April 9, 2018

Diu: World’s First Solar Powered Island

  Diu has become the first union territory in India and the first island in the world to be fully powered by solar power. Daman & […]
April 7, 2018

Duty on Chinese Imports, GST Slow Solar Growth in India, Says U.N. Report

  India’s imposition of a duty on Chinese solar cells and modules and the levying of a Goods and Services Tax on panels significantly slowed solar […]
April 6, 2018

Solar beats fossil fuels in 2017 leading record renewables investment

  It has already been widely reported that 2017 was extraordinary for renewables. Last year, wind and solar saw unprecedented growth as global energy demand increased, […]
April 5, 2018

India Yamaha Motor sets up 1,100 KW solar plant in Tamil Nadu

  India Yamaha Motor, the subsidiary of Japanese automajor Yamaha, has commissioned 1,100 KW solar power plant at its facility near here, as part of its […]
April 3, 2018

India Produces 100 Billionth Unit of Renewable Energy in 1 Year

  Recently, India achieved a renewable energy milestone. Somewhere in the country, a solar panel, a wind turbine or possibly a small hydro plant pushed the […]
April 2, 2018
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Linking solar energy with agriculture in India

  The World Economic Forum annual meeting last month revealed some startling facts about India and the world’s economy. The Oxfam survey highlighted that the richest […]
March 29, 2018

Microsoft completes first renewable energy deal in India to power its offices with solar energy

  Microsoft on Tuesday said it completed its first renewable energy deal in India which will help power its new office building here with solar power. […]
March 28, 2018

Indian Railways launches solar powered coach, to draw up solar policy

  Railways has rolled out a non-AC coach of Rewari-Sitapur passenger train lit by solar panels installed on its roof as part of its plan to […]
March 27, 2018

India signs headquarters agreement with International Solar Alliance

  India is now home to a new international treaty-based organisation following the signing of the headquarters agreement between the government and the newly-formed International Solar […]
March 26, 2018

Anti dumping Probe on Solar Cells Terminated

  The commerce ministry’s investigation arm DGAD said on Saturday that it was terminating its anti-dumping probe into the import of solar cells from China, Taiwan […]
March 23, 2018

Africa Tempted by $1 Billion Solar Investment from India

  India is to extend credit to African countries to help revolutionize solar power across the continent. The $1 billion move will see India facing competition […]
March 22, 2018

Indian tea plantation goes 100% solar with 3MW open access project

  German solar and storage firm IBC Solar has completed a 3MW open access solar project for a tea producer in the Indian state of Tamil […]
March 21, 2018

India Having Second Thoughts Over 100% EV Target?

  The Nikkei Asian Review has taken note of a recent remark by India’s Minister for Power and Renewable Energy that may indicate a significant downgrade […]
March 20, 2018

India’s first offshore wind turbines to be set up

  The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is to set up India’s first offshore wind turbines at Arichamunai near Dhanushkodi at an estimated investment of ₹300 […]
March 19, 2018

India’s solar manufacturers facing a ‘make or buy’ dilemma

  The energy sector in India has always been a topic for discussion and debate among experts, observers, analysts, industry players and magnates, besides others. India […]
March 17, 2018

PM Modi to scientists: Can you develop more efficient solar modules?

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi today exhorted scientists to extend their research from “labs to the land” for the greater benefit of the people and said time was ripe to […]
March 16, 2018

Speed of India’s shift to green energy at par with China & Europe

  India is emerging as a transition force in power generation on par with China and Western Europe. A report by US-based Institute for Energy Economics […]
March 14, 2018

India’s first Hydrogen Fuel Cell-powered bus

New Delhi: India Oil Corporation (IOC), the country’s largest fuel retailer, on Monday announced the successful demonstration trials of India’s first hydrogen fuel cell-powered bus in collaboration with Tata […]
March 5, 2018

Microsoft is buying solar energy from Singapore rooftops

  The US company on Thursday announced a deal with Singaporean solar firm Sunseap to purchase all the power generated by a planned rooftop solar project, […]
March 5, 2018

Phase One of the World’s Largest Solar Park Goes Online in India

  The world’s largest solar park – with a 2,000 MW capacity – will be in full operation by the end of 2018 in Karnataka State. […]
March 3, 2018

Power use peaks in Telangana

  The power demand in Telangana touched a record 211 million units (around 10,000 MW) on Tuesday, the highest ever in the state. The unprecedented rise […]