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Solar Energy Corporation of India to appoint two directors

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI)  is  registered under Section 25 of Companies Act, 1956, as a Company not for profit, under the administrative control of the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE). The company was incorporated with an authorized capital of Rs 2000 crore. According to sources, Rajendra Nimje is likely to be appointed as the Managing Director of Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). Rajiv Bharadwaz may be appointed as Director (HR), Solar Energy Corporation of India ... Read More »

Will NLC finally foray into renewables ?!

Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited, a “Navaratna” Public Sector Enterprise, under the administrative control of Ministry of Coal (MOC) is a pioneer among the public sector undertakings in Mine cum energy sector. The company in May 2010, had announced that as a first step, the board had approved the spend of Rs.325 Crore for the setting up of 50MW wind farms in Tamil Nadu in the districts of Theni and Tirunelveli. The company had then mentioned that the first units would go on stream in ... Read More »

US’ First Solar eyes 25% market share in Indian solar manufacturing

According to reports, amidst opposition from the domestic solar equipment sector over cheaper imported contents, US based First Solar is unperturbed. It is looking at 25% market share in the coming three years in the Indian solar equipment sector. US’ largest solar photovoltaic manufacturer is expecting competition from equipment makers from China and EU, which are lining up for the emerging Indian solar market. “Chinese solar panel manufacturers are a significant competition in India,” said First Solar CEO James Hughes. ... Read More »

NuPower Technologies inaugurates W2E technology production facility India

According to reports, W2E, as a developer of wind turbines, is the technology provider for NuPower Technologies. With the start of production NuPower Technologies, as an Indian vendor of wind turbines, will achieve an important milestone in the realization of the W2E licence. In April 2013, Deepak Kochhar (CEO NuPower Technologies) and Christoph Klewitz (General Manager of Wind to Energy) inaugurated the new production facility. It is located nearby Bhuj, a city in the north-west of India. In this factory ... Read More »

CESC planning second windfarm in Gujarat, commissions 40 MW Rajasthan farm

According to reports, RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group chairman, Sanjiv Goenka said, CESC’s net profit for the fourth quarter last fiscal had almost been unchanged compared to same period of the previous fiscal on the back of low demand for power from customers. Read More »

Tata Power generates 50 MUs of solar, 800 MUs of wind energy in FY13

According to reports, Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power utility, on Tuesday said it generated 49.83 million units of solar power and 796 MUs of wind power from its various projects in India, until March 31, 2013. As part of its sustainability initiative, the company is committed to generating 20-25% of its total generation capacity from clean energy sources. Tata Power plans to add 30-50 MW of solar power and 150-200 MW of wind energy in India every year. Its ... Read More »

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