April 15, 2019

UP village turns into a complete solar-powered village making self a 100% power independent village

A Village Chakanwala Panchayat named ‘Mandironwala Bhuddi’ in Uttar Pradesh’s Amroha District has no electricity poles and the village is completely being lit up using solar […]
April 6, 2019

Two more metro stations in Chennai to get the benefit of solar power

  Soon after a couple of days the everyday operations at Nanganallur Road and Meenambakkam stations will be running on solar power, as Chennai Metro Rail […]
March 7, 2019

Mahindra’s Pininfarina Battista: World’s fastest car is a 1900 hp all-electric hyper GT!

Mahindra-owned Automobili Pininfarina has unveiled the world’s first luxury electric hyper-performing GT and it’s known as the Battista on Tuesday at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. […]
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 […]
May 17, 2018

India may not reach clean energy target, says energy consultancy firm

India may not reach clean energy target, says energy consultancy firm   India could fall short of its target of adding 175 GW of clean energy by the […]
April 7, 2018

Duty on Chinese Imports, GST Slow Solar Growth in India, Says U.N. Report

  India’s imposition of a duty on Chinese solar cells and modules and the levying of a Goods and Services Tax on panels significantly slowed solar […]
April 3, 2018

India Produces 100 Billionth Unit of Renewable Energy in 1 Year

  Recently, India achieved a renewable energy milestone. Somewhere in the country, a solar panel, a wind turbine or possibly a small hydro plant pushed the […]
March 17, 2018

PM Modi to scientists: Can you develop more efficient solar modules?

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi today exhorted scientists to extend their research from “labs to the land” for the greater benefit of the people and said time was ripe to […]
March 14, 2018

India’s first Hydrogen Fuel Cell-powered bus

New Delhi: India Oil Corporation (IOC), the country’s largest fuel retailer, on Monday announced the successful demonstration trials of India’s first hydrogen fuel cell-powered bus in collaboration with Tata […]
February 22, 2018

Trudeau’s India Visit: How India and Canada can achieve ambitious climate targets

  The Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is on a week-long visit to India. While trade, education, infrastructure, and skill development top the visit’s agenda, climate […]
February 19, 2018

Odisha Removes Upper Limit of 1 MW for Net-Metered Rooftop Solar Projects

  Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) has removed the upper cap of 1 MW for rooftop solar projects in the state. The removal of the upper […]
February 13, 2018

India’s Gujarat kicks off 500-MW solar auction

  Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) on Thursday launched a tender for 500 MW of grid-connected solar projects to be developed across the western Indian state. An […]
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 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 5, 2018

4 Delhi Gurudwaras To Go Green, Harness Solar Energy For Power

  Four famous Sikh shrines in Delhi including Rakab Ganj and Bangla Sahib Gurudwaras will go green by employing solar energy to meet their daily power […]
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 […]
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 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 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 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 […]