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Essel Infraprojects installs 55 MW solar in two Indian states

Essel Infraprojects, part of Essel Group, has added 55 MW of solar in the states of Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka, bringing its total installed PV capacity to 220 MW nationwide.

IESA presents ambitious India Energy Storage Policy

The Indian Energy Storage Association’s Forum 2017 covered two broad topics – first, policy discussion on Electric Vehicles (EV), manufacturing and innovation in the energy storage sector. Secondly, the forum examined the integration of Energy Storage Systems (ESS) with the renewable energy sector.

REC Group brings globally successful channel programs to India

REC, one of the biggest European brand of PV panels, is expanding in India with Redington as designated partner.

Sachin Tendulkar bats for solar, plays straight drive by lighting up rural areas in India

The Bharat Ratna awardee and India’s most beloved cricketer, Sachin Tendulkar has collaborated with Schneider Electric for its “Spreading Happiness in Diya Foundation (SHIF)” campaign with solar home lighting systems.

Indian renewable power developers queue for initial public offerings

It is expected that more and more Indian developers will be listed on IPOs in the coming years as an effective means to raise the equity for new power projects.

Tamil Nadu cancels 500 MW of solar projects

The government of the Tamil Nadu state decided to cancel an auction held Jan-Feb 2017, as developers rejected offer to reduce tariff bid of INR 4.40 ($0.07)/kWh.

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.

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