Author: Zulkarnain

World Saw Largest Rise in Renewable Energy Capacity in 2017: Report

Both energy demand and energy-related carbon dioxide emissions rose substantially for the first time in four years. In the power sector, the transition to renewables is underway but is progressing more slowly than is possible or desirable. The global power generating capacity has seen an exceptional rise in 2017 and the main source of the […]

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Chandigarh’s Total Solarification Faces Multiple Hurdles

The installation of solar power plants on the rooftops was made mandatory for all non-residential a well as residential buildings whose area around them is 1 Kanal and above, and the deadline for installation was set 17 May 2018 but was later extended by six months. Although it was made mandatory by the Chandigarh Administration […]

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MahaMetro to Save Rs 12 Cr on Power Bills by Going Solar

The cost of solar power per unit is Rs 3.58 whereas the MSEDCL supplies it for Rs 9.67 per unit. On top of the three metro stations, the MahaMetro has started installing solar panels that will supply power to stations. In order to save charges on its power bills, MahaMetro will supply solar power to […]

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REC Pledges $1 Million Contribution Towards International Solar Alliance

In presence of the Power Minister R K Singh, REC’s Director (Technical) S K Gupta and other senior officials from the two organizations, the REC Chairman and Managing Director P V Ramesh handed over the cheque to Interim Director General of ISA Upendra Tripathy. Rural Electrification Corporation, (REC) a state-run power sector financier has announced […]

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Rays Power to Set-up 1200 MW by 2020; Plans Intl Expansion

The firm has also initiated development of over 200 Mw of ground-mounted projects selling power directly to the end consumers, under its subsidiary Rays Future Energy, which are expected to be commissioned by end of 2019. With an eye on the international market, a solar power development and Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Company Rays […]

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Job Searches Surge by 76 Percent in Renewable Energy Sector in 3 Years

‘Currently, with the center’s focus on renewable energy, the Indian industry is adopting energy efficient tools and technologies. This bodes well for the ecology and the economy, and with a structured approach to policy implementation, the sector holds the potential to emerge as the foremost sunrise industry in the country, the firm said in a statement. […]

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Price Cut in Per Unit Solar Power a Discouraging Factor

“Coal and hydroelectricity have come cheaper, and it has become more viable for Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Corporation (Cesc) to buy power from neighboring states than getting it from households,” Sales manager of Evervolt Solar Private Ltd Karunakaran A said. After a steep decline in the prices offered for per unit of solar power generated by households and […]

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Greenko Agrees to Buy Orange Renewables for $1 Billion

The acquisition would mean Greenko standing at par with ReNew Power in terms of the total operating capacity of nearly 4.3 GW. It will surpass the Tata Power who has generated the total of 2 GW from renewable energy so far. With the acquisition of solar and wind portfolio of Orange Renewables for $1 billion, […]

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