After a long wait of around five years, the Indian government has issued tenders to set up 7.5 gigawatts of solar power capacity in the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
Latin America will be getting its first combined CSP–PV solar power plant. Naturally, it will be in hot solar market Chile.
The Indian government is progressively looking to expand and strengthen the support infrastructure for electric vehicles with an intent to popularize and promote clean transportation.
Indian Railways will soon launch tenders to set up large-scale solar power projects working towards its overall solar power target of 5 gigawatts.
Siemens Gamesa, the world’s second-largest wind turbine manufacturer, announced this week that it is expanding its solar business, after successfully securing an order to provide a complete turnkey EPC solution for 160 megawatts of solar in India.
India achieved an operational solar power capacity of 20 gigawatts by the end of 2017, Mercom India Research has claimed.
The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy in India plans to add yet another record-breaking project in its portfolio and it has chosen the district of Anantapur in the state of Andhra Pradesh where it plans the world’s largest solar-wind hybrid project.
To support its ambitious plan to generate 40 gigawatts of rooftop solar power by 2022, the Indian government is planning to launch a “rent a roof” policy, said Anand Kumar, secretary in the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE).
India’s leading electric vehicles manufacturer, Mahindra & Mahindra, and Uber have announced a partnership to introduce electric vehicles as taxis across Indian cities to make the most of the policy push by the government for cleaner transportation.
In an attempt to mitigate any risks that prospective solar power project developers may face with the sale of generated electricity, India’s Ministry of New & Renewable Energy has announced a crucial modification in rules.