Cabinet approves enhancement of capacity from 20,000 MW to 40,000

By Solar Times Bureau The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today approved the enhancement of capacity from 20,000 MW to 40,000 MW of the Scheme for Development of Solar Parks and Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects. The enhanced capacity would ensure setting up of at least 50 […]

meeco installed biggest solar energy plant in Zimbabwe

By Solar Times Bureau Swiss-based solar supplier provides 216 kWp sun2live energy generating system as an off-grid solution to a Zimbabwean company. Many companies in Africa are struggling with electricity scarcity, power cuts and the reliance on diesel generators. The current installation of the so far largest solar energy plant in Zimbabwe with a total capacity of 216 kWp […]

President’s Estate to Generate 670 KW Solar Energy through rooftop

               The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the first phase of a Solarization Project in the President’s Estate tomorrow (February 10, 2017) under which 670 KW of solar power will be generated through rooftop solar panels installed on seven buildings in the President’s Estate. The savings in electricity bills […]

Viviana Mall becomes India’s first mall to have largest Solar

Viviana Mall, leading retail mall in Mumbai Metropolitan Region announced the inauguration of 900KVA Rooftop solar power plant at the rooftop of the mall. With this initiative it will become the first mall to generate 91000 watt in a month through solar energy. The solar power plant set up is first of its kind in […]

Ujaas Energy bags 50 kWp solar power system order

Ujaas Energy Ltd has received an order for “Design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of Grid Interactive SPV Based Solar Power System of 50 Kwp at main office building of RBI, Bhopal (M.P.).

ADB, Govt of Myanmar inaugurates solar photovoltaic mini-grid system

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Myanmar inaugurated a solar photovoltaic (PV) mini-grid system in Mandalay. The inauguration ceremony in Kyet Su Taw Village, Kyaukpadaung Township, was attended by Dr. Tun Win, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation (MOALI), U Sai Kyaw Zaw, Ethnic Affairs Minister of Mandalay region, and U […]

Hartek Power bags 460MW Solar EPC Orders in H1 2016-17

Hartek Power has bagged 460-MW solar EPC orders already in the first half of the current financial year, thus registering a increase of 373% over last year when the company had secured just 123-MW orders. The 460-MW solar EPC orders bagged by the company include 16 substation projects of up to 132 KV spread across […]

Tata Power says met all legal norms for Mundra UMPP

Tata Power said it has discharged all legal obligations in connection with Mundra Ultra Mega Power Project (UMPP). “This (Mundra UMPP) project was bid for in 2006 when the concept of a formal Risk Management Committee was not introduced and all proposals were deliberated and approved by the board,” the company said. The company further […]

Ujaas Energy bags order from AAI

Ujaas Energy Ltd has received an order for “Design, manufacture, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of Rooftop Grid connected solar PV system of 158 Kwp from Airports Authority of India VSI Airport, Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar.

First Solar signs Power Purchase agreement with MCE

First Solar, Inc and MCE announced that MCE has entered into a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for electricity generated from 40MWAC of First Solar’s Little Bear Solar Project in Fresno County, CA. The project, is anticipated to begin construction in 2019, with commissioning expected in 2020. A leading community choice aggregator (CCA) in California, MCE […]