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 […]
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 29, 2018

Microsoft completes first renewable energy deal in India to power its offices with solar energy

  Microsoft on Tuesday said it completed its first renewable energy deal in India which will help power its new office building here with solar power. […]
March 16, 2018

Speed of India’s shift to green energy at par with China & Europe

  India is emerging as a transition force in power generation on par with China and Western Europe. A report by US-based Institute for Energy Economics […]
March 5, 2018

Phase One of the World’s Largest Solar Park Goes Online in India

  The world’s largest solar park – with a 2,000 MW capacity – will be in full operation by the end of 2018 in Karnataka State. […]
March 3, 2018

CM Siddaramaiah inaugurates world’s ‘largest’ solar plant in Karnataka

  Shakti Sthala, hailed as the world’s largest solar park by Karnataka government, was today inaugurated by CM Siddaramaiah in Pavagada taluk of Karnataka’s Tumkur district. […]
February 20, 2018

Renewable energy can help reduce India’s water stress

  Although India is facing a freshwater scarcity, it continues to depend heavily on electricity production that requires large amounts of water for washing of fuel […]
February 14, 2018

Mysuru City Corporation finally takes the solar route

  “Better late than never” seems to be the motto of the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC). For, the MCC, which served as the nodal agency for […]
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 9, 2018

India’s renewable energy project tendering to be an all-time high in FY18

  In what will be a record offering in a financial year, India is set to tender close to 6,650 Mw of renewable energy projects in […]
February 2, 2018

Karnataka: KREDL tenders 1.2 GW of solar PV

  KREDL has tendered a 1.2 GW of grid-connected ground-mounted solar PV projects to be installed in the Pavagada Solar Park, located in Tumakuru District of […]
January 31, 2018

India achieves 20 GW of installed solar capacity within eight years

  India has achieved a milestone 20 GW in cumulative solar installations in eight years. The National Solar Mission had initially set the target of 20 […]
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 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 10, 2018

AIISH to go green with rooftop solar plant

Mysuru-based All India Institute of Speech and Hearing (AIISH) is going green by installing a 472 kWh rooftop solar power plant. Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission […]
January 8, 2018

India Tenders 1.2 Gigawatts Of Solar Capacity In First Week Of 2018

The Solar Energy Corporation of India announced three separate tenders to set up solar power projects in the states of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, and Uttar Pradesh. […]
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 23, 2017

UP taps solar-rich Rajasthan, gets 2nd lowest tariffs for 500 MW

Despite the increase in prices of solar panels in recent months and the GST burden, Hero Solar Energy Pvt Ltd and SBE Four Ltd bagged 500 […]
December 21, 2017

Oriano builds 40MW of PV in Karnataka for First Solar

Mumbai-based EPC firm Oriano Solar has completed two 20MW(AC) solar PV plants for First Solar in the state of Karnataka, in Gadag and Belagavi districts respectively. […]
December 21, 2017

India just got $400 million of financing for new solar and wind energy farms

Renewable energy in India is set to get a $400 million boost through a joint initiative backed by the European Investment Bank (EIB) and India’s Yes […]