Solar power

Taxes slow India's solar power rollout but boost manufacture

Current cell and module manufacturing capacity in India is around 44 gigawatts per year, just a fraction of what's needed to meet India's renewable aims.

published on : 30th January 2023

Corporate funding in global solar sector falls 13 per cent to USD 24.1 billion in 2022: Report

During 2022, VC funding activity rose 56 per cent to USD 7 billion compared to USD 4.5 billion in 2021.

published on : 18th January 2023

TN energy agency to make govt buildings solar-powered

He also pointed out the officials have already approached a few district administrations to adopt solar power.

published on : 8th January 2023

IIIT-Bangalore installs rooftop solar power system

The solar power system offers 498.43 KWP capacity which is nearly 40 per cent of the power requirement of the institute. 

published on : 15th December 2022

Simply Scientifico

While the virus that causes COVID-19 is present in human waste, there is yet no conclusive evidence to show it spreads through toilets.

published on : 9th December 2022

TN ranks 4th in solar power capacity, may soon be 1st in South

A senior Tangedco officer told TNIE that to achieve its “zero carbon” target by 2070, TN was encouraging green power generation.

published on : 7th November 2022

Solar power empowers Mukra K village in Adilabad district in Telangana

The generated electricity also powers the water plant, school, anganwadi centre and the village panchayat building. In the process, the village is saving Rs 10,000 every month.

published on : 6th November 2022

37 TN panchayats to adopt Kerala's Perinjanam 'cost-cutting' solar power generation model

"With frequent power cuts in Tamil Nadu, the solar power project can be adopted to ensure the working of pumps for irrigation to farmlands," said a delegate.

published on : 26th October 2022

Tamil Nadu: Solar plant will push us off-the-grid say residents of Alavanthankulam

Many houses sport black flags, and banners bearing messages demanding the government abandon land acquisition process.

published on : 24th October 2022

Go green: Tenders for making IP sets solar-enabled soon in Karnataka

Many farmers in the state are working on setting up solar panels on their own to meet their power requirements, which is a costly affair.

published on : 6th October 2022

Diesel costlier, Kerala water transport department to switch to solar ferries

The SWTD has already given the order for four new boats which are under construction at the Century Yard in Panavally.

published on : 19th September 2022

Singareni collieries seeks nod to set up floating solar power plant in Mallannasagar project

Officials said that at a time when land rates are sky-high, setting up solar power plants on land is costly.

published on : 26th August 2022

As power tariff up in TN, this Villupuram man’s tryst with solar power shows the way

The recent hike in electricity tariff in the State has once again sounded the clarion call on why more people must shift to using renewable energy resources.

published on : 20th August 2022

Southern Railway generates 16.3 MUs of solar power, saves Rs  6.4 crore

The total installed capacity of the Southern Railway’s solar plants has reached 5.06 MW, with work on solar plants that can generate 192 kW being completed from April 2021 to March 2022.

published on : 8th August 2022

Over 50,000 'Suryamitras' trained under skill development programme: RK Singh 

To boost employment opportunities in the green energy sector, several other initiatives have also been taken, the minister said.

published on : 20th July 2022

This Karnataka man shows why solar power is the way forward

47-year-old Sanjay Deshpande, a Hubballi-based architect, is on a mission to promote solar energy and do his bit to the environment

published on : 17th July 2022

GMR Hyderabad airport saves Rs 10 crore using solar power

The GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL) has said that it has saved around Rs 10 crore in the last one year by using solar power for energy requirements at the airport.

published on : 9th July 2022

Now, Milma to milk solar power to run plants

Federation launches work to install 2MW plant in Tripunithura; National Dairy Devpt Board to fund the project

published on : 6th July 2022

NTPC taps solar power with floating plant

The state is abundant with waterbodies and there is immense space to set up floats to generate green energy.

published on : 30th June 2022

Maker of solar-powered car, Srinagar math teacher says he missed Musk bus

Elon Musk became Elon Musk because he had the resources. If only Bilal Ahmed also had the resources, he believes he too could have become the Elon Musk of India.

published on : 28th June 2022
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