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ReNew Power CEO receives award from Columbia University

Sumant Sinha has been given the first “Distinguished Alumni Award” from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. He was recognized for his work in promoting sustainable development and addressing climate change through renewable energy expansion.

Intersolar 2021 opens in Gujarat

The three-day solar exhibition kicked off today at Helipad Exhibition Center in the Gandhinagar district of Gujarat. On the first day, Indian solar manufacturers Adani Solar, Pixon, Saatvik among others shared with pv magazine their aggressive plans to ramp up production capacities and launch new technologies. We also caught up with inverter player Invergy, which plans to open its manufacturing capacity soon in India.

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NSEFI gets a new address 

Bhagwanth Khuba, minister of State for New and Renewable Energy, recently inaugurated industry body National Solar Energy Federation of India’s new office at Saket in New Delhi. 

REI Expo 2021 opened today, at India Expo Center

The three-day renewable energy event, organized from September 15-17, kickstarted today at India Expo Center, Greater Noida, with Covid-19 protocols. To avoid rush and maintain social distancing at the event, attendees have been asked to select from morning and afternoon time slots. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate RE-Invest 2020 tomorrow

The three-day event will connect the global investment community with Indian renewable energy stakeholders. It is expected to be attended by over 75 international ministerial delegations, over 1000 global industry leaders, and 50,000 delegates.

India could have 20 GW more solar manufacturing

Power Minister RK Singh has revealed interest from manufacturers in developing more production lines even before incentive schemes being drawn up by the government are taken into account.

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Solar leaders call for overhaul to navigate Covid-19

Faced with raw material and labor shortages, solar manufacturers have stressed the need to find alternative supply chains and to push automation and internet of things applications on the factory floor to keep production running.

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ISA to hold World Solar Technology Summit next month

The inaugural event will be attended by prime minister Narendra Modi, ministers from all the International Solar Alliance member countries and high-level dignitaries from global R&D institutions.

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MNRE to host Global RE-Invest 2020 digitally

Given Covid-19 spread, India’s ministry has decided to conduct the third Global Renewable Energy Investors Meet and exposition (3rd RE-Invest)—scheduled from October 15 to 17—on a digital platform. The ministry has sought proposals for an interactive IT platform to facilitate the same.

Trade shows postponed over coronavirus fears

As the contagion continues to spread, its impact is beginning to be felt on the solar industry outside China with the cancellation or postponement of major trade shows and conferences that were set to take place over the next few weeks.