Did you know Mumbai has the potential to generate 1.72 Giga Watt Peak (GWp) solar energy through solar panels atop buildings?
Expressing optimism about job growth in the renewable energy sector, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has said that India is set to create over 3 lakh new jobs in the wind and solar energy sector by 2022, Financial Express has reported.
Energy firms Sprng, Ayana and SB have emerged as lowest bidders in the auction by state-run power giant NTPC for a total capacity of 750 MW at Ananthapuram Solar Park in Andhra Pradesh.
In Energy Breakthrough, India Added More Renewable Than Fossil Fuel Capacity for the First Time Last Year
India added more energy capacity from renewable energy sources last year than from conventional sources like coal for the first time, an important breakthrough for a country that struggles with high greenhouse gas emissions and deadly air pollution.
Reden Solar, a niche solar energy player backed by private equity funds, is looking to buy solar projects to take advantage of a government push to boost renewable energy in France.
A recent series of aerial surveys of Bengaluru, using the Light Detection and Ranging technology, could possibly be a pioneer project to assess the potential for rooftop solar photo-voltaic energy in urban centres in India.
The U.S. Department of Energy will spend $105.5 million to fund 70 projects aimed at advancing solar energy technologies and smoothing their integration into the electricity grid, it said on Tuesday.
Two years after it was launched, the world’s first solar cooperative has transformed Gujarat’s Dhundi village
The unrelenting heat of the summer afternoon sends us scurrying for cover under a large tree as we reach Dhundi village in Gujarat’s Kheda district. We are making our way to Udaysinh Chawda’s home.
The World Economic Forum annual meeting last month revealed some startling facts about India and the world’s economy. The Oxfam survey highlighted that the richest one per cent in India accounted for 73 per cent of the wealth generated in the country, showcasing the worrying trend of income inequality.
The Indian government is switching gears on solar energy. The 2018 Economic Survey identifies renewable energy as a champion sector under the Make in India 2.0 programme.