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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MNRE ministry eyes rooftop solar plants

The government is set to replace the existing capital subsidy programme for roof­top solar power projects with an interest subvention sch­eme to help accelerate the development of solar power projects in the country.The new and renewable energy ministry has set … Continue reading

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Subsidized Power a Sweeter Venom Hitting Solar Powered Micro Grids in Rural India

As per the Central Electricity Agency(CEA) more than 257K villages are still without electricity as of Aug 2014, many clean energy NGOs are facilitating the reliable, low cost solar power for this section. Greenpeace is one of the NGOs working … Continue reading

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