Author: Anirudh Sharma

RE Invest Aims to Showcase India’s Performance; Subsides Investment

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE)’s flagship event, RE Invest, to promote the spread of renewable energy has this time aimed at exchange of ideas between state and private players. Unlike the first RE Invest held in 2015, the second RE Invest has rather chose to showcase India’s achievements in the renewable energy sector […]

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Braking Global Warming at 1.5 Degree Celsius Calls ‘Unprecedented Changes’: IPCC

IPCC has, on its shoulders, the task of providing the policymakers with a regular assessment of the scientific basis of climate change along with its impacts and future risks like global warming. While hundreds of scientists and government representatives from across the world contributing their inputs on climate change and resultant increasing global warming during […]

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Bihar Gov’t Buildings to Get Rooftop Solar from November

The center and the state government have to equally share the burden of installing similar rooftop solar systems on individual households, organizations and government buildings according to the scheme. Under its grid connected rooftop scheme, Bihar Government has handed-over the task of installing rooftop solar systems on government buildings to Bihar Renewable Energy Development Agency […]

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PM Modi Receives ‘UNEP’s Champions of the Earth’ Award

The award was already announced for PM Modi on 26th September on the sidelines 73rd UN General Assembly at New York City. In an encouragement to India’s enhanced approached towards the use of renewable energy, UN General Secretary, Antonio Guterres presented United Nations’ highest environmental honor, ‘Champions of the Earth’ Award to India’s PM Modi. […]

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California Commits $800Mn for Clean-Energy Technologies, Storage

The measure has been signed aiming to capture, for California, electricity generated by solar panels during daylight hours to help keep the lights on after the sun goes down. Embracing measures to increase reliability on renewable energy, California State Governor, Jerry Brown has signed committing USD 800 million for clean energy technologies and home energy […]

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SoftBank Group to Offer Free Electricity to ISA Members

The 2nd REINVEST aims at accelerating the worldwide effort to scale up renewable energy and connect the global investment community,  one of which is SoftBank, with Indian energy stakeholders. MNRE has organized 2nd Global Renewable Energy Investment Meeting and Expo, (REINVEST- 2018) aiming to take another step towards inclusion of renewable energy in the energy mix. During […]

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Agfa UNIQOAT Backsheet Product Wins Solar + Power Award 2018

Agfa won with highest number of votes beating other contestants in the Solar PV Materials category. Advanced technology arm of the leading solar module manufacturer AGFA, Agfa Specialty Products has won the Solar + Power Award 2018 for its breakthrough technology of their UNIQOAT backsheet product. Solar + Power Awards have been created to recognize […]

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Azure Power Signs Record 415 MP Gov’t PPAs in a Single Day

Various Government colleges, engineering colleges, polytechnics, Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) and universities gathered in Bhopal for the Azure Power signing ceremony. Leading independent solar power producer, Azure Power has signed a record 415 PPAs for a portion of 11.2 MW rooftop solar power project won last month for Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVNL) in which […]

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Schoolchildren Set World Record Lighting 5000 Solar Lamps at Once

More than 1.25 lakh students participated in SoUL which was held in 850 schools across the country for assembling solar lamps. After IIT-Bombay initiated the programme Solar Urja Lamp (SoUL) for the schoolchildren to assemble solar lamps from solar kits, a world record has been set by the children who lit 5000 solar lamps all […]

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