March 30, 2019

India Launches 3.6 Gigawatt Tenders Across Solar, Hybrid, Storage Technologies

Three major tenders to set up large scale solar power ventures, hybrid wind-solar power projects, and storage-equipped solar power projects across India, has been issued by […]
March 1, 2019

Despite Concerns, Ladakh Solar Plan Attracts 50 companies

The administration’s aspiring scheme to set up a 7,500 mw (super watt) solar based power venture at expected speculation of Rs 45,000 crore in Jammu and […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 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

Tata Power proposes solar roof top projects in member countries of ISA

  TPDDL has proposed to install solar rooftop demonstration projects in International Solar Alliance (ISA) member countries with power purchase agreements (PPA). The proposal includes setting […]
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 19, 2018

What will fuel India’s electric vehicles?

  There’s large-scale, and then there’s Indian-scale. Until recently, there were moves to ensure that all passenger vehicles sold by 2030 were electric vehicles (EVs). The […]
February 15, 2018

Wind power tariffs stay near record low of ₹ 2.44/unit in SECI auction

  India’s wind power tariffs remained near a record low in an auction conducted by the state-run Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) which ended late […]
February 13, 2018

India’s Gujarat kicks off 500-MW solar auction

  Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) on Thursday launched a tender for 500 MW of grid-connected solar projects to be developed across the western Indian state. An […]
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 1, 2018

To counter US at WTO, India seeks compliance panel

  To counter the US allegation that India had not complied with the World Trade Organisation’s ruling in the solar panels dispute case, New Delhi has […]
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 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 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 24, 2018

1 Gigawatt Solar Power Tender Planned In India’s Maharashtra State

India’s largest state, in terms of power consumption, is set to float its first major solar power tender this year. Despite its huge appetite for electricity, […]
January 20, 2018

The way to Green India: make distribution of solar energy cheaper, says Chetan Maini

Stating that shared mobility is the future, the founder of Reva and current Vice-chairman of Sun Mobility says the way ahead lies in harnessing the power […]
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 15, 2018

Azure Power commissions 100MW solar project in Telangana

Indian developer Azure Power has commissioned a 100MW PV plant in the state of Telangana. The installation, developed over 202 hectares of land, has been set […]