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Indore: Floating solar plants to power Jalood pumping station soon

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 27, 2019

Narmada supply system at Jalood will soon be powered by solar energy as Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) plans to set up two floating solar power plants with capacity of 50 megawatt each.

The solar plants will be...

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Ten-fold growth in rooftop solar installation required to reach 40 GW target: MNRE

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 6, 2019

India’s cumulative rooftop solar installation needs to grow 10-fold in order to achieve the 40 gigawatt (GW) capacity target by 2022, according to a latest report by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE). The report added that as of March 2019, the rooftop solar...

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Rooftop solar power plants at schools to save 4,000 MW electricity daily

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 19, 2019

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation has initiated work on its mega project for installing solar power rooftop plants at 30 model schools, four hospitals and four zonal office buildings. The...

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Chandigarh biggest 15 MW solar plant project to be delayed

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 26, 2018

The city’s biggest solar project of installation of 15 megawatt solar plant in the city is all set to be delayed by more than a year. The Chandigarh Renewal Energy, Science and Technology...

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Maharashtra regulator rejects surcharge on solar rooftop prosumers

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 14, 2018

In a major relief to solar rooftop consumers, Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has rejected the proposal of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co Ltd (MSEDCL) to levy...

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Maharashtra: One arm of govt snubs solar power, another renews subsidy

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 27, 2018

On one hand, MSEDCL wants to discourage them by proposing to levy a surcharge and going in for gross metering instead of net and on the other, its sister concern Maharashtra Energy Development...

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CREST moves electricity regulator against action on gross metering

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 24, 2017

Unhappy with the decision of the Chandigarh electricity department to stop connections on gross metering, Chandigarh Renewal Energy and Science & Technology Promotion Society (CREST) has...

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Delhi to start bid to go solar with government offices

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 27, 2017

With an aim to spread awareness about the use of green energy, the Delhi government's Power Department has planned a massive outreach programme for various resident welfare associations (RWAs)...

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Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam: Make solar power generation easier, fix net meter flaws, officials told

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 10, 2017

The Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN), in an effort to ratchet up solar power generation, will take steps to make net meters easily available in the city.

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Haryana makes solar power systems mandatory for private schools

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 24, 2017

The Haryana government has made it mandatory for all private schools to install solar systems to make them self-sufficient in the field of electricity, an official said on Thursday....

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