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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.

You can find news and updates on diverse topics within Solar Energy - events, insights, perspectives, innovations, personalities and more.

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Recent Solar News

US, China Firms Plan Solar Manufacturing Plants in India

US-based First Solar Inc. and China’s Trina Solar are among firms that are considering plans to set up manufacturing facilities in India, lured by the nation’s ambitious solar power generation target. The government has ambitious plans to create 60,000MW of wind power capacity by then, with an overall investment of around Rs.10 trillion in th.. Read More

India to Propose Global Collaboration in Solar Power R&D to cut Costs

In an attempt to boost its image as a global leader in the solar power market, India is planning to propose a collaboration among nations to promote research and development with an aim to reduce costs. The countries with high solar energy resource should come together to form an international group and accelerate R&D efforts. With auctions for se.. Read More

P2 Solar Signs Agreement to Acquire an Operating Hydro Project in Northern India

P2 Solar, Inc. has signed an MOU to acquire a 9.5 MW small hydro power generation project, Project Barkote 1. P2 has undertaken more than six months of due diligence working with third party engineers, accountants and lawyers to assess the project. Barkote 1 is operating under a PPA (Power purchase agreement) with the state electricity company. Th.. Read More

Malpe UHC, Manipal Switches to Solar Power in a First for India

Urban Health Centre in Malpe, Manipal has become a solar powered clinic recently. The solar energy will greatly help to improve patient care. This innovation is a centralized solar DC grid, which reduces dependency on grid power and contributes towards green energy. The solar solution provided in Malpe Clinic consists of 6 KWp solar panels. It .. Read More

Welspun Renewables Signs 100 MW Solar MoU in Andhra Pradesh

Welspun Renewables, India’s leading clean energy generator, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for setting up 100.1 MW solar PV project in Andhra Pradesh. Welspun Renewables made this commitment during World Economic Forum’s (WEF) ‘AP Investment Session’ in the presence of Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. Cumulative investme.. Read More

 

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Maharashtra Govt's Draft Policy on Solar Energy Sector to be Reveled

The Maharashtra government has announced that a draft of its integrated policy for the renewable energy sector, which is aimed at reducing the state's carbon footprint and boosting the renewable energy sector, would be made public within the next fortnight. It has announced that 7,000-MW power will… read more →

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US, China Firms Plan Solar Manufacturing Plants in India

US-based First Solar Inc. and China’s Trina Solar are among firms that are considering plans to set up manufacturing facilities in India, lured by the nation’s ambitious solar power generation target. The government has ambitious plans to create 60,000MW of wind power capacity by then, with an overall… read more →

Read more news items on: Solar Energy,

 

India to Propose Global Collaboration in Solar Power R&D to cut Costs

In an attempt to boost its image as a global leader in the solar power market, India is planning to propose a collaboration among nations to promote research and development with an aim to reduce costs. The countries with high solar energy resource should come together to form an international group… read more →

Read more news items on: Solar Energy,

 

P2 Solar Signs Agreement to Acquire an Operating Hydro Project in Northern India

P2 Solar, Inc. has signed an MOU to acquire a 9.5 MW small hydro power generation project, Project Barkote 1. P2 has undertaken more than six months of due diligence working with third party engineers, accountants and lawyers to assess the project. Barkote 1 is operating under a PPA (Power purchase… read more →

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Malpe UHC, Manipal Switches to Solar Power in a First for India

Urban Health Centre in Malpe, Manipal has become a solar powered clinic recently. The solar energy will greatly help to improve patient care. This innovation is a centralized solar DC grid, which reduces dependency on grid power and contributes towards green energy. The solar solution provided in Malpe… read more →

Read more news items on: Solar Energy,

 

Welspun Renewables Signs 100 MW Solar MoU in Andhra Pradesh

Welspun Renewables, India’s leading clean energy generator, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for setting up 100.1 MW solar PV project in Andhra Pradesh. Welspun Renewables made this commitment during World Economic Forum’s (WEF) ‘AP Investment Session’ in the presence of Chief… read more →

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Ansonia Manufacturer Completes 320-panel Solar Array

Ansonia submersible pump manufacturer HOMA Pump Technology has installed a 104 kilowatt solar array on top of its headquarters. The system is expected to generate 125,000 kilowatt hours of electricity annually, which will offset 84 tons of carbon dioxide emissions, the equivalent of removing 480 cars… read more →

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Fortum Launches its First Greenfield Solar Project in India

Finnish firm Fortum has launched its 10 MW solar PV plant in Madhya Pradesh. It is the first greenfield solar project commissioned under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) Phase II. The 10 MW solar plant shall offset more than 18000 tonnes of CO2 emissions equivalent annually. read more →

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GP Tronics Inaugurates New Solar Power Plant

Solar power manufacturer and the channel partner of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), GP Tronics has inaugurated their new semi-automatic solar inverter manufacturing plant in Kolkata. The event also marked the launch of Online Solar UPS for the first time in India. read more →

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Government to Slash Transmission Charges by Half for Solar Sector

Rajasthan government has decided to reduce transmission charges levied on solar power producer to boost the sector fulfilling the long-standing demand of the industry and attracting power developers. It has directed the state electricity regulator RREC to issue notifications that would slash the charges… read more →

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