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Larsen & Toubro wins 75 MW floating solar project

Larsen & Toubro, an Indian multinational EPC provider, has secured the contract to build a 75 MW floating solar PV plant on Panchet Dam.

Evaluating the performance of mono- and poly-Si solar PV technologies in Eastern India

Researchers from the SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Ghaziabad, have studied the performance of monocrystalline silicon (mono-Si) and polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) technologies in the tropical wet region of eastern India. The results showed that the yield outcome with mono-Si PV was around 12% higher and the losses around 32% lower than poly-Si PV.

Websol’s 600 MW solar cell line to start production in January

Websol Energy Systems is setting up a 600 MW mono PERC solar cell line and plans to scale it to 1.8 GW in the future. It said the new line will start production in January next year.


NTPC, Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port tie-up for green hydrogen hub

NTPC Green Energy Ltd and Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port have signed a memorandum of understanding for the development of a green hydrogen hub at the Kolkata port.

Schneider Electric launches construction of a new factory in India

Schneider Electric is investing around INR 140 crore ($17 million) for setting up a new facility in Kolkata, West Bengal. The new facility will grow its vacuum interrupter production capacity and strengthen the power systems vertical.

Websol to commence first phase of 1.8 GW mono PERC cell line in April

West Bengal-headquartered Websol Energy Systems is setting up 1.8 GW of mono PERC cell manufacturing capacity in two phases. The first phase comprising installation of 600 MW will commence in April.

Kolkata discom tenders 150 MW of wind-solar projects 

CESC Ltd has invited proposals from developers to build 150 MW of wind-solar hybrid power projects to meet its renewable purchase obligation targets and a part of its power demand. The projects, to be developed on a build-own-operate basis, can be set up anywhere in India. 

Coal India Ltd launches tender for 35 MW captive solar

Coal India Ltd arm CIL Navikarniya Urja Ltd has tendered the engineering, procurement, and construction work for 35 MW (AC) of solar plants for captive consumption by Eastern Coalfields Ltd (ECL). The plants will come up at three locations of ECL in West Bengal. Bidding closes on February 22.

Larsen & Toubro wins 112.5 MW solar project in West Bengal

Larsen & Toubro will build a 112.5 MW solar power plant on an EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) basis in the southwestern part of West Bengal.

Tata Power Solar Systems launches off-grid PV solutions

Tata Power Solar Systems has launched off-grid PV solutions in eleven variants ranging from 1 to 10 kW. The solutions are a combination of modules, inverters, and batteries.


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