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 […]
April 19, 2018

Solar co-op transforms the economy of a farming community in India

  A village in India has seen its fortunes change after setting up a solar co-op to power their irrigations systems. A report in The Hindu […]
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 14, 2018

India’s first Hydrogen Fuel Cell-powered bus

New Delhi: India Oil Corporation (IOC), the country’s largest fuel retailer, on Monday announced the successful demonstration trials of India’s first hydrogen fuel cell-powered bus in collaboration with Tata […]
February 24, 2018

Solar water purifier machine to be launched

  KOLKATA: The city based NB Institute of Rural Technology has come up with the module of a solar power run water purifier machine that will […]
February 24, 2018

Can cities provide a solution to India’s energy woes? Municipal solar bonds key

  Air pollution is tightening its grip in India. Thirteen of our cities are currently ranked in the top 20 most polluted in the world. New […]
February 23, 2018

Bengal to award India’s largest floating solar plant by March

  The West Bengal government was expecting to award the country’s single largest grid connected floating solar power project in Murshidabad by March, a top official […]
February 21, 2018

Ecoppia deploys water-free robotic solution to clean 1 GW PV panels in Rajasthan

  Ecoppia, the developer of robotic water-free PV solar panel cleaning solutions, has announced today, February 19, the deployment of hundreds of its automated systems for […]
February 20, 2018

Ministry allotted Rs 48000 cr to KUSUM Scheme For Solar Pumps by March

NEW DELHI: The Rs 48,000-crore KUSUM scheme to promote the use of solar power among farmers would be placed before the Cabinet by next month, New […]
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 16, 2018

West Bengal power firm tendering for 10MW of floating solar on thermal power ponds

  West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited (WBPDCL) plans to install 5MW floating solar plants on its raw water ponds at both the Santhaldih and Sagardighi […]
February 15, 2018

IIDGR first in diamond industry to install 34.8 kW solar roof-top plant

  The International Institute of Diamond Grading and Research (IIDGR), a part of the world’s leading De Beers Group, has become the first international company in […]
February 8, 2018

India to develop 60 solar cities

  The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), under its scheme ‘Development of Solar Cities’, has approved 60 cities, including 13 pilot and five model […]
February 5, 2018

4 Delhi Gurudwaras To Go Green, Harness Solar Energy For Power

  Four famous Sikh shrines in Delhi including Rakab Ganj and Bangla Sahib Gurudwaras will go green by employing solar energy to meet their daily power […]
February 5, 2018

Govt to launch KUSUM scheme to promote solar farming among farmers

  Union government announced a fund of Rs 1.4 lakh-crore for the ambitious Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahaabhiyan (KUSUM) scheme. The scheme will work towards […]
February 3, 2018

Budget leaves ‘nothing spectacular’ for Indian solar manufacturers

  India’s 2018/19 budget has proposed changing customs duty on imports of solar glass from 5% to 0%, but the overall renewables sector has been largely […]
January 30, 2018

China’s Longi Solar confirms 1 GW Indian manufacturing facility

  Longi Solar has confirmed it will be the first Chinese solar company to set up manufacturing facilities in India. The news comes just a month […]
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 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 17, 2018

Increasing Renewable Energy In India Can Reduce Emissions, Water Use, & Supply Risk

Increasing the share of renewable energy sources in India’s electricity mix and implementing changes in cooling technologies for thermal power plants could serve not only to […]