Central and State Governments are encouraging power production through solar energy. The programme of installing rooftop solar plants over the buildings of institutional areas is being comprehensively implemented across the State and the country. Under this scheme, orders for installation of solar power… read more →
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Hindustan Power’s clean energy arm has commissioned its second solar power plant of 50 MW capacity in Punjab at an investment of Rs 325 crores. “The high degree of solar insolation in the state is enabling a generation of 2,20,000 units of clean energy per day,” Hindustan Power said in a statement.… read more →
Even as US rakes-up solar energy row with India, world panel producers eye market here for future business
The WTO’s dispute settlement function has been a trustworthy mechanism for settling disputes between WTO members. It has run well, since WTO members have accepted rulings of the multilateral trade body on various disputes and amended domestic policies accordingly. But this may no longer be the case… read more →
The iconic NCPA, the mecca of the city’s art and culture lovers, is now holding a beacon for energy conservation measures as well. It has installed one of the city’s largest private rooftop solar projects on its vast terraces. The roofs of Tata Theatre, Jamshed Bhabha and Experimental Theatre buildings… read more →
The union cabinet decided last month to double India’s solar power generation capacity, from 20 GW to 40 GW, by setting up 50 solar parks, which are solar projects with a capacity of 500 MW or more concentrated in one area. But this additional 20 GW would mean acquisition of at least 80,000 acres… read more →
Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) is in advanced talks to acquire a 320 megawatt (MW) portfolio of solar assets from Hindustan Power Projects Pvt. Ltd (HPPPL), two people familiar with the development said. HPPPL, formerly known as Moser Baer Projects Pvt. Ltd, has over 600MW of solar… read more →
India’s economy has seen remarkable expansion in the past decade, with an average growth of 7–8 percent per annum in the last few years, according to a Press Information Bureau release. At this juncture, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has unveiled a mission named ‘Mission 41k’ as an attempt… read more →
Indian utility NTPC has retendered 250MW of PV at a solar park in Karnataka after infrastructural issues at the park dampened the interest of developers to participate. Consultancy firm Mercom Capital Group reported an NTPC official saying that infrastructure is now complete at the Pavagada Solar Park… read more →
Solar street lighting system in Jalukie town was launched on March 25 by the with Parliamentary Secretary of New and Renewable Energy and Fire & Emergency Services, Toyang Changkong Chang as the chief guest. Stating that global warming has changed our life style drastically, the chief guest exhorted… read more →
As government looks to boost solar power units to meet the growing power demand in the country, investors are not too keen to invest in mega solar power plants anymore. Why? Because of a lethargic attitude and delays in decision-making by the Government in approving projects. Currently, the government… read more →