The solar energy sector in India is headed for a major shake-up as the government agreed on July 30 to a recommendation to impose customs duties on imported solar cells and panels.
India is all set to comfortably achieve 100 GW of solar energy capacity by 2022 and has already installed solar capacity of 23.12 GW till July this year, Parliament was informed today.
The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has tendered for 750 MW of grid connected solar PV capacity in Rajasthan.
Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has cancelled a recent 2,000 megawatt wind power tender, which was undersubscribed, owing to lack of sufficient transmission infrastructure, officials aware of development said.
The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a tender for 150 MW of solar power capacity at sites of coal mining group Singareni Collieries Co Ltd in the southern Indian state of Telangana.
India can surpass the target of attaining 100 GW solar energy by 2022 provided it replaces all traditional water pumps by solar water pumps, said a study.
Solar project developers have requested the government to reconsider the proposed large scale, manufacturing-linked solar power tenders, saying it would compel them to foray into equipment manufacturing, which is a completely different business requiring different skillsets.
A new 12 gigawatts solar energy scheme, which has been deftly crafted to mandate local manufacturing without violating WTO’s trade rules, is in the final stages of approval, and will help local industry withstand the onslaught of cheap imports, senior government officials said.
A team of scientists led by an Indian-origin professor has developed a new solar-powered supercapacitor that could help make future wearable technologies lighter and more energy-efficient.
Electricity distribution company (discom) BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL), supplying power to central and east Delhi, on Wednesday said that it has signed a power sale agreement with the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to purchase 100 MW of wind power at competitive rates.