Category Archives: Phase I

Godawari CSP comes online but with no storage, undermining its true purpose

Parabolic troughs harness energy from the sun at the Godawari solar-thermal power plant, near Nokh, Rajasthan, India. Photographer: Kuni Takahashi/Bloomberg   Godawari Power & Ispat Ltd. (GODPI) started Asia’s biggest solar-thermal plant as India limps toward clean-energy targets with prices … Continue reading

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India May Defer Fines on $1 Billion Solar Thermal Plants

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is seeking to defer penalties on about $1 billion of solar-thermal power projects that are delayed by a lack of water, financing difficulties and equipment shortages. Seven projects totaling 470 megawatts in capacity … Continue reading

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Rajasthan has a total of 512.75 MW installed as off March 2013

While a vast majority of Solar projects are JNNSM, REC based projects are picking up. Below are the names of the 84 odd organizations who have installed Solar Power Plants in Rajasthan with their capacities, technology and commissioning date upto … Continue reading

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Indian government launches RTI Portal Online

Natgrp: This is a service that every Indian should use, especially to understand and ferret out malfeasance in the system. Its currently restricted to a single department but is expected to cover all departments by the end of the month. Click Here for … Continue reading

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‘Reconsider decision to drag India to WTO on solar energy’ – Eminent American and International Organisations

  WASHINGTON: A dozen odd eminent American and international organisations have asked the US to reconsider its decision to drag India to WTO over solar energy policy. In a letter to US Trade Representative (USTR) on 20th March 2013, these organisations have … Continue reading

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