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  • India: Rising Diesel Prices Boost Attractiveness of Solar Thermal

    India: Rising Diesel Prices Boost Attractiveness of Solar Thermal

    India’s government announced at the beginning of this year that it would gradually increase the price of diesel by INR 1 each month for the following 10 months. The government is aiming to bring retail prices in India on a par with international crude prices, in order to reduce the...

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  • Renewable Energy India Expo 2013, Greater Noida

    The 7th Renewable Energy India will be held from 12 to 14 September 2013 in Greater Noida, New Delhi India. The Conference and expo cover the topics PV, Solar Heating, Cooling and Drying, Wind Energy, Biomass, Hydro Energy, Geothermal and Energy Efficiency. Last year’s event attracted 475...

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  • India: Solar Food Processing Network Launch

    India: Solar Food Processing Network Launch

    With the launch of the Solar Food Processing Network in January 2013, India can look forward to a successful usage of solar thermal systems to meet the energy needs of this sector. The initiative for the network came from private entrepreneur Ghanshyam Lukhi (see the small photo above)....

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  • India: MNRE Assures Quicker Subsidy Disbursement

    India: MNRE Assures Quicker Subsidy Disbursement

    Tarun Kapoor, Joint Secretary of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy in India, had invited all channel partners of the federal incentive programme to a meeting in New Delhi on 31 January 2013. Out of the 68 partners, 42 followed the invitation to discuss the...

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  • India: Goa Hotel Sector Discovers Solar Thermal

    India: Goa Hotel Sector Discovers Solar Thermal

    When you hear about Goa, the conversation has probably something to do with holidays in India. The small state at the west coast is quite popular with tourists from around the globe. Goa is said to have attracted more than two million visitors in 2012. About 1.2 million of the guests...

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  • India: Federal Subsidy Scheme Is High Financial Burden for Channel Partners

    India: Federal Subsidy Scheme Is High Financial Burden for Channel Partners

    There are always two sides to each story: On the one hand, the 30 % investment subsidy scheme has brought most solar thermal system suppliers enormous growth rates since it was implemented by India’s federal government in June 2010. The chart above shows the results from a survey...

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  • Intersolar India 2013, Mumbai

    The international solar industry is meeting at Intersolar India for the fifth time in 2013. From November 12 – 14, 2013 numerous exhibitors are expected to present their latest products and services from photovoltaics and solar thermal technologies to trade visitors across an exhibition...

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  • SOLARCON India 2013, Bangalore

    SOLARCON India 2013 will take place from 1 to 3 August 2013 in Bangalore. The exhibition and conference attracts highly-focused visitors from across the Indian solar manufacturing supply chain. In 2011 the organisers counted 91 exhibiting companies and more than 3,500 visitors and conference...

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  • World Renewable Energy Congress XIII and Exhibition 2014, New Delhi

    The World Renewable Energy Congress XIII and Exhibition 2014 will take place from 14 to 18 September 2014 in New Delhi, India. WREC 2014 will focus on future challenges and opportunities for renewable energy technology and sustainable energy systems, as well as climate change issues. Major...

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  • India: Solar Mission Phase II Targets 8 Million m²

    India: Solar Mission Phase II Targets 8 Million m²

    In December 2012, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy in India published its plans for Phase II of the National Solar Mission (NSM). The 58-page document outlines the policy for the second phase, including targets, the role of the states and an implementation strategy (see the...

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