October 26, 2017

This Remote Region In Rajasthan Could Be India’s Answer To Tackling Energy Poverty

The truth about the efficiency of renewable energy boils down to one word: economics. According to conventional wisdom, it has long been understood that renewable energy […]
October 25, 2017

The Flawed Analysis Behind the Proposed Repeal of the Clean Power Plan

The Trump Administration’s proposal to repeal the Clean Power Plan (CPP) is based on flawed analysis that understates its benefits. This action is part of this […]
October 25, 2017

Future of renewable energy: Sunny investment climate for solar technology in India

On May 12, 2017, India recorded its lowest-ever solar tariff of Rs 2.44/unit of electricity. That is a 73% fall since 2010, and compares favourably with […]
October 24, 2017

Solar Energy Powers Clean Water, Business Opportunities For Refugees In Tanzania

Sadick Thenest remembers how his 8-year-old daughter had a narrow brush with death two years ago, when she contracted cholera after drinking contaminated water. “She was […]
October 24, 2017

Renewable Energy Share Hits All-Time High In India: 13.2% of Electricity

Rapid increases in installed capacity and favourable weather conditions pushed renewable energy generation in India to an all-time high earlier this year. In July 2017, the […]
October 21, 2017

Mahindra Susten To Build India’s 1st Battery-Backed Solar Project In Andaman

Mahindra Susten, a part of the Mahindra & Mahindra group, is close to setting up India’s first battery-backed solar power project of utility scale in the […]
October 18, 2017

Scientists Discover Water Evaporation Is Key Green Energy Source

Evaporation could soon join our growing list of renewable energy sources. And in no small way: In fact, new research from Columbia University suggests that energy […]
October 18, 2017

Google To Run On 100% Green Energy By The End Of 2017

For over 10 years, Google has been running as a carbon neutral company. Their goals have been to become more energy efficient with what they already […]
October 18, 2017

MIT Researchers Create Cheap ‘Air-Breathing’ Battery For Green Energy

In order to make renewable energy reliable on a large scale, there needs to be a way to store the power that’s being generated. Batteries are […]
October 16, 2017

Pruitt Calls For End To Tax Credits For Wind & Solar

Scott Pruitt, who plays the role of Darth Vader in Trump’s Evil Empire, told an audience at the Kentucky Farm Bureau on Monday that he is in […]
October 10, 2017

India needs large lithium-ion battery plants for EVs push

India is looking at having an all-electric car fleet by 2030 with an express objective of lowering the fuel import bill and running cost of vehicles. […]
October 10, 2017

Top Ten Renewable Energy Surprises in New IEA Report

A new International Energy Agency report contains some startling findings about solar energy dominance and its future. 1. Renewables comprised 66% of all new net electricity […]
October 9, 2017

Solar cars begin race across Australian desert in World Solar Challenge

The World Solar Challenge began on Sunday with 42 solar cars crossing Australia’s tropical north to its southern shores, a grueling 3,000 km (1,864 mile) race […]
October 9, 2017

EIB partners International Solar Alliance, confirms €800 million for small-scale Indian renewables

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has entered a new partnership with the International Solar Alliance and confirmed plans to provide €800 million in financing for small-scale […]
October 7, 2017

Look West, Think Ahead: The Role of Renewables in India’s Energy Security

In August 2015, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Look West” or “Link West” policy was officially announced during his state visit to the United Arab Emirates. The following […]
October 7, 2017

3,500 solar panels to light up state governor’s residence

In 2014, when former Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam started his tenure as the Governor of Kerala, he set up a vegetable garden at his […]
October 7, 2017

Saudi solar bids debunked: what we know so far

Yesterday’s record-breaking bid opening in Saudi Arabia for 300MW of solar has grabbed headlines, including on PV Tech, but while the exact parameters of the RfP […]
October 7, 2017

Smappee makes sense of advanced home energy monitoring

Smart energy management company Smappee demonstrated what it calls the world’s most advanced home energy monitoring system at Solar Power International 2017. Smappee Plus is the […]
October 5, 2017

India’s renewables to double by 2022, overtake EU expansion

India’s renewable energy capacity will more than double by 2022, which would be enough to overtake renewable expansion in the European Union for the first time, […]
October 3, 2017

Magnetic electrodes increase solar cell efficiency

An international research collaborative led by the Ikerbasque researcher Luis Hueso has developed a photovoltaic cell in which magnetic materials such as electrodes are used for […]
October 3, 2017

Solar heaters must for buildings: HC

The Karnataka High Court has rejected a petition which challenged the rule that makes solar water heaters mandatory for new houses. A resident of Kalaburgi had […]