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Azure Power to install 1.3 MW of rooftop PV on Ministry of Health and Family Welfare facilities

The Indian developer has secured another solar rooftop project for buildings owned by the Indian government.

Solar fastest growing energy source in 2016, finds latest IEA report

The International Energy Agency’s Renewables 2017 report finds that solar PV capacity grew 50% last year, underpinning a 12% increase in this year’s renewables forecast and prompting the IEA to forecast 1,000 GW of clean energy by 2022.

EU PVSEC: New Polyolefin-based backsheet challenges traditional PET-based backsheets

At EU PVSEC 2017, which took place in Amsterdam last week, two companies presented Polyolefin-based backsheet performance and claimed these are superior to polyester-core-layer-based backsheets.

Hareon Solar and Renew Power commissions 172 MW solar park in Telangana

The Dichpally solar plant is the largest joint-venture project between Hareon Solar Technology and ReNew Power Ventures in India.

IREDA lists $300 million bond on London Stock Exchange

Net proceeds from the bond will be used to finance the construction of several large-scale solar and renewable energy projects across India.

Tamil Nadu signs MoUs for 1.5 GW solar auction

The government of Tamil Nadu this week signed MoUs with four companies to set up solar plants, after 16 companies successfully bid for 1.5 GW of capacity.

Havells ties-up with SolarEdge to provide inverter solutions in India

Electrical equipment group Havells and Israeli inverter maker SolarEdge have revealed plans to provide inverter solutions for 50 MW of residential, commercial and industrial rooftop solar projects across India in financial year 2017-18.

Azure Power wins 20 MW solar rooftop contract for Indian Railways

The Indian clean energy developer secures yet another contract to expand the electrification of Indian Railways using solar power.

India launches scheme to electrify all, with solar at core

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches ‘Saubhagya’ scheme with goal to provide electricity to entire country via heavy reliance on solar power.

Siemens Gamesa to build India’s first hybrid wind-solar farm

Siemens Gamesa has been commissioned to move forward with the coupling of a newly constructed 28.8 MW solar facility to an existing 50 MW wind farm, the company’s first and a noteworthy development for India’s solar market.

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