Delhi Metro’s Phase III is likely to be fully powered by solar energy.
Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has said the solar energy will be a major source of income for Uttarakhand in the days to come.
It is better to move towards solar energy than to continue to build coal plants, World Bank President Jim Young Kim said today, citing India’s massive efforts in solar energy which has made it “cost effective” and “quite competitive”.
A study carried out to assess the solar rooftop potential of Greater Mumbai has shown that Mumbai has a potential to generate 1,720 megawatt (MW) of solar energy across rooftops including residences, educational institutions, government buildings and industries
An infrastructure fund of Australia’s Macquarie Group Ltd has agreed to buy about 330 megawatts (MW) of operational solar assets from power producer Hindustan Powerprojects Pvt. Ltd for an enterprise value of $600 million, said two people familiar with the discussions.
According to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), the solar energy capacity of the nation nearly doubled in a year, with the 2016-17 capacity expanding by a record 5,525.98 MW in comparison to a capacity expansion of 30,10 MW of solar capacity in 2015-2016.
Marine scientists will use solar energy for the first time in India to regenerate corals that become extinct from the Gulf of Kutch off the Gujarat coast thousands of years ago.
Solar air heating has not received much attention in India although utilising solar energy to produce electricity and other solar thermal energy applications are popular and visible.
Karnataka govt aims to generate by 2018-end around 2700 MW from the Pavagada solar park, in a region that has seen 54 droughts in the last 60 years.
Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has scrapped 150MW of solar capacity that was due to be auctioned under local content rules.