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.
Panasonic Corp will invest more than 30 billion yen ($256 million) in a New York production facility of Elon Musk’s Tesla Motors to make photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules, deepening a partnership of the two companies. Japan’s Panasonic, which has been retreating from low-margin consumer electronics to focus more on automotive components and other businesses […]
The 15-storey Shivshakti Heights, located near the railway station, has got a 9.135 kilowatt (kW) peak power rooftop solar system installed, which lights the lifts and the building’s common areas. The building is home to 76 families.
To harness solar energy, a 3.5MW solar power project has been taken up by the HAL at its airport in the city.
The project spread over 23 acres with 12,985 solar modules installed was inaugurated by HAL CMD T Suvarna Raju on Friday.
NEW DELHI: India’s first reverse auction for wind power has been postponed by three weeks. The last date for submission of bids has been extended to January 8 in the New Year from December 15, while the opening of bids, earlier scheduled for December 16, will take place on January 9. Read more