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Latest Solar Energy News, Updates & Insights - from EAI

Latest Solar Energy News, Updates & Insights - from EAI

This section provides regular aggregation of news and updates from India and around the world for Solar Energy. This is part of EAI 360, India's largest renewable energy and clean technology news aggregator.

You can find news and updates on diverse topics within Solar Energy - events, insights, perspectives, innovations, personalities and more.

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Recent Solar News

102 MW Capacity in Solar Power Plants in TN

Tamil Nadu Government has installed a capacity of 102 MW of solar power plants under various schemes across the state and proposed to add another 708 MW, the Assembly was informed today. Electricity Minister Natham R Viswanathan said as a first step to implement effectively the Solar Power Policy, announced by Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, roof-t.. Read More

Stage set for revival of renewable sector

Finance minister Arun Jaitley’s broad approach to harnessing India’s renewable energy potential is an attempt to bridge the wide gap between conventional and renewable power. The budget has allocated R500 crore towards building ultra-mega solar power projects, solar park, and solar-powered water pumping stations and pump-sets. Implementation o.. Read More

India's national solar mission back on track

India's ambitious solar plans have received a much needed boost from the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi following disruptions caused by delays and trade diputes. In addition, the government has tapped state-owned company NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam (NVVN) – the trading arm of the state-owned electricity giant NTPC -- to accelerate the s.. Read More

A New Sponge can Convert Solar Energy into Steam

The new material is able to convert 85 per cent of incoming solar energy into steam - a significant improvement over recent approaches to solar-powered steam generation. What's more, the setup loses very little heat in the process, and can produce steam at relatively low solar intensity. The sponge is made of a layer of graphite flakes and an und.. Read More

Magic of solar power

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) is a 'Maharatna', a jewel among public sector companies. It has an installed power generation capacity of 43000 MW, representing 18 per cent of total national capacity. It operates 17 coal-fired and 7gas-fired power plants. This week it sent out an SOS saying that all its plants have only two days of c.. Read More

 

Industrial or Commercial energy consumer looking for rooftop solar? EAI’s Solar Mango can help you.  Read more.

BHEL to Set 4000 MW Solar Power Project in Rajasthan

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), Sambhar Salts Limited (SSL), Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID), Sutlej JalVidyut Nigam Limited (SJVNL) and Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding… read more →

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102 MW Capacity in Solar Power Plants in TN

Tamil Nadu Government has installed a capacity of 102 MW of solar power plants under various schemes across the state and proposed to add another 708 MW, the Assembly was informed today. Electricity Minister Natham R Viswanathan said as a first step to implement effectively the Solar Power Policy, announced… read more →

Read more news items on: Solar Energy,

 

Stage set for revival of renewable sector

Finance minister Arun Jaitley’s broad approach to harnessing India’s renewable energy potential is an attempt to bridge the wide gap between conventional and renewable power. The budget has allocated R500 crore towards building ultra-mega solar power projects, solar park, and solar-powered water… read more →

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India's national solar mission back on track

India's ambitious solar plans have received a much needed boost from the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi following disruptions caused by delays and trade diputes. In addition, the government has tapped state-owned company NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam (NVVN) – the trading arm of the state-owned… read more →

Read more news items on: Solar Energy,

 

A New Sponge can Convert Solar Energy into Steam

The new material is able to convert 85 per cent of incoming solar energy into steam - a significant improvement over recent approaches to solar-powered steam generation. What's more, the setup loses very little heat in the process, and can produce steam at relatively low solar intensity. The sponge… read more →

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Magic of solar power

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) is a 'Maharatna', a jewel among public sector companies. It has an installed power generation capacity of 43000 MW, representing 18 per cent of total national capacity. It operates 17 coal-fired and 7gas-fired power plants. This week it sent out an SOS saying… read more →

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Value Labs - The First Independant and Self-Reliant IT Company.

Value Labs Sets Up a 13 MW Solar Power Plant to Be Self-Reliant in Its Energy Needs ValueLabs today announced the successful commissioning of its 13 MW solar power plants (5 MW solar power plant in Kadiri, Ananthapur and 8 MW solar power plant in Jadcherla, Mahabubnagar) from March this year. The estimated… read more →

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National Solar Mission - Back With a Bang

After facing delays, trade disputes and industry tiffs, the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) appears to be back on track. The ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) has issued guidelines for setting up 1,500 Mw of solar power plants, the largest tender issued till now. It has also… read more →

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Tax On Coal Doubled In Order To Fund Clean Energy

India’s finance minister has decided to double the tax on every metric ton of coal mined or imported in the country. The revenue raised from this tax feeds to the National Clean Energy Fund. The fund was established to provide low-cost finance to renewable energy projects and the Green Corridors transmission… read more →

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Where does India fit in the Road-Map of Economic Growth ?

Sustainable Development: An Agenda for India At a recent media interaction in New Delhi, Economist Jeffrey Sachs said, "We cannot combine growth and climate safety using existing technology. The only choice is a massive shift of technology. Some of those technologies exist but are not deployed. India… read more →

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