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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

PTC may call for Solar Power Bids in Dollar-denominated Tariff

As part of the government’s plan to push solar electricity by paying for it in dollars, power trading company PTC India Ltd may call for bids from solar project developers on behalf of the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE). The radical approach of dollar-denominated tariff expected to be followed by India’s largest power trader may b.. Read More

Solar Installations Cross 2,000 MW in 2015

Solar installations in India have gone up to more than 2,000 MW so far in 2015 due to positive developments in Tamil Nadu. According to a report by Mercom Capital Group, a clean energy communications and research firm, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), is very close to announcing the Phase II Batch 2 programme. Tamil Nadu Generation.. Read More

CIAL to be World's First Fully Solar-powered Airport

The Kochi International Airport is on track to become the first airport in the world to derive all its power from solar energy. The airport would generate 12 MW of power from solar energy, and the work is expected to be completed in three months. Bosch is patterning the airport to build the required structures. CIAL, the company that runs the airp.. Read More

Trina Solar, JA Solar and Canadian Solar to Explore India Manufacturing

Trina Solar and JA Solar have signed MoUs with Welspun Energy and Essel Solar respectively to set up solar cell and photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturing units in Andhra Pradesh. Canadian Solar also signed a MoU with Gurgaon based Sun Group to develop solar projects and explore manufacturing in India. The government has also announced ambitious .. Read More

Solar EPC Players see Opportunity in AP and Telangana

Solar EPC players are eyeing an opportunity to invest in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana with both states announcing plans to set up large solar parks. The EPCs are quoting up to Rs 6.9 crore per megawatt but costs could go down due to economies of scale. Andhra Pradesh has announced setting up a 2,500 mw solar park. It has joined hands with NTPC for.. Read More

 

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SVP Announces Second Solar Installation Project in India

Solar Village Project, a local non-profit organization whose mission is to install and manage micro solar-solution technology in rural villages in India, has announced its second installation project, the Kihare Village Project. SVP's second project will provide electricity to every home in Kihare Fields,… read more →

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PTC may call for Solar Power Bids in Dollar-denominated Tariff

As part of the government’s plan to push solar electricity by paying for it in dollars, power trading company PTC India Ltd may call for bids from solar project developers on behalf of the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE). The radical approach of dollar-denominated tariff expected to be… read more →

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Solar Installations Cross 2,000 MW in 2015

Solar installations in India have gone up to more than 2,000 MW so far in 2015 due to positive developments in Tamil Nadu. According to a report by Mercom Capital Group, a clean energy communications and research firm, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), is very close to announcing the… read more →

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CIAL to be World's First Fully Solar-powered Airport

The Kochi International Airport is on track to become the first airport in the world to derive all its power from solar energy. The airport would generate 12 MW of power from solar energy, and the work is expected to be completed in three months. Bosch is patterning the airport to build the required… read more →

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Trina Solar, JA Solar and Canadian Solar to Explore India Manufacturing

Trina Solar and JA Solar have signed MoUs with Welspun Energy and Essel Solar respectively to set up solar cell and photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturing units in Andhra Pradesh. Canadian Solar also signed a MoU with Gurgaon based Sun Group to develop solar projects and explore manufacturing in India.… read more →

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Solar EPC Players see Opportunity in AP and Telangana

Solar EPC players are eyeing an opportunity to invest in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana with both states announcing plans to set up large solar parks. The EPCs are quoting up to Rs 6.9 crore per megawatt but costs could go down due to economies of scale. Andhra Pradesh has announced setting up a 2,500… read more →

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EPDCL Targetting 100 MW Rooftop Solar Power Units

Eastern Power Distribution Company of AP Limited (APEPDCL) has set a target of installing 100MW rooftop solar power units in Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) limits to make the city a role model in the country. Solar power units will be set up at the household level under the net-metering… read more →

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Indore Railway Station Gets 20 KW Solar Power Plant

With an aim to conserve power, a 20-KW solar power plant has been inaugurated at the Indore railway station. With the help of corporation, a total of 100 KW solar power plants were established in Chiitorgarh, Neemuch, Ratlam and Indore which resulted in the saving of Rs 12 lakh per year on energy charges.… read more →

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Nagpur Metro Rail may use Solar Power

The Nagpur Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (NMRCL) may use solar power in a big way to run the service and wants to tie-up with German government for technological and financial support. The NMRCL plans to install a 30 MW capacity solar plant which can be used for the Metro railway stations. The solar system,… read more →

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Dollar Tariff for Solar Power on the Anvil

The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) is looking at a dollar-denominated tariff mechanism for solar power at grid parity as it gears up to reset the country’s solar mission target to 100,000 MW by 2022. Under dollar-denominated tariff bidding, distribution utilities quote their price in dollars… read more →

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