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638 gigawatt of solar power generation capacity added over last decade: UNEP

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 20, 2019

The world added a mammoth 638 gigawatt (GW) of solar power generation capacity, including both solar photovoltaic and thermal, between 2010 and 2019 -- the largest such addition across renewable energy technologies, according to a report by the United Nations Environment...

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Unpredictable rains and sudden storms are new risk to India’s renewables goals

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 18, 2019

India’s ambitious plan to take the leadership position among nations as one of largest producers of renewable energy may have run into some unfavorable weather. Freak climatic conditions are...

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Chandigarh to set up solar plants in gardens & schools

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 15, 2019

In a bid to achieve the solar power generation target set by the ministry of new and renewable energy, Chandigarh Renewal Energy, Science and Technology Promotion Society (CREST) has planned to...

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Rajasthan: Renewed thrust on green energy with policy push

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 11, 2019

The Budget’s focus in the energy sector is to tap the immense potential of non-conventional energy sources. It proposes to generate 1,426 MW of wind power and 4,885 MW of solar power by 2023....

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Mahindra Susten and Mitsui to co-invest in distributed solar power projects in India

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 4, 2019

Mahindra Susten, a leading player in the Indian solar energy sector, has entered into a partnership with Mitsui & Co., of Japan to jointly develop and operate distributed solar power...

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Chandigarh: City traders demand 30% subsidy for going solar

By : Sustainability ..., May 29, 2019

The Chandigarh Beopar Mandal (CBM) on Monday demanded a 30% subsidy for commercial buildings, too. At the moment, if a person opts for solar energy for his house, he is entitled to a 30% subsidy...

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Delhi Metro trains to now run on solar power too; DMRC gets 27 MW power from Rewa project

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 22, 2019

Delhi Metro trains will now also run on solar power as the DMRC on Thursday received 27 MW power from the Madhya Pradesh-based Rewa Solar Power Project, officials said. This will also be the...

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Chandigarh admin to use social media to encourage residents to install solar plants

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 25, 2019

As the UT administration extended its deadline to install solar plants till June 30, the Chandigarh Renewal Energy, Science and Technology Promotion Society (Crest) has now planned to spread...

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Rajasthan 750 Mw solar auction: Five firms to invest Rs 3,000 crore

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 7, 2019

Rajasthan’s solar energy sector continued to enjoy the confidence of power project investors who bid aggressively for 750-megawatt (MW) capacity put up by the state government for near all-time...

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Union Territory plans solar plants on seasonal rivulets in Chandigarh

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 18, 2019

To achieve the solar power generation target set by the ministry of new and renewable energy, the Chandigarh Renewal Energy, Science and Technology Promotion Society (CREST) has now decided to...

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