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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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Gujarat finds solar tariffs high, cancels auction

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 25, 2019

The Gujarat government has cancelled the solar auction for 700 MW it held in December on the grounds that the winning tariffs reached were too high. 

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Budget 2019: Industry expectations in the solar power sector

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 24, 2019

The Indian solar energy sector has mixed expectations from the upcoming union budget. While a majority of industry stakeholders anticipate tax reduction, better rate of interest, subsidies for...

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National honour for official for solar policy

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 24, 2019

A policy drafted by a textile department official from the region on providing solar power to small power looms has earned a national-level honour.

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Swiss firm Talesun forms JV to develop 4,000 Mw solar power projects in India

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 22, 2019

Swiss firm Talesun Solar Switzerland A.G. is set to foray into the Indian solar power industry with a joint venture with New Delhi-based solar asset developer EnergyX to set up projects of 4,000...

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IIT-Madras solar DC tech to light up villages

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 17, 2019

The remote places in Manipur, Meghalaya and Assam that are beyond the reach of electricity grids will soon to get electricity thanks to the Solar DC technology pioneered by IIT Madras....

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Solar power policy to be notified in 15 days

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 16, 2019

The joint electricity regulatory commission (JERC) has instructed the Goa electricity department to provide required assistance to consumers interested in generating solar power in the state....

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