Monthly Archives: February 2019

Cabinet approves FAME II Scheme

The Union cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for implementation of scheme titled ‘Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles in India Phase II (FAME II)’ for promotion of Electric Mobility in the country. The scheme with total outlay of Rs 10000 Crores over the period of three years […]

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Solar capacity slows down; new solar addition came down by 15.5 percent in 2018

Solar capacity addition in India last year came down by 15.5 percent to 8,263 MW as compared to 2017 due to safeguard duty and issues related to GST and transmission, a report said. The year 2017 saw new solar installations of 9,782 MW. According to the report by Mercom India Research, the safeguard duty and […]

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Majority of air pollution deaths in India due to diesel vehicles emission: Study

As much as two thirds of deaths from air pollution in India can be attributed to exhaust emissions from diesel vehicles, which were responsible for nearly 385,000 deaths in 2015, a study has found. On-road diesel vehicles were responsible for nearly half of the health impacts of air pollution from vehicles worldwide in 2015. The […]

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Crop residue burning is a major contributor to air pollution in Delhi: Study

While fossil fuel emissions in New Delhi account for 80 percent of the air pollution plume during the summer, emissions from biomass burning (such as crop residue burning) in neighboring regions rival those from fossil fuels during the fall and winter. “Black carbon aerosols are damaging to human health and their levels are higher in […]

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Use of LED lights is mandatory in all government and private offices: Haryana transport minister

Haryana government has made it mandatory to use LED lights in all government buildings, industries and commercial organisations said Haryana transport minister Krishan Lal Panwar speaking at a conference on energy conservation on Wednesday. According to ET, Panwar said “To promote energy conservation, LED bulbs of nine Watt will be provided at a concessional rate […]

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JinkoSolar Promotes Gener Miao to Chief Marketing Officer

JinkoSolar announced that Gener Miao, the Company’s current Vice President for Global Sales and Marketing, has been promoted to Chief Marketing Officer. Gener Miao has served as Vice President for Global Sales and Marketing since November 2015. From 2010 to 2015, Miao served as Chief of Staff to JinkoSolar’s Chairman. Prior to that, Gener Miao […]

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Vestas introduces V136-4.2 MW Extreme Climate wind turbine

Vestas has introduced the V136-4.2 MW Extreme Climate wind turbine as part of its efforts to offer innovative solutions to meet customer needs. This new variant of the powerful and proven 4 MW platform offers maximum energy production in low to medium wind speeds, while being designed to handle extreme weather conditions that have previously […]

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JinkoSolar Q4 sales picks up in India, Leads Market Transition from Poly to Mono PERC

JinkoSolar has announced that it has achieved best quarterly result ever in India, sales performed positively in Q4, delivering close to 160MW panels. The company said that it has achieved 24% marketing share in mono segment. Jinkosolar also touts that it leads the mono PERC segment in India with about 45% market share,  offering bigger […]

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Chief Minister of Assam lays foundation stone of 70 MW Solar Park

Chief Minister of Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday laid the foundation stone of a 70 MW Solar Park at Japisajia village of Amguri in Sibsagar district. The state is promoting solar to boost power production and promote green energy in the state. According to ET the 70 MW solar will be set up on 340 […]

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