Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today asked the Science and Technology (S&T) Department to undertake projects for harnessing of solar energy in a big way to supplement the energy needs of the state.
The savings in electricity bills resulting from the Solar Project are expected to be more than approximately Rs 80 lakh per year. The Project is being implemented in President’s Estate in collaboration with Rural Electrification Corporation (REC).
Spending Rs 20 crore a year on electricity bills, Rashtrapati Bhavan which is not just the residence and office of the President of India but the President’s Estate is a small township, will soon able to cut its electricity bill by Rs 80 lakh after it switches to solar power.
Shaista Amber, president, Muslim Women Board Law Board, who has been an almost-lone crusader in the fight for the fundamental rights of Muslim women
The world’s largest solar power plant, coming up in Madhya Pradesh, has caught the interest of clean energy companies from around the world.
The Ministry of Power has recommended that renewable energy should be given a zero-rate tax status under the Goods and Services Tax, according to a presentation made by it to the GST Council, predicting several adverse effects to the economy if there is any increase in power tariffs due to the new tax regime.
India may be a bright spot for global solar markets this year as it adds capacity at a record pace, becoming one of the top regions for panel producers struggling with rock-bottom prices.
For hotels and industries that have been violating the solar norms claiming installation of rooftop solar power systems is next to impossible in already-built buildings, the state government has come up with an alternative.
Solar energy can help in poverty alleviation programmes as it can provide income to a large number of people having land
India is aspiring to produce approximately One lakh Megawatt of solar energy by 2022. Minister of State for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal
The country’s first solar ferry boat ‘Aaditya’ was launched in the 2.5-km Vaikom-Tavanakkadavu sector on Thursday even as the state government sought Central financial assistance to roll out 10 more such passenger boats as part of its aim to replace the existing fleet of diesel boats with solar-powered ones.