Articles tagged under: Solar energy

L&T and PDEU to develop a Centre of Excellence in clean & sustainable energy domain

May 14, 2022

Gandhinagar: Leading pure-play engineering services provider, L&T Technology Services (LTTS) announced collaboration with Pandit Deendayal Energy University (PDEU) for co-development of sustainability solutions. With PDEU, the alliance will jointly develop a Center of Excellence (CoE) focused on prioritizing innovations that strengthen clean and sustainable energy. The CoE will further pursue R&D in hydrogen generation, carbon capture, energy storage, & pumped storage. LTTS also announced ...Read More

Govt of India gives directions for simplifying the Roof Top Solar Scheme

January 21, 2022
Govt of India gives directions for simplifying the Roof Top Solar Scheme

The Union Minister of Power and New & Renewable Energy Shri R.K Singh reviewed the progress of the Roof Top Scheme on 19th January 2022. After the review, the Minister gave directions for simplifying the Roof Top Scheme, so that the people are able to access it easily. He has directed that henceforth, it will not be necessary for any household to get the roof top installed by any of the listed vendors. The households may also install the roof top by themselves or get the roof top installe...Read More

Cabinet approves Intra-State Transmission System – Green Energy Corridor Phase-II

January 06, 2022
Cabinet approves Intra-State Transmission System – Green Energy Corridor Phase-II

New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today approved the scheme on Green Energy Corridor (GEC) Phase-II for Intra-State Transmission System (InSTS) for addition of approximately 10,750 circuit kilometres (ckm) of transmission lines and approx 27,500 Mega Volt-Amperes (MVA) transformation capacity of substations. The scheme will facilitate grid integration and power evacuation of approximately 20 GW of Renewable Energy (RE) power ...Read More

Sabarmati station of Bullet train project to have rooftop panels forming ‘Charkha’

December 31, 2021
Sabarmati station of Bullet train project to have rooftop panels forming ‘Charkha’

Sabarmati: Ahmedabad-Mumbai high-speed rail project is going solar with ‘Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Projects’ planned for various stations. The Sabarmati junction will be the first to be developed as solar. It is proposed that the solar panels will be set-up on the roof of the station with a ‘Charkha’ symbol. The solar panels will be also set-up on the sides of the building of the station with the symbol of the salt march initiated by Mahatma Gandhi in 1930. A plant of 700 kWp is pl...Read More

Reliance New Energy Solar Ltd to invest in NexWafe as Strategic Lead Investor

October 13, 2021
Reliance New Energy Solar Ltd to invest in NexWafe as  Strategic Lead Investor

FREIBURG, Germay: NexWafe GmbH (NexWafe) today announced the induction of Reliance New Energy Solar Limited (RNESL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited (Reliance) as a strategic lead investor in its EUR 39 million ($45 million) Series C financing round with an investment of EUR 25 million ($29 million) in phase one. The investment by Reliance will accelerate product and technology development for NexWafe, including completion of the commercial development of NexWafe’s ...Read More

Reliance New Energy Solar Ltd – acquires REC Solar Holdings

October 10, 2021
Reliance New Energy Solar Ltd – acquires REC Solar Holdings

Mumbai: Reliance New Energy Solar Ltd (RNESL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), has announced acquisition of 100% shareholding of REC Solar Holdings AS (REC Group) from China National Bluestar (Group) Co Ltd., for an Enterprise Value of USD 771 million, said the company in a statement. REC is headquartered in Norway and has its operational headquarters in Singapore and regional hubs in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia-Pacific. REC Group is an international...Read More

NTPC to set up India’s single largest solar park at Rann of Kutch

July 13, 2021
NTPC to set up India’s single largest solar park at Rann of Kutch

New Delhi: NTPC Renewable Energy ltd, a 100% subsidiary of NTPC, has received the go-ahead from Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) to set up 4750 MW renewable energy park at Rann of Kutch in Khavada, Gujarat. This will be India’s largest solar park to be built by the largest power producer of the country. NTPC Renewable Energy Ltd (NTPC REL), has been given the go-ahead by MNRE on 12th July 2021 under Mode 8 (Ultra Mega Renewable Energy Power Park) of Solar Park Scheme. NTPC REL ha...Read More

Gujarat govt announces new Solar power policy 2021

December 29, 2020

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat has today announced its Solar Policy - 2021.  As per the policy, any person, developer, industry can set up solar project in its premises or land without any limit.  A limit of only 50 per cent of sanctioned load/contract demand for industry to set up solar project has been removed. Power consumers wiwll be able to set up solar projects on their rooftop or vacant place. They can also offer their space to third party for power generation and utilization. A...Read More

PM Modi to deliver inaugural address at First World Solar Technology Summit

August 17, 2020
PM Modi to deliver inaugural address at First World Solar Technology Summit

New Delhi:R.K. Singh,President of the ISA Assembly and Union Minister of State for Power and New & Renewable Energy (IC) and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, today shared details of the First World Solar Technology Summit being organized by ISA on a virtual platform on September 08, 2020. The objective of the event is to bring the spotlight on state-of-the-art technologies as well as next-generation technologies which will provide impetus to the efforts towards harnessing the solar energy m...Read More

Gujarat govt announces relaxations for MSME units in existing Solar Power Policy in order to further encourage solar power generation

September 19, 2019
Gujarat govt announces relaxations for MSME units in existing Solar Power Policy in order to further encourage solar power generation

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat today announced special relaxations for MSME (Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises) sector industrial units in solar policy declared by the State government in year 2015. The government said this decision has been taken to encourage the industries to scale up solar power generation. - Caps on load and capacity are removed. Earlier, there was a cap of 50% of approved load for solar project installation. Now onward, MSME units will be allowed to install o...Read More

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