February 4, 2019

Budget emphasises on renewables, EVs for India’s energy security

Budget emphasises on renewables, EVs for India’s energy security NEW DELHI: The interim budget announced Friday has pegged renewable energy and electric vehicles as the key drivers behind reducing India’s […]
October 25, 2018

EV charging stations may become must in buildings, parking lots

  NEW DELHI: The government proposes to amend building by-laws to make it mandatory to set up electric vehicle charging stations in residential and commercial buildings […]
October 15, 2018
India will achieve 76% of it Renewable energy target by 2022

India to achieve 76% of Renewable Energy Target by 2022 : Wood Mackenzie

India is targeting 100 GW of solar capacity by 2022. NEW DELHI: India may achieve about 76 per cent of the target of having 175 gigawatts […]
October 13, 2018

India Must speed up Renewable energy Generation to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees- Experts

Scientists have spoken collectively and their message is loud and clear: Act now to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial times or abandon […]
August 20, 2018

India’s Peak power deficit in April-July at 0.9 per cent: CEA

    India is still not power surplus as envisaged because peak power deficit in April-July was 0.9 per cent, while overall electricity deficit stood at 0.6 per cent during […]
August 16, 2018

Rural Electrification Corporation inks Loan Agreement with German Bank to Finance Clean Energy Projects

State-run Rural Electrification Corporation today said it has inked a loan agreement with German bank KfW for EUR 200 million facility that would be used to […]
August 14, 2018

Organic solar Cells sets record for converting sunlight to energy in Chinese study

An organic solar cell developed by Chinese scientists has set a record for converting sunlight into electricity, a major step forward in using these cheaper cells […]
August 13, 2018

Madras High Court allows solar import release without paying safeguard duty

BENGALURU: In a new twist to the imposition of safeguard duty on imported solar panels and modules from July 30, the Madras High Court permitted Shapoorji […]
August 9, 2018

Why India has achieved only 4% of it’s Solar Rooftop Target?

      With less than four years left to meet its target of installing 40,000 megawatt (MW) of rooftop solar power capacity by 2022, India has installed […]
August 7, 2018

India to comfortably achieve 100 GW solar energy target by 2022: Government

India is all set to comfortably achieve 100 GW of solar energy capacity by 2022 and has already installed solar capacity of 23.12 GW till July […]
July 27, 2018

Orissa High Court Issues Temporary Stay on Levy of Safeguard Duty on Solar Imports

BENGALURU: The Orissa High Court has stayed the imposition of safeguard duty on imported solar panels until August 20 following a petition from leading solar developer […]
July 24, 2018
Grinity-Fire at NTPC BOILER accident

Delay in shutting down NTPC power plant led to deadly blast in India: Probe

An explosion of hot gas at a boiler at NTPC’s Unchahar power plant last year that killed 45 workers was the result of an “error in […]
July 18, 2018

Total global corporate funding in the Solar sector touched $5.3 billion in the first half of this year, up 15% over last year

  Total global corporate funding in the solar sector touched $5.3 billion in the first half of this year, up 15% over last year, amid uncertainty […]
July 11, 2018

2,000 MW SECI wind auction undersubscribed

NEW DELHI: India’s latest bidding for 2,000 MW wind energy capacity has been undersubscribed by 800 MW, and there is a chance that the tender may be scrapped […]
July 4, 2018

Power ministry flags coal shortage in letter to states

    Union power minister R K Singh has red flagged coal shortage for power plants for the next 2-3 years and has asked states to […]
July 2, 2018

Bangalore Electric Supply Co. Asks 110 Renewable Energy Developers to Pay transmission charges

    arnataka’s main power distribution company has asked 110 renewable energy developers to pay transmission charges as directed by the regulator in an order that was stayed […]
June 26, 2018

Renewable energy certificates to continue face regulatory challenges: Ind-Ra

The renewable energy certificates will continue to face regulatory challenges and obligated entities may prefer to buy clean energy directly, India Ratings and Research said today. “The […]
June 23, 2018

PowerGrid Corp Hyderabad to commission 1st commercial e-vehicle fast charger next month

State-run transmission utility Power Grid Corp will commission by the first week of July its first commercial e-vehicle fast charger at one of the metro rail […]
June 14, 2018

Electricity demand from Electric Vehicles to help power utilities earn $11 billion

The overall electricity demand from large-scale adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in India is projected to touch 69.6 terawatt hours by 2030, helping power utilities earn an additional revenue of […]
June 9, 2018

China’s new solar policy may delay India’s plan to make panels

India may delay its first ever auction to build solar factories after a Chinese decision to withdraw some state support to power projects is seen leading […]
May 22, 2018

India poised to join China as global leaders in renewables: Report

NEW DELHI: India is poised to join China as the two global leaders in the renewable energy technology-led transformation, a US-based research institute said on Tuesday. India doubled solar […]