February 13, 2018

Solar dispute: US hardens stand against India at WTO

  The US on Friday ratcheted up pressure on India, blocking a request from New Delhi that calls for allowing a World Trade Organization (WTO) compliance […]
February 12, 2018

First International Solar Alliance Summit in March to be mega diplomatic show

  NEW DELHI: India is preparing to host the mega inaugural International Solar Alliance Summit in Delhi on March 11 in the presence of more than […]
February 10, 2018

JSW plans 250MW of floating solar across India

  JSW Energy, part of Indian conglomerate JSW Group which includes major steel manufacturer JSW Steel, is carrying out engineering works on a 4MW pilot floating […]
February 10, 2018

India’s Sterling and Wilson to build 54.3 MW solar plant in Zambia

  India-headquartered solar EPC company Sterling and Wilson is to build a 54.3 MW solar PV plant in Zambia under the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) Scaling […]
February 9, 2018

IDFC Alternatives buys IL&FS’s Madhya Pradesh solar project

  IDFC Alternatives, the private equity arm of IDFC Ltd, has bought a 40 megawatt (MW) solar power project in Madhya Pradesh operated by IL&FS Energy, […]
February 9, 2018

India’s renewable energy project tendering to be an all-time high in FY18

  In what will be a record offering in a financial year, India is set to tender close to 6,650 Mw of renewable energy projects in […]
February 8, 2018

India investigates dumping of solar glass from Malaysia

  India’s Directorate General of Anti-Dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD) has initiated an anti-dumping investigation into imports of textured, tempered glass from Malaysia. The sole petitioner […]
February 8, 2018

India to develop 60 solar cities

  The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), under its scheme ‘Development of Solar Cities’, has approved 60 cities, including 13 pilot and five model […]
February 7, 2018

Green route: 2.3 MWp solar plant for Kochi Metro Rail Ltd

  Kochi Metro Rail Ltd on Monday signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with AMP Solar India Private Ltd under which the latter will supply 2.3 […]
February 7, 2018

India probes solar glass imports from Malaysia

  India is launching an anti-dumping investigation into imports of solar glass from Malaysia, in response to a complaint by domestic manufacturer Gujarat Borosil Ltd, the […]
February 6, 2018

Panasonic to begin direct sales of solar cells

  Japan’s technology giant Panasonic has confirmed in its financial results for the nine months ended December 31, 2017, that it is to begin selling solar […]
February 6, 2018

Chinese solar supplier to invest $309 m in India

  One of China’s biggest makers of solar panels on Tueaday said it will invest $309 million to expand manufacturing in India in a move to […]
February 5, 2018

Govt to launch KUSUM scheme to promote solar farming among farmers

  Union government announced a fund of Rs 1.4 lakh-crore for the ambitious Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahaabhiyan (KUSUM) scheme. The scheme will work towards […]
February 3, 2018

Govt to set up mechanism to buy solar power from people

  Government’ assurance to set up a mechanism to buy surplus solar power from commoners enthused all but the industry expressed concerns over proposed 70 per […]
February 3, 2018

Budget leaves ‘nothing spectacular’ for Indian solar manufacturers

  India’s 2018/19 budget has proposed changing customs duty on imports of solar glass from 5% to 0%, but the overall renewables sector has been largely […]
February 2, 2018

India’s first World Bank solar park loans sanctioned for Madhya Pradesh

  Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA) has signed an agreement with Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited (RUMSL) to finance two major solar parks in […]
February 2, 2018

Karnataka: KREDL tenders 1.2 GW of solar PV

  KREDL has tendered a 1.2 GW of grid-connected ground-mounted solar PV projects to be installed in the Pavagada Solar Park, located in Tumakuru District of […]
February 1, 2018

To counter US at WTO, India seeks compliance panel

  To counter the US allegation that India had not complied with the World Trade Organisation’s ruling in the solar panels dispute case, New Delhi has […]
February 1, 2018

India reduces rooftop solar target

  India has reduced its rooftop solar target for the 2017-18 financial year from 5 GW to 1 GW. Reports show that the nation had just […]
January 31, 2018

India achieves 20 GW of installed solar capacity within eight years

  India has achieved a milestone 20 GW in cumulative solar installations in eight years. The National Solar Mission had initially set the target of 20 […]
January 31, 2018

Coca Cola factories in AP, T to run on solar power

  FMCG major Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages (HCCB) Pvt Ltd on Monday said it will be using solar power as the primary source of energy for manufacturing […]