Friday, July 19

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MAHAPREIT’s Ambitious Plan: 1 GW Solar Push for Rural Irrigation and SME Rooftops
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MAHAPREIT’s Ambitious Plan: 1 GW Solar Push for Rural Irrigation and SME Rooftops

The Mahatma Phule Renewable Energy and Infrastructure Technology Ltd (MAHAPREIT), a subsidiary of the state government’s Mahatma Phule Backward Class Development Corporation (MPBCDC), has planned to install 500 megawatt (MW) of decentralised solar projects in the rural parts of the state to power agricultural irrigation over the next two years and another 500 MW rooftop solar units to supply power to micro, small and medium enterprises. The combined capacity will give a significant boost to the government’s goal to reach 22 gigawatt (GW) of renewable energy. Currently, the state generates around 15GW of renewable energy annually. A meeting to discuss implementation of tenders for the first phase of this project between MAHAPREIT and the Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet (...
MASMA Shines with Solar Expo 2023; Mahavitaran Showcases Exciting Solar Schemes
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MASMA Shines with Solar Expo 2023; Mahavitaran Showcases Exciting Solar Schemes

The Maharashtra Solar Manufacturers Association (MASMA) organized a remarkable solar expo at Mahalakshmi Lawns in Pune on July 8 and 9, 2023. Visitors were delighted to explore a dedicated stall by Mahavitaran, featuring information on their top-notch schemes like Chief Minister Solar Agriculture Channel-2.0, rooftop solar power projects, and electric vehicle charging stations. Distinguished guests including Dinesh Jagdale, Joint Secretary of Central Non-Renewable Energy Department, Ankush Nale, Pune Regional Director of Mahavitaran, Rajendra Pawar, Chief Engineer, Pankaj Tagalpallewar, Additional Director General of Energy, President of ‘Masma’ Rohan Upasani visited the exhibition. On this occasion, Joint Secretary Jagdale appreciated the ongoing effective implementation of solar ener...
Amp Energy India is now Ampin Energy Transition, Unveils New Logo
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Amp Energy India is now Ampin Energy Transition, Unveils New Logo

Amp Energy India, a leading energy transition platform and India’s first truly balanced Renewable Energy IPP with a total portfolio of 3GW+ spread across 17 states in the country, announced its rebranding as Ampin Energy Transition Private Limited. The new identity reflects the company’s commitment to accelerating the transition to renewable energy sources and its vision for a sustainable future. Ampin Energy Transition is poised to redefine the renewable energy landscape in India with its innovative and sustainable solutions. As part of the rebranding, Ampin Energy Transition also unveiled a new logo that embodies its renewed focus and dedication to clean energy transition. The logo concept is around delivering Amperes of electricity in India using infinite renewable/green energy powe...
Enphase Energy Partners with Credit Fair to Offer Flexible Solar Financing for Indian Customers
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Enphase Energy Partners with Credit Fair to Offer Flexible Solar Financing for Indian Customers

Enphase Energy, Inc., a global energy technology company and the world’s leading supplier of microinverter-based solar and battery systems, today announced that it will be collaborating with Credit Fair, an India-based financial technology start-up. This collaboration will give Indian homeowners flexible solar financing option, access to best-in-class loan and financing terms, enabling them to finance a complete Enphase microinverter-based rooftop solar system via Easy Monthly Instalment (EMI) payments. Through Enphase’s network of installers nationally, Indian customers can gain access to more affordable monthly payments for solar. The latest collaboration will support the large network of installers of Enphase products in India, offering financing options to their customers. Solar po...
Vareyn Solar Participates in the 6th Rajasthan MSME Summit
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Vareyn Solar Participates in the 6th Rajasthan MSME Summit

Vareyn Solar, India’s leading turn-key solar EPC company, recently sponsored and participated in the 6th Rajasthan MSME Summit. The event was organised by FICCI at the Hotel Ramada in Jaipur on June 27, 2023. The Hon’ble Minister for Industries and Commerce, Smt. Shakuntla Rawat, graced the event as the Chief Guest.The confluence hosted industry experts and leaders from both the public and private sectors to discuss unlocking the growth potential for MSMEs in Rajasthan. MSMEs are the backbone of our country’s economy and contribute heavily to the GDP. This summit addressed that and focused on panel discussions and conferences surrounding future-ready MSMEs, reimagining the role of regionalassociations for MSMEs, and availing and creating business opportunities for MSMEs. "It ...
Trina Solar’s Vertex N Module Passes RETC Thresher Test with Flying Colors
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Trina Solar’s Vertex N Module Passes RETC Thresher Test with Flying Colors

