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Suzlon secures a Major order of 300 MW from Torrent Power Limited
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Suzlon secures a Major order of 300 MW from Torrent Power Limited

Suzlon Group, India's largest renewable energy solutions provider, announced that it has bagged a significantly large order for its new 3 MW series of wind turbines to develop a 300 MW wind power project for Torrent Power Limited. Suzlon will install 100 wind turbine generators (WTGs) with a Hybrid Lattice Tubular (HLT) tower and a rated capacity of 3 MW each. The project is located in Karnataka and is expected to be commissioned in 2025. This is the sixth and the largest order for the new Suzlon 3 MW series in less than a month and as part of the agreement, Suzlon will supply the wind turbines (equipment supply), provide land and execute the project including erection and commissioning. Suzlon will also provide comprehensive operations and maintenance services post-commissioning. G...
Vikram Solar ‘Top Performer’ in PVEL PV Module Reliability Scorecard 2023
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Vikram Solar ‘Top Performer’ in PVEL PV Module Reliability Scorecard 2023

Vikram Solar, one of India's leading solar module manufacturers has been successful once again in claiming position of the 'Top Performer' in PVEL PV Module Reliability Scorecard 2023 by passing a rigorous PQP (Product Qualification Program) testing procedure. PVEL PQP is considered a virtual gold standard for module bankability across the solar industry. Vikram Solar's PARADEA Mono PERC 144 cell Bifacial Glass-Glass solar module, which has already been a hot favourite in the international market, appeared as top performer through PQP tests. Vikram Solar's stringent BOM selection criteria and robust process control on state of the art manufacturing lines have helped the company to consistently introduce top performer solar modules. Mr. Gyanesh Chaudhary, Chairman & Managing Directo...
Esmito attains AIS156 Phase 2 Certification for L3 and L5 Category Batteries
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Esmito attains AIS156 Phase 2 Certification for L3 and L5 Category Batteries

Esmito, a leading provider of energy solutions for electric vehicles (EVs), proudly announces the successful acquisition of the highly coveted AIS156 Phase 2 certification for their L3 and L5 category batteries. This achievement further solidifies Esmito's unwavering commitment to delivering high-quality, reliable, and compliant energy solutions in the EV industry. The AIS156 Phase 2 certification represents an exhaustive testing and evaluation process that ensures strict compliance with safety and performance standards, specifically focusing on automotive components, particularly batteries. This certification is a vital requirement for EV manufacturers operating within India. Esmito has successfully completed the meticulous certification process for their L3 and L5 category batteries,...
Redington collaborates with Hoymiles and PIXON to accelerate the adoption of Solar Solutions and Green Energy Products in India
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Redington collaborates with Hoymiles and PIXON to accelerate the adoption of Solar Solutions and Green Energy Products in India

Redington Limited , a leading technology solutions provider, announced its partnerships with Hoymiles Microinverters and PIXON Group, two leading solar manufacturing companies, to distribute micro-inverters, solar panels, and other green energy products on PAN India basis. As part of the partnerships, Redington will enable the seamless distribution of Hoymiles and PIXON’s best-in-class quality products such as highly efficient micro-inverters, solar panels, and other technologically advanced products in the solar ecosystem. The partnerships also entail the potential of expanding Hoymiles and PIXON’s reach to other markets in India and strengthening Redington’s current portfolio of solar products. These partnerships will help Redington accelerate the mainstream adoption of solar power b...
Tork Motors Expands its reach in Maharashtra, introduces new Experience Zone in Thane
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Tork Motors Expands its reach in Maharashtra, introduces new Experience Zone in Thane

India’s first electric motorcycle manufacturer, TORK Motors inaugurates its first Experience Zone in Thane. Located at Marigold bldg., opp. Nitin company, Panchpakhadi area,the 3S facility will also cater to sales and after sales requirements of the patrons in the region. This marks the company's second physical location in the state of Maharashtra, following their first company owned and operated experience center in Pune at Law College. The all new Experience Zone will display TORK Motors’ recently launched refreshed KRATOS-R motorcycle in the showroom area. It also has a separate zone to manage all the after sales requirements of the existing as well as potential clients. On the inauguration, Mr. Kapil Shelke, Founder & CEO, TORK Motors, said, "We are excited to connect with ...
Mahatma Phule Renewable Energy and Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet in India partner to implement livelihood-based solar projects in Maharashtra
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Mahatma Phule Renewable Energy and Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet in India partner to implement livelihood-based solar projects in Maharashtra

Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet (GEAPP) and Mahatma Phule Renewable Energy and Infrastructure Technology Limited (MAHAPREIT) have announced a strategic partnership to enable the implementation of solar projects of 1000 MW across the state of Maharashtra, India. The MoI was signed to accelerate the adoption of renewable energy and promote sustainable development. Under this partnership, GEAPP and MAHAPREIT will collaborate in enabling the implementation of 500 MW of rooftop solar for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and 500 MW of ground-mounted decentralised solar under the Prime Minister of India led KUSUM program. The Maharashtra government announced the target of ins­ta­lling 200,000 solar agricultural pumps in the state. Also, the program will target enterprises acro...
Luminous Power Technologies launches Innovative Icon and High Capacity Inverter Range
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Luminous Power Technologies launches Innovative Icon and High Capacity Inverter Range

Luminous Power Technologies, a well-entrenched and a trusted brand in power backup and residential solar space unveiled an all-new range of futuristic products for the coming summers. This comes in the wake of company’s concerted efforts to delight customers with smart, safe, energy-efficient and sustainable products. This was disclosed by Mr Amit Shukla, Senior Vice President – Energy Solutions Business, Luminous Power Technologies today at the launch event in Mumbai. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Shukla said, “Luminous has been at the forefront of offering power backup solutions for last 35 years. We have been pioneering, illuminating and delighting over 100 millions happy homes with our products that are tech-savvy, aesthetically designed and sustainable. Raising our bar th...
ACME Group and Indraprastha Gas Limited sign MoU to explore the potential business opportunities  of Green Hydrogen
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ACME Group and Indraprastha Gas Limited sign MoU to explore the potential business opportunities  of Green Hydrogen

Diversified renewable energy company ACME Group and leading City Gas Distribution Company IGL signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly explore the potential business opportunities of Green Hydrogen. The MoU was signed by Mr. Ashwani Dudeja (President & Director - Green Hydrogen and Ammonia, ACME) and Mr. Sanjeev Kumar Bhatia (Vice President - Business Development & Gas Sourcing, IGL) in presence of senior officials of both the companies. ACME and IGL will work jointly to promote the adoption by the customers and create demand for Green Hydrogen in the country. The Companies will also work together to explore the opportunity of setting up hydrogen generation plants including setting up electrolyzers to blend Green Hydrogen in IGL’s existing pipeline networks su...
Schaeffler India receives Rs 2,700 crore order for its electric axle for EVs
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Schaeffler India receives Rs 2,700 crore order for its electric axle for EVs

Automotive and industrial parts maker Schaeffler India, part of the Euro 16 million Germany-based Schaeffler Group, has received a Rs 2700 (Euro 300 million) order for its two-in-one electric axles as the supplier transitions to electrification from internal combustion.  The order, is the company's first system-level solution offering in the electric vehicle space, Schaeffler India said over a recent earnings call. According to Harsha Kadam, Managing Director and CEO of Schaeffler India, the electric axle order is for the electric passenger vehicle with this customer for the next seven years.  “This is the pure electric solution that we are bringing to India now. The series production will start by the middle to second half of next year. In terms of volumes, it is going...
Merck Lifescience enters into strategic contract with LP Logiscience, introduces EVs for transportation
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Merck Lifescience enters into strategic contract with LP Logiscience, introduces EVs for transportation

Merck Lifescience has recently signed a strategic contract with LP Logiscience, the warehousing and contract logistic arm of the legendary Liladhar Passo group, which launched its first Electric vehicle for distribution. As part of the contract, LP Logiscience will use the EVs for distribution of finished goods from their Rasayani factory, to Merck Lifescience customers, across Mumbai. The contract is a part of Merck and LP Logiscience’s commitment to achieve mutual sustainability goals and to move towards carbon-neutral distribution services. The Inauguration of the EV vehicle happened in the presence of Andre‘ Overmeyer, Head of Global Plant Operations, Merck Lifescience, Bhushan Patil, Head, Country Procurement – India, South East Asia, and ANZ, Merck Lifesciene, Rashmi Iyer, Head o...