India seeks to increase wind energy capacity before the end of the year

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Government plans to auction 4,500 MW of wind energy capacity The Indian government is looking to fast track new wind energy projects. The government has announced plans to auction some 4,500 megawatts worth of wind projects within the next four months. This plan is part of the country’s overarching efforts to upscale its wind energy capacity. The auction will be held by the Solar Energy Corporation of India. Despite the organization’s name, it has involvement in various forms of renewable energy, particularly wind power. Auctions for new projects will be…

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India set to launch a new online solar energy training program

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New program aims to help train individuals to be solar technicians Solar energy is growing quickly in India and the government has plans to ensure that the sector has as much support as it needs to thrive. The government has announced that it will be launching a new online training program designed to help people become professional solar technicians. The Solar Energy Corporation of India has been tapped to implement this online program. Those with an Internet connection can enroll in online courses for just $8.79. Those completing the online…

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India’s solar energy capacity is on the rise

New solar projects in India could push the country’s capacity up to 20 GW India continues its push to embrace solar energy and is expected to reach a significant milestone within the next two years. The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy estimates that some 20 gigawatts of solar energy capacity will be installed in the country by March 2017. This will depend, of course, on the completion of several projects that are currently under various stages of development throughout the country. India has become a very prominent solar market,…

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India aims for 100 GW of installed solar energy capacity by 2022

Government announces plans to expand solar capacity India has been showing more aggressive interest in solar energy lately. Like other countries, India is attempting to reduce its reliance on fossil-fuels over time, focusing more heavily on renewable energy. Solar power has become one of the country’s more favored forms of clean energy and the Indian government has been making strides to spur the development of new projects throughout the country. India now has plans to install no less than 100 gigawatts solar power capacity by 2022. India could compete with…

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India to build largest solar energy system in the world

Indian solar energy project to reach 4,000MW of capacity The Indian government has partnered with several state-owned companies in order to develop the largest solar energy system in the world. The project is set to boast of a total capacity of 4,000 megawatts and will be located in Rajasthan, the western state of India. The country’s interest in solar energy has been gaining momentum in recent years as the strain on fossil-fuels continues to grow. India has been working to embrace clean power for economic and environmental reasons. State-owned companies…

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