March 15, 2019

Cloud over SKY: Gujarat scales down pilot solar project

Gujarat government’s ambitious plans to reveal a state-wide scheme where farmers can create power utilizing solar and sell surplus capacity to the electric grid, is confronting […]
February 28, 2019

DELHI PWD INTENDS TO FINISH 14KM SOLAR BASED BICYCLE TRACK- WILL SAVE RS 3 LAKHS YEARLY

DELHI PWD INTENDS TO FINISH 14KM SOLAR BASED BICYCLE TRACK- WILL SAVE RS 3 LAKHS YEARLY By August, the Public Works Department intends to finish a […]
February 4, 2019

Budget emphasises on renewables, EVs for India’s energy security

Budget emphasises on renewables, EVs for India’s energy security NEW DELHI: The interim budget announced Friday has pegged renewable energy and electric vehicles as the key drivers behind reducing India’s […]
August 9, 2018

Why India has achieved only 4% of it’s Solar Rooftop Target?

      With less than four years left to meet its target of installing 40,000 megawatt (MW) of rooftop solar power capacity by 2022, India has installed […]
July 2, 2018

Bangalore Electric Supply Co. Asks 110 Renewable Energy Developers to Pay transmission charges

    arnataka’s main power distribution company has asked 110 renewable energy developers to pay transmission charges as directed by the regulator in an order that was stayed […]
June 26, 2018

Renewable energy certificates to continue face regulatory challenges: Ind-Ra

The renewable energy certificates will continue to face regulatory challenges and obligated entities may prefer to buy clean energy directly, India Ratings and Research said today. “The […]
June 9, 2018

China’s new solar policy may delay India’s plan to make panels

India may delay its first ever auction to build solar factories after a Chinese decision to withdraw some state support to power projects is seen leading […]
May 17, 2018

India may not reach clean energy target, says energy consultancy firm

India may not reach clean energy target, says energy consultancy firm   India could fall short of its target of adding 175 GW of clean energy by the […]
May 16, 2018

MNRE Announces New Policy for Wind and Solar Hybrid Power projects

MNRE Announces New Policy for Wind and Solar Hybrid Power projects The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) today announced a new National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy that provides a […]
May 15, 2018

Maharashtra government fifth time lucky with its solar auction of 1000 MW held on Monday. 

Maharashtra government fifth time lucky with its solar auction of 1000 MW held on Monday.    BENGALURU: The Maharashtra government appeared to be fifth time lucky […]
May 14, 2018

Solar project developers ask ministry to defer auctions Until Transmission issues are Sorted

  Solar project developers ask ministry to defer auctions Until Transmission issues are Sorted Solar project developers have urged the ministry of new and renewable energy […]
May 11, 2018

Relief for Indian solar producers as government reneges on import duty

Relief for Indian solar producers as government reneges on import duty NEW DELHI: India has scrapped a duty on solar modules, making it easier to import […]
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 […]
February 20, 2018

Ministry allotted Rs 48000 cr to KUSUM Scheme For Solar Pumps by March

NEW DELHI: The Rs 48,000-crore KUSUM scheme to promote the use of solar power among farmers would be placed before the Cabinet by next month, New […]
January 8, 2018

Solar companies ask regulators of Haryana, Uttarakhand to remove bottlenecks

Solar companies ask regulators of Haryana, Uttarakhand to remove bottlenecks   Solar developers have moved the power regulators of Haryana and Uttarakhand to smoothen out anomalies […]
January 8, 2018

India considering a 7.5 percent tax on imported solar panels, Power Producers Nervous

Risky Tariff Proposed for India’s Solar Panels Imports     India, the largest buyer of solar equipment from neighboring China, is considering a 7.5 percent tax […]
January 8, 2018

Second largest Grid Connected Roof top Solar Project commissioned by SECI at UP

New Delhi: India’s government-owned Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) announced it has commissioned the country’s second largest rooftop solar PV power plant at GAIL’s Petrochemical complex […]
January 8, 2018

Six states comply RPO Obligations Rest of the states struggling- Greenpeace India Report

Only six states, UTs comply with Centre’s renewable purchase obligations New Delhi, Only six out of 29 states and seven union territories are complying with the […]
December 20, 2017

India’s DISCOMs to manage nationwide rooftop PV deployment under new $3.6bn MNRE scheme

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) will dig into its pockets for a spare INR 234.5 billion ($3.66 billion) to boost rooftop solar PV […]
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 […]
September 29, 2017

Industry urged to adopt solar technology

The Chambers of Industrial and Commercial Undertakings (CICU) in association with the United Nation Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) organised a workshop to promote concentrating solar thermal […]