Solar energy

Kochi airport commissions one of the biggest floating solar powerplants in Kerala

CIAL said the airport also achieved another milestone with this installation as the company has introduced cost-effective high-density polyethylene floats, using French technology.

published on : 17th 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

Rajasthan to meet 30,000 MW solar energy target by 2024-25: Ashok Gehlot

Gehlot said the state government has announced the Rajasthan Investment Promotion Scheme (RIPS) 2019, Solar Energy Policy 2019, and Wind and Hybrid Energy Policy 2019 to attract investment.

published on : 27th November 2020

Solar capacity addition falls 80 pc in Sep quarter: Report

It further said the country's solar industry is showing signs of recovery with increased activity compared to the previous quarter.

published on : 20th November 2020

Andhra govt increases PPA for solar plants to 30 years from 25

A greenshoe option to develop up to 50 per cent additional capacity subject to mutual agreement between the SPD and the APGECL, was also included in the scheme.

published on : 8th November 2020

1,454 acres allotted for solar plant in Andhra Pradesh's Donakonda

The government recently issued an order allocating 1,454 acres of APIIC land to the AP Green Energy Corporation Limited (APGECL) for the establishment of solar power plant. 

published on : 3rd October 2020

Solar project may find place in PM-KUSUM

Inclusion of the projects under the scheme will enable the developers to avail about 30 per cent subsidy per MW.

published on : 1st October 2020

Andhra govt to seek financial support from Centre for 10K MW solar plants 

Energy secretary to meet Union Minister today to discuss power sector reforms in State 

published on : 21st September 2020

New IIT-Madras research to produce cheaper hydrogen using solar power

The research is expected to create a renewed interest in the low-cost production of Hydrogen, a clean fuel, from sea water.

published on : 23rd August 2020

IIT-Madras researchers discover component to split water into Hydrogen and Oxygen using solar power

A material to be employed in solar fuel generation should be a good photovoltaic material and at the same time remain stable in water medium.

published on : 22nd August 2020

AISIA urges government to impose 50 per cent basic custom duty on solar equipment

The country's dependency on China for solar imports in FY20, was recorded at imports worth USD 1.3 billion.

published on : 20th August 2020

IHCL joins hands with Tata Power for supply of solar energy to Mumbai hotels

Sustainability is a prerequisite to IHCL operations and in the last four years, the company has increased its renewable energy mix from 7 per cent to 25 per cent.

published on : 17th August 2020

Clean energy: Surge in demand for residential solar power connections

“An analysis of data shows that highest number of rooftop solar net metering connections is in domestic segment.

published on : 3rd August 2020

India a 'good example' as solar auctions gain popularity amid COVID-19: UN chief Antonio Guterres

Guterres urged the international community to commit to no new coal and to end all external financing of coal in the developing world.

published on : 9th July 2020

A green future of work

This is the time for increasingly investing in the education and training of solar and wind power engineers, PV installers, ecologists, marine biologists and green design professionals to name a few.

published on : 14th June 2020
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