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Karnataka’s rooftop solar scam: 9 executive engineers suspended

 BENGALURU: Jolted by a rooftop solar power project scam, the Karnataka government on Wednesday ordered the suspension of nine executive engineers from three electricity supply companies for having executed fake power purchase agreements (PPAs).  Briefing reporters here, power minister D … Continue reading

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Tamil Nadu TNERC announces new tariff for Solar at ₹ 7.01 per KWh PV and ₹ 11.03 per KWh Thermal

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has announced new tariff for solar power producers who put up plants in the state. They would be paid Rs 7.01 per unit of power generated from a solar photovoltaic plant, and Rs … Continue reading

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Where Is The Real Innovation In Wind Energy?

Wind energy is a tremendous success story world wide, with staggering amounts of innovation. It isn’t given sufficient credit for that and is even unfairly attacked by those opposed to it as old technology. Every aspect of construction, operation, and … Continue reading

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Kerala Cabinet approves Solar Energy Policy

Ritesh – Finally! The Kerala Cabinet has approved a Solar Energy Policy that seeks to raise installed capacity of the solar sector to 500 MW by 2017 and 1,500 MW by 2030. The mission is to contribute to long-term energy … Continue reading

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Mercom reiterates its global PV installation forecast of approximately 38 GW for 2013, 23% growth year-over-year

Mercom Capital Group, reiterated its global photovoltaic (PV) installation forecast of approximately 38 GW for 2013, strong 23 percent growth year-over-year, noting improving market conditions, in its recent analysis.  “After years of overcapacity, bankruptcies and record low prices, we are … Continue reading

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India Renewables – Good bye winter, hello spring – HSBC report states that Wind is now at grid parity and Solar will follow suit

Wind energy is now cost competitive with new-build coal capacity in India, and solar is likely to follow suit sometime between 2016-18, according to a report by HSBC. The report on India Renewables, Good bye winter, hello spring, published on April … Continue reading

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PV Power Plants 2012 – Industry Guide

Today’s PV market is now completely different to that of one year ago when the previous edition of this brochure was published. Thanks to a dramatic fall in the price of solar modules and an equally significant drop in the … Continue reading

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