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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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Virtual Solar Power Plants in India

The steadily increasing distributed generation (especially in the form of solar rooftop) is bringing in a different set of challenges that need to be addressed. In terms of distribution, there are limits on the total amount of electricity that can be injected in the grid at one-point owing to the transformer capacity at that location. […]

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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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Rajasthan can play key leadership role in clean energy transition: IEEFA

As India looks to expand its renewable energy capacity, a new report from IEEFA found that Rajasthan can play a key leadership role in the country’s transition to a low-cost, low-emission, profitable electricity system. Rajasthan’s installed renewable energy capacity reached 9.6 gigawatts (GW) at the end of fiscal 2019-20. It also added more solar power […]

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RK Singh dedicates 74 developmental projects including solar lamp to people of Bihar

R.K. Singh, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, New and Renewable Energy and Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India, ,on Friday dedicated various CSR projects and facilities developed by India’s leading power sector focused NBFC, Power Finance Corporation to the people of Arrah. The projects were inaugurated through video […]

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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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BP, Microsoft form strategic partnership to drive digital energy ‎innovation

bp and Microsoft Corp has ‎announced that they have agreed to collaborate as strategic partners to further digital transformation ‎in energy systems and advance the net zero carbon goals of both companies. This includes a co-‎innovation effort focused on digital solutions, the continued use of Microsoft Azure as a cloud-based ‎solution for bp infrastructure and […]

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