December 5, 2017

Solar power will drive us towards goal of universal energy access: ISA chief

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) – India’s brainchild which was launched jointly with France in Paris on November 30, 2015 – will come into force on […]
December 4, 2017

AIPEF writes to Union power minister on power reforms

The All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) in a letter to R K Singh Union Power Minister has made several suggestions on the power sector reforms […]
December 4, 2017

This Solar Funnel Technology Allows Plants to Thrive Deep Underground

Raad Studio, the company behind NYC’s Lowline have designed solar technology that helps plants grow underground. Called Invasive Regeneration, it uses a powerful, solar funnel installed […]
December 4, 2017

250 Trains Will Be Fitted with Rooftop Solar Panels in India

India is installing photovoltaic panels all over the country at breakneck speed. The country is investing in solar in a variety of ways, some common and […]
December 2, 2017

Fortum to buy 35 MW of solar plants in Russia

Finnish power utility Fortum has continued the expansion of its solar energy business by acquiring 35 MW of solar plants in Russia. Fortum said the seller […]
December 2, 2017

Fix GST rates for hydropower at par with wind and solar: ASSOCHAM plea

Apex industry body ASSOCHAM has urged the Centre to fix Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates for hydropower at par with wind and solar so that […]
December 2, 2017

A last mile solar startup wins big at Global Entrepreneurship Summit

A distribution solution for energy products in rural India claimed the spotlight at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit on Thursday night, when founder Ajaita Shah won the […]
December 1, 2017

One of America’s biggest oil fields just turned to an unexpected power source: Solar

The Belridge oil field near Bakersfield, Calif., is one of the largest in the country. It has been producing oil for more than a century and […]
December 1, 2017

Analysis: How developing nations are driving record growth in solar power

Led by China and India, these developing economies are behind dramatic recent growth in solar capacity, which expanded by 33% in 2016. China alone installed 27 […]
December 1, 2017

“Technology and Finance key for countries like India that can simultaneously address Climate change and developmental needs”: Dr. Harsh Vardhan

Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has strongly reiterated that with the responsibility of lifting millions of people out of poverty […]
November 30, 2017

‘Comprehensive’ National Energy Plan for India in pipeline – Narendra Modi

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi has announced that his government is working on a National Energy Policy (NEP) and has praised the progress of India’s renewbale […]
November 30, 2017

Bacteria in printed circuits can help create solar cells, produce electricity even without light

Scientists have printed circuits using cyanobacteria – microbes that can turn light into energy – to create solar cells using a simple inkjet printer. Unlike conventional […]
November 28, 2017

Providing Solar Power To Rural Areas

Pulipaka Subrahmanyam, a young entrepreneur hailing from this place, is going to take part in the upcoming Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad with plans to take […]
November 28, 2017

India needs to build solar-electricity storage system

India needs to build a storage system for electricity from its fast-expanding solar network in a bid to balance cost-effective energy mix, according to a senior […]
November 28, 2017

Here comes the sun watcher, India’s Aditya-L1

Sometime in 2019 or 2020 India will send ISRO’s solar mission Aditya-L1 to a vantage point in space, known as the L1 Lagrange point, to do […]
November 27, 2017

Solar-Powered & Self-Cleaning, These are The Toilets India Needs!

When nature calls, you have to answer. But finding a clean public restroom in India, irrespective of whether it’s a city or a village is no […]
November 27, 2017

Tata Power Solar commissions India’s first rooftop solar carport

Tata Power Solar has commissioned India’s first rooftop solar car port at Unity One mall in Rohini, in association with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), to […]
November 27, 2017

Is India’s 20GW+ a year solar plan realistic?

India has announced plans for an unprecedented solar procurement regime that aims to tender 20GW in 2017/18, followed by another 30GW in each of the two […]
November 24, 2017

India’s solar power production jumps in Q3 2017

India’s solar parks generated 5.3 billion kWh of electricity in the third quarter of 2017, up 91% in annual terms thanks to new capacity additions, Mercom […]
November 24, 2017

Nagpur Metro to get solar power at less than ₹ 4.50 a unit

Nagpur Metro has decided to go in for captive solar power generation and will get it at Rs4.50 a unit. It will use costly conventional power […]
November 23, 2017

New Finance Instruments Will Help Fund India’s Green Infrastructure Targets

Two new green finance instruments launched at the end of October by the India Innovation Lab for Green Finance are intended to help India meet its […]