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MHS Energy ties up with German firm b+w Electronics Systems

Panchabuta has often talked about the  potential of offgrid solar- especially in the telecom space-particularly in the rural telecom and telecom tower space. We have also discussed of the immense potential in the defence and the railways for solar pv based solutions. Opportunities exist for cost effective and innovative solutions in the low and medium temperature thermal collectors space. According to reports, MHS Energy Pvt Ltd, a newly launched infrastructure company offering outdoor power solutions for telecom industry, announced its joint venture with ... Read More »

Caparo plans wind energy parks across 6 states in India

Caparo Energy, a Guernsey company that is the holding company for subsidiaries (together, the “Group”) that seek to generate wind power in India. The Group intends, in due course, to acquire and develop a portfolio of wind farms with a target total annual installed capacity of up to 5,000 MW, which it intends to develop in two concurrent phases: Phase I consisting of 3,000 MW with a target completion date of 2016; and Phase II consisting of 2,000 MW with ... Read More »

IFC invests in India’s first large-scale thin-film solar plant to promote clean energy

As readers of Panchabuta are aware,  Moser Baer Clean Energy Limited (MBCEL), a subsidiary of Moser Baer Projects Private Limited (MBPPL) has commissioned the country’s largest and the first 5 MW solar farm at Sivaganga in Tamil Nadu less than a month ago. The technical expertise for commissioning was provided by the EPC (Engineering Procurement Commissioning) arm of Moser Baer Solar Limited. According to reports, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, is investing $4 million ... Read More »

Surana Ventures eyes strategic tie-up with global investors for Solar expansion plans

As Panchabuta had mentioned in January this year, Solar Energy Systems manufacturer Surana Ventures  listed on India stock exchanges. The company is part of the Surana Group of  Hyderabad, India. Surana Ventures provides the world with Solar Products which enable green energy to be used wherever it is needed, Lighting Systems like – Home Lighting, Street Lighting, Solar Lanterns. SPV Modules Manufacturing Plant was set up at Cherlapally, Hyderabad, India with an installed capacity of 12 MW. Presently the company has a production capacity ... Read More »

India to be third largest investment destination for renewables this year:KPMG

A gush of investment activity has been breezing across India’s wind energy economy in recent months as private equity funds and asset financing companies seek to exploit opportunities in the sector.  Investments worth $586 million (Rs 2,637 crore) have already flowed into wind farms in India during January to March this year. We had discussed earlier this year that  most of the fund-raising in Renewable Energy and Cleantech in India is happening in mega project developments and developers. Investors have also ... Read More »

GAIL to setup 100MW of wind capacity in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu this year

Accoridng to reports, Gas transmission and marketing company, Gail (India), has decided to foray into commercial generation of wind energy. The company plans to set up 100 megawatt (mw) of wind energy generator (WEG) spread over Tamil Nadu and Karnataka in the present financial year. As per the proposal discussed by Gail board last month, four modules of 25 mw each will be installed in two southern states with an investment of Rs 616 crore. The company plans to commission ... Read More »

Low-carbon market poised to expand rapidly in India

Renewable Energy is at an interesting stage in India where the question is now on how best we can tap the potential and convert the opportunity available into actual projects being developed and scaled on the ground. Earlier this year we had noted that, Dr. Manmohan Singh- Prime Minister-India has said that the Twelfth Five Year Plan will give energy efficiency and renewable energy special emphasis. The Plan will focus on specific initiatives needed to put our development on a path consistent ... Read More »

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