The Delhi High Court has directed the Goods and Services Tax Council to review the tax structure for solar power projects. The decision was in response to a writ filed by the Solar Power Development Association,
Many of the projects won by developers in the two wind auctions conducted by Solar Corporation of India in 2017 have not been completed yet, according to sources close to the development.
Kochi Naval Base has installed a roof top solar power plant, which can generate 14,400 units of power per year. The solar power system will help decrease energy costs and carbon footprint besides increasing energy efficiency, the Navy said in a release.
Trapping sunlight by utilising all viable space for solar panels, could allow schools to meet up to 75 per cent of their electricity needs and reduce the education sector’s carbon footprint by as much as 28 per cent.
Integrated power company Tata Power Group’s FY2018-19 revenues increased to Rs 29,493 crore—up 12% from Rs 26,430 crore last year—driven mainly by renewable capacity addition among other factors.
In April 2019, many important policies were announced to streamline India’s renewable energy sector. Some of the policies highlighted include generic tariff, net-metering, deviation settlement, testing guidelines among others.
One of the most industrialised districts in the State, Coimbatore is home to power intensive sectors such as textiles and foundries. Though their demand for electricity is high, the industries have gone in for captive generation and also invested in energy conservation measures
The current energy consumption pattern of India’s agricultural sector is mired in inefficiency. Despite farmers being dependent on the sun for most farming activities, irrigation usually happens quite late at night.
Solar rooftop panel: Solar cells that can generate electricity to fulfil up to 20% of power requirements of an office
The solar panels that are installed on the rooftop of buildings are termed as solar rooftop panels. These panels are made of photovoltaic cells that harness the energy of sunlight which is then converted into electricity. Solar rooftop panels are square in shape and they are made of conductive materials such as silicon.
Large hydro power (LHP) projects are back in the limelight in India, thanks to the recent notification by the Ministry of Power in which such projects were reclassified a renewables. T