Lanco found guilty of false commissioning of plants
To lose bank guarantees for its four power plants in Rajasthan
One Sun One World One Grid project put on hold
Reasons for putting the project on hold remain unknown; calls to Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy go unanswered
G20 countries bank on fossil fuels for COVID-19 recovery plans: Study
Over 55% or $150.81 billion of public money committed by G20 countries is allocated for supporting fossil fuel energy
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 …
Making it mandatory
Space mirror "illumines" Europe by night
A Russian attempt to light up the night by using sunlight reflected from a huge space-based mirror failed to come up to expectations but could …
Sun plays marginal role in global warming
Variations in solar radiations contribute little to global warming and researchers say efforts to check the phenomenon must focus on greenhouse gases.
Dual purpose served
Are tax incentives enough to promote solar cell manufacturing in India?
China and the US have already built several state of the art manufacturing base for solar PV which can cater to most of the world’s demands
Commerce ministry may levy heavy dumping duty on solar goods
The move can boost Indian firms facing a setback due to dumping of solar products by China, Taiwan and the US
How to make the solar mission possible
Flicker of solar light in Chhattisgarh
Solar mission’s new priority: off-grid and grid-connected rooftop solar power
3,000 MW of solar energy to be added in second phase of national solar mission
Financial and policy issues hinder the adoption of grid-connected rooftop solar power in the country
Solar cells: Indian manufacturers deny increase in prices
National Solar Energy Federation of India had complained to renewable energy ministry domestic manufacturers increased prices of solar cells by 15-…
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?
Centre considering fund to protect domestic solar industry
Solar mission mandate to promote domestic crystalline silicon technology fails to achieve desired result
Solar eclipse to test European electricity grids in March 2015, says French operator
On the other hand, UK grid operator dismisses the possibility of a drastic impact
Union Budget 2020-21: Will proposals on discom reform, PM-Kusum work?
Previous attempts at discom reform did not yield results while standalone solar pumps do not incentivise farmers
बजट 2020-21: सौर ऊर्जा और ग्रीन कोरिडोर के आंवटन में हो सकती है 24% तक वृद्धि
केंद्र सरकार 2020 तक 1 लाख 70 हजार मेगावाट अक्षय ऊर्जा का लक्ष्य हासिल करना है, लेकिन अब तक 85908 मेगावाट उत्पादन क्षमता का ...
Look back at the decade: Solar energy
In the second decade of the millenium, everyone wanted a piece of the pie in the sky
Why has India's solar capacity addition slowed down?
India wants to add 100 GW of capacity by 2022. But according to a new report by global analytics firm CRISIL, it will only manage 60 GW by 2022. …
A solar water purifier, with a difference
Scientists at the Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute at Phaltan in Maharashtra developed a solar water purifier, that does not require …
2016 was a great year for renewable energy, especially for power generation: REN21
Out of the total capacity added in 2016, 62 per cent of it was from renewable sources