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Originally published on CleanTechies. The Indian government has confirmed that it will go ahead with a second phase of its solar power park program. The announcement was made by the Minister of Finance in the union budget speech for financial year 2017-18. India will increase the planned capacity addition under its solar power park program […]
Originally published on CleanTechies. The Indian Ministry of Shipping has announced plans to set up almost 100 megawatts of solar and wind energy capacity at 12 of the country’s major ports. The Ministry of Shipping recently announced that under the ‘Green Port Initiative’ a total of 136.5 megawatts of renewable energy projects will be implemented […]
Originally published on CleanTechnica by Saurabh Mahapatra Yet another floating solar power project is under consideration in India. According to media reports, the state government of Andhra Pradesh is considering setting up a floating solar project of 100 megawatts of capacity. The project could come up at Penna Ahobilam Balancing Reservoir which has a live […]
Originally published on CleanTechnica by Zachary Shahan India’s Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal, has provided a powerful statement for the global community in the wake of Donald Trump’s rise to power in the United States. With the topic put on a tee by Michael Liebreich, […]
Originally published on CleanTechnica by Adam Johnston Firm growth from China will help boost overall global PV demand for the 10th consecutive year, according to a recent report from IHS. IHS Technology Senior Analyst Josefin Berg said Chinese feed-in tariff (FIT) cuts from last September have created higher-than-projected 4th quarter growth. Berg notes global capacity additions reaching 77 […]
Originally published on CleanTechnica by Zachary Shahan To be fair, we don’t yet know what Donald Trump’s precise climate approach will be, but it seems all but guaranteed that he will slow and obstruct climate action and will do a “great deal” to increase pollution and CO2 emissions from the out-of-date oil, coal, and gas industries. This is idiotic not […]
Originally published on CleanTechnica by Saurabh Mahapatra The sharp fall in tariffs of solar photovoltaic power projects in India has allowed industrial units to invest in captive power plants to meet power demand earlier being met from power distribution utilities. Solar power tariffs for photovoltaic power plants in competitive auctions have collapsed from INR 12.76/kWh (19.00¢/kWh) […]
Originally published on CleanTechnica by Saurabh Mahapatra India is preparing to have a huge army of skilled professionals ready to service the rapidly growing solar power market. The Indian government has announced the launch of an online training program to help young individuals turn into professional solar power technicians. The Solar Energy Corporation of India recently […]
The world’s largest solar panel project is located in Karmuthi, India. It consists of 2.5 million solar panels spread over 2,500 acres and generates 648 megawatts of electricity. It took just 8 months to build.