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ASECOL commissions 50 MW solar power plant in Chitrakoot, UP

Adani Solar Energy Chitrakoot One Ltd (ASECOL), a subsidiary of Adani Green Energy Ltd (AGEL), has commissioned a 50 megawatt solar power plant at Chitrakoot in Uttar Pradesh. The plant has a 25-year power purchase agreement with the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd (UPPCL) at Rs 3.07 per kilowatt hour. The commissioning takes AGEL’s total […]

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Union Cabinet approves Rs 4,500 crore PLI scheme to boost domestic solar manufacturing

The Union Cabinet has approved a Rs 4,500 crore production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme to boost domestic manufacturing capacity of solar PV modules. The PLI scheme is aimed at adding 10,000 MW manufacturing capacity of integrated solar PV modules entailing direct investment of Rs 17,200 crore. The PLI scheme is likely to create direct employment of […]

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ABB reaches 5GW milestone in delivering solar plant automation solutions in India

ABB has announced that it has reached a cumulative 5GW milestone in delivering solar plant automation solutions in India. The firm said it has reached the cumulative 5-gigawatt (GW) mark in providing Programmable Logic Controller based (PLC) solar plant automation solutions in India. This milestone is an outcome of many significant solar power projects that […]

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Coal India plans to manufacture solar wafers and participate in solar auction: Report

Coal India is planning to bet big on solar as the world’s largest coal miner is looking to venture into solar wafer manufacturing and wants to “aggressively” participate in the country’s solar energy auctions, chairman of Coal India Pramod Agarwal told Reuters in an interview. Pramod Agarwal speaking to the news agency said “Coal as […]

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BCD on Solar Cell and Modules to cost Rs 900 crore to discoms annually: Ind-Ra

India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) in a report said that Government’s decision to levy basic customs duty (BCD) on solar cells and modules from April 1 2022 will lead to increase in solar power tariff rates and create additional risk for domestic manufacturers in incurring significant capex, according to. Further, it would reduce the overall […]

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Gautam Mohanka, Managing Director, Gautam Solar

Gautam Solar, one of the leading Solar Manufacturer providing a wide range of domestic and industrial solar products & solutions all over the country. The company innovates and develops solar products that are tailored to the needs of the Indian customer. The company’s  vision is to make India a World Leader in Solar off-grid. The organization […]

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TPDDL, Power Ledger launches first live peer-to-peer solar energy trading project

Tata Power Delhi Distribution and Australian tech firm Power Ledger on Wednesday announced the launch of the first live peer-to-peer solar energy trading project in Delhi. Tata Power DDL and Power Ledger in collaboration with India Smart Grid Forum (ISGF) have rolled out live peer-to-peer (P2P) solar energy trading, a first-of-its-kind pilot project in Delhi, […]

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Tata Power subsidiary to develop 15 MW solar project at Jamshedpur

TP Saurya Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has signed a PPM with Tata Steel to develop a 15 megawatt solar project at Jamshedpur in Jharkhand. The energy will be supplied to Tata Steel under a power purchase agreement valid for a period of 25 years from scheduled commercial operation date. The project is […]

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India adds 3.2 GW solar capacity in 2020; lowest in 5 years: Report

India added 3,239 megawatt (MW) solar capacity in 2020, down 56 per cent from the previous year, according to a report. The adding of 3,239 MW of solar capacity was the lowest addition in five-years-time, Mercom India Research said in its report on Tuesday. “India added 3.2 GW or 3,239 MW of solar capacity in […]

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India’s new net metering limit risks stalling progress on rooftop solar target: IEEFA

A new regulation that excludes rooftop solar systems over 10 kilowatts (kW) from net metering will stall adoption of larger installations in India, undermining progress towards the government’s rooftop solar target of 40 gigawatts (GW) by 2022. This is according to a new briefing note from IEEFA and JMK Research & Analytics that says a provision in […]

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