As Solar PV power plant is land intensive an in many States, there are physical and legal hurdles to aggregate the land for such projects, it is proposed to utilize the large water spread area available in major reservoirs for installing Solar PV power plants already certain technologies have been developed in this regard and […]

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The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has recently unveiled a clean energy rollout trajectory that will require setting up of solar power plants of 77 GW capacity by 2020 with an approximate investment of Rs. 3, 50,000/- crores. The Ministry desires that a significant part of the raw materials and equipment to be […]

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Tamil Nadu and Adani Group of India have m ade a mark in the global solar energy map with the commissioning and inauguration of the world’s single- largest solar power plant at Ramanathapuram district of the State. With the commissioning of this plant, Tamil Nadu is on its way to emerge as the country’s power hub. […]

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Renewable energy certificates (RECs), battling declining demand, could be scrapped, according to officials. The industry, however, sees a turnaround by 2017-18 and does not want the certificates to meet the fate of carbon credits. The market for these certificates, launched in 2010, crashed last year with over 10 million of them remaining unsold. Last month’s discovered price […]

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In a first in the country, Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited has issued NIT for Selection of Developers for setting up 300MW of grid connected Solar PV projects with Battery Energy Storage Systems(BESS) in the states of Andhra Pradesh (2*50 MW) and Karnataka (4*50 MW) under Phase II Batch IV of the National Solar Mission. […]

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The Indian government is looking at innovative ways to expand the solar power capacity base in India. In the latest initiative, the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy has agreed to a proposal to pursue floating solar power projects on a large scale across the country, and especially in the states where land availability for setting […]

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There is no shortage of power in the country to cater to the demands of states and government is trying to fully tap the potential of new and renewable energy to produce 175 Gigawatt of power by 2022, Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday. Power Minister Piyush Goyal said that the government was exploring producing […]

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Rajasthan shall showcase investment opportunities in the products like pressure irrigation, solar pumps, custom hiring of farm machinery and implements, farm mechanization, agro-processing in the upcoming Global Rajasthan Agritech Meet-2016 (GRAM) to be held at Jaipur from November 9 to 11. Rajasthan government invited farmers and industrialists from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh to partner with the states’ […]

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