September 26, 2017

Electricity for all by December 2018, all villages to be electrified this year: Power minister

Power Minister R K Singh today said India will achieve the target of power for all by December next year, while all villages will be electrified […]
September 26, 2017

Scheme to promote waste-to-energy projects on the cards

Taking a dim view of the recent collapse of the Ghazipur landfill, Power Minister R K Singh today promised that a scheme will be worked out […]
September 26, 2017

Lower Your Business’ Carbon Footprint With Solar Water Heating

Thanks to the California Solar Initiative (CSI) and SoCalGas, businesses operating in Southern California can take advantage of a remarkable program that can potentially save them thousands […]
September 26, 2017

BBOXX Builds Affordable Solar Energy Tech for Developing Countries

The sun has always been there for as long as we can think. We’ve written poetry, music and even dreamed about it for ages, always marvelling […]
September 26, 2017

Why Do We Need Grids Today To Further Grow Renewables?

We are in the middle of an energy revolution. The rate of change is massive, even if most of it goes unnoticed by many of us. […]
September 26, 2017

5 Prospects for Renewable Microgrid Technology Innovation

Current research is providing groundbreaking innovations that could help renewable energy-based microgrids become “the energy supply of the future,” according to a new report from the […]
September 26, 2017

Fully renewable India in 2050 can take a shortcut to emission-free future

India can function on a fully renewable electricity system in 2050. This is the result of a new research by Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT). The […]
September 26, 2017

India’s Record-Low Wind and Solar Prices May Not Be Sustainable

India’s renewable energy auctions have become a victim of their own success, driving prices down so low that projects will not make money, said an insider. […]
September 25, 2017

Saubhagya Yojna Launched – Solar Power Packs with outlay of Rs.16320 Crores to Electrify 18000+ Unelectrified Villages in 1000 Days

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has launched a new scheme Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana –“Saubhagya” to ensure electrification of all willing households in the […]
September 25, 2017

New waterproof solar cell generates power even after it gets soaked

A new solar cell could go through the laundry and emerge still working. The photovoltaic cell, developed by Japanese research institution RIKEN and the University of Tokyo, is ultra thin and coated on […]
September 25, 2017

Dozens of Japanese cities and towns quietly go off-grid

Dozens of cities and towns in Japan have quietly shifted from traditional utility-based grid power system to a more local, resilient model of generating and storing energy where it is […]
September 23, 2017

India to review rooftop solar subsidies in November

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has nearly finished approving all sanctions for rooftop solar subsidies and the sanctioning process will be reviewed in […]
September 23, 2017

Scientists make atoms-thick Post-It notes for solar cells and circuits

Over the past half-century, scientists have shaved silicon films down to just a wisp of atoms in pursuit of smaller, faster electronics. For the next set […]
September 23, 2017

Coal stock ‘critical’, Rajasthan staring at power blackout

Frantic calls are being made from Vidut Bhawan in Jaipur to the Union coal secretary in Delhi as the thermal power units in the state are being shut down one […]
September 8, 2017

New norms for solar power bids to enhance transparency

The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) today said its guidelines for tariff based bidding for procuring solar power would reduce risk, enhance transparency and […]
August 13, 2017

Beijing decides to shut down coal-fired power plants

Development and Reform Commission announced recently that the government of Beijing has developed a clean air action plan, under which it will shut down all coal-fired […]
August 12, 2017

No Review Of 5% GST On Solar Equipment

Amidst reports that there is still lack of clarity on the 5 per cent goods and services tax (GST) levy on solar equipment, Union Power Minister […]