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Adani and Reliance to set up solar gigafabs under PLI Scheme

Adani and Reliance New Energy, along with Jindal India Solar and Shirdi Sai Electricals, are the top scorers in the shortlist released for the production-linked incentives (PLI) scheme for high-efficiency module manufacturing. The list also includes 14 other companies vying for the incentives. The PLI requirement quoted by the shortlisted applicants will decide the beneficiaries.  

Premier Energies raises INR 200 crore from GEF Capital

The Indian solar manufacturer currently has 750 MW of cell and module factory in Hyderabad and plans to more than triple this capacity with the addition of 2 GW mono PERC. The capacity augmentation is planned over the next two years with an investment of INR 1,200 crore. The equity capital from GEF will support the expansion.

UltraTech Cement to switch to 100% renewable power by 2050

The US$ 5.9-billion building solutions manufacturer aims to increase the share of green energy to 34% of its total power requirement by 2024, and further to 100% by 2050, from the current levels of 13%.

A circular economy can support India’s push for clean energy and self-reliance

Recovering valuable raw materials from end-of-life solar panels and batteries presents a great opportunity for India to secure their future availability as the nation chases its ambitious renewable energy targets.

Adani Group commits US$20 billion to renewable energy

The diversified business group with a 25 GW renewable energy portfolio will invest US$20 billion across renewable energy generation, component manufacturing, transmission, and distribution over the next ten years.

GoodWe inverters power 6 MW rooftop solar plant at India refinery

The solar plant at Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited’s site in Karnataka is generating more than 24,000 units (kWh) of electricity per day.

Rajasthan now has the most installed solar capacity in India 

The state has reached an installed solar capacity of 7,738 MW. With this, it has replaced Karnataka to become the PV energy leader in India. 


Aerocompact starts making flat-roof solar racking products in India

The Austrian solar racking solutions provider, which is currently making sheet-metal roof mounting products in India, has started local production for flat roofs too. The India-made flat-roof PV mounting products shall be available from January next year. 

India added 521 MW of rooftop solar in Q2 2021

The second quarterly (April-May-June) addition of 521 MW is India’s highest-ever rooftop solar capacity installed in a quarter.

Hyderabad startup plans EV chargers at 4,000+ locations by 2025

SmartChargEV plans to set up electric vehicle charging facilities at 4,000+ locations in all the States and union territories of India by 2025, and 23,000+ locations by 2031.