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    SunPods Inc. Announces the First Pre-packaged Solar Arrays Ready for export to India

    Sunpods Inc, headquartered in San Jose, California, SunPods designs and manufactures factory-built solar solutions. SunPods solar systems can be delivered to the project site fully-assembled with all of the components required to generate solar energy. The SunPods Solar Smart Technologies™ design methodology minimizes on-site construction or site preparation and reduces installation time by up to 85 percent. Products include on-grid and off-grid solutions, EV solar charging and ground mount systems for commercial, government and residential applications. The company announced a couple ... Read More »

    STQC test laboratories for testing of Solar Photo Voltaic modules and other solar products in Bangalore,Kolkata and Hyderabad

    According to a release, Standardisation, Testing, Quality & Certification (STQC) Directorate, Department of Information Technology, Govt. of India has been working in close collaboration with and support of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) to provide testing and qualification services to the Solar Photo Voltaic industries in the country.  To meet these objectives, facilities have been created for testing of Solar Photo Voltaic modules and other solar products namely solar inverters, lantern, home light, street light and battery as ... Read More »

    Cleantech Switzerland companies eye $2 billion Renewable Energy market in India

    India has gained international recognition for its efforts in Cleantech. Earlier this year, Tulsi Tanti, the chairman and managing director of Suzlon, was invited to speak  at The Wall Street Journal’s ECO:nomics conference in Santa Barbara, California and he talked about the four rules that cleantech companies have to follow to make it big. As Panchabuta had earlier mentioned, World Bank  and International Finance Corporation (IFC), have mentioned that they will double loans given to renewable energy projects to $2 billion (Rs9,103 crore) ... Read More »

    BHEL and BEL firm up JV plans for 250MW Solar PV plant in India

    BHEL is the largest engineering enterprise of its kind in India and one of the foremost companies in the international power arena. While its core competence is in the power sector, it also caters to other core sectors like; Industry, Transportation, Transmission, Oil & Gas, Defence and Renewable Energy. Its diverse manufacturing base supported by contemporary and unique manufacturing facilities gives it a competitive edge. With a product portfolio of over 180 products, BHEL has its foot print in over ... Read More »

    PLG Power implementing 70MW solar power- targets 200MW Solar EPC by 2012

    PLG power was one of the first companies to be alloted capacity by the Gujarat government under its state policy. As Panchabuta had mentioned last year, PLG was one of the companies shortlisted when the state of Gujarat announced that  Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd had  finalized 17 PPAs for 235MW of generated Solar PV and Solar Thermal for 25 years in May last year. Since, the progress made by a lot of these developers have not been as expected ... Read More »

    Andhra Lake Wind Power Project of Enercon India under scrutiny of ecology panel

    As Panchabuta had reported in December last year, Andhra Lake Wind Power Project in Pune district has run into rough weather with the Bombay High Court restraining the promoter, Enercon (India) Pvt Ltd, of the 113.6 MW power project from cutting a single tree until further orders. The proposed project, coming up in proximity of Bhimashankar Wild Life Sanctuary in the Western Ghats, requires about 26,600 trees to be cut down. The division bench of Chief Justice Mohit Shah and Justice SJ ... Read More »

    Caparo to set up 5GW of wind energy in India by 2017-Targets ambitious 500MW by March 2012

    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 portfolio of wind farms with ... Read More »

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