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Off-grid solar

Apraava Energy completes solar electrification project in Madhya Pradesh

Diversified power company Apraava Energy has partnered with SELCO Foundation to deploy solar solutions in 14 villages. The systems will generate approximately 13.9 MWh of electricity per year.

Servotech tests solar monitoring device along with PV Port in Germany

Servotech has successfully tested ComPort solar monitoring device with the portable PV system PV Port at the EUREF-Campus in Berlin, Germany. This first-of-its-kind instrument can integrate with any off-grid and hybrid inverter and empower users to get the most out of their solar systems.


Hygenco commissions green hydrogen pilot plant powered by off-grid solar 

India-based Hygenco has set up a green hydrogen generation plant on a build-own-operate basis in Madhya Pradesh. The alkaline electrolysis-based plant is co-located with a solar PV project in the state’s Ujjain district. 

Multi-chamber solar cold storage system

Uttar Pradesh-based Inficold has developed a multi-chamber, solar-powered cold storage solution that facilitates the storage of multiple perishable commodities in different temperature-controlled chambers, all under their respective ideal storage conditions.


India calls for credit guarantee fund to drive solar adoption in electricity-deprived regions globally

RK Singh, India’s power minister, and president of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Assembly, called on nations to support solar investments in developing and under-developed regions, including Africa, through low-cost finance and credit guarantee fund.

Irena fleshes out chilling effect of Covid on off-grid solar

The clean power numbers published annually by the International Renewable Energy Agency provide a snapshot of the global solar market and, this year, a lot of figures were unchanged from the previous dataset, especially in the off-grid segment.

India may miss 2022 solar target of 100GW by 27%

A new report by JMK Research and the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) says India is likely to miss its ‘100GW by 2022’ solar target by about 27GW, mainly due to the underwhelming growth of rooftop solar. While utility-scale solar is on track to achieve nearly 97% of the 60GW installed capacity targeted by 2022, rooftop solar will be 25GW short of the 40GW mark.


World’s largest solar tree record smashed

With a PV panel surface area of 309.83m2 the construction has been officially certified by Guinness World Records as the biggest.


India installed 3.2GW of solar in Q4 2021

The nation’s cumulative solar capacity surpassed 50GW by the end of December last year.


Goldi Solar to solarize an entire village in Gujarat

The Gujarat-based solar panel manufacturer and EPC services provider has been chosen by Shree Ramkrishna Knowledge Foundation to set up 450kW of solar rooftop projects to power around 350 houses and public areas in the village of Dudhala.