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US want India to explore cheaper alternative to silicon solar cells: Dan Brouillette

The United States wants India to explore manufacturing a cheaper alternative to silicon solar cells, US Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette said on Wednesday, amid high dependence on Chinese technology. Brouillette, who was addressing a virtual press conference at the conclusion of the India energy forum at the IHS CERA Week, said India was “perfectly positioned […]

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MNRE extends effective date for implementation of ALMM of Solar Modules and Solar Cells

MNRE recently issued office memorandum extending the effective dates for implementation of Approved Lists of Models & Manufacturers (ALMM) for Solar PV modules and Solar PV cells to 30th September 2020 from 31st March 2020 because of COVID-19 pandemic.  With the objective of building energy security for the country and ensuring reliability of Solar PV Cells and Modules, […]

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JREDA has set 5MW rooftop solar power target this year: Report

The Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA) has set an ambitious target of generating 5MW renewable energy through its Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Programme. JREDA director Niranjan Kumar speaking to TOI said that they could barely produce two mega-watt solar energy through this scheme in the last one year because of various issues. Kumar talking on […]

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MNRE Releases Concept Note on Solar PV Manufacturing Scheme

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has released concept note on solar PV manufacturing scheme,   a scheme to build up manufacturing capacity of solar PV modules, cells, wafers/ ingots and polysilicon in India. The ministry is proposing a number of subsidies and incentives including direct financial support of more than Rs. 110 billion […]

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ISA to become a Treaty-based International Intergovernmental organization today

In terms of its Framework Agreement, with ratification by Guinea as the 15th country on 6th November 2017, the International Solar Alliance (ISA) will become a treaty–based international intergovernmental organization today. The ISA, headquartered in India, has its Secretariat located in the campus of National Institute of Solar Energy, Gwalpahari, Gurgaon, Haryana. The ISA is an Indian initiative, jointly launched […]

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Azure Power forays into rural electrification through mini and micro grid projects in Jharkhand

Azure Power announced its foray into rural electrification through mini and micro grids in the eastern state of Jharkhand. According to the Ministry of Power, more than three million households in Jharkhand are unelectrified. In an effort to electrify these households, Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA) has awarded projects for design, supply, installation, commissioning […]

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