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States step up policy action on renewables

By : Sustainability ..., May 15, 2019

The renewables sector in India, which has been expanding at a brisk pace, has seen much action in recent times, with a slew of policy announcements at both the federal and state levels. At the...

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MNRE steps in to help green energy developers

By : Sustainability ..., May 13, 2019

The renewable energy ministry has held discussions with state governments to find out how much land they are willing to set aside for renewable energy parks, a senior official told ET. This follows a recent announcement by the ministry that it will ensure that land and...

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Eyeing investment, India considers new solar tender with focus on factories

By : Sustainability ..., May 9, 2019

India is considering a new tender to develop solar power equipment manufacturing that doesn’t include a requirement to also generate electricity, a move aimed at sparking investor interest,...

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Ministry held session for stakeholders in renewable energy industry

By : Sustainability ..., May 8, 2019

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) today held a brainstorming session for all stakeholders in the renewable energy industry. Major challenges faced by the industry were deliberated upon at the day long meet. "We discussed a lot of land problems like land use --...

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Navi Mumbai society switches to solar to reduce CO2 emissions

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 29, 2019

Residents of a Navi Mumbai-based cooperative housing society recently installed a 31 kilowatt-power (kWp) rooftop solar power system in a bid to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) by one...

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India To Auction Transmission Projects Worth $5 Billion To Support RE Expansion

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 15, 2019

To ensure that the rapidly expanding renewable energy capacity and planned auctions of large-scale solar and wind energy projects have the adequate transmission capacity to supply power to...

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German help for South Asia’s biggest floating solar power plant in West Bengal

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 2, 2019
Bengal is set to get South Asia’s biggest floating solar power plant. The 500MW plant is likely to attract an investment of Rs 2,500 crore. Sources in power department indicated that...
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SECI tenders 2GW of local content solar under CPSU scheme

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 19, 2019

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a tender for 2GW of solar to be procured by Central Public Sector Undertakings (CPSUs), as per its announcement at the beginning of this month...

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Govt modifies solar park scheme to ease land, evacuation constraints

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 13, 2019

The government has modified the existing scheme for development of solar parks and ultra mega solar parks in a bid to ease constraints related to availability of land and evacuation...

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SECI readies 2GW local content solar tender for public sector

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 7, 2019

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has said that another 2GW tender for solar to be procured by Central Public Sector Undertakings (CPSUs) will be made available this month....

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