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Wind and solar produced 10 per cent of global electricity in first half 2020 - report

By : Chetanya Mehra, Aug 13, 2020

Wind turbines and solar panels produced a record 10 per cent of the world's electricity...

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Draft regulations to make solar costlier for open access consumers in Rajasthan

By : Chetanya Mehra, Jul 29, 2020

Rajasthan has sought to impose charges on open market purchase of renewable energy by...

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Subject Tags: open access , solar energy

NZ Govt announces six new public sector clean energy projects

By : Chetanya Mehra, Jul 20, 2020

New Zealand’s Minister for Climate Change James Shaw has today announced six new projects to be supported by the NZ Government’s $200 million clean-powered public service fund. ...

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Tamil Nadu to sell renewable energy to western states

By : Chetanya Mehra, Jul 14, 2020

The Raigarh-Pugalur 800kV ultra-high-voltage direct current (UHVDC) transmission line will now take renewable...

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Promote renewable energy sources in the upcoming building projects: Vice President

By : Chetanya Mehra, Jul 13, 2020

The Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu today called upon the architects of the country to adopt and promote Green Architecture. He said that the use of renewable energy sources such...

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With 32 per cent solar power, DMRC among the greenest metro services globally

By : Chetanya Mehra, Jul 13, 2020

The Delhi Metro on Friday said that it is meeting 32 per cent of its total energy requirement from the 750 MW solar power...

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Bangladeshi solar-sharing start-up aims to cut power waste

By : Chetanya Mehra, Jul 3, 2020

A start-up that helps rural Bangladeshi owners of home solar power systems...

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Enel to build first solar plant in India after winning tender

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 1, 2020

Italy's biggest utility Enel said on Tuesday it had won its first photovoltaic tender in India and would be spending around $180 million to build its first solar plant in the country. In a statement, the group said its green energy unit had won the right to sign a 25-year...

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Subject Tags: solar energy

India achieves historic low solar tariff of Rs 2.36 per kWh for 2-GW ISTS tender

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 1, 2020

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) on Tuesday saw a historic low winning tariff of Rs 2.36 per kilowatt hour (kWh) from SolarPack, a Spanish developer, for its 2 gigawatt (GW) interstate transmission system (ISTS) solar PV project under tranche-IX, according to JMK...

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Subject Tags: SECI , solar energy

Chinese solar imports to be exempted from BCD if PPA signed earlier

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 1, 2020

Chinese imports for public solar power projects will be exempted from the basic customs duty if the power purchase agreements were signed before the implementation of the duty, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) said on Tuesday. The decision is subject to the...

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