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Vikram Solar to setup a 10 MW solar power plant in Tamil Nadu

According to reports, Kolkata-based solar company Vikram Solar is planning to put up a 10 MW power plant at Tamil Nadu under the second phase of the state’s solar policy. The company, which manufactures solar modules and does EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) projects, is keen on getting into project development as well, the managing director of the company, Gyanesh … Continue reading

Inter-ministerial panel for greater clarity in solar policy

According to reports, in the wake of allegations of guideline violation in contract allocations in the national solar mission, an inter-ministerial committee has suggested a number of recommendations for bringing greater clarity in the policy. Renewable Energy Ministry had appointed the inter-ministerial committee to enquire into the allegations after a media report last year alleged … Continue reading

Photo voltaic makers in India seek anti-dumping measures

According to reports, cornered by cheaper imports of finished products in the solar power sector, including solar panels, domestic manufacturers see their only hope in anti-dumping laws in India and elsewhere. While India commenced its anti-dumping probe against import of solar panels in November last year, the European Union (EU) has recently decided to impose … Continue reading

25,000 Kerala homes to get rooftop solar in 2013-14

According to reports, Electricity Minister Aryadan Muhammad said load-shedding would be lifted once the rains begin in June and from then on 2013-14 fiscal would be generally free of any power curbs. The minister said that he could turn around KSEB in just two years. “However, this cannot be said of KSRTC, which will require … Continue reading

These houses in Indore wake up to solar energy advantage

According to reports, realizing benefits of power generation from solar energy, three houses in Indore have gone for solar plant. Envis Technology deputy CEO Uday Bhole, who has worked closely on some domestic project says, “Though solar power plants are being used in commercial set-ups, including industries and at few public places like parks, college campus, … Continue reading

Su-Kam launches Solar Powered Packages for homes, offices

According to reports, Su-Kam Power Systems Limited, leading player in the power back-up industry in India, has launched  special solar powered packages to provide its customers easy home and office back up solutions by using the power of sunlight. The company has come up with a complete solar solution, which harnesses solar energy into power thus … Continue reading