March 16, 2019

Musk Says Tesla ‘would love to be ‘ in India this year or next

Elon Musk is still very positive and isn’t ready to give for bringing Tesla Inc. to India. “Would love to be there this year. If not, […]
May 30, 2018

Elon Musk says challenging India regulations preventing Tesla’s entry

India has been wooing Tesla Inc. to set up a factory on its soil, but billionaire Elon Musk isn’t falling for it. At least not yet. In a tweet, […]
May 11, 2018

Relief for Indian solar producers as government reneges on import duty

Relief for Indian solar producers as government reneges on import duty NEW DELHI: India has scrapped a duty on solar modules, making it easier to import […]
April 17, 2018
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Dhaka seeks 2000MW solar power from India

  Bangladesh is looking to buy at least 2,000 megawatts (MW) of electricity from solar plants being set up in Gujarat and Rajasthan. India is currently […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
February 12, 2018

First International Solar Alliance Summit in March to be mega diplomatic show

  NEW DELHI: India is preparing to host the mega inaugural International Solar Alliance Summit in Delhi on March 11 in the presence of more than […]
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 […]
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

Philippines secures $1.25 billion investments from India

The Philippines has drawn at least $1.25 billion worth of investment pledges from Indian firms that are expected to create 10,000 jobs. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque […]
January 25, 2018

Could Backlash to Trump’s Solar Tariff Be Good News for India?

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi slammed Trump’s protectionist policies this week, after the White House slapped 30 percent tariffs on imported solar cells and modules. Solar […]
January 17, 2018

Shadow of safeguard duty looms above solar projects

What has happened in the solar power industry over the last three-and-a half-years is nothing short of remarkable. In perhaps the best examples of a successful […]
January 8, 2018

Solar Panels Stuck At Indian Ports, May Delay PM Modi’s Clean Energy Goals

Solar modules worth more than $150 million are stuck at various ports in the country due to a dispute over their classification and the import tax […]
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

Centre assures contracts for local solar equipment makers in govt projects

India plans to support local solar cells and modules makers by assuring contracts for government projects, a note from the renewable energy ministry said, as it […]
December 22, 2017

Wind is now the cheapest source of clean energy in India

Get over the sunshine. Wind is now the cheapest source of renewable energy in India. Auctions conducted in Gujarat on Dec. 21 discovered a record-low tariff […]
December 6, 2017

Patanjali to enter solar sector as Modi government readies help for domestic manufacturers

After shaking up India’s consumer goods sector, stepping into private security, and even eyeing infrastructure, Patanjali now wants a slice of India’s solar market. The consumer […]
December 1, 2017

“Technology and Finance key for countries like India that can simultaneously address Climate change and developmental needs”: Dr. Harsh Vardhan

Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has strongly reiterated that with the responsibility of lifting millions of people out of poverty […]
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 […]