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Commerce Ministry recommends 25 per cent safeguard duty on solar cells

By : editor_2, Jul 17, 2018

The commerce ministry today recommended imposition of safeguard duty for two years on solar cells imports to protect domestic players from steep rise in the inbound shipments of the product. ...

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India approaches 24GW of PV deployment, 26.5GW of solar parks approved - MNRE

By : editor_2, Jul 17, 2018

India hit 23,866MW of solar power deployment as of 30 June this year, according to Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) figures.

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Indian Army inaugurates first mega solar power plant in Ambala Cantonment

By : editor_2, Jul 17, 2018

Indian Army’s 1-Mega Watt (MW) solar power plant was inaugurated on Monday at the Ambala Cantonment. The plant has been established under the aegis of headquarters 2-Corps. This was...

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DMRC to get green power from Rewa solar plant in two months

By : editor_2, Jul 16, 2018

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will start getting green power from the Madhya Pradesh-based Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Ltd (RUMSL) in the next two months, the first project in the country to...

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Gujarat BSF out-posts to use solar energy to fight electricity crisis

By : editor_2, Jul 16, 2018

In an innovative effort to fight electricity crisis in forward areas, Gujarat Frontier of the Border Security Force (BSF) is all set to use solar energy for its out-posts located in remote...

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Approval for rooftop solar power projects on Delhi municipal buildings

By : editor_2, Jul 13, 2018

South corporation, in its standing committee meeting on Thursday, has approved the project to install 5MW solar rooftop projects on the municipal buildings. “This additional capacity will not...

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Solar cooking facilities for every rural household in 4-5 years: Piyush Goyal

By : editor_2, Jul 10, 2018

In a bid to eliminate indoor pollution caused by cooking, Centre plans to introduce solar cooking facilities with induction oven for every rural household in the next 4-5 years, Union Minister...

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India extends implementation timeline for Solar Parks scheme

By : editor_2, Jul 5, 2018

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has extended the timeline for implementation of its 40GW Solar Parks scheme from 2019-20 to 2021-22.

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Maharashtra may auction 2,000 MW solar capacity by August 15

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 22, 2018

The Maharashtra government is planning to auction around 2,000 MW of solar capacity by August 15. The state’s 1,000 MW solar auction in May initially faced troubles, but was eventually completed...

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India pondering 100GW ISTS solar tender linked with manufacturing

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 22, 2018

India is currently mulling over a plan for a 100GW solar tender to be linked with manufacturing, but with no timeframe put down as yet.

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