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Tata Power Solar, India’s largest integrated solar company, has announced a significant expansion and modernisation of its solar cell and module manufacturing facility in Bengaluru. The two-stage expansion doubled the company’s module capacity to 400 from 200 MW, and increased its cell manufacturing capacity by 65 per cent from 180 to 300 MW. Tata Power […]

Inox Wind Infrastructure Services Ltd., one of the four winners of the first wind power auction held in October, is already looking to sell a stake in the 250 MW project it was awarded, people familiar with the development said. Several buyers have shown interest, with ReNew Power, which lost out in the auction, close […]

Wind power tariffs followed the solar route and fell below Rs3.46 per kilowatt hour (kWh), in a 1 gigawatt (GW) tender by state-run Solar Energy Corp. of India (SECI). Mytrah Energy (India) Ltd, IDFC Alternatives-backed clean energy firm Green Infra Ltd, global private equity fund’s Actis Llp’s platform Ostro Kutch Wind Pvt. Ltd and Inox […]

Tokyo-based Broadband Tower K.K has picked a significant minority stake in igrenEnergi, an India-focused solar energy start up for an undisclosed sum. The US-headquartered igren, with offices in Mumbai and Bangalore, will use the proceeds to expansion and technology upgradation, its chief executive Jitendra Apte told. igrenEnergi, which counts Tata PowerBSE -0.65 % DDL among […]

Country’s solar power generation capacity stood at over 9 GW as on December 31, 2016 with Tamil Nadu having the largest output capability followed by Rajasthan and Gujarat, Parliament was informed today. Total power generation capacity was 9,012 MW as on December 31, 2016. Tamil Nadu led the chart followed by Rajasthan and Gujarat, Power […]

Gujarat, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu have crossed 1 Giga Watt (GW) in solar power installations while Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Madhya Pradesh are close to this mark, the government told the Rajya Sabha quoting data as on December 31, 2016. Replying to questions, Minister of Power and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal said that in the […]

It took 8,500 men working two shifts every day for six months – and three shifts for two months – to finish, ahead of schedule, the Adani Group’s giant solar power plant in southern India. The vast, 10 sq km project in Ramanathapuram, in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, is the world’s largest solar […]

Experts in the field of solar conservation have urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to increase subsidies on purchase of solar products in the 2017-18 Union Budget to give a boost to beneficiaries. Members of global NGO Solar Cooker International (SCI) Janak Palta McGilligan and city-based Deepak Gadhia, in a letter to the finance minister, have […]

Wind turbine maker Suzlon Group today said it has bagged 50.40 mega watt (MW) order from a leading power utility in Gujarat. “The project consists of 24 units of S97 120 metre hybrid tower with rated a capacity of 2.1 MW. Located at Kutch in Gujarat, the project will be completed by March 2017,” the […]

Solar power producers in Punjab have sought extension of deadline for setting up projects that will be eligible for exemption from transmission and wheeling charges. Punjab electricity regulator had in January last year approved the exemption for renewable energy projects set up in the state between from July 9, 2015 and March 31, 2017 to […]