WB to give $500m for solar energy, regional connectivity

WB to give $500m for solar energy, regional connectivity

The World Bank is committing over half a billion dollars through two projects to support renewable energy in Sindh and expand economic activity between Pakistan and Afghanistan through the development of an economic corridor along the Khyber Pass, a Dawn report said.

Solar power installations see record surge in Q1 ‘18

Solar power installations see record surge in Q1 ‘18

The first quarter (Q1) of 2018 (January-March) was the best on record for solar power installations in India, with 3269 MW being installed in the country, a 34% increase compared to Q4 of 2017. Installations were also up on a year-on-year basis — 2,991 MW was installed in Q1 of 2017.