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New MNRE Guidelines for Solar Manufacturers to Keep Project Quality in Check

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a set of guidelines to be followed by solar manufacturers for models of modules that will be utilized in government-owned projects and those set up for the sale of electricity to … Continue reading

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India slaps anti-dumping duties on solar EVA sheets

India’s Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGTR) has concluded that duties ranging from $537 to $1,559/metric ton will be needed to offset the impact of imports of solar ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) sheets from China, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and Thailand. … Continue reading

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SoftBank, Actis, and CDC Group Companies Win SECI’s 750 MW Solar Auction

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has auctioned 750 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity to be developed at the Kadapa Solar Park in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The capacity was tendered by SECI in January 2018 under … Continue reading

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Maharashtra makes solar panels must for all new buildings

Nagpur: The Maharashtra government has decided to make solar water heaters compulsory for all buildings in future in an effort to promote renewable energy. The state government will direct municipal bodies to change their development control rules (DCR) for the … Continue reading

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Determination of tariff for Grid Interactive Megawatt scale Solar Power Plants – KARNATAKA ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION

On the basis of the approved parameters, the Commission hereby approves the following tariff: Type of Solar Plant Approved Tariff in Rs/Unit Solar PV Power Plants 6.51 Solar Thermal Power Plants 10.85 This Order is signed and issued by Karnataka … Continue reading

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Seven Reasons Cheap Oil Can’t Stop Renewables Now

  Oil prices have fallen by more than half since July. Just five years ago, such a plunge in fossil fuels would have put the renewable-energy industry on bankruptcy watch. Today: Meh. Here are seven reasons why humanity’s transition to … Continue reading

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GUIDELINES FOR CAPITAL SUBSIDY SCHEME OF GOVERNMENT OF INDIA FOR PROMOTING SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC (SPV) WATER PUMPING SYSTEMS FOR IRRIGATION PURPOSE

A SPV water pumping system consists of PV array, a DC/AC surface mounted / submersible / floating motor pump set, electronics, if any, interconnect cables and an ‘on-off’ switch. PV array is mounted on a suitable structure with provision of … Continue reading

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