With calls for a significant reduction in carbon emissions being intensified, many countries across the world have been rapidly increasing the installed capacity of renewable energy over the past few years.
The Uttar Pradesh government will install solar power back-up units in 17 prisons of the state to strengthen their security systems and ensure functioning of mobile phone jammers.
The 5-billion euro Finnish energy systems provider, WartsilaBSE 0.00 %, is looking to develop India as its biggest Asian market for battery storage solutions
The Telangana State Renewable Energy Development Corporation (TSREDCO) has allocated 20 subsidised units of solar power packs to Mahbubnagar district.
“Ek chhota sa chirag tha jo bas raat mein jalaate the, aur ab suraj aa gaya hai ghar pe (A flickering lamp was burnt in the night and now we have the sun at home),” said Zuleqa Bano with a smile as she demonstrated how the three solar powered LED lights at her home functioned at the press of a button.
Solar power was the fastest-growing source of new energy worldwide last year, outstripping the growth in all other forms of power generation for the first time and leading experts to hail a “new era”.
Telangana has surpassed Gujarat to become the largest generator of solar energy in India, The New India Express reported quoting Special Chief Secretary Ajay Misra on Thursday.
Telangana is now the largest producer of solar energy in the country, after toppling its role model Gujarat.
Norway’s Statkraftswapped its hydropower units in Panama, Laos, Philippines and Zambia with other renewable energy assets in South America
Four companies have been finalized to provide 500MW solar power to Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited(GUVNL) through reverse e-auction.