June 23, 2018

PowerGrid Corp Hyderabad to commission 1st commercial e-vehicle fast charger next month

State-run transmission utility Power Grid Corp will commission by the first week of July its first commercial e-vehicle fast charger at one of the metro rail […]
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 […]
February 16, 2018

Indian Railways’ Solar Energy Projects find a Solid Bidder

  Indian Railways’ solar projects will find a solid bidder in state-owned NLC India confirmed Union Minister Piyush Goyal. “Indian railways plans to have a bidding […]
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 22, 2018

China donates over 32,000 solar power generators to Nepal

China has donated over 32,000 solar power generating systems to Nepal to enhance its domestic capacity and to provide electricity to communities that have been without […]
January 8, 2018

Sunlight starts powering railway stations

In the last few years, solar power has penetrated India’s transportation sector in a big way. One of the best instances is that of Kochi airport […]
December 18, 2017

All 438 Central Railway stations to have LED lights by March

The Central Railway is on way to install energy-saving LED lights at all its 438 stations by March 2018, and exploit solar and wind power in […]
December 4, 2017

250 Trains Will Be Fitted with Rooftop Solar Panels in India

India is installing photovoltaic panels all over the country at breakneck speed. The country is investing in solar in a variety of ways, some common and […]
November 24, 2017

With the right moves, India’s renewables push could lift thousands of rural workers out of poverty

India’s major renewable energy push could be as much about poverty reduction and job creation as it is about energy security and climate change. The Narendra […]
October 31, 2017

Did Chennai learn anything from the 2015 floods?

Indian cities are starting to look boringly similar on the ground. The roads look similar, and so do some of the malls, buildings, apartment complexes and […]
October 26, 2017

Delhi’s Light Rail Schedule Now Includes Solar Powered Coaches

Indian Railways has nurtured the successful installation of solar rooftop arrays on light rail cars, reducing diesel reliance in Delhi, India. In July Indian Railways introduced […]
October 16, 2017

High-speed Euro train gets green boost from two miles of solar panels

A two-mile-long Belgian rail tunnel, built to shelter trains from falling trees, will from Monday provide a double environmental benefit by hosting a unique solar power […]