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India to invest Rs 3.85 lakh crore to set up 77,000 Megawatt solar capacity

By : editor_2, Aug 10, 2018

India is likely to invest Rs 385,000 crore for setting up 77,000 Megawatt of solar power generation capacity by 2022, Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh said today. ...

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India to explore China's participation in International Solar Alliance

By : editor_2, Aug 10, 2018

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has been asked to explore with its Chinese counterpart the possibility of China joining the International Solar Alliance (ISA), a move that could...

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With 4 years to go, only 6 per cent of solar rooftop capacity target met

By : editor_2, Aug 9, 2018

With less than four years left to meet its target of installing 40,000 megawatt (MW) of rooftop solar power capacity by 2022, India has installed just about 2,538 MW as of March 2018, a full 94...

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UN environment chief lauds India's efforts to use solar energy, curb plastics

By : editor_2, Aug 8, 2018

UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director Erik Solheim said 2017 is "the first year in human history" when more electricity was generated globally from the ...

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KSEB aims to generate 500 MW electricity from rooftop solar plants

By : editor_2, Aug 6, 2018

The Kerala State Electricity Board Limited’s Soura Roof Top solar power plant project is getting good response from the public. So far, 2065 persons including the owners of residential buildings...

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Delay in fixing tariff stalls work on solar power target

By : editor_2, Aug 3, 2018

Delay on the part of the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (Jerc) to fix solar power tariff has put a spanner in the works for Chandigarh Renewal Energy, Science and Technology Promotion...

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Levi Strauss unzips new Science-Based Targets

By : editor_2, Aug 2, 2018

Levi Strauss revealed a new carbon cutting strategy yesterday that will see the jeans giant invest in renewable power and energy efficiency to cut emissions by 90 per cent by 2025....

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Patna airport is set to take a major step towards reducing its energy consumption.

By : editor_2, Aug 2, 2018

The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), an energy service company of the Centre, will help the airport management usher in this change. A memorandum of understanding was signed between...

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Plan to green Andaman stuck in red tape for over 2 years

By : editor_2, Aug 1, 2018

A proposal to rid Andaman of polluting diesel by switching to clean-burning natural gas for generating power, fuelling...

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This IIT Roorkee PhD student's solar-powered heaters can provide energy to remote areas in winters

By : editor_2, Aug 1, 2018

Working on Solar-Assisted Ground Source Heat Pump (SAGSHP) system for Space Heating Application, Vikas Verma was motivated to take up research work that attempts to replace the electric heaters...

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