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Vice President calls to increase production of Solar PV cells

Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu, called upon states to increase the production of Solar PV sells and modules in India. Highlights He called to set up manufacturing plants in order to boost the production of solar PV cells and modules. He noted the importance of “Atma Nirbharta” in solar energy through active participation ..

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Indian Army’s First Green Solar Energy harnessing plant in Sikkim

The Indian Army recently launched the first Green Solar Energy harnessing plant in Sikkim. It was launched to benefit the troops of the Indian army. About the plant The plant uses Vanadium based battery technology. It was built at an altitude of 16,000 feet. The capacity of the plant is 56 KVA. It was completed ..

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Biggest Floating Solar Power Plant of India

The biggest floating solar power plant of India is to be set up at Ramagundam in Telangana. About Ramagundam Solar Power Plant The capacity of the solar power plant is 100 MW. It is expected to be opened in May 2021. The solar power plant is being set up at the Ramagundam Thermal Power Plant ..

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Investment Capacity of India in renewable sector reached 500-700 billion USD

The Institute of Energy Economics and Financial Analysis published a study according to which India has increased its potential of renewable energy investments to 500-700 billion USD. This is mainly because of improvements in solar power in the country. Highlights According to the study, the ultra-mega solar parks in the country have attracted foreign capital. ..

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How is the power system to be managed during lights off on April 5, 2020?

On April 3, 2020, PM Modi addressed India to switch off their lights at 9 PM for nine minutes and light lamps or candle. This is being done to show the united strength of the country against the virus. Concerns on Power System during Lights Off When everyone switches off the light at 9 PM, ..

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