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Clean Energy Tech Firm Ecozen Raises $30 Million for Global Expansion

Ecozen, a Pune-based startup focused on clean technology solutions for agriculture, has raised $30 million in a new funding round to accelerate its growth and global...

April 19, 2024

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Finance and M&A

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Solar
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Maharashtra Invites Bids for Supply of 750 MW Solar Modules

The Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (MAHAGENCO) has issued a tender inviting bids for the manufacture and supply of 750 MWp of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules...

March 15, 2024

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Staff

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Tenders & Auctions
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Maharashtra DISCOM Floats Tender for 502 MW Solar Projects

Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (MSPGCL) has invited bids to set up 502 MW crystalline solar power projects for agriculture feeder solarization under the...

March 15, 2024

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Gautamee Hazarika

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Markets & Policy

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Solar
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Rajasthan DISCOM Invites Bids for 768 MW of Solar Projects Under KUSUM

Ajmer Vidyut Vitran Nigam (AVVNL), a power distribution company in Rajasthan, has issued four tenders to set up 768.4 MW of solar power projects under the Component C of...

March 12, 2024

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Staff

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Tenders & Auctions
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Haryana DISCOM Tenders 28 MW Solar Projects Under KUSUM

Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) has invited applications on a “first-come-first-serve” basis under Component A of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam...

February 28, 2024

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Staff

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Tenders & Auctions
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States Must Define Standards to Overcome Challenges in Agrivoltaic Projects: IISD

A recent report published by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) has listed specific business models that would help India cope with the...

June 2, 2023

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Gourav Mishra

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Markets & Policy

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Solar
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Translucent Organic Solar Cells Can be Designed to Absorb Narrow Light Band

Researchers at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) are studying the use of semi-transparent photovoltaics with precisely adjustable absorption properties, which...

May 9, 2023

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Gourav Mishra

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Solar

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Technology
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Concentrated Photovoltaics Helps Crop Growth And Generate Electricity

Researchers at the Tarbiat Modares University in Iran have found that concentrator photovoltaics (CPV) helps in shading management while equally distributing the solar...

April 25, 2023

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Gourav Mishra

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Solar

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Technology
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J&K Budget Proposes 4,000 Solar Pumps and 80 MW Rooftop Solar Installations

Presenting the budget for the union territory (UT) of Jammu and Kashmir, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed the installation of 4,000 new solar...

March 15, 2023

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Gourav Mishra

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Other

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Renewable Energy
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Solar Cold Storage Tech Company Ecozen Raises $25 Million for Energy Transition

Pune-based solar cold storage solutions provider Ecozen has raised $25 million in equity and debt capital in its series C round as it looks beyond agriculture to expand...

January 25, 2023

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Gautamee Hazarika

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Other

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Renewable Energy
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India Making Efforts to Push Clean Energy Use in Farming: Power Minister

India’s Minister for New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) R K Singh said that the country is aiding farmers with millions of solar water pumps while providing them with...

January 20, 2023

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Gourav Mishra

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Other

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Renewable Energy
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Bids Invited for Solarization of Agricultural Feeders in Gujarat under KUSUM Program

The Paschim Gujarat Vij Company Limited (PGVCL) has invited bids to design, supply, install, and commission solar projects of an aggregate capacity of 1.024 MW for...

December 22, 2021

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Rakesh Ranjan

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Solar

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Tenders & Auctions
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Andhra Pradesh Accepts SECI’s Offer for 9 GW of Solar at ₹2.49/kWh

The Andhra Pradesh government has agreed to procure 9 GW of solar power from the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). SECI will supply power to the state’s...

September 21, 2021

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Rahul Nair

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Markets & Policy

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Solar
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Tamil Nadu Plans to Install 5,000 Solar Pumps for Farmers Providing 70% Subsidy

Tamil Nadu has proposed installing 5,000 solar pumps for which 70% subsidy will be provided, according to the state’s first-ever ‘agriculture budget’...

August 16, 2021

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Rahul Nair

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Markets & Policy

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Solar
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EoI Invited for Feasibility Survey and Inspection of Solar Pumps Under KUSUM Program

The Maharashtra Energy Development Agency (MEDA) has issued an expression of interest (EoI) for a third-party feasibility survey and inspection of solar pumps installed...

January 13, 2021

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Nithin Thomas

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Markets & Policy

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Solar

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