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Non-fossil fuels will form over half of India’s energy capacity in 10 years, says government

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 19, 2017

Renewables, nuclear and large hydroelectric power plants -- will account for more than half (56.5%) of India’s installed power capacity within the 10 years to 2027, according to a draft of the...

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Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis announces solar feeders to power agro pumps

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 17, 2017

Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said that the Maharashtra government will start solar feeders to ensure 12-hour power supply for agro pumps across the state.

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Clean Energy Investment Drops 17% as China and U.S. Scale Back

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 12, 2017

Clean-energy investment fell 17 percent in the first quarter, keeping pace with last year’s decline, as the U.S. and China both scaled back support for wind and solar farms.

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Railways to add 1000 MW of solar, 200 MW of wind energy: Suresh Prabhu

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 6, 2017

Railways plans to use renewable energy in a "big" way and is looking to add 1,000 MW of solar and 200 MW of wind energy, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today said.

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Adani Ports will go green, focus on logistics business

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 5, 2017

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone chief Karan Adani is charting the next growth phase for his company which entails usage of greener energy sources as well as a sharper focus on the...

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India must maximize solar power use for higher GDP growth rates: Expert

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 24, 2017

"India can become a super power if its economy becomes stronger and its GDP (Gross Domestic Product) grows at 9.5%. For this to happen, use of solar power should be maximized as it would be one...

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Subject Tags: GDP , renewable energy , solar

Solar-powered skin for prosthetic limbs

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 24, 2017

Amputees with prosthetic limbs may soon get a better sense of touch, temperature and texture, thanks to the energy-saving power of the sun, British researchers said on Thursday....

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Subject Tags: innovation , solar

Rajasthan: NTPC commissions 20 MW capacity at Bhadla solar project

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 24, 2017

State-run power producer NTPC today said it has commissioned 20 mega watt (MW) of Bhadla Solar Power Project in Rajasthan. 

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Subject Tags: renewable energy , solar

Energy boost for Uttar Pradesh: Solar power park, panels in the offing

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 23, 2017

The district is fast emerging as a solar energy hub. As per the clearance given by UPNEDA (Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Agency), different institutions of the district have been picked...

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Subject Tags: policy , solar , Solar Park

Delhi secretariat saves Rs 1 cr by using solar power

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 16, 2017

The Delhi government has saved over Rs 1 crore in the last one year by running the Delhi secretariat on solar power, a senior official said.

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Subject Tags: solar , Urban Development