October 2, 2017

Wind tariff may not drop below Rs 3.2/unit in 2nd 1 Gigawatt-capacity auctions

Wind power tariff may drop marginally to Rs 3.2 per unit in the second auction for 1 GW capacities scheduled on Wednesday as against Rs 3.46 […]
October 2, 2017

Goa govt’s ambitious Solar Policy to be notified this week

Goa government will notify its ambitious Solar Policy, which aims at generating 150 MW of power by the year 2022, this week. The draft policy was […]
October 2, 2017

Indian power majors embrace renewables

Energy firms in India are increasingly diversifying to generate revenues from renewables in a effort to keep pace with the country’s push towards green energy. “As […]
September 29, 2017

NTPC tenders 225MW of solar under DCR in Uttar Pradesh

India’s largest utility NTPC has tendered 225MW of solar using local content rules at Billhaur in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The tender comes under the […]
September 29, 2017

India’s Tamil Nadu state to procure 1,500MW of new solarpower

The Government of Tamil Nadu in India has signed agreements with 16 companies that would invest INR90bn ($1.3bn) to produce 1,500MW of new solarpower. Under the first […]
September 28, 2017

Telangana trounces Gujarat to become largest producer of solar power in India

Telangana is now the largest producer of solar energy in the country, after toppling its role model Gujarat. Gujarat was number one in the country in […]
September 28, 2017

New device can turn ambient heat into electricity

Scientists have developed an energy harvesting system that can generate electricity from ambient heat, by simply being attached to clothes, windows, and outer walls of a […]
September 28, 2017

India Can Go 100% Renewable By 2050 & Avoid Western Emissions Issues

New research has concluded that India can transition and function on a fully 100% renewable energy system by 2050 and bypass the traditional western reliance upon […]
September 28, 2017

Energy Access to Millions in India by 2018

Scaling-up India’s ambition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a new program, Saubhagya Yojna, to electrify all rural and urban households by December 2018. The new program aims […]
September 28, 2017

India taps solar, storage to ensure all homes have power in 2018

The Indian government has pledged to broaden the roll-out of solar and battery storage to households without power in rural and remote towns and villages, as […]
September 27, 2017

Nuclear cannot keep up with wind, and solar is coming next

China has long had ambitions for nuclear power and it still does; under current plans, installed capacity will double by 2020. But even China has experienced delays […]
September 27, 2017

India to electrify every home by December 2018 using solar, storage and LEDs

September 27, 2017

Indian Solar Capacity To Hit 20 Gigawatts By March 2017

According to a report released by consulting firm Bridge to India, India is expected to reach an installed solar capacity of 20 gigawatts by the end […]
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 […]