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27 MW Solar PV Plant in Karnataka Commences Commercial Operations

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 19, 2019

ThomasLloyd announced today that its investee company SolarArise India Projects Private Limited ("SolarArise") has commissioned a 27 Megawatt ("MW") Solar PV plant in Kerehalli village, Koppal District, State of Karnataka, India on 8 August 2019. The new solar plant operates...

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Experts call for comprehensive, collaborative approach to address energy efficiency issues

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 19, 2019

Experts drawn from different sectors of industry have called for a comprehensive, collaborative and holistic approach to address the challenge of driving energy efficiency and sustainability. At the three-day CII Conference on Energy Efficiency, Meher Padumjee, Chairperson,...

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Innovation Summit on theme renewable energy in Hyderabad

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 19, 2019

Governor Phil Murphy spoke at Sustainability Innovation Summit on theme renewable energy in Hyderabad, Telangana organized by the Indian Chamber of Commerce and Telangana's Energy Department. In his remarks the Governor focused on emergent energy challenges and opportunities...

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India Steps Up Efforts To Develop Cost-Effective Clean Energy Storage Capacities

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 18, 2019

India is fast moving towards its target of installing 175 GW of renewable energy by 2022, but its benefit can be reaped only through cost-effective storage capacities. The Centre has, therefore, stepped up efforts to find solutions which can be scalable and reach the common...

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Renewable Power Projects: Clear energy dues, MNRE tells states

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 17, 2019

In the wake of rising dues from state-owned electricity distribution companies (discoms) to renewable power projects, the Centre has asked the states to clear their outstanding amounts as soon as possible. “The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has constantly taken...

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These Low-Cost Solar Roofs Can Be Used in Your Homes & In E-Carts For Vendors!

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 17, 2019

Zahara Begum, 55, is a street vendor residing in Hyderabad, who sells fried fish. Her work begins at the crack of dawn and carries on till about 11:30 pm. “I make about Rs 400 every day, and till about two months ago, I would have to spend almost half of that amount on...

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24 MW Arunachal Pradesh hydroelectric project becomes functional

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 16, 2019

Arunachal Pradesh has added another feather in its development trajectory with the commissioning of the 24 megawatt Dikshi Hydroelectric Project at Rupa in West Kameng district of the state. Chief minister Pema Khandu inaugurated the project at Rupa on Friday in the presence...

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Rajasthan issues tender for 113.5MW of small-scale solar

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 13, 2019

The Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation (RRECL) has issued a competitive tender for 113.5MW of small grid-connected solar projects in the desert state. The group, a ‘nodal agency’ of the Indian government’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, is seeking developers to...

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Hiranandani arm GreenBase, Vestas India ink deal to build wind turbine park in Chennai

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 13, 2019

GreenBase, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hiranandani Group, has inked a deal to build a wind turbine park and warehousing set-up for the wind turbine manufacturing multinational Vestas India in Chennai. The built-to-suit development will be spread over half a million sq ft at...

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Govt to give renewables their moment in the sun

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 12, 2019

In a renewed push to cut India’s dependence on fossil fuels, the central government wants state-run companies to build massive clean energy parks at a cost of around $2 billion each, with built-in incentives to ensure states and operators are invested in the success of the...

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