December 18, 2017

Solar charkha debuts in state

The charkha, the age-old device used to spin yarn manually, got itself a makeover, courtesy technology that harnesses sun’s rays into energy, which, in turn, runs the […]
December 18, 2017
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Students in power deficit areas to get solar lamps in UP

The Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is likely to distribute over 34 lakh solar lamps to school children in power deficit districts of Uttar […]
December 18, 2017

All 438 Central Railway stations to have LED lights by March

The Central Railway is on way to install energy-saving LED lights at all its 438 stations by March 2018, and exploit solar and wind power in […]
December 16, 2017

DGAD hears parties on solar cells’ anti-dumping duty petition

The Directorate General of Anti- Dumping And Allied Duties today heard the views of all the affected parties in the matter of the anti-dumping duty petition […]
December 16, 2017

Hybrid solar systems to be installed in govt schools of Haryana

The Haryana government has decided to install hybrid solar systems in all government schools of the state in a phased manner. To begin with, the hybrid […]
December 16, 2017

Government plans to supply solar power to 40 lakh farmers in 10 years

Maharashtra energy minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule on Thursday unveiled an ambitious plan to use solar energy not only for farmers but also schools. The BJP-Sena government has […]
December 15, 2017

China’S Longi Plans Solar Equipment Manufacturing Facility In India

LONGi Green Energy Technology Co. Ltd may become the first Chinese company to set up a solar equipment manufacturing facility in India, according to two people […]
December 15, 2017

Top 10 Solar Companies in India

The oceans are dying, animal and plant species are getting extinct everyday by the hundreds, and the times openly call for the world to make a […]
December 15, 2017

IIA to organize 5th edition of North India Solar Summit in Feb 2018

The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) body, Indian Industries Association (IIA) announced that it will be holding the fifth edition of North India Solar Summit […]
December 13, 2017

Land of the rising solar

Japan has been drawing a lot of attention and investment from foreign electricity generating companies, especially in solar power, where favourable regulations and substantial demand for […]
December 13, 2017

Powering rural healthcare

Around 38 million Indians rely on health facilities without electricity. Without access to regular power supply, numerous life-saving interventions cannot be undertaken. Ground report A study, […]
December 13, 2017

Indian solar-wind-storage taking grand and inventive first steps

Plans are in place for a 160MW solar, wind and storage project in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, while a smaller scale demonstration project experimenting […]
December 6, 2017

Spanish and Indian solar associations collaborate

Spanish solar association UNEF has signed a cooperation agreement with the National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) to support each other in promoting solar energy […]
December 6, 2017

Inverted Umbrella Brings Clean Water & Clean Power To India

Necessity is the mother of invention, they say. India is in desperate need of two things — clean water and clean power. Entrepreneurs Samit Choksi and […]
December 6, 2017

Patanjali to enter solar sector as Modi government readies help for domestic manufacturers

After shaking up India’s consumer goods sector, stepping into private security, and even eyeing infrastructure, Patanjali now wants a slice of India’s solar market. The consumer […]
December 5, 2017

Enphase opens India R&D centre, provides inverters to Bangalore solar plant

Solar microinverter supplier Enphase Energy has opened its first R&D centre in Bangalore, India, in order to support its expansion into India’s rapidly growing PV market. […]
December 5, 2017

Kolkata airport to go green with 15 MW solar power plant

The Kolkata airport is all set to start using clean and green energy for its day to day operations, as its ground mounted grid connected solar […]
December 5, 2017

Solar power will drive us towards goal of universal energy access: ISA chief

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) – India’s brainchild which was launched jointly with France in Paris on November 30, 2015 – will come into force on […]
December 4, 2017

AIPEF writes to Union power minister on power reforms

The All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) in a letter to R K Singh Union Power Minister has made several suggestions on the power sector reforms […]
December 4, 2017

This Solar Funnel Technology Allows Plants to Thrive Deep Underground

Raad Studio, the company behind NYC’s Lowline have designed solar technology that helps plants grow underground. Called Invasive Regeneration, it uses a powerful, solar funnel installed […]
December 4, 2017

250 Trains Will Be Fitted with Rooftop Solar Panels in India

India is installing photovoltaic panels all over the country at breakneck speed. The country is investing in solar in a variety of ways, some common and […]