Home buyers today, especially the younger generation, are increasingly warming up to the concept of â€˜green homes‘. These homes offer multiple benefits, not only in terms of a healthy lifestyle, but also provide serious R
When scouting for avenues for investment in solar assets, it may be considered that distributed generation of solar power may either be done off-grid (serving rural areas without grid connectivity) or on-grid (residential and commercial rooftop solar plants).
Inconsistency in solar renewable purchase obligation (RPO) norms across the states and shortfall in RPO compliance are some of the regulatory challenges for the solar energy sector
Dr Harsh Vardhan, Minister for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, met his UK counterpart, Jo Johnson, here for the fifth Indo-UK Science and Innovation Council meeting today to establish the India-UK Networked Centre on Solar Energy.
Apple Energy LLC is seeking to sell power at wholesale prices, in part from the solar energy and hydroelectric facilities connected to places like the Apple Data Center, according to documents filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
As part of clean energy initiatives, the government will provide subsidy to those powerlooms which use solar energy to run their operations.
German auto major Daimler has increased the solar energy capacity at its Chennai plant to 3.3 MW that would address the "one-fourth of the average daytime power" need for the facility
SoftBank, which owns one of Japan's biggest mobile carriers and a controlling stake in US-based Sprint Corp, will make its first USD 350 million investment in a solar project in India, its Chief Executive Masayoshi Son told PTI here.
We see a huge growth potential in the solar sector especially when the government is taking several initiatives to increase power capacity from the renewables, International Business Head Prasad Chaporkar told PTI.
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on May 17 dedicated the 'Single Rooftop Solar Power Plant' with capacity of 11.5 MW to the state at Dera Baba Jaimal Singh of Radha Soami Sect in Beas
Government stopped tax-free bonds as it thinks that these would distort the market, he said. "Some are raising taxable bonds and some are raising tax-free bonds probably that is their (government) thinking." The CMD further said that 100 GW solar energy target is achievable.
The government has floated tenders for 21 GW of solar energy this year, says Minister of Power and Coal Piyush Goyal, adding that so far 10,000 contracts have been awarded on public private partnerships.
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According to an Icra study, the capacity addition, including PV and grid connected projects, in 2015-16 is expected to touch 2,700 MW, which will increase to up to 5700 MW next fiscal, going by the project awards and tenders floated in December last year.
Under this programme, NETRA plans to setup state of art evaluation facilities for CSP, CPV, and Solar PV and conduct various programs for knowledge sharing, capacity building with German Institution in the area of Solar Energy.
"India can use Australian expertise in rooftop solar as almost a third of Australian homes in some states are using rooftop solar," Goyal said while speaking at a round table on 'Renewable Energy Challenges for Grid Integration' at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) here.
Various departments of the state should work in close coordination to achieve success, the official quoted the CM as saying. The interests of the farmers will be protected by enlarging the irrigation facilities and a mission will be launched to increase the food production by rapidly developing agriculture, Raman Singh said.
According to a Clean Technica report, solar power bids have fallen by over 50 percent in India in the past five years
The system, which is in the final stage of commissioning, is expected to generate minimum 1.479 million units of solar energy per annum, RSP said in a statement today.
The Union Cabinet in its meeting also approved another agreement with Germany to roll out the 'Make in India' campaign for the capital goods sector.
"There is an initiative led by India and announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which we welcome and joined into, in which we joined a hundred other countries in a new International Solar Alliance (ISA) in order to expand the use and development of solar energy in every corner of the globe," Secretary of State John Kerry said in Brussels.
The International Solar Alliance was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with French President Francois Hollande on Monday on the sidelines of the 195-nation United Nations climate summit here to tackle climate change.
Modi also announced that India will host the initiative in the premises of the National Institute of Solar Energy in Gurgaon, Haryana. He said that India will provide land and contribute about USD 30 million to build the Secretariat infrastructure of the initiative and support its operation for the next five years.
Green buildings not only help to reduce pollution but also bring down the cost of living.
Sembcorp, which plans to focus on wind and solar energy, where costs are expected to drop further by 2020, has total power capacity of about 8,800 megawatts (MW).