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IIT-M sets up India’s 1st solar-powered desal plant

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 22, 2019

The technology behind desalination plants may appear simple extract seawater, remove salt, make freshwater but operating such plants is power intensive and can also pollute the environment...

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Gridco aims to buy 550 Mw renewable power from SECI in FY20

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 19, 2019

Odisha's bulk power buyer cum trader Gridco aims to procure 550 Mw of solar and wind power through Solar Electrification Corporation of India (SECI) auctions in 2019-20. ...

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Jaipur Development Authority planning mega solar power initiatives

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 4, 2019

The Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) is all set to become climate-friendly as it is planning to run headquarters and two big parks (Central Park and Jawahar Circle) on solar power, replacing...

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Delhi consumers pay lowest power bills among large cities: Manish Sisodia

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 26, 2019

The people in the Capital pay the "lowest" power bills among large cities of the country, deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said while tabling the Outcome Budget 2018-19 in the assembly on...

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Agriculture, energy and technology on Argentine president's agenda during India visit

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 18, 2019

It may be Mauricio Macri's first visit to India, but the Argentine president has met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at least three times in the past year. Macri's visit, said Daniel Chuburu,...

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Andhra Pradesh targets producing 5,000 MW solar power by 2023

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 12, 2019

The Andhra Pradesh government has set a target of generating 5,000 MW of solar power...

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Government of Goa Announces Revised Solar Energy Policy

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 12, 2019

The Goa government has announced the Solar Energy Policy to encourage unconventional electricity generation in the coastal state. The policy came into force with immediate effect. ...

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SECI Releases NIT for Solar Projects worth 2MW in J&K

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 12, 2019

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has announced that it has released a Notice Inviting Tenders (NIT) for development of a 2 MW solar PV plant at Army Posts in Jammu and Kashmir. ...

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Distributed solar power market in India to grow to Rs 10,000 crore by 2023

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 1, 2019

The market for distributed solar power products in India is set to grow more than two-and-a-half times to Rs 10,117 crore by 2023, according to a study released today by GOGLA, a global...

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Surat first in the country to use solar energy for water distribution

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 31, 2019

Surat has become the first city in the country where water supply management by Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) is being carried out using solar energy. Out of the total 6 mega watt of solar...

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