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    Solar and Renewable Energy Systems have tremendous potential in the Industrial Sector

    Shri Deepak Gupta, Secretary, Ministry of New & Renewable Energy has stated that while the industry is playing a major role for production of renewable energy equipments and major manufacturing capabilities have been built up, some of the Indian companies have also achieved global leadership in some of the renewable energy areas. While the industry is aggressively involved in the development of renewable energy particularly in wind power, bio-mass power, bagasse co-generation and small hydro power, some of the large ... Read More »

    Punj Lloyd Solar Power Limited signs Power Purchase Agreement with NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Ltd. (NVVN) for its 5 MW Solar PV project in Rajasthan under Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission-India

    “Punj Lloyd Ltd has informed stock exchanges that Punj Lloyd Group, the diversified global engineering,procurement and construction conglomerate has signed a 25 year Power Purchase Agreement with NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Ltd (NVVN) for sale of power from a 5 MW PV based Solar Power plant to be built at Phalodi area of Jodhpur district in Rajasthan. This project is being set up as part of Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM). This Solar power plant is being developed by ... Read More »

    Biomass startup AllGreen Energy raises Series A from Reliance Venture Asset Management and General Electric affiliate

    According to a report in the media today, Anil Ambani Group’s venture capital arm Reliance Venture Asset Management (RVAM) has forayed into the strategic cleantech sector and announced an investment in the biomass energy start-up AllGreen Energy. Along with an affiliate of General Electric (GE), RVAM has completed the Series A funding for the Bangalore- headquartered AllGreen Energy , a release issued here by RVAM said, adding this is the first investment by the fund in the strategic cleantech space ... Read More »

    Competitive Tariff Bidding in the First Phase of the National Solar Mission will lead to failed projects:K Subramanya, CEO, Tata BP Solar

    In  an interview to the Business Standard, K Subramanya, CEO, Tata BP Solar, shares his perspectives on how growth can be achieved in the renewable energy sector. How has Tata BP Solar been approaching this sector and what do you feel will be the road ahead? We have played a role in developing the Indian solar market over the last 20 years during the phase when only off-grid products such as solar lanterns and home lightings systems and solar street lights ... Read More »

    Solar Energy Association of Gujarat launched-Targets need to be revised to 50GW by 2030 says Chairman- Pranav Mehta

    With the solar energy sector picking up rapidly and many parties joining it, there is need to bring all solar energy players under one umbrella to achieve a common goal, a leading expert said here today. “Over 950 megawatt worth of solar power purchase agreements have been signed recently by more than 80 different parties and solar energy activities picking up rapidly, both off grid and on grid. All solar energy players need to be brought under one umbrella to ... Read More »

    German solar firms came up empty-handed in India in 2010

    According to this report, German solar technology firms came up empty-handed in India this year, raising questions about their competitiveness, a top industry expert said Thursday. Solar industry expert Wolfgang Hummel of the Berlin Technology and Industry University presented a study which showed that German firms failed to win a single one of the 37 solar projects put up for tender by the Indian government this year. ‘This result poses questions about the competitiveness of German companies,’ Hummel said, asserting ... Read More »

    CCCL Infrastructure signs Power Purchase Agreement with NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Ltd. (NVVN) for its 5 MW Solar PV project in Tamil Nadu under Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission-India

    Consolidated Construction Consortium Ltd has informed the stock exchanges that CCCL Infrastructure Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Consolidated Construction Consortium Ltd. has on January 10, 2011 signed a Power Purchase Agreement with NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Ltd. (NVVN) in connection with setting up of 5 MW Solar PV Power Project under Jawaharlal Nehru national Solar Mission Phase I Batch I at Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu. The Indian state of Tamil Nadu one of the pioneers in renewable energy and the ... Read More »

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