April 3, 2019

West Bengal to get South Asia’s Biggest Floating Solar power plant

    South Asia’s biggest floating solar power plant to be set up at West Bengal, Kolkata. The 500MW plant is going to draw an investment […]
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 […]
May 16, 2018

MNRE Announces New Policy for Wind and Solar Hybrid Power projects

MNRE Announces New Policy for Wind and Solar Hybrid Power projects The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) today announced a new National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy that provides a […]
March 20, 2018

India’s first offshore wind turbines to be set up

  The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is to set up India’s first offshore wind turbines at Arichamunai near Dhanushkodi at an estimated investment of ₹300 […]
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 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 8, 2018

India to develop 60 solar cities

  The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), under its scheme ‘Development of Solar Cities’, has approved 60 cities, including 13 pilot and five model […]
February 2, 2018

India’s first World Bank solar park loans sanctioned for Madhya Pradesh

  Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA) has signed an agreement with Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited (RUMSL) to finance two major solar parks in […]
February 1, 2018

India reduces rooftop solar target

  India has reduced its rooftop solar target for the 2017-18 financial year from 5 GW to 1 GW. Reports show that the nation had just […]
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 29, 2018

Budget 2018: Renewable Energy Sector urges Arun Jaitley to energise Domestic Manufacturing

  Industry players in the renewable energy sector are of the view that there are a number of policy decisions related to import duties and domestic […]
January 8, 2018

Solar companies ask regulators of Haryana, Uttarakhand to remove bottlenecks

Solar companies ask regulators of Haryana, Uttarakhand to remove bottlenecks   Solar developers have moved the power regulators of Haryana and Uttarakhand to smoothen out anomalies […]
December 21, 2017

Govt proposes Rs 23,450-cr scheme for rooftop solar

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has proposed SRISTI — Sustainable Rooftop Implementation for Solar Transfiguration of India – scheme to incentivise the installation of […]
December 20, 2017

India’s DISCOMs to manage nationwide rooftop PV deployment under new $3.6bn MNRE scheme

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) will dig into its pockets for a spare INR 234.5 billion ($3.66 billion) to boost rooftop solar PV […]
December 19, 2017

Indian solar cells and modules manufacture ‘obsolete’, says MNRE

At a time when the government of India is trying to decide on whether or not the Indian solar cells and modules manufacturers deserve protection by […]
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 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 3, 2017

India’s hydro giant plans another 150MW of solar with SECI

Indian state-run power firm National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) plans to build another 150MW of solar projects in partnership with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). […]
October 2, 2017

Solar industry aspires to brighten future

The Adani SEZ at Mundra, Gujarat, which houses two mega-power projects based on imported coal, is witnessing a mega-green plan. Adani Green Energy has set up […]
September 29, 2017

Industry urged to adopt solar technology

The Chambers of Industrial and Commercial Undertakings (CICU) in association with the United Nation Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) organised a workshop to promote concentrating solar thermal […]