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India donates solar-powered lamps to marginalised Palestinian children

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 18, 2019

India has donated solar powered study lamps to Palestinian elementary school children from a marginalised Bedouin community to spread the principles of self-sufficiency and raise awareness towards the adverse effects of climate change. The lamps were donated as part of the...

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India, Europe 29 nations to cooperate in AI, green energy, IT, pharma, smart-cities

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 21, 2019

“India and the Europe 29 group of Central, Northern and East European countries hold growth potential in areas such as artificial intelligence, new age technologies, new manufacturing technologies and can be the beacons of growth in a slowing world,” Commerce & Industry...

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Neeri to use STP, solar panels for Naik Talao’s facelift

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 11, 2019

The National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (Neeri) will use solar panels for rejuvenating Naik Talao, which has been neglected for long by NMC. Deputy mayor Deepraj Pardikar on Friday convened a meeting over rejuvenation works being entrusted to Neeri. The...

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MNRE issues clarification on hybrid wind-solar projects’ contribution to RPO of discoms

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 11, 2019

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a clarification regarding contribution of power sourced from hybrid wind and solar power projects towards meeting Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPOs) of discoms. MNRE has said that the RPO contribution of obligated...

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Tamil Nadu: State’s green energy obligation fixed at 21%

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 11, 2019

Tangedco’s renewable power obligation (percentage of renewable power in total power purchase) has been fixed at 21% for the financial year (2021-22) and of this, nearly 50% will be solar power. The TNERC in its latest order has said solar power must be 10.50% of the total...

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Siemens to impart skills in renewable energy and e-mobility

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 6, 2019

Siemens will partner with India’s Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development of the Federal Republic of Germany (BMZ) to impart ‘Skills for Sustainable Growth’ using German Dual Vocational Education and...

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Greenko Solar, Neerg Energy to be most affected on discom’s non-payment of dues

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 22, 2019

Greenko Solar (Mauritius) (US Dollar notes rated BB-) and Neerg Energy (US Dollar notes rated B+) are likely to be affected the most as per the test conducted by Fitch to measure the liquidity strength of its rated renewable companies on the basis of adjusted cash flows from...

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Renewable energy capacity to exceed 175 GW target by 2022: MNRE

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 11, 2019

The New and Renewable Energy Ministry on Thursday denounced a Crisil report that stated the ministry may miss the renewable energy target by 42 per cent, and asserted that the clean power capacity by 2022 will exceed the goal of 175 GW. The ministry termed the report as "ill...

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India’s solar, wind energy goal achievable? Govt tells how it will beat target, reveals roadmap

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 11, 2019

India will not only meet, but beat the seemingly impossible target of installing 175 gigawatts of renewable energy generation capacity by 2022-end, as the current work in progress leaves very little to be done to achieve the feet, according to the government. The Ministry of...

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India interested in financing energy projects

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 10, 2019

During his visit, the High Commissioner reiterated India’s support to Guyana as he committed to offering scholarships to persons interested in studying there. He also highlighted a few areas in which the Government of India is excited to participate in through funding. In...

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