RETC, a leading independent test laboratory for photovoltaic and renewable energy products, recently issued its Extended Reliability Test Report, and it showed that Trina Solar’s Vertex N module passed its thresher test, demonstrating excellent performance. RETC, based in Fremont, California, tests industry-leading module technology and provides the industry with data that helps stakeholders and developers choose high-quality modules. RETC’s thresher test is two to three times more rigorous than that of the IEC standard. The test modules were randomly selected among n-type modules from Trina Solar's base in Changzhou, Jiangsu province, for tests including for PID, LeTID resistance, DH, SDML composite load and TC600 thermal cycle. Trina Solar’s Vertex N modules performed exceptionall...
Gautam Solar Launches N-type TOPCon & Mono PERC Solar Modules at Intersolar Europe
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Gautam Solar Launches N-type TOPCon & Mono PERC Solar Modules at Intersolar Europe

Solar manufacturer Gautam Solar has launched N-type TOPCon (Tunnel oxide passivated contact) and Mono PERC Solar modules at Intersolar Europe, a leading exhibition for the solar Industry. Gautam Solar has launched the TOPCon solar modules in two ranges, 420 Wp-435 Wp for distributors, EPC, developers in residential, commercial & industrial (C&I) segments as well as 565 Wp-580 Wp for utility scale and large C&I customers. The N-Type TOPCon technology was first developed by German institute Fraunhofer ISE. The benefit of TOPCon solar modules is that they generate more power than P-type modules, while maintaining the same size and hence, provide more energy per unit area. Additionally, lots of research is being done in TOPCon, as a result of which, its efficiency is progres...
Solar Energy Corporation of India to supply 600 MW Wind Power to GRIDCO Odisha under Power Sale Agreement
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Solar Energy Corporation of India to supply 600 MW Wind Power to GRIDCO Odisha under Power Sale Agreement

Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI), Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India has signed a Power Sale Agreement (PSA) with GRIDCO Odisha, Government of Odisha under which GRIDCO Odisha will purchase 600 MW of wind power from SECI under Tranche – XIII of ISTS (Inter State Transmission System) Connected Wind Power Projects Scheme. Under the ISTS scheme of the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, power generated from a state rich in renewable energy resources could be transmitted to states deficient in renewable energy resources. The agreement between SECI and GRIDCO was signed in Bhubaneshwar today, June 9, 2023, in the presence of Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Energy, Government of Odisha, N. B. Dhal. Odisha Electricity Regu...
Erisha E Mobility to Build 100 EV Charging Hubs in UP, to Invest $50 million
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Erisha E Mobility to Build 100 EV Charging Hubs in UP, to Invest $50 million

Erisha E Mobility and the Government of Uttar Pradesh (UP) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to invest $50 million (400 crores) towards the construction of 100 EV charging hubs in Gautam Buddha Nagar district, U.P state. This significant collaboration aims to hasten the uptake of electric vehicles and support environmentally friendly transport options in Uttar Pradesh. By establishing a strong network of charging hubs, the MoU has shown its dedication to a cleaner and greener future. The Government of Uttar Pradesh has made EVs a priority, and we are dedicated to creating the necessary infrastructure and ecosystem for EV adoption and promotion. According to Mr. Parminder Singh Baweja (ED of Erisha E Mobility), the installation of 100 EV charging hubs will contribute to EV...
Premier Energies India certified as ‘Top Performer’ among Global PV Manufacturers by PVEL
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Premier Energies India certified as ‘Top Performer’ among Global PV Manufacturers by PVEL

Premier Energies Limited, India's 2nd largest integrated Solar cell and Module manufacturer has been recognised as 'Top performer' among global PV manufacturers in PVEL's 2023 PV module reliability score card. Premier Energies, backed by global environment fund GEF Capital (based in Washington DC), has offices in India and Toronto and offers reliable, high performance Solar Cells and Modules worldwide. The Company's state of the art, fully automated line in Hyderabad (India) has annual capacity of 2GW of cells and 3 GW of modules. Based on PVEL's rigorous Product Qualification Program (PQP) that includes a battery of tests like thermal cycling, damp heat, mechanical stress sequence, potential-induced degradation (PID), light-induced degradation (LID), light and elevated temperature-ind...