solar energy

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

Chennai Central railway station now fully powered by solar energy

In a big leap towards becoming a green railway station, Puratchi Thalaivar Dr MG Ramachandran Central station has installed 1.5 MW capacity solar panels.

published on : 30th September 2021

Rajasthan tops states generating solar energy, overtakes Karnataka: Centre

The northern state has overtaken Karnataka to be at the top in the country with an installed capacity of 7737.95 MW of solar power.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Rajasthan leading state in country in solar energy production: CM Gehlot

This is the result of the Solar Energy Policy 2019 and the Rajasthan Investment Promotion Policy 2019 implemented by the state government, Gehlot said.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Mulling rooftop solar units in Karnataka govt buildings: Energy Minister

 The state has been able to generate just 48.85 MW of rooftop solar energy till July-end compared to last year’s achievement of 233.49 MW.

published on : 14th September 2021

All govt health care centers in Jharkhand to be equipped with solar panels

Out of the 1400 buildings identified for the purpose, installation of solar power plants in 783 buildings have already been completed.

published on : 29th August 2021

Panel to promote use of solar power in Odisha

This was decided at a high-level meeting chaired by Chief Secretary Suresh Mahapatra.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Rebuilding lives with solar energy

SELCO Foundation introduces the Solar Kuteer project to help women and the differently-abled who were hit by the lockdown

published on : 25th July 2021
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