A research study conducted by a team of scientists from Indian Institute of Science, says that fitting a solar panel module on the roof of a railway coach can yield more than 7,200 units of electricity every year.
Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd. has announced that it has completed supplying 27.5 megawatts (MW) solar modules to Roha Dyechem, the largest manufacturer and distributor of synthetic and natural color in India.
JBM, the auto component manufacturer is all set to invest $250 million into solar power and would conduct ground-mounted and roof top power projects. The investment in the solar business will comprise 25 per cent equity and 75 per cent debt.
China based Risen Energy and Raasi Green Earth Energy have entered into an agreement to develop a 100 MW AC solar plant in the Ramnad district of Tamil Nadu in India which is expected to be the largest foreign investment by a Chinese company in the Indian solar PV market.
Metals and mining multinational Vedanta Group is all set to foray into the solar sector of India by bidding for some 500 MW of government projects and seeks to utilise its advanced technologies in its solar plants.