become the cheapest source of electricity in many parts of the world within the next 10 years, with the cost of photovoltaics continuing to decline. In fact, in some parts of the world, solar energy would become cheaper than the heavily subsidised fossil fuel energy. The technology still has further improvements and it is e.. Read More

 

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J&K Govt to Harness 111 GW Solar Power in Ladakh

The Ladakh region of Jammu & Kashmir also known as cold desert has a vast potential to produce 111 giga watts (GWS) of solar power and the state government is planning to harness it. Most of the energy generated in these solar parks would be given to the Northern Grid through the presently under construction… read more →

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Indian Railways Plans 1,000 MW of Solar Energy Projects

Indian Railways plans to tap the sun for energy needs so that it can reduce its dependence on electricity generated by fossil fuels. Developers can use the railway land and buildings to set up solar panels. Indian Railways will use solar power to light up stations and office buildings. read more →

Read more news items on: Solar Energy,

 

Pennar Gets 30-MW Solar Mounting Job in India for Azure Power

Pennar Industries has won a contract from local solar firm Azure Power to deliver a module mounting system for a 30-MW plant in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh. As part of separate deals, Pennar Industries will supply the mounting systems for a number of photovoltaic (PV) plants in Tamil Nadu… read more →

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Union Cabinet Approves for 15,000 MW Grid-connected Solar Projects

The Cabinet has given its approval for implementation of the scheme for setting up of 15,000 MW of grid-connected solar photo voltaic power projects under the National Solar Mission. They will be executed by NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam (NVVN), an arm of NTPC, in three tranches. The completion of this 15,000… read more →

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SunPower and First Solar Combining in New YieldCo Vehicle

SunPower has joined with First Solar to form a joint yieldco. A yield simply owns project assets long-term, paying a dividend from the cash flows projects generate each quarter. Unlike a solar panel manufacturer, the yieldco will only own projects that generate electricity and sell it to customers.… read more →

Read more news items on: Solar Energy,

 

Solar Energy to be Cheapest Power Source in 10 Years

Solar energy is set to become the cheapest source of electricity in many parts of the world within the next 10 years, with the cost of photovoltaics continuing to decline. In fact, in some parts of the world, solar energy would become cheaper than the heavily subsidised fossil fuel energy. The technology… read more →

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Solar Power for all Govt Buildings in Nagpur

The State Energy Minister has announced a plan to install rooftop solar power generators on every government building in the district within next two years. The government would allocate Rs10 crore for implementing this plan. All government office buildings, semi-government establishments and gram panchayats… read more →

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SunEdison and GRID Alternatives Announce Major Solar Workforce Initiative

SunEdison, Inc. and the SunEdison Foundation, has announced a $5 million contribution to their philanthropic partnership with GRID Alternatives, the nation's largest non-profit solar installer. Together, the organizations are launching a two-year initiative called RISE to connect the industry's growing… read more →

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Ajmer Railway Station to run on Solar Energy

Ajmer, which is gearing-up to become a smart city, courtesy a joint Indo-US initiative, is also set to get Rajasthan its first railway station to run on solar energy. This project will yearly save Rs 52 lakh on electricity bill for Ajmer railway station. The solar panel will be fixed under the corporate… read more →

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First Solar Contemplating Module Factory in India

First Solar is considering establishing a factory for its thin-film modules in India and has committed to building 5GW of capacity in the country over the next five years. First Solar has also been attractive to some Indian developers because the use of its modules allows them to tap loans from the… read more →

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