Solar energy

India has installed renewable energy projects of 152.90 GW: Power minister

“Further, projects of 72.61 GW capacity are under various stages of implementation and 21.11 GW capacity are under various stages of bidding,” said Singh.

published on : 25th March 2022

Karnataka encouraging research in solar energy: Bommai

Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Wednesday said that the State Government is encouraging research on the use of solar energy in projects.

published on : 24th March 2022

TN plans Rs 70k crore worth 20k MW solar plants by 2030

A senior official of Tangedco told TNIE the tender is likely to be finalised on March 20 and the selected company will start its work in the first week of April.

published on : 12th March 2022

Smart Power India, Adani Solar to promote solar energy usage in rural areas of 4 states

While SPI is a subsidiary of the US-based The Rockefeller Foundation, Adani Solar is the solar photovoltaic manufacturing arm of Adani Group.

published on : 4th March 2022

Kochi man solar powers his home, pays Rs 50 for electricity bill

Before installing solar panels, the electricity bills used to be more than Rs 1,000 for two months.

published on : 20th January 2022

Solar open access installation up 85 per cent with 307 MW addition in Q3: Report

India’s solar open access installations witnessed a growth of 85% with 307 MW installations in the third quarter of 2021, according to the Mercom India Research study. 

published on : 5th January 2022

Adani Group signs world's largest green power purchase agreement with Solar Energy Corporation

Adani Green Energy Ltd informed that it has signed an agreement with the SECI to supply 4,667 MW of green power.

published on : 14th December 2021

New norms for solar rooftop plants to boost green energy

The gross metering mechanism involves direct sale of units produced by the solar system to the grid and is accounted for at feed-in tariff.

published on : 16th November 2021

Green signal for buying 7,000 MW from SECI

The commission also permitted the power utilities concerned to enter into a tripartite power sale agreement (PSA) with SECI to purchase power for 25 years.

published on : 13th November 2021

TDP government bought power at Rs 7 a unit, says YSRC's Sajjala Ramakrishna

Sajjala Ramakrishna alleged that the TDP, during its regime, had purchased solar power at Rs 7 per unit and wind power at Rs 5 per unit despite having surplus power across the country.  

published on : 9th November 2021

SECI power to AP cheaper than Tamil Nadu price 

Similarly, the State need not earmark land for a power plant if power is purchased from outside.

published on : 8th November 2021

No climate justice without equity

A world struggling to reach a commitment of $100 billion needs to hear this to understand the scale of what is needed to achieve the goal of arresting global warming

published on : 3rd November 2021

Andhra Pradesh to procure 7,000 MW from SECI for free agri power scheme

Agreement to be signed for supply of solar power at Rs 2.49 per unit for 25 years on a sustainable basis; govt says Rs 2,000 cr will be estimated savings per annum

published on : 29th October 2021

Chennai tea seller finds solace in solar energy

Even as the country battles a huge power crisis and people find it difficult to cope with inflated electricity bills, 61-year-old S Dhamodharan is untethered.

published on : 17th October 2021

Adani acquires solar power plant in Odisha

The acquisition of the project was at an enterprise valuation of Rs 219 crore.

published on : 2nd October 2021
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