French Minister Brune Poirson Wednesday co-chaired the first session of General Assembly of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) here and discussed ways to produce results swiftly.
State-run Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) on Thursday deferred a tender for 10,000 megawatts (MW) of solar power till 12 October on bidders request for extending time for securing tie-ups for domestic manufacturing and completing ongoing negotiations for sourcing modules at better prices.
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy should reconsider its move to introduce a cap on solar tariffs in capacity auctions of its implementing body, Solar Energy Corporation of India.
The state power distribution utility made a new beginning on Sunday after successfully linking its solar energy plant at Wavi in Sinnar taluka to the electricity grid.
The Gujarat government is planing to start projects to store solar energy produced during the day and use it at night time, energy minister Saurabh Patel said Tuesday.
Since its introduction in 2008, the use of solar energy in India has increased gradually.
Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu Tuesday said many firms of Australia and Japan are keen to invest in India in solar energy sector and there is a need to send market signals for attracting more funds into research and development.
India is set to generate 100 GW solar energy by 2022, noted the Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu.
Setting up a target of 1 MW solar power generation, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) administration sought permission from its standing committee to sign an agreement with the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to install solar panels on four civic-owned buildings.
With a potential to add about 8,000 MW to 10,000 MW annually, India managed to add about 1,750 MW last year, due to implementation challenges and regulatory issues, according to a senior executive engaged in the wind energy sector.