January 20, 2018

India to set up $350 mn fund for solar projects to meet renewable energy target

India will set up a $350 million fund to finance solar projects, Power Minister R.K. Singh said, as the country steps up efforts to achieve its […]
January 20, 2018

The way to Green India: make distribution of solar energy cheaper, says Chetan Maini

Stating that shared mobility is the future, the founder of Reva and current Vice-chairman of Sun Mobility says the way ahead lies in harnessing the power […]
January 19, 2018

World Bank plans ‘Scaling Solar and Storage’ program

The World Bank plans to make energy storage an integral part of its ‘Scaling Solar’ program, that until now has been focused purely on facilitating large-scale […]
January 19, 2018

Chinese firm plans 200MW solar cell manufacturing facility in Andhra Pradesh

China’s CETC Renewable Energy Technology Company has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board (APEDB) to set up a PV […]
January 18, 2018

Yes Bank plans US$1 billion financing for India solar projects under ISA

Yes Bank, India’s fifth largest private sector bank, has said it will mobilise US$1 billion of financing for solar projects in India up to 2023 and […]
January 17, 2018

Increasing Renewable Energy In India Can Reduce Emissions, Water Use, & Supply Risk

Increasing the share of renewable energy sources in India’s electricity mix and implementing changes in cooling technologies for thermal power plants could serve not only to […]
January 17, 2018

Shadow of safeguard duty looms above solar projects

What has happened in the solar power industry over the last three-and-a half-years is nothing short of remarkable. In perhaps the best examples of a successful […]
January 16, 2018

Shell invests in Nashville solar firm, but it’s no less an oil company

On Monday, Royal Dutch Shell announced that it is going to acquire a 43.86-percent stake in a Nashville-based solar plant company called Silicon Ranch Corporation. The […]
January 16, 2018

Mahavitaran to purchase 1000 MW solar power in 2018

In a move to boost solar energy production in Maharashtra, Mahavitaran, the power transmission company of the state government, is planning to purchase 1000 MW solar […]
January 15, 2018

Azure Power commissions 100MW solar project in Telangana

Indian developer Azure Power has commissioned a 100MW PV plant in the state of Telangana. The installation, developed over 202 hectares of land, has been set […]
January 15, 2018

GM just revealed a fully autonomous electric car — and it doesn’t have a steering wheel

No driver. No pedals. No steering wheel. Just seats and screens and doors that can close themselves. That’s what riders will see when they get into […]
January 13, 2018

How Trump defies his critics on solar

When President Trump outlined his national security strategy last month, he noted that some politicians of the past “put American energy under lock and key.” As […]
January 13, 2018

Tesla Solar Roof Tile Mass Production Began Last Month, Surveying Of Homes Of Deposit Holders Has Begun

Tesla has shared that it began mass production of its new solar roof tiles at its facility in Buffalo, New York, last month. Surveys of the […]
January 12, 2018

SECI postpones 2 GW tender and extends solar manufacturing EoI deadline

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has postponed the tender announcement for setting up a 2,000 MW Interstate Transmission System (ISTS) connected using solar PV […]
January 12, 2018

Indian solar kits firm raises Sh108m for Kenya expansion

An India-based solar kits firm has raised $1.05 million (Sh108.2 million) in equity financing to finance its expansion in Kenya at a time when the source […]
January 12, 2018

‘Solarize’ Program To Make Solar Panels Cheaper For Atlanta Residents

Georgia environmental groups are preparing to launch a program to make solar panels cheaper for city of Atlanta residents. The effort, called Solarize Atlanta, will also […]
January 11, 2018

Australia greenlights $650mn project for world’s biggest solar plant

A proposal to build the world’s largest thermal solar plant has been approved by the South Australian government. It paves the way for the construction of […]
January 11, 2018

Historic Aurora building goes solar

An Aurora building that dates back to the late 1800s is now on the cutting edge of energy technology. The old Aurora Main Public Library building […]
January 10, 2018

AIISH to go green with rooftop solar plant

Mysuru-based All India Institute of Speech and Hearing (AIISH) is going green by installing a 472 kWh rooftop solar power plant. Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission […]
January 10, 2018

IFC to invest $50 million in Mahindra Renewables 250 MW PV plant

The IFC, the private investment arm of the World Bank, has said it will invest $50 million in MRPL (Mahindra Renewables Pvt Ltd), a wholly-owned subsidiary […]
January 9, 2018

Chernobyl’s nuclear wasteland transformed into solar field

Workers in orange vests are busy around anthracite panels: investors in Ukraine are building the first solar plant in the contaminated area of ​​Chernobyl to revive […]