MNRE has no mechanism to claim CDM benefits, observes CAG
CDM first defined in the Kyoto Protocol with the objective of achieving sustainable development by preventing climate change
Centre to increase solar generation capacity next year
The government is likely to commission projects with a total generation capacity of 4,345 MW by March 2016
Renewable energy: India achieves half of its fiscal target in seven months
While wind power sector has not shown much growth, solar power is undergoing an unprecedented expansion
What India's wind energy sector looks like
Even though Gujarat has the highest potential in India, its installed capacity remains low. Tamil Nadu, on the other hand, has the highest …
Offshore wind energy: project developers have to obtain clearances from 10 ministries
Exclusive economic zone up to 370 km from the shore will be developed for this
Is REC an albatross for power distribution utilities?
Only two states have achieved their renewable energy targets so far. Others scaled down their commitments
The truth about solar mission
For the Government of India the first phase of the national solar mission has been a grand success. It not only managed to attract industry to …
Investments in Indian renewable energy sector declining
Is it a temporary phase?
Energy market glitch
Why new renewable energy trading policy could be a win-lose rather than a win-win instrument
Smoke in the kitchen
The new ‘green’ biomass cookstove has immense potential but why is it missing in homes?
Solar rooftop subsidy likely to be halved
Commercial and industrial consumers placed at bottom of government priority list of beneficiaries
Solar energy could be the largest source of electricity by mid-century
Increased use of solar technologies could prevent the emission of more than six billion tonnes of carbon dioxide per year by 2050
Solar electricity lights the maximum number of villages in Chhattisgarh—but barely so
Wind break ends
Centre wants to withdraw sops for wind energy sector; offers an incentive to improve performance
Powered by husk
Off-grid biomass plants light up villages; experts demand clarity on tariff regulation
Deadline extended for developers of solar thermal projects
Faulty solar radiation data and delay in raw material supply slow down developers; deadline extended to spare them penalties
Financial and policy issues hinder the adoption of grid-connected rooftop solar power in the country
Boon or doom?
The commerce ministry's recommendation to impose duty on imported solar cells has started a debate. Will it boost the domestic solar power sector …
Two technologies that shape our future
Battery and meters are two widely used technologies, yet no one stops to think how they work. They determine our future. They dictate how we …
Let solar shine
Census 2011 throws light on the darkness across India. Of the 246 million households, 67 per cent get electricity from the grid, while 31 per …
Who needs ultra mega solar power plants?
Government plans to set up four large-scale solar power plants that will cost a whopping Rs 1.2 lakh crore. Will they serve millions of energy poor?
IREDA to provide low interest loans for rooftop solar projects
High interest rate is one of the major impediments in the development of solar sector in India
India to get 25 solar parks
Ministry of New and Renewable Energy to spend Rs 4,046.25 crore on developing the parks
Solar energy is everybody's business
Solar mission is too important to let doubtful dealings hijack it
Gujarat set to develop India’s first tidal energy plant
But the country lacks a tidal energy policy