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$350-million solar development fund in the works: Raj Kumar Singh

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 19, 2018

India is setting up a $350-million solar development fund to support financing of solar projects, minister of state for new and renewable energy Raj Kumar Singh said. 

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Eleven railway stations to sport rooftop solar plants

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 19, 2018

As part of the Southern Railway’s initiative to go green and save on electricity costs by producing 4 MW of solar power, rooftop solar plants will be installed at 11 stations in Palakkad and...

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India will need at least $125 billion to fund renewables dream: government official

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 18, 2018

India will need at least $125 billion to fund its ambitious plan to increase the share of renewable power supply in the country’s grid by 2022, a top government official told Reuters,...

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Karnataka Electricity Regulator seeks cut in base tariff for solar auction

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 17, 2018

With solar energy prices progressively falling, Karnataka's power regulator has directed the state's renewable energy development agency to substantially lower the benchmark tariff for its...

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Domestic solar panels to get only EPC, subsidy-backed projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 16, 2018

As India faces heat at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) for giving preference to domestic solar manufacturers in its renewable energy programme, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE...

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Azure Power bags 200 Mw solar power project via SECI auction

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 16, 2018

Azure Power today announced bagging of a 200 mw solar power project through an auction conducted by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). 

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ReNew, Greenko, Hero eye india assets of exiting SkyPower Global

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 16, 2018

At least three Indian developers are eyeing the assets of Canadian renewable energy company SkyPower Global, which plans to exit India after a troubled run in the country.

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Shell ventures back into solar, agrees to acquire stake in US firm

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 16, 2018

Royal Dutch Shell agreed on Monday to acquire a stake in a U.S. solar company, 12 years after exiting the sector, in the latest in a series of deals to grow beyond its core oil and gas business...

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Maharashtra transmission company to purchase 1000 MW solar power in 2018

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 15, 2018

In a move to boost solar energy production in Maharashtra, Mahavitaran, the power transmission company of the state government, is planning to purchase 1000 MW solar power this year....

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Proposed safeguard duty may not hit ongoing solar power projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 15, 2018

Amid fears of a proposed safeguard duty on imported solar cells thwarting India's solar mission, the government wants to ensure that the duty is prospective in nature, and does not impact...

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