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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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Green energy, new-age stocks from insurance in the queue to enter Nifty50 index

The Nifty50 index is set witness the entry of new-age stocks from insurance, green energy and internet space, which reflects improving demand for such businesses in the economy, a recent report by ICICI Securities said. The report cited ICICI Lombard, Adani Green and Info Edge as major contenders to get into the benchmark index in […]

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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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EESL signs MoU with NHAI for setting up solar power projects, EV charging stations

EESL has entered into a pact with the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for setting up solar power projects, energy efficient LED lighting and EV charging stations at NHAI establishments. Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) is a joint venture under the power ministry. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on Friday in the […]

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Tata Power, SIDBI partners to finance MSME customers in rooftop solar segment

Tata Power has announced its partnership with SIDBI (Small Industries Development Bank of India) to offer easy and affordable financing scheme for MSME customers in the rooftop solar segment. This scheme will empower MSMEs to adopt sustainable energy for their businesses and promote greener tomorrow.   Easy and affordable financing has been one of the barriers […]

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