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Solar water pumps redefining farmers’ lives 

With solar water pumps, farmers have access to high-quality power available for irrigation. These systems are portable and can be assembled at any preferred location. With the growing utilization of these systems, the costs have decreased substantially, making them an efficient, convenient, and cost-effective solution for grid-isolated rural areas. 

Daily news roundup: Mecwin and KVG Bank partner on solar pump finance, Adani’s new energy arm

Bengaluru-based Mecwin Technologies Ltd and Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank (KVGB) have partnered to finance solar pump-sets for farmers. Adani has formed a new energy arm called Adani New Industries Limited (ANIL).

Rystad: Residential solar soars past C&I in 2021 globally

Renewable energy and battery storage has racked up another banner year in 2021, according to end-of-year analysis from Rystad Energy. While there was growth across segments, residential solar has seen the most impressive gains, surpassing the commercial and industrial (C&I) segment for the year.

Green Energy push for future sustainability in India

The core objective of renewable energy deployment in India is to promote economic growth, enhance energy security, increase energy access, and reduce climate change. Sustainable development is possible by the use of clean energy and by ensuring access to affordable and reliable energy for every citizen.

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Solar bakery as a containerized solution

The 52 kW containerized solution is being developed by German start-up Solarbakery. The bakery’s production process was adapted in such a way that the majority of electricity consumption is already incurred during the day and is only baked briefly in the dark before dawn.

Enphase powers 160kW clubhouse rooftop solar in Bengaluru

The Nambiar Bellezea luxury villa community in Bengaluru has got a 160 kW rooftop solar plant installed for its clubhouse, alongside 3-6kW installations on more than 20 villas. The 160kW club installation is powered by 320 numbers of Trina 500 Wp solar modules coupled with 320 Enphase IQ7A micro-inverters.

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International Solar Alliance forms advisory committee to mobilize US$1 trillion solar investment

The advisory committee will guide the International Solar Alliance on meeting its objective of mobilizing US$ 1 trillion investment in solar energy by 2030. Committee members include representatives from leading institutional investor like Africa50, CDPQ Global, IFC, the Development Bank of Southern Africa, Capricorn Investment Group, and Temasek.

International Solar Alliance launches programs on solar and battery waste management, green hydrogen

The International Solar Alliance (ISA), which aims to mobilize more than $1 trillion of solar power investment by 2030 in its member countries, expanded its scope of work by launching programs on solar panel and battery waste management and solar-powered hydrogen production in its fourth assembly held recently.

Turbocharging rural entrepreneurship through distributed renewable energy

A robust distributed renewable energy ecosystem with a strong domestic industry will help provide good-quality, reliable electricity to rural households and enterprises and thus turbocharge green entrepreneurship—paving the way for a self-reliant India.

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Oorja secures $1 million in seed funding

The decentralized solar solutions provider shall use the amount to scale up its pay-per-use, solar-powered irrigation, milling, and cooling projects for farmers and to expand its operations. 

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