Modi government approves Rs 5,000 crore for solar rooftop

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved scaling up of budget from Rs 600 crore to Rs 5,000 crore for implementation of Grid Connected Solar Rooftop systems over a period of five years upto 2019-20 … Continue reading

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Azure Power bags another 100 MW of solar projects

Azure Power, an Indian solar producer, has been awarded the right to build a 100 MW solar PV project in India at an auction held by Indian power generation company NTPC Limited. Held as part of India’s ambitious National Solar … Continue reading

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French Foreign Minister to visit India, COP21

The French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius will be visiting India to discuss on the international solar alliance proposed by India, apart from holding deliberations on the preparations ahead of the Paris climate summit (COP21). Fabius will be accompanied by Laurence … Continue reading

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Wind turbine maker Gamesa to enter Indian Solar market

The Spanish wind turbine maker Gamesa announced the commissioning of its first solar project in India. Gamesa India has commissioned a 9 MW turnkey solar power project near Madurai in Tamil Nadu. Gamesa is delighted with the successful commissioning of their first ever solar project … Continue reading

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PM Modi pushes Solar during G20 summit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi used the occasion of Sunday’s G20 summit in Antalya, Turkey, to nudge member states to back his Global Solar Alliance – a newly formed organization of the world’s sun-rich nations that Modi believes can transform … Continue reading

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Lightsource to be a source of power in India

Lightsource Renewable Energy, one of the U.K.’s leading developers of solar power projects, has today signed a landmark £2 billion ($3 billion) deal to develop 3 GW of solar PV projects in India over the next five years. The agreement … Continue reading

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Indian Railways with yet another Solar project

Indian Railways has put a plan in motion to start renewable energy project in the Mysore Division, Karnataka. Indian Railways is tapping solar energy resources to reduce its dependence on conventional forms of energy dependent on coal and water. A 15 … Continue reading

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Scheme for Households in NDMC areas to install solar panels on roof tops

Households in the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) areas will now be able to install solar panel on rooftops to generate electricity but would have to sell it to the civic body and cannot utilize it for their consumption. In … Continue reading

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