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31March 2017

India’s largest floating Solar Energy Plant

31 Mar 2017|Categories: Solar News|

SWELECT Energy Systems Ltd (a leading Manufacturer of Solar PV Modules & Integrator of High Quality Solar PV Power Systems) has successfully built and commissioned India’s largest Floating Solar Energy plant in Kayamkulam, Kerala for [...]

24February 2017

President of India Inaugurates Jakson Solar Power Plant at Rashtrapati Bhawan

24 Feb 2017|Categories: Solar News|Tags: , , , , |

Hon’ble President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee today inaugurated a 508 kWp rooftop solar power plant at Rashtrapati Bhawan, installed and commissioned by Jakson Group. This rooftop solar power plant will help generate approximately 7.41 [...]

7July 2016

Separate Auction for Domestic Modules

7 Jul 2016|Categories: NSEFI News and Press Releases, Solar News|

This news of separate auction for desi modules is a major victory for NSEFI. As you know, we have been campaigning for this for a long time. http://www.ippai.org/PowerNews_Details.aspx?q=6488

6April 2016

Global Solar Council Announces Corporate Members

6 Apr 2016|Categories: NSEFI News and Press Releases, Solar News|Tags: , , |

Today the Global Solar Council announced its Founding Corporate Members and launch of the Global Solar Council Leadership Forum. Note that NSEFI is closely associated with the formation of the Global Solar Council. “Leading corporations [...]

18March 2015

Funds released for Solar City Project; Kochi set to go Solar

18 Mar 2015|Categories: Solar News|Tags: , , , , |

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has released Rs. 19.42 lakh as the first installment of the preparation of a master plan for the development of Kochi as a solar city. Besides the preparation [...]

17March 2015

PSBs commit ₹1.71-lakh cr for green lending

17 Mar 2015|Categories: Solar News|Tags: , , , , |

Public sector banks have made ‘green lending’ commitments totalling ₹1,70,740 crore to help stakeholders put up renewable energy projects over the next five years. At an average project cost of ₹5 crore per megawatt (MW), [...]

14March 2015

NSEFI with Solar Impulse at Ahmedabad

14 Mar 2015|Categories: NSEFI News and Press Releases, Solar News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Keeping its date with India, the Solar Impulse 2, which landed in Ahmedabad on Tuesday, had thousands of visitors to catch a glimpse of the solar powered aircraft. NSEFI was at the very centre of [...]

13March 2015

Adani plans Rs 20k crore clean energy park in Mundra

13 Mar 2015|Categories: Solar News|Tags: , , , , |

Adani Group plans to set up an Integrated Renewable Energy Park at Mundra in Kutch district, close to its port and SEZ. The park, if it comes into existence, would be the first of its [...]

11March 2015

MNRE includes Punjab in Green Corridor Mission

11 Mar 2015|Categories: Solar News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has agreed to include Punjab in the ambitious “Green Corridor Mission” project on the request of minister of new and renewable energy of Punjab, Bikram Singh Majithia. Punjab will now [...]

10March 2015

Govt mulls cutting Subsidy by Half for Rooftop Solar Projects

10 Mar 2015|Categories: Policy Updates, Solar News|Tags: , , , , , |

With limited funds at disposal and price of solar panels going down, the government has officially proposed to reduce the subsidy on rooftop projects by half. "The ministry has proposed to reduce the subsidy on [...]