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Engie in talks with AST to provide off-grid power to telcos, banks

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 25, 2017

French energy company Engie SA is in talks with Delhi-based Applied Solar Technologies (AST) for a partnership to provide off-grid power to the telecom and banking sectors. 

AST’s solar hybrid solution model uses a combination of solar photovoltaic cells, battery back-...

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Chinese solar module firms reneging on India contracts

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 24, 2017

In what has come as a shock to India’s solar power developers, Chinese module manufacturers are reneging on their contracts and are demanding an upward price revision to supply the equipment already contracted for, said several people aware of the development.


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Rapped by CAG, thermal plant maker Bhel to focus on solar

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 23, 2017

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (Bhel) is changing its business model to focus on solar power generation, create equipment to help thermal plants drastically reduce emissions and get a larger share of transportation business like metro coaches.

This follows the recent rap...

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Veer Energy wants to develop 10 MW solar/hybrid project in Dhule, Maharashtra

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 8, 2017

Veer Energy and Infrastructure share price rallied 12 percent intraday Monday on receiving a letter of interest from Maharashtra Energy Development Agency, Pune, on installation of solar or...

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India’s Heavy Engineering enters solar module production

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 3, 2017

Indian state-owned Heavy Engineering Corporation Limited (HEC), one of India’s largest industrial conglomerates, is seeking providers of PV technology and solar manufacturers to create a joint...

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Schneider Electric, WWF Install Solar-Storage Mini-Grids on Diminishing Islands in India’s Threatened Sundarbans

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 2, 2017

Stretching across the Bay of Bengal from on to offshore the coasts of northeast India and Bangladesh, the Sundarbans is the world’s largest remaining mangrove ecosystem. Island residents and...

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Subject Tags: mini-grid , solar , storage

Uttar Pradesh nudges solar companies to cut power tariff on older pacts

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 10, 2017

Following a steep fall in solar tariffs in the last two years, Uttar Pradesh is pressuring solar power project developers to cut rates of electricity agreed upon in earlier contracts even though...

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GUVNL extends deadline to bid for 1,000 MW renewable power

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 10, 2017

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL) has extended the deadline for submitting bids for 1,000MW wind and solar power supply. The decision has come after prospective bidders requested an extension...

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Subject Tags: Clean Energy , solar , wind

Tata Power DDL to set up two pilot solar microgrids in Bihar

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 10, 2017

Tata Power Delhi Distribution (TPDDL) plans to set up two pilot solar microgrids in Bihar in partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Energy and Environmental Policy...

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Government to install grid connected solar power plants in all Raipur Govt buildings

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 10, 2017

 The Chhattisgarh Government will implement 21,255 Kw grid connected solar PV system scheme for Government buildings located in Raipur city under Renewable Energy Service Company (RESCO) model...

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Subject Tags: grid connectivity , solar