Renewable energy

Andhra Pradesh adds 439 MW green power in a year

Capacity addition will shoot up in next two years as more green projects are in the pipeline.

published on : 12th April 2021

Raipur RTI activist asked to cough up Rs 17.20 lakh for acquiring info on welfare scheme

Saur Sujala Yojana, the welfare scheme launched by PM Narendra Modi in Chhattisgarh in 2016, is aimed at providing solar-powered irrigation pumps to farmers at a subsidised price.

published on : 11th April 2021

OREDA’s solar-based water supply project in limbo in Mayurbhanj district

Sources said in 2014, OREDA, which comes under the Energy department, had initiated solar-based water supply in villages or colonies having less than 100 families.

published on : 4th April 2021

World shifts focus to clean energy but China clings to coal

A new report by Ember shows that while most major coal power-heavy economies chose to move away from polluting fuels in 2020, Beijing was unable to do so

published on : 30th March 2021

Government committed to promote renewable energy, especially in MSME sector: Nitin Gadkari

Gadkari, who holds MSME portfolio along with road transport, said by making solar energy available, "we will create big market for electric vehicles".

published on : 13th March 2021

Renewable energy business recovers but capacity auctions face challenges

According to CEEW-CEF, RE capacity additions increased by 59 per cent to 1.9 GW during the quarter compared to Q1  of FY21.

published on : 23rd February 2021

Is battery-based energy storage technology viable for discoms?

Study says it is financially viable and can help reduce wastage of renewable energy

published on : 23rd January 2021

Floating solar unit in Lower Manair Dam on cards

The Karimnagar District Cooperative Bank Limited had installed a 100-KW system on its roof and at its Christian Colony, Huzurabad, Jagtial, Rudrangi and Metaplli branches. 

published on : 20th January 2021

Hybrid renewable tariffs likely to continue at premium: Ind-Ra

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy issued tariff-based competitive bidding guidelines for power procurement from grid-connected solar-wind hybrid projects during October 2020.

published on : 11th January 2021

Clean fuel from dirty drains: Hyderabad few steps away from achieving rare feat

A detailed project report on setting up treatment plants in the city, which would generate compressed biogas (CBG) from sewage sludge, is being prepared by the TSERDCO.

published on : 10th January 2021

Empowered by solar energy: Jharkhand tribal women improve quality of unused land

Purty says before solar power pumps were introduced in her village, only three women were engaged in vegetable cultivation.

published on : 20th December 2020

PM Modi lays foundation stones for energy park, milk plant in Gujarat

Modi also laid the foundation stone of a fully automated milk processing and packing plant at Sarhad Dairy at Anjar.

published on : 15th December 2020

One step towards renewable energy: Solar plant at Hubballi airport to generate power by April 2021

The installation of an 8-megawatt ground-mounted grid-connected photovoltaic solar plant is in full swing and it is all set to make the airport self-reliant in terms of electricity generation.

published on : 4th December 2020

Narendra Modi to inaugurate 3rd Global Renewable Energy Investment Meeting

The summit is being organized by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy from November 26-28, the PMO said.

published on : 24th November 2020

PM Modi to inaugurate third global renewable energy meeting and expo on November 26

The event will include 6 focused country sessions, alongside over 20 plenary and technical sessions and a special Chief Ministerial plenary session.

published on : 19th November 2020
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