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    d.light Design shortlisted for Financial Times ArcelorMittal Boldness in Business Awards with companies like Groupon and Zynga

    d.light is an international consumer products company serving people without access to reliable electricity. The company states is mission as “Enable households without reliable electricity to attain the same quality of life as those with electricity. We will begin by replacing every kerosene lantern with clean, safe and bright light.”. The company launched their affordable product line in 2008 and has sold hundreds of thousands of solar lanterns to off-grid households in over 40 countries around the world. the d.light ... Read More »

    Delta Introduces Hybrid Renewable Energy Solutions (RenE) for Telecom Customers to Optimize Green Energy

    Delta Group is the world’s leading provider of power management and thermal management solutions, as well as a major source for components, visual displays, industrial automation, networking products, and renewable energy solutions. The Telecom Power Solutions Business Unit is a power system provider, and the global partner of choice for telecom network manufacturers, operators and integrators. Delta’s new hybrid site solution is embedded with features like complete integrated power, ease of installation and maintenance, remote control and monitoring, data logging ... Read More »

    Indian Institute of Chemical Technology is working on renewable energy sources like bioelectricity, bio fuels and solar cells

    As Panchabuta has reported earlier this month, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) says, the government should raise the price of bio-diesel obtained from the jatropha plant to support the bio-diesel industry’s sustainability efforts. In a proposal submitted to the ministry of new and renewable energy, the industry lobby suggested the price could be increased from Rs.26.50 per litre to Rs.36. The biofuels space has witnessed a lot of activity in India over the last few months. Recently, Khosla Ventures funded ... Read More »

    Solar Energy Systems manufacturer Surana Ventures board approves $30mn fundraising-AIM listing

    As Panchabuta had reported earlier this month, Solar Energy Systems manufacturer Surana Ventures  listed on India stock exchanges. The company is part of the Surana Group of  Hyderabad, India.  Founded in 1978, the Surana Group is one of the country’s leading industrial companies and a strong well-diversified conglomerate which is active in the following areas: Solar & Wind Power, telecommunications, metal processing and infrastructure. Surana Ventures provides the world with Solar Products which enable green energy to be used wherever it ... Read More »

    meeco AG Solar to build up to 50MW Solar Parks in India in the next three years

    As Panchabuta has earlier reported, there have been international reports that have started saying that “India the top target for being the new Germany for Solar“. There have also been discussions about German firms coming up empty-handed in India in 2010 and Panchabuta has analyzed this in detail in an earlier essay. In spite of this there have been numerous announcements including that of Harsha Engineers  that recently entered into a JV with German firm Abakus Solar with plans to be EPC contractor/Systems integrator for Solar PV. ... Read More »

    Suzlon Energy announced signing of order of $1.28bn for 1000MW with subsidiary of Caparo Energy-to be developed by 2013

    As Panchabuta has earlier discussed, Caparo Energy, a Guernsey company that is the holding company for subsidiaries (together, the “Group”) that seek to generate wind power in India. Caparo Energy is focused on becoming one of the leading independent power producers in India and is seeking to generate predictable and long-term cash flows by building up a portfolio of wind power generating assets in the Indian wind energy market. The Group intends, in due course, to acquire and develop a ... Read More »

    Small US firms tap into India’s solar mission- Ron Summers of lobby group Indo-US business council pushes for removal of technology limitations

    Small US firms tap into India’s solar mission India’s bid to increase solar power production is energizing the business of a number of small and medium-sized US firms that offer innovative equipment and technologies. Renewable energy firms such as Astonfield, Spire Corp. and Suniva have bagged projects worth millions of dollars in recent years from India. “The technology that exists today in India is three generations behind what we have in the US today,” said Saurabh Sen, who grew up ... Read More »

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