The states interested for this solar power will have to identify land and power requirement and power developers will have to bid for the projects.
Urging a holistic and pragmatic approach in dealing with environment and development, Goyal said, "Once the development needs of a country are addressed then talking about environment makes sense."
In the last three months, major factors that impacted domestic solar market include general elections, anti-dumping case and the recent release of draft guidelines for Phase II, Batch 2 of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM).
The Tamil Nadu government's solar policy isn't working out as per plan. According to the policy, heavy power consumers were to meet 6 percent of their total power consumption from solar energy by January 2014.
The research was undertaken by Sanjay Behura, Sasmita Nayak and Omkar Jani of GERMI and Indrajit Mukhopadhyay of Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU), Gandhinagar.
Investment in solar power can lead to a significant improvement in the balance of payments by reducing energy imports as well as, eventually, driving down power tariffs for end-users.
The Uttar Pradesh government today assured that it would extend all kinds of help to industrialists in setting up projects in the state.
A pair of headphones that can harness solar power to charge mobile devices when you are on the move has been designed in the UK.
M&B Switchgears Ltd has been in the business of putting out solar power plants , and this has performed in the last financial year, says Vikalp Mundra, director, M&B Switchgears Ltd. The company's 12 MW solar plant will start generating power by July 15.
OMC‘s model of supplying solar lamps to homes and solar power to telecom towers in rural UP looks like a bright idea. But can it keep it shining?
If there‘s one factor that can arrest the nose-diving profitability of telecom operators, it‘s the cost of powering the base transceiver stations, or cellular towers as they are called.
Tamil Nadu's Solar Energy Policy 2012 unveiled by Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday aims at making the southern state a regional solar energy hub...
Life in the remote village of Meerwada used to grind to a standstill as darkness descended. The arrival of solar power last year has changed all that.
German solar power plants produced a world record 22 gigawatts (GW) of electricity - equal to 20 nuclear power stations at full capacity - through the midday hours on Friday and Saturday.
The world's solar power generating capacity will grow by between 200% and 400% over the next five years, with Asia and other emerging markets overtaking leadership from Europe, a European industry association said on Monday.
With thermal power plants engulfed in myriad problems - from coal supplies, to PPAs going sour, can solar power bridge the gap?
Gujarat government is hopeful of generating 3650 MW of power through joint synergy of hydroelectric and solar-based projects in future.
Shree Ganesh Jewellery House has forayed into solar power. It is going to invest Rs 400 crore, reports CNBC-TV18.
Global photovoltaic solar installations jumped 40% to a record 27.4 gigawatts, helped by a late surge of activity ahead of subsidy cuts, according to a report by consultancy NPD Solarbuzz issued on Monday.
Aninda Moitra, MD of Applied Materials, world’s largest maker of equipment for semiconductor manufacturing, tells Forbes India that incremental changes in technology can counter the volatility in the solar industry
There is a bright side to the plunge in solar panel prices that has brought down some US and German manufacturers which relied too heavily on subsidies for green energy - solar power costs have fallen faster than anyone thought possible.
Both these industries are sensitive to global technology changes and, therefore, pricing. India has undertaken a solar mission and is also looking at wind energy. The year 2012 will see how these two shape up.
India's solar power costs could fall by more than 40% by 2015, allowing the industry to compete against domestic oil and gas firms without the help of state subsidies, the head of Lanco Solar told Reuters on Wednesday.
Solar power developer SunBorne Energy today said it has achieved financial closure on the debt component of Rs 140 crore for its upcoming 15-MW photo-voltaic plant in Karmaria, Gujarat.
The electronics division of Bangalore-based Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited has won a major turnkey contract for setting up an eco-friendly, grid-connected solar power plant of 5-MW capacity.