The ever-increasing demand for potable water is exerting tremendous stress on our existing consumable water resources. Water covers a little over 70 per cent of the earths surface
Solar glass manufacturer Gujarat Borosil plans to invest around Rs 435 crore to more than double its manufacturing capacity of tempered solar glass facility by fiscal 2020.
Giving a further boost to the uptake of renewable energy, the government has raised the minimum quantity of green power that states must procure to 21% of their overall power purchases in FY22 from 14.3% in FY18 (see chart).
The West Bengal Government wants to achieve a target of 200MW with respect to annual generation of solar power.Currently, the generation capacity is 70MW.
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.
The Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation is contemplating a new revenue model even while continuing with its core business of running public transport. It now plans to generate solar power.
SoftBank Group Corp has decided to invest $60 billion-$100 billion in a solar power project in India, Japanese public broadcaster NHK reported on Friday.
Samsung Electronics Co., the world’s biggest smartphone maker, joined on Thursday a growing list of companies that are promising to increase their use of solar and other renewable energy to help curb global warming.
Osmania University which pays more than 90 lakhs a month as its campus power bill has drawn up a plan to set up solar power plants so that it generates 5 MW for its needs.
Karnataka’s power regulator has fixed a ceiling tariff of Rs 3.45 per unit for wind auctions in the state and directed that all future purchases of wind power should be solely through competitive bidding.