Tirupati’s Renigunta International Airport Turns on Solar Power

Tirupati’s Renigunta International Airport Turns on Solar Power

The temple town of Tirupati has successfully joined the league of solar-powered airports in South India, along with Cochin, Trivandrum and Vijayawada. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) inaugurated a 1 MW solar plant at Tirupati’s Renigunta International airport, which was commissioned by a leading distributed solar developer, Fourth Partner Energy.

Delhi: Solar power can save you Rs 46,000 in yearly bill

Delhi: Solar power can save you Rs 46,000 in yearly bill

The city’s much needed push for solar energy could be just around the corner with Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) finally notifying the group net metering (GNM) and virtual net metering (VNM) framework, which will benefit thousands of RWAs, households and CGHS societies.

1 GW Tender from NTPC Under Phase-II of CPSU Program Out

1 GW Tender from NTPC Under Phase-II of CPSU Program Out

National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) has finally released another tender for 1 GW of solar power under the CPSU program. the program was designed specifically to encourage domestic manufacturing, hence, all the supplies will need to be sourced domestically by winning bidders in the tender, or the domestic content requirement (DCR) as it is called.

India’s growing solar power programme could leave behind a trail of waste

India’s growing solar power programme could leave behind a trail of waste

Solar power may promise a bright future for India’s energy requirements, but behind the sheen is a growing mountain of waste. While the national government is pushing an ambitious solar power programme for India, it has, so far, failed to put in a mechanism to address the problem of waste, including environmentally hazardous materials, from solar photovoltaic panels that can be hazardous to the environment.

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