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Uttar Pradesh nudges solar companies to cut power tariff on older pacts

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 10, 2017

Following a steep fall in solar tariffs in the last two years, Uttar Pradesh is pressuring solar power project developers to cut rates of electricity agreed upon in earlier contracts even though...

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GUVNL extends deadline to bid for 1,000 MW renewable power

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 10, 2017

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL) has extended the deadline for submitting bids for 1,000MW wind and solar power supply. The decision has come after prospective bidders requested an extension...

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Tata Power DDL to set up two pilot solar microgrids in Bihar

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 10, 2017

Tata Power Delhi Distribution (TPDDL) plans to set up two pilot solar microgrids in Bihar in partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Energy and Environmental Policy...

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Government to install grid connected solar power plants in all Raipur Govt buildings

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 10, 2017

 The Chhattisgarh Government will implement 21,255 Kw grid connected solar PV system scheme for Government buildings located in Raipur city under Renewable Energy Service Company (RESCO) model...

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Tamil Nadu to tax rooftop solar, cut support

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 7, 2017

At a time when the popularity of solar power as a cheap source of energy is growing, the state-owned power utility has come out with a proposal that will reduce the return on investment for...

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Piramal extends Rs 700 crore credit line to solar energy

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 6, 2017

Billionaire Ajay Piramal-owned Piramal Enterprises is shifting its key focus to non-conventional energy, billed as the most promising sector in a power-starved country, with its subsidiary...

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NLC biggest winner in 1,500 Megawatt Tamil Nadu solar auction

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 3, 2017

India’s latest solar auction, one of the biggest in the country, drew a surprisingly enthusiastic response with a big chunk of the 1,500 MW of projects on offer won by a state-owned mining...

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Delhi to start bid to go solar with government offices

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 27, 2017

With an aim to spread awareness about the use of green energy, the Delhi government's Power Department has planned a massive outreach programme for various resident welfare associations (RWAs)...

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RenewSys Launches Production Of India’s First 5 BB Solar Cells

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 13, 2017

RenewSys, India’s first & only integrated manufacturer of Solar PV Modules & its components i.e. Encapsulants, Backsheets and PV Solar Cells, became the first Indian company to launch...

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Solar panels, batteries may power lights and fans on 250 trains

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 6, 2017

Indian Railways will install flexible solar panels and batteries to power fans and lights on 250 local trains, giving another boost to India’s rapidly growing renewable energy programme....

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