February 4, 2019

Budget emphasises on renewables, EVs for India’s energy security

Budget emphasises on renewables, EVs for India’s energy security NEW DELHI: The interim budget announced Friday has pegged renewable energy and electric vehicles as the key drivers behind reducing India’s […]
October 25, 2018

EV charging stations may become must in buildings, parking lots

  NEW DELHI: The government proposes to amend building by-laws to make it mandatory to set up electric vehicle charging stations in residential and commercial buildings […]
October 13, 2018

India Must speed up Renewable energy Generation to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees- Experts

Scientists have spoken collectively and their message is loud and clear: Act now to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial times or abandon […]
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 24, 2018
Grinity-Fire at NTPC BOILER accident

Delay in shutting down NTPC power plant led to deadly blast in India: Probe

An explosion of hot gas at a boiler at NTPC’s Unchahar power plant last year that killed 45 workers was the result of an “error in […]
June 14, 2018

Electricity demand from Electric Vehicles to help power utilities earn $11 billion

The overall electricity demand from large-scale adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in India is projected to touch 69.6 terawatt hours by 2030, helping power utilities earn an additional revenue of […]
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 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 22, 2018

India poised to join China as global leaders in renewables: Report

NEW DELHI: India is poised to join China as the two global leaders in the renewable energy technology-led transformation, a US-based research institute said on Tuesday. India doubled solar […]
May 17, 2018

India may not reach clean energy target, says energy consultancy firm

India may not reach clean energy target, says energy consultancy firm   India could fall short of its target of adding 175 GW of clean energy by the […]
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 […]
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 18, 2018

India probes dumping of EVA sheets for solar modules by 5 nations

  India has initiated a probe into the alleged dumping of EVA sheets used in solar cell industry, imported from China, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea […]
April 6, 2018

Solar beats fossil fuels in 2017 leading record renewables investment

  It has already been widely reported that 2017 was extraordinary for renewables. Last year, wind and solar saw unprecedented growth as global energy demand increased, […]
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 […]
April 2, 2018
solar agriculture

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 22, 2018

Indian tea plantation goes 100% solar with 3MW open access project

  German solar and storage firm IBC Solar has completed a 3MW open access solar project for a tea producer in the Indian state of Tamil […]
March 21, 2018

India Having Second Thoughts Over 100% EV Target?

  The Nikkei Asian Review has taken note of a recent remark by India’s Minister for Power and Renewable Energy that may indicate a significant downgrade […]
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 […]
February 26, 2018

IIA Launches All India Solar Summit 2018, Renewal Energy To Be Priority For UP Govt

  The apex association for micro small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) IIA organised the ‘All India Solar Summit-2018’ (AISS-2018) in Gomtinagar, Lucknow. The summit was inaugurated […]