January 30, 2018

UP to set up 10,700MW solar plants in five years: Minister

  The Uttar Pradesh government will set up around 6,000 solar power plants to meet its clean energy target of 10,700 MW in the next five […]
January 30, 2018

China’s Longi Solar confirms 1 GW Indian manufacturing facility

  Longi Solar has confirmed it will be the first Chinese solar company to set up manufacturing facilities in India. The news comes just a month […]
January 29, 2018

Solar panels to be installed at railway stations in Vadodara division

  To avoid and minimise the usage of conventional source of power, the Vadodara railway division of Western Railways has started the process of installing solar […]
January 27, 2018

India leads the charge for electricity access

In 2008, it was folly to imagine India creating new technological solutions to address the climate crisis. For decades India had called itself a victim of […]
January 26, 2018

Azure Roof Power to Electrify 152 Schools under Ministry of Human Resource Development Across Six States

Azure Power (NYSE: AZRE), one of India’s leading independent solar power producers, announced it has won a 11.35 megawatts (MWs) solar rooftop power project. This is […]
January 25, 2018

Could Backlash to Trump’s Solar Tariff Be Good News for India?

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi slammed Trump’s protectionist policies this week, after the White House slapped 30 percent tariffs on imported solar cells and modules. Solar […]
January 24, 2018

Trump Solar Tariffs Reverberate in India, China’s Biggest Buyer

President Donald Trump imposing duties on foreign-made solar equipment comes as India considers its own protections from overseas supplies after becoming China’s biggest solar panel export […]
January 24, 2018

1 Gigawatt Solar Power Tender Planned In India’s Maharashtra State

India’s largest state, in terms of power consumption, is set to float its first major solar power tender this year. Despite its huge appetite for electricity, […]
January 23, 2018

International Solar Alliance Eyes 100 Projects By April

During a recent conference of the International Solar Alliance in Abu Dhabi, the Director-General of the agency made several encouraging announcements that indicate a concerted effort […]
January 23, 2018

India seeks bidders for 160-MW solar/wind project

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) seeks parties interested in developing a 160-MW solar-wind hybrid project with energy storage in Andhra Pradesh. The notice was […]
January 22, 2018

Mahametro installs solar traffic signals

Taking a serious view of the traffic snarls on roads, Mahametro, in association with the traffic police, has installed solar signals at some of the most […]
January 22, 2018

China donates over 32,000 solar power generators to Nepal

China has donated over 32,000 solar power generating systems to Nepal to enhance its domestic capacity and to provide electricity to communities that have been without […]
January 20, 2018

India to set up $350 mn fund for solar projects to meet renewable energy target

India will set up a $350 million fund to finance solar projects, Power Minister R.K. Singh said, as the country steps up efforts to achieve its […]
January 20, 2018

The way to Green India: make distribution of solar energy cheaper, says Chetan Maini

Stating that shared mobility is the future, the founder of Reva and current Vice-chairman of Sun Mobility says the way ahead lies in harnessing the power […]
January 19, 2018

World Bank plans ‘Scaling Solar and Storage’ program

The World Bank plans to make energy storage an integral part of its ‘Scaling Solar’ program, that until now has been focused purely on facilitating large-scale […]
January 19, 2018

Chinese firm plans 200MW solar cell manufacturing facility in Andhra Pradesh

China’s CETC Renewable Energy Technology Company has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board (APEDB) to set up a PV […]
January 18, 2018

Yes Bank plans US$1 billion financing for India solar projects under ISA

Yes Bank, India’s fifth largest private sector bank, has said it will mobilise US$1 billion of financing for solar projects in India up to 2023 and […]
January 17, 2018

Increasing Renewable Energy In India Can Reduce Emissions, Water Use, & Supply Risk

Increasing the share of renewable energy sources in India’s electricity mix and implementing changes in cooling technologies for thermal power plants could serve not only to […]
January 17, 2018

Shadow of safeguard duty looms above solar projects

What has happened in the solar power industry over the last three-and-a half-years is nothing short of remarkable. In perhaps the best examples of a successful […]
January 16, 2018

Shell invests in Nashville solar firm, but it’s no less an oil company

On Monday, Royal Dutch Shell announced that it is going to acquire a 43.86-percent stake in a Nashville-based solar plant company called Silicon Ranch Corporation. The […]
January 16, 2018

Mahavitaran to purchase 1000 MW solar power in 2018

In a move to boost solar energy production in Maharashtra, Mahavitaran, the power transmission company of the state government, is planning to purchase 1000 MW solar […]