Power minister M M Mani commissioned the largest floating solar power plant in the country set up on the Banasura Sagar reservoir at Padinjarethara in Wayanad on Monday.
The general trend in the global energy industry is going the way of renewables. This has resulted in sources like Solar Power becoming increasingly affordable while fossil fuel becomes more expensive.
Emerging markets now account for the majority of growth in solar power, according to new data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).
West Africa’s biggest solar powerplant goes onstream on Wednesday as Burkina Faso, one of the world’s poorest countries, inaugurates a novel scheme to boost renewables and cut energy dependence on its neighbours.
In an attempt to mitigate any risks that prospective solar power project developers may face with the sale of generated electricity, India’s Ministry of New & Renewable Energy has announced a crucial modification in rules.
India plans to penalize solar power developers which are using foreign equipment in power generation projects awarded on the basis that they would only use locally made solar cells and modules, according to two government officials.
Pulipaka Subrahmanyam, a young entrepreneur hailing from this place, is going to take part in the upcoming Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad with plans to take forward his mission of providing solar power to rural areas.
Nagpur Metro has decided to go in for captive solar power generation and will get it at Rs4.50 a unit. It will use costly conventional power in evening.
In the Americas, in the US, the deadline to obtain solar power tax credit was August 31, 2017 for Louisiana taxpayers. Orlando City Commission consented to 100% from renewables by 2050.
Akey state utility has reversed its stand and will buy solar power from a large project, although at a lower rate than initially proposed, giving a boost to the renewable energy sector