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 […]
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 […]
May 8, 2018

Massive 1.5GW solar plant proposed for south-east Queensland

Massive 1.5GW solar plant proposed for south-east Queensland A 1.5GW solar farm is being proposed for construction in south-east Queensland, as part of a massive new […]
April 19, 2018

Solar co-op transforms the economy of a farming community in India

  A village in India has seen its fortunes change after setting up a solar co-op to power their irrigations systems. A report in The Hindu […]
March 27, 2018

India signs headquarters agreement with International Solar Alliance

  India is now home to a new international treaty-based organisation following the signing of the headquarters agreement between the government and the newly-formed International Solar […]
March 19, 2018

India’s solar manufacturers facing a ‘make or buy’ dilemma

  The energy sector in India has always been a topic for discussion and debate among experts, observers, analysts, industry players and magnates, besides others. India […]
February 19, 2018

What will fuel India’s electric vehicles?

  There’s large-scale, and then there’s Indian-scale. Until recently, there were moves to ensure that all passenger vehicles sold by 2030 were electric vehicles (EVs). The […]
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 12, 2018

SECI postpones 2 GW tender and extends solar manufacturing EoI deadline

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has postponed the tender announcement for setting up a 2,000 MW Interstate Transmission System (ISTS) connected using solar PV […]
January 11, 2018

Historic Aurora building goes solar

An Aurora building that dates back to the late 1800s is now on the cutting edge of energy technology. The old Aurora Main Public Library building […]
January 8, 2018

Six states comply RPO Obligations Rest of the states struggling- Greenpeace India Report

Only six states, UTs comply with Centre’s renewable purchase obligations New Delhi, Only six out of 29 states and seven union territories are complying with the […]
December 29, 2017

10 Predictions for Rooftop Solar and Storage in 2018

1. U.S. solar cell manufacturing won’t restart anytime soon. Billions of dollars in long-term investments are required to achieve large-scale production of the next generation of […]
December 29, 2017

Was 2017 the Year Global Energy Giants Went All-In on the Distributed Energy Revolution?

It’s been an interesting year for mergers and acquisitions in the distributed energy space, with some unexpected developments. We haven’t seen the same massive M&A deals […]
December 25, 2017

Living Ink Solar Panels Could Power Small Devices

Cyanobacteria have been around for billions of years. They manufacture their own food through photosynthesis, absorbing solar light and turning it into energy. Much like plants, […]
December 16, 2017

DGAD hears parties on solar cells’ anti-dumping duty petition

The Directorate General of Anti- Dumping And Allied Duties today heard the views of all the affected parties in the matter of the anti-dumping duty petition […]
December 13, 2017

Land of the rising solar

Japan has been drawing a lot of attention and investment from foreign electricity generating companies, especially in solar power, where favourable regulations and substantial demand for […]
December 6, 2017

Inverted Umbrella Brings Clean Water & Clean Power To India

Necessity is the mother of invention, they say. India is in desperate need of two things — clean water and clean power. Entrepreneurs Samit Choksi and […]
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 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

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 […]
November 21, 2017

India’s pollution woes show coal’s true effect

Men’s cosmetics are one of the faster growing areas in the struggling retail sector. They have moved on from the days when Robert Smith* daubed a bit […]