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Off-grid solar expanded to $1.75-bn market over the past decade: World Bank
By : Sustainability ..., Feb 26, 2020
The off-grid solar sector has expanded into a $1.75 billion annual market serving 420 million users over the past 10 years with further scope for growth, according to a recent report by the World Bank. “Despite its strong growth trajectory, even more investments are needed...Read more..
Subject Tags: off-grid solar , renewable energy investment , renewable energy market
Trichy: Work begins to install solar panels atop corp buildings
By : Sustainability ..., Oct 23, 2019
Trichy City Corporation has launched the groundwork to harness solar energy atop the civic body buildings. To make the corporation buildings energy self-sufficient, the corporation has taken up the preliminary work of the first phase to install off-grid solar photovoltaic...Read more..
Subject Tags: off-grid solar , Smart cities mission , solar energy capacity addition
Participation in PM-KUSUM tenders a challenge for distributed RE start-ups: Report
By : Sustainability ..., Sep 27, 2019
Early stage start-ups operating in the Distributed Renewable Energy (DRE) space are facing a challenge in participation in tenders floated under the ambitious KUSUM scheme, according to a report based on a survey by CLEAN, a Delhi-based non-government organisation (NGO). The...Read more..
Subject Tags: clean energy solution , Distributed Renewable Energy (DRE) , DRE , KUSUM Scheme , off-grid solar
Maharashtra: Over 300 schools will run on solar power, become self-reliant
By : Sustainability ..., May 27, 2019
Over 300 zilla parishad schools in Nagpur will run on solar power before Diwali making them completely self reliant when it comes powering up their classrooms. Schools will get anywhere between...Read more..
Subject Tags: off-grid solar , Renewable Energy , solar power , solar power plant
System to provide clean energy to off-grid populations developed
By : Sustainability ..., Feb 6, 2019
Environment think-tank TERI, in partnership with STEAG Energy Services, has developed a system to provide clean energy to off-grid populations. ...Read more..
Subject Tags: Clean Energy , India , off-grid solar , Rooftop solar , Solar PV , Solar Rooftop , TERI , TERI
Haryana govt to incentivise consumers for installing solar home system
By : Sustainability ..., Nov 30, 2018
With a view to promote renewable energy in Haryana, consumers in the state would now be provided with a 'solar home system' under the 'Manohar Jyoti Yojana'. "...the state government would provide subsidy of Rs 15,000 to consumers for installing this system," an official...Read more..
Subject Tags: off-grid solar , SHS , solar home lighting , standalone solar
The Sun Exchange Uses Blockchain for Solar Project Insurance
By : sustainabilityo..., May 8, 2018
The blockchain is set to take on a new role with off-grid solar developer The Sun Exchange, which aims to use the technology for insurance.
Subject Tags: industry news , insurance , off-grid solar , solar project insurance fund