November 23, 2017

How solar power can improve healthcare services: lessons from India

Around one billion people globally and around forty million in India rely on healthcare facilities that do not have electricity access. A first-of-its kind study, Powering Primary […]
November 23, 2017

India Installs 2.2 Gigawatts Of Solar In Third Quarter

India installed a total of 2.2 gigawatts worth of solar in the third quarter, up 300 megawatts from the previous quarter, and left another 1 gigawatt […]
November 23, 2017

Stadium pads up for solar shot

Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA) on Wednesday signed an MoU with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), a German federal enterprise for international ties, for a […]
November 21, 2017

Record growth continues as solar installations in India reaches 2.2 GW in Q3 of 2017

The India solar industry continued its recording-breaking year with a cumulative 7,149 MW installed at the end of third quarter of 2017 (Q3 2017). According to […]
November 21, 2017

India-World Bank signs $100 million loan agreement for Solar Parks

India and the World Bank have signed a guarantee agreement of $98 million provided through the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and Clean Technology […]
November 21, 2017

Climate Policy Initiative presents financial solutions for rooftop solar in India

India has made an ambitious target of 40 GW grid-connected rooftop installations by 2022, in support the government has raised the budget up to INR 50 […]
November 17, 2017

Karnataka utility seeks developers for 200 MW solar projects

Indian utility Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) has launched a tender for the development and construction of 200 MW of solar parks in the southwestern […]
November 17, 2017

Solar Savings: Reduce Your Electricity Bills And Earn Money With This Simple Idea!

As solar panels have gotten cheaper over the years, more and more Indians have begun embracing the sun. The government, too, has thrown its weight and […]
November 3, 2017

India’s hydro giant plans another 150MW of solar with SECI

Indian state-run power firm National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) plans to build another 150MW of solar projects in partnership with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). […]
October 31, 2017

Getting Serious about Solar for Disaster Response and Recovery

Two seemingly separate trends are currently colliding. One is the more severe and widespread damage being inflicted on electric grids during natural disasters, especially from the […]
October 31, 2017

New Connection Technology Is Cutting Cost of Solar Installation

Utility customers in Ohio and Nebraska are among those taking advantage of a new and simpler technique for connecting solar arrays and other renewable energy systems […]
October 31, 2017

From soul to solar, religious institutions set a trend

Places of worship in India, from mosques to temples to churches, are making a green statement by using solar photovoltaic energy to power prayers across the […]
October 31, 2017

UNIST researchers develop highly stable perovskite solar cells

A recent study, affiliated with UNIST has presented a highly stable perovskite solar cells (PSCs), using edged-selectively fluorine (F) functionalized graphene nano-platelets (EFGnPs). This breakthrough has […]
October 31, 2017

How solar peaker plants could replace gas peakers

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) can be a night-only dispatchable (D-CSP) plant; with its entire solar energy absorbed by day to be delivered after dark to cover […]
October 31, 2017

Air pollution cuts solar energy potential in China

China is rapidly expanding its solar power supply, hoping to meet 10 percent of the nation’s electricity needs with solar energy by 2030. But there’s a […]
October 30, 2017

India Takes the First Steps Toward a Utility-Scale Energy Storage Market

The Indian energy storage industry hopes a 28-megawatt-hour battery plant in Andaman and Nicobar will kick-start a utility-scale market that has been slow to emerge. “This […]
October 30, 2017

5 MW solar installation unveiled on railway stations in New Delhi

The Union Minister for Railways and Coal, Piyush Goyal dedicated 5MW solar power plant on railways to the nation at the inauguration of the International Conference […]
October 30, 2017

Initiate clean cooking movement by tapping solar energy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today gave a call to start-ups run by the city youth to initiate a clean cooking movement by tapping the huge market potential […]
October 30, 2017

Brahmaputra boat clinic goes solar, powering up rural healthcare

Sitting on her haunches, Ritumani Baruah watches the boat drop anchor and waits for its crew to set up a clinic on the shore. Twenty minutes […]
October 28, 2017

Solar Light Cleaner, Cheaper; Yet India Subsidises Kerosene

Solar lighting could reduce rural India’s dependence on kerosene, an unsafe fuel that also places a heavy subsidy burden on the government, a 2017 study has […]
October 27, 2017

Kerala’s dream of solarising every roof

With the world’s first solar-powered airport, as well as India’s first solar education centre and floating PV projects, the state of Kerala has been a frontrunner […]