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 […]
March 3, 2018

Power use peaks in Telangana

  The power demand in Telangana touched a record 211 million units (around 10,000 MW) on Tuesday, the highest ever in the state. The unprecedented rise […]
February 28, 2018

Indian Coal Miner Plans 550 Megawatt Solar Projects To Power Operations

  A subsidiary of the world’s largest coal mining company is planning to set up large-scale solar projects to source electricity for its operations — oh […]
February 14, 2018

SCCL solar power plant to come up in Ramagundam

  The proposed first solar power plant by the Singareni Collieries Company limited (SCCL) of 50 MW capacity is likely to come up in the Ramagundam-3 division […]
February 9, 2018

IDFC Alternatives buys IL&FS’s Madhya Pradesh solar project

  IDFC Alternatives, the private equity arm of IDFC Ltd, has bought a 40 megawatt (MW) solar power project in Madhya Pradesh operated by IL&FS Energy, […]
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 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 31, 2018

Coca Cola factories in AP, T to run on solar power

  FMCG major Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages (HCCB) Pvt Ltd on Monday said it will be using solar power as the primary source of energy for manufacturing […]
January 16, 2018

Mahavitaran to purchase 1000 MW solar power in 2018

In a move to boost solar energy production in Maharashtra, Mahavitaran, the power transmission company of the state government, is planning to purchase 1000 MW solar […]
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 […]
December 21, 2017

India just got $400 million of financing for new solar and wind energy farms

Renewable energy in India is set to get a $400 million boost through a joint initiative backed by the European Investment Bank (EIB) and India’s Yes […]
December 19, 2017

EU To Invest Rs 1,300 Cr In India’s Solar And Wind Power Via Yes Bank

The European Investment Bank, the lending arm of the European Union, will invest $200 mln (Rs 1,283 cr) into the Indian solar and power sector via […]
October 21, 2017

India’s Largest Generator Achieves First-ever 100 Million kWh Solar Generation In A Month

India’s largest power generator NTPC Limited achieved a unique feat that signals the company’s direction in the future. The company reported over 100 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) […]
October 7, 2017

Indian State Cuts Tariff By Up To 35% 18 Months After Solar Auction

Solar power developers that participated in one of the largest auctions in India suffered a major jolt at the hands of the government of Jharkhand state […]
October 3, 2017

How India Became First Solar’s Second-Biggest Market

According to the EIA’s (U.S. Energy Information Administration) 2017 International Energy Outlook, India’s electricity generation is expected to increase by 3.2% per year through 2040, to meet […]
October 2, 2017

Hareon, ReNew Power commission 143-MW solar park in India

Hareon Solar Technology Co Ltd (SHA:600401) and India’s ReNew Power Ventures Pvt Ltd have brought online a 143-MW solar park in India’s Telangana state. Touted as […]
October 2, 2017

Canadian Solar said to explore sale of Indian power assets

Canadian Solar Inc., a maker of solar panels, is exploring the sale of its Indian solar power assets, worth around 108 megawatts (MW), two people aware […]
September 29, 2017

NTPC tenders 225MW of solar under DCR in Uttar Pradesh

India’s largest utility NTPC has tendered 225MW of solar using local content rules at Billhaur in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The tender comes under the […]
September 28, 2017

Telangana trounces Gujarat to become largest producer of solar power in India

Telangana is now the largest producer of solar energy in the country, after toppling its role model Gujarat. Gujarat was number one in the country in […]
September 27, 2017

Indian Solar Capacity To Hit 20 Gigawatts By March 2017

According to a report released by consulting firm Bridge to India, India is expected to reach an installed solar capacity of 20 gigawatts by the end […]