Faltering solar power calls for attention

Faltering solar power calls for attention

A priority of the new government must be to address the recent lethargy in India’s solar power programme. Back in June 2015, when the Modi government raised the solar power capacity target fivefold, to 1,00,000 MW (100 GW) by March 2022, it may have seemed a tall order.

Adani switches on 65 MW Queensland solar farm

Adani switches on 65 MW Queensland solar farm

Adani Renewables Australia’s Rugby Run Solar Farm has started feeding electricity into the grid seven months after construction was completed. The 65 MW project provides an example of how grid connection issues are hindering new generation capacity from joining the electricity supply system.

Ushering of circular bio-economy

Ushering of circular bio-economy

Rapid industrialisation and urbanisation in the relentless pursuit of growth are causing irrevocable damage to mother earth and environment. Challenges posed by the evils of global warming and climate change are threatening the very existence of mankind.