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Budget 2019: Solar power’s budgetary allocation rises by a mere 1.1 per cent

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 9, 2019

The union budget for 2019-20 has provided for a budgetary allocation of Rs 3,004 crore for solar power sector, including both grid-interactive and off-grid projects, a mere 1.1 per cent increase...

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Andhra Pradesh to renegotiate renewable pacts citing high rates

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 4, 2019

Andhra Pradesh will renegotiate some power purchase agreements for renewable projects to improve the finances of its electricity retailers. The state’s distribution companies, or discoms, owe...

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Solar-power project brings sunshine to the lives of farmers, curbs migration

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 21, 2019

When farmers in the Jawhar block of Palghar district in Maharashtra started to migrate to eke out a living, a majority of them believed that they would never be able to develop their farm lands...

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Delhi: Solar power can save you Rs 46,000 in yearly bill

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 18, 2019

The city’s much-needed push for solar energy could be just around the corner with Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) finally notifying the group net metering (GNM) and virtual net...

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Report: Global Emissions At 7-Year High

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 12, 2019

Global emissions have hit a seven-year high, according to BP’s annual energy review, putting the world behind on efforts to curb the effects of climate change. A rise in the number of days that...

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India becomes lowest-cost producer of solar power

By : Sustainability ..., May 30, 2019

India has finally bagged the tag of the lowest cost producer of solar power globally. The country-wise average for the total installed costs of utility scale solar PV in 2018 ranged from a low...

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Maharashtra: Over 300 schools will run on solar power, become self-reliant

By : Sustainability ..., May 27, 2019

Over 300 zilla parishad schools in Nagpur will run on solar power before Diwali making them completely self reliant when it comes powering up their classrooms. Schools will get anywhere between...

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Delhi Metro to soon set world record of running metro services on solar energy: Report

By : Sustainability ..., May 16, 2019

Delhi Metro - the lifeline of the national capital has taken sustainable development with energy-efficient solutions to an international level. Along with curbing pollution and giving more...

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Govt plans 400 MW storage-linked renewable projects

By : Sustainability ..., May 15, 2019

In order to provide a leg-up to the power storage industry — which is still in a nascent stage in the country — the government is coming up with 400 MW of renewable energy tenders for round-the-...

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States step up policy action on renewables

By : Sustainability ..., May 15, 2019

The renewables sector in India, which has been expanding at a brisk pace, has seen much action in recent times, with a slew of policy announcements at both the federal and state levels. At the...

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