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This green airport in India CIAL commissions large floating solar power plant

World’s first Airport to completely operate on solar power has now gone greener commissioning large floating solar power plant. Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) has commissioned one of the biggest floating solar power plants in the state with a capacity of 452-kilowatt hour (KWh) in an effort to sustain the airport power positive by using […]

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Hartek Solar commissions 50 kWp rooftop project at a hospital in Panchkula

Hartek Solar has comissioned a 50-kWp rooftop project at a hospital in Panchkula. This solar plant at Alchemist Hospital will generate 72.5 MWh of clean electricity annually, offsetting 1,397 tonnes of carbon emissions, a company statement said. Hartek Solar, which executed the project right from installation of solar panels and inverter to supply, design, engineering […]

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Total acquires 20 percent stake in Adani Green Energy Limited.

Adani Promoter Group, India and TOTAL, France announced the acquisition of a 20% minority interest by TOTAL in AGEL via the acquisition of shares held by the Adani Promoter Group in Adani Green Energy Limited. The investment in AGEL is another step in the strategic alliance between Adani Group and TOTAL, across various businesses and […]

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IIMC permitted to chop 29 trees, will install rooftop solar on new building

The Supreme Court has allowed the Indian Institute of Mass Communication to cut 29 trees for construction of a new building for the academic and hostel blocks as also a guest house subject to the Central Empowering Committee’s (CEC) conditions. A three-judge bench of Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices A S Bopanna and […]

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Infineon Solar Pump Motor Drive Challenge 2021 kick starts today

Infineon Technologies has announced the commencement of its ‘Infineon Solar Pump Motor Drive Challenge 2021‘ initiative to encourage affordable and reliable solar powered irrigation systems for farmers – design and manufactured locally. Organized in collaboration with Startup India, AGNIi – housed under Invest India; and in partnership with Avnet India, the program invites the industry, […]

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THDC India arm of NTPC makes 50 MW solar project commercially operational in Kerala

THDC India, arm of NTPC has made its maiden solar project in Kerala commercially operational. “The maiden solar power project of 50 MW capacity situated at Kasargod Solar Park at Kasargod, Kerala of THDC India Limited (a subsidiary company of NTPC Limited), is declared on commercial operation from December 31, 2020,” a BSE filing said. […]

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Total Corporate Funding in Solar Sector Increased 24 percent in 2020: Mercom Capital

Total corporate funding into the solar sector globally, including venture capital and private equity (VC), debt financing, and public market financing, came to $14.5 billion, a 24% increase compared to the $11.7 billion in 2019 says Mercom Capital in its annual report. “Following a tough first half when corporate funding was down 25% year-over-year, recovery […]

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Madhya Pradesh to get world’s largest floating solar project by 2023

The construction work of 600 MW, world’s largest floating solar project at Omkareshwar dam on Narmada river in Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh once completed will begin power generation by year 2022-23. Madhya Pradesh’s new and renewable energy minister Hardeep Singh Dang in a statement said the estimated investment in this project stands at Rs […]

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SGPC to install solar systems at gurdwaras: Bibi Jagir Kaur

The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Tuesday announced plan to install solar systems at historic gurdwaras to reduce the cost of electricity and a plan would be drawn for the preparation of ‘langar’ by steam. SGPC chief Bibi Jagir Kaur at a meeting of the interim committee, said solar systems would be installed at […]

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Oakridge Energy to solarise over 1000 of schools in Delhi

Oakridge Energy has signed agreements with the Delhi government and Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan to solarise schools in Delhi. The company in a statement said that it is aiming to solarize over 1,000 institutions by 2022, Oakridge Energy said in a statement. “Oakridge Energy has signed up with Kendriya Vidyalaya and Delhi government for solarizing schools […]

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