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Solar panel maker Waaree Energies secures ₹100 crore from Centrum Financial, others

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 29, 2017

Waaree Energies, a Mumbai-based company which provides solar panel solutions, has secured around Rs. 100 crore ($15.6 million) in its new funding round. The investment in the company was made by...

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cKers Finance paves way for innovative sustainable energy project financing: makes 5 investments and looks for more

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 8, 2017

Recently launched cKers Finance (pronounced ‘seekers’) has made a series of 5 investments in quick succession. They cover several emerging segments: rooftop solar, solar home systems and solar...

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KOR Energy installs solar power systems at cold storages in Haryana

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 30, 2017

KOR Energy (India) Pvt. Ltd., a solar power company has successfully installed a grid connected rooftop solar systems at three cold storages in Haryana.

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Rooftop solar energy firm Amplus Energy Solutions in talks to raise up to $100 million

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 4, 2017

Rooftop solar energy company Amplus Energy Solutions Pvt. Ltd is in talks to raise as much as $100 million, said two people aware of the development.

“The company has been in talks with investors, both financial and strategic to raise around $50-100 million, which will...

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Odisha launches grid-connected roof top solar projects to promote renewables

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 24, 2017

With an aim to promote renewable energy in Odisha, chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday launched grid connected rooftop solar projects.

Under the programme, the consumers can instill small solar plants on their rooftops and consume the generated solar power...

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Floating solar power plant at Gopi Talav in Surat soon

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 27, 2017

The Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) plans to become country’s first solar city by 2021 for which it will soon install a floating solar plant besides solar panels atop its 52 school buildings...

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IIT-Bombay develops technology for colour coating solar glass building

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 24, 2017

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay has developed a technology that allows colour coating of solar glass buildings without affecting their energy-harvesting property. ...

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India’s Mizoram targets 80MW under solar power policy

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 20, 2017

The far eastern Indian state of Mizoram has adopted its own solar power policy targeting 80MW of solar deployment by 2021/22.

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Half of 1,396-MW rooftop solar capacity added in FY17

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 14, 2017

India had a rooftop solar capacity of 1,396 MW at the end March 2017, of which almost half was added in the previous financial year, according to a research report. 

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Tamil Nadu to tax rooftop solar, cut support

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 7, 2017

At a time when the popularity of solar power as a cheap source of energy is growing, the state-owned power utility has come out with a proposal that will reduce the return on investment for...

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