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Indian solar cells and modules manufacture 'obsolete', says MNRE

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 18, 2017

At a time when the government of India is trying to decide on whether or not the Indian solar cells and modules manufacturers deserve protection by way of anti-dumping duty, the Ministry of New...

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Students in power deficit areas to get solar power lamps in UP

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 18, 2017

The Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is likely to distribute over 34 lakh solar lamps to school children in power deficit districts of Uttar Pradesh from December 22....

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Schneider Electric introduces energy efficient EcoStruxure Grid in Hyderabad

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 15, 2017

Schneider Electric has launched its digital architecture, EcoStruxure Grid in Hyderabad that enables utilities to take to digital transformation and make the grid energy efficient....

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Chennai to soon get charging stations for e-bikes, autos

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 15, 2017

Chennai will soon get two charging stations for electric two-wheelers and e-auto rickshaws. The project is funded by German firms iPLON, GmbH and German Energy Agency Dena. iPLON India will be...

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Fortum connects 100-MW solar plant to grid in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 15, 2017

Fortum has now connected a 100-MW solar plant to grid at Pavagada solar park in the Tumkur District, Karnataka, India. This solar plant more than doubles Fortum’s solar production capacity in...

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Govt plans to supply solar power to 40 lakh farmers in 10 yrs

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 15, 2017

Maharashtra energy minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule on Thursday unveiled an ambitious plan to use solar energy not only for farmers but also schools. The BJP-Sena government has set a target to...

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China’s LONGi plans solar equipment manufacturing facility in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 14, 2017

LONGi Green Energy Technology Co. Ltd may become the first Chinese company to set up a solar equipment manufacturing facility in India, according to two people aware of the development....

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Vestas seals 250MW win in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 14, 2017

Vestas has won a contract for turbines totalling 250MW from Ostro Kutch Power for a wind farm in Gujarat, India.

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GST led to 12% rise in cost of solar projects, says All India Solar Industries Association (AISIA)

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 14, 2017

The GST has led to 10-12 per cent rise in overall cost of solar projects, the All India Solar Industries Association has said, while petitioning the government against the rise in tax incidence...

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ZDHC unveils Implementation Hub to help sustainability

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 14, 2017

The Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Foundation, has launched its Implementation HUB which helps best practises of chemical and environmental management and accelerates impact along...

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