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Transmission charge waiver gives hope to solar, wind projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 20, 2018

Power produced from wind and solar projects will become viable, and more attractive for discoms as the government last week waived off inter-state transmission charges for wind and solar...

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IndRa has stable outlook on wind,solar for FY19; negative on thermal

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 20, 2018

While maintaining a stable outlook on the solar power sector, domestic rating agency India Rating has revised upwards the outlook on the wind power sector to stable from negative for FY19 but has maintained its negative outlook on the thermal power sector. Citing lack of...

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Renew Power inks pact with Maharashtra government for Rs 14k-crore investment

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 20, 2018

Clean energy firm ReNew Power today said it has signed a pact with the Government of Maharashtra to facilitate a proposed investment of Rs 14,000 crore in the state for commissioning renewable...

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Solar connect: Uninterrupted power supply to 41 schools

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 20, 2018

As many as 41 government/aided schools in the state would be getting uninterrupted power supply by the end of the current academic year. Agency for non-conventional energy and rural technology (...

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SunSource energy plans to build 200-mw solar park in UP

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 19, 2018

SunSource Energy, a solar EPC player in India, is boosting its portfolio with plans to develop a 200-mw solar park...

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Volvo India signs up with CleanMax Solar for power supply

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 19, 2018

CleanMax Solar has signed up with Volvo Group India Pvt Ltd (VGIPL) for long-term supply of 2.75 MW solar power for Volvo’s truck units in Bengaluru. This is expected to reduce Volvo’s carbon...

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Anganwadis in 4 villages light up with solar power

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 16, 2018

In view of the state government’s initiative of digitalising the ‘anganwadis’ in the state, NGO Maharashtra Village Social Transformation Foundation (MVTSF) has provided solar power support to...

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Actis explores sale of Ostro Energy to ReNew Power Ventures

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 16, 2018

Global private equity firm Actis LLP is exploring the sale of Ostro Energy Pvt. Ltd to ReNew Power Ventures Pvt. Ltd, in a transaction that may rank among India’s largest renewable energy deals...

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West Bengal power firm tendering for 10 MW of floating solar on thermal power ponds

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 15, 2018

West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited (WBPDCL) plans to install 5MW floating solar plants on its raw water ponds at both the Santhaldih and Sagardighi thermal power plants. WBPDCL a...

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NLC India to aggressively bid for railways' solar projects: Piyush Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 15, 2018

Union minister Piyush Goyal today said state-owned NLC India plans to aggressively bid for Indian railways' solar projects. ...

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