The Indian government is likely to impose a safeguard duty of 25 per cent on solar cells and modules imported from China and Malaysia for the coming two years, increasing the cost of more than 85 per cent of the solar capacity in the country.
Today Fortum won the right from Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Ltd. to build a 250 megawatt (MW) solar power plant in Pavagada solar park in Tumkur district, Karnataka, India. Commissioning of the plant is expected in the third quarter of 2019. The capital expenditure is estimated to be approximately EUR 120 million and the solar park will be entitled to a fixed tariff of 2.85 INR/kWh for 25 years. Fortum already has a 100 MW operating plant in Pavagada solar park.
Vikram Solar, one of India’s leading module manufacturers and a prominent rooftop solar & EPC solutions provider, today announced the appointment of Mr Amit Gupta to Head the company’s Legal & Business Affairs- Corporate.
- To generate over 1 million kWh of solar power per year at GE’s six key manufacturing and maintenance sites in India.
- To curb emission of over 13,000 kg of CO2 per day.
Tata Power Renewable Energy, India's largest renewable energy company and Tata Power's wholly-owned subsidiary, has entered into a Power Purchase Agreement with GE to provide solar rooftop solutions for six manufacturing and services sites in India. Tata Power will install solar rooftop projects at manufacturing sites located at Durgapur in West Bengal, Pallavaram and Hosur in Tamil Nadu, multi-modal manufacturing site at Pune and upcoming factory at Marhowra in Bihar and maintenance facility at Roza in Uttar Pradesh. The project would be executed on build-own-operate basis.
Independent power producer ACME Solar today said it has bagged 600 MW solar power project at SECI 3,000 MW Interstate Transmission System Solar bid.
Ranked as Tier-1 Solar PV Module Manufacturer by Bloomberg New Energy Finance
SWELECT Energy Systems Limited (PV Module Brand – HHV Solar) has been recognized as “Tier-1 Solar PV Module Manufacturer” by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), the highly recognized global industry standard in classifying solar Photo Voltaic module manufacturers. This landmark achievement marks yet another milestone in SWELECT’s journey of solar manufacturing excellence, adding to their 30 years’ of experience in Energy and Power Conditioning Systems and 6 years’ in Solar PV Systems.
Nexant, a global provider of technology enabled solutions to the Utility and Energy industries, announced today that it has successfully completed the six-year bilateral Partnership to Advance Clean Energy – Deployment Technical Assistance Program funded by the United States Agency for International Development and the U.S. Department of State. The PACE-D TA Program focused on deploying and scaling up energy efficiency, renewable energy, and cleaner fossil technologies through enabling policy and regulatory frameworks, institutional strengthening, pilot projects, business models, and capacity building of key stakeholders.
Studer Innotec SA, Swiss manufacturer of power electronics, offers a 5-year extension on its 5‑year product warranty, for a total of 10 years.
Socomec, a leading global manufacturer of power control, availability, and safety equipment, announces the launch of its new pan- India ExpertCare Center, that will be operational 24x7x365, starting June 27th, 2018, through its toll free helpline number 1860 425 1000. The Center will respond to product queries and customer grievances by routing them to Socomec experts for swift and accurate action.
ACME won 50 MW Solar PV capacity in the reverse auction held on 07.06.2018 invited by SECI for Gujrai solar park.ACME won 50 MW Solar PV capacity in the reverse auction held on 07.06.2018 invited by SECI for Gujrai solar park.
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