August 14, 2018

Organic solar Cells sets record for converting sunlight to energy in Chinese study

An organic solar cell developed by Chinese scientists has set a record for converting sunlight into electricity, a major step forward in using these cheaper cells […]
August 13, 2018

Madras High Court allows solar import release without paying safeguard duty

BENGALURU: In a new twist to the imposition of safeguard duty on imported solar panels and modules from July 30, the Madras High Court permitted Shapoorji […]
July 27, 2018

Orissa High Court Issues Temporary Stay on Levy of Safeguard Duty on Solar Imports

BENGALURU: The Orissa High Court has stayed the imposition of safeguard duty on imported solar panels until August 20 following a petition from leading solar developer […]
June 9, 2018

China’s new solar policy may delay India’s plan to make panels

India may delay its first ever auction to build solar factories after a Chinese decision to withdraw some state support to power projects is seen leading […]
May 15, 2018

Maharashtra government fifth time lucky with its solar auction of 1000 MW held on Monday. 

Maharashtra government fifth time lucky with its solar auction of 1000 MW held on Monday.    BENGALURU: The Maharashtra government appeared to be fifth time lucky […]
May 7, 2018

Not installed solar panel? Get ready for notice- Chandigarh Administration

      CHANDIGARH:Residents of the city, owning big houses on 1 kanal area  (5445 sqft) and above may get building bylaw notices for not installing solar panels. With […]
April 21, 2018
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Solar energy to light up Pakhowal stadium

  For lighting arrangements inside the Pakhowal Road Indoor Stadium, civic officials have decided to utilize solar energy. At present, there is no electricity connection in […]
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 […]
April 12, 2018

Salem railway division to roll out solar canopies

  In an effort to electrify the canopies of railway stations, the Salem railway division has planned to roll out solar panels soon. Speaking to TOI […]
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 5, 2018

India Yamaha Motor sets up 1,100 KW solar plant in Tamil Nadu

  India Yamaha Motor, the subsidiary of Japanese automajor Yamaha, has commissioned 1,100 KW solar power plant at its facility near here, as part of its […]
April 2, 2018
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Linking solar energy with agriculture in India

  The World Economic Forum annual meeting last month revealed some startling facts about India and the world’s economy. The Oxfam survey highlighted that the richest […]
March 28, 2018

Indian Railways launches solar powered coach, to draw up solar policy

  Railways has rolled out a non-AC coach of Rewari-Sitapur passenger train lit by solar panels installed on its roof as part of its plan to […]
March 26, 2018

Anti dumping Probe on Solar Cells Terminated

  The commerce ministry’s investigation arm DGAD said on Saturday that it was terminating its anti-dumping probe into the import of solar cells from China, Taiwan […]
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 5, 2018

Microsoft is buying solar energy from Singapore rooftops

  The US company on Thursday announced a deal with Singaporean solar firm Sunseap to purchase all the power generated by a planned rooftop solar project, […]
February 28, 2018

India helps Ghana airports to go solar

  Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) in India was named the world’s first fully solar-powered airport and is planning to help Ghana on its path to […]
February 24, 2018

Can cities provide a solution to India’s energy woes? Municipal solar bonds key

  Air pollution is tightening its grip in India. Thirteen of our cities are currently ranked in the top 20 most polluted in the world. New […]
February 21, 2018

Ecoppia deploys water-free robotic solution to clean 1 GW PV panels in Rajasthan

  Ecoppia, the developer of robotic water-free PV solar panel cleaning solutions, has announced today, February 19, the deployment of hundreds of its automated systems for […]
February 21, 2018

Micro Solar Dome: A Low Cost Lighting System

  A small, day and night solar lighting single device with its transparent semi-spherical acrylic upper dome, has the potential to provide low to no-cost lighting […]
February 17, 2018

Pune airport aims at going green with 300kWp solar power plant

  As part of their ambitious dream of running all airports in India on solar power, the Airport Authority of India (AAI) is planning to implement […]