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India offers USD 100 million Line of Credit to Sri Lanka for three solar projects

India has offered a Line of Credit worth $100 million to Sri Lanka for three solar projects in the country, according to an official statement here. India’s high commissioner to Sri Lanka Gopal Baglay called on minister of power Dullas Alahapperuma and reiterated India’s commitment towards a strong and multi-faceted bilateral partnership including in the […]

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Bigger floating solar projects coming up soon in West Bengal

The West Bengal government is reportedly planning to develop floating solar power projects soon. The state government will install these floating solar projects in a big way as it does not require a large tract of land, a minister said on Friday. State power minister Sovandeb Chattopadhyay said-the government is exploring opportunities to take up […]

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Tata Power to commission India’s biggest solar carport project at Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata

Tata Power has signed a power purchase agreement with Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata to commission a solar carport in the city. This will be the biggest solar carport project in the country’s health sector, spreading over 40,000 sq feet, officials said. With 335Kwp capacity, the project is expected to generate approximately 4.26 lakh units annually […]

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Indian Railways plans to set up solar plants on its vacant land along tracks

The Indian Railways has planned to set up solar plants on its vacant land and along the tracks. As a part of this initiative, 4.7 Mega Watt (MW) land-based solar plants have already been commissioned. Union Minister Piyush Goyal shared the information in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on Friday. According […]

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Uttar Pradesh govt to install 8000 solar-powered borewells in coming days

Uttar Pradesh government gearing up to install 8,000 solar-powered borewells in coming days and 35 per cent of them would come up in the Purvanchal districts of the state. The districts set to benefit from the initiative include Balrampur, Shravasti, Siddharthnagar and Kushinagar where suitable locations would be identified for installations, it said in an […]

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Solar tariff could help achieve Aatmanirbhar Bharat and boost manufacturing

Solar energy could contribute to manufacturing competitiveness due to its low tariff, which would ultimately help achieve the goal of Aatmanirbhar Bharat, Parliament was informed on Tuesday. “Low cost power is an essential requirement for competitive manufacturing. Since solar tariffs have been declining, use of solar energy could contribute to manufacturing competitiveness, and thus to […]

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Sterling and Wilson Solar Profit nosedives 62 percent in Q1

Sterling and Wilson Solar has announced that in the June quarter its consolidated net profit dived 62 per cent on a year-on-year basis to Rs 17.22 crore mainly due to lower revenues. The consolidated net profit of the company stood at Rs 46.01 crore in the quarter ended June 30, 2019, a BSE filing said. […]

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PFC installs standalone solar rooftop system at ASHA School

Government-owned Power Finance Corporation (PFC) has installed a standalone solar rooftop system at ASHA School, run by Indian Army Wives Welfare Association in Delhi Cantonment. The installation has been carried out as part of PFC’s CSR initiative. Ravinder Singh Dhillon Chairman and Managing Director, PFC along with Lt.  General R K Anand inaugurated the stand alone […]

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CSIR-CMERI Durgapur, NISE signs MoU to bolster Solar Energy Sector

CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI), Durgapur and National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), Gurugram joined hands by signing an online Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) as a ‘Strategic Association’ to bolster the Solar Energy sector across the nation on 7th September, 2020. The MoU was signed by Prof. (Dr.) Harish Hirani, Director, CSIR-CMERI, Durgapur and […]

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