April 16, 2018
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Power minister inaugurates solar lamp distribution centre in Bihar

  Union Minister R K Singh today inaugurated an assembly and distribution centre for solar study lamps at Mahuli village in Arrah and also laid the […]
April 11, 2018

Maharashtra To Make Indigenous ‘Harit Khadi’ Using Solar-Powered Charkhas

  “The spinning-wheel will not become a power for the liberation of India in our hands unless we have made a deep study of the various […]
January 10, 2018

IFC to invest $50 million in Mahindra Renewables 250 MW PV plant

The IFC, the private investment arm of the World Bank, has said it will invest $50 million in MRPL (Mahindra Renewables Pvt Ltd), a wholly-owned subsidiary […]
January 8, 2018

Haryana to implement solar-based micro irrigation schemes in all districts

Haryana to implement solar-based micro irrigation schemes in all districts At present, such scheme is being implemented on pilot basis in commands of 14 different canal […]
December 30, 2017

Solar kits to power towers in rural India

The government is planning to equip mobile towers with solar power kits to keep them running even during instances of power failure, Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha […]
December 25, 2017

Solar Panels Are Replacing Diesel Fuel in Canada’s Far North

The sun being a resource worth tapping into is now globally accepted, but how to do it in the most efficient way is still an ongoing […]
December 16, 2017

Government plans to supply solar power to 40 lakh farmers in 10 years

Maharashtra energy minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule on Thursday unveiled an ambitious plan to use solar energy not only for farmers but also schools. The BJP-Sena government has […]
December 2, 2017

A last mile solar startup wins big at Global Entrepreneurship Summit

A distribution solution for energy products in rural India claimed the spotlight at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit on Thursday night, when founder Ajaita Shah won the […]
November 30, 2017

‘Comprehensive’ National Energy Plan for India in pipeline – Narendra Modi

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi has announced that his government is working on a National Energy Policy (NEP) and has praised the progress of India’s renewbale […]
November 28, 2017

Providing Solar Power To Rural Areas

Pulipaka Subrahmanyam, a young entrepreneur hailing from this place, is going to take part in the upcoming Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad with plans to take […]
October 30, 2017

Brahmaputra boat clinic goes solar, powering up rural healthcare

Sitting on her haunches, Ritumani Baruah watches the boat drop anchor and waits for its crew to set up a clinic on the shore. Twenty minutes […]
October 26, 2017

This Remote Region In Rajasthan Could Be India’s Answer To Tackling Energy Poverty

The truth about the efficiency of renewable energy boils down to one word: economics. According to conventional wisdom, it has long been understood that renewable energy […]
October 24, 2017

Solar Energy Powers Clean Water, Business Opportunities For Refugees In Tanzania

Sadick Thenest remembers how his 8-year-old daughter had a narrow brush with death two years ago, when she contracted cholera after drinking contaminated water. “She was […]
October 7, 2017

Sachin Tendulkar to light up villages with Schneider Electric

Cricketing icon Sachin Tendulkar, on the even of his birthday, and Schneider Electric have joined hands to provide cheap, efficient and eco-friendly electrification in the rural […]
September 28, 2017

Energy Access to Millions in India by 2018

Scaling-up India’s ambition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a new program, Saubhagya Yojna, to electrify all rural and urban households by December 2018. The new program aims […]
September 28, 2017

India taps solar, storage to ensure all homes have power in 2018

The Indian government has pledged to broaden the roll-out of solar and battery storage to households without power in rural and remote towns and villages, as […]
September 26, 2017

Electricity for all by December 2018, all villages to be electrified this year: Power minister

Power Minister R K Singh today said India will achieve the target of power for all by December next year, while all villages will be electrified […]
September 25, 2017

Saubhagya Yojna Launched – Solar Power Packs with outlay of Rs.16320 Crores to Electrify 18000+ Unelectrified Villages in 1000 Days

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has launched a new scheme Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana –“Saubhagya” to ensure electrification of all willing households in the […]