The three state-owned oil marketing companies (OMCs) are on a solarisation spree, to reduce “consumption of hydrocarbon fuels” and “improve public perception” of themselves.
Mundra Solar PV, the solar photovoltaic manufacturing arm of diversified Adani Group, looks to become a $1 billion company over the next 2-3 years, a top company official said.
Solar power generation capacity at Charanka Solar Park in Patan district, the first such project in the country, is soon expected to touch 790 MW.
This January, India achieved the 20 GW solar capacity target, meant for 2022 — four years ahead of the deadline, and it did not go unnoticed.
Inspired by the Norse god of sun, wealth and prosperity – Freyr, this Hyderabad-based startup literally harnesses the power of the sun to electrify business establishments as well as homes in urban and rural areas in a sustainable manner.
Karnataka’s solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity crossed the 5GW mark in the first quarter of 2018 to transform it into India’s top solar PV state, according to Mercom’s India Solar Project Tracker.
Yamaha Motor India Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Japan’s Yamaha Motor Co, plans to increase its total rooftop solar capacity to 3,500KW by the end of this year, even as it installed a 1,100KW rooftop solar power plant at its manufacturing facility in Chennai.
The project includes one of the largest and first of its kind off-grid 100 KW battery powered systems in the country located at Manipur’s Central Agricultural University.
First Solar India, the Indian subsidiary of world’s largest solar panel manufacturer First Solar, plans to participate in India’s first inter-state transmission system (ISTS) bids for projects being invited by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC).
Recently, India hosted the heads of 23 nations and 10 ministerial representatives for the first International Solar Alliance (ISA) summit, which is expected to give a boost to India’s ambitions to lead global sustainable development.