Author: Zulkarnain

China Solar PV Capacity Surges 22% in Q1 2018

In contrast, utility-scale installed capacity declined 64 per cent to only 1.95GW in the first quarter of 2018, compared to the prior year period. In the first quarter of 2018 China installed a total of 9.56GW of Solar PV capacity. This is an increase of 22 percent as compared to previous year, according to China’s […]

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Out of Cash, Gujarat Stops Paying Subsidies to Rooftop Solar Scheme Beneficiaries

The state government pays subsidies to beneficiaries in the range of Rs 10,000 to 20,000 against the total cost of installation of rooftop solar panels. The state has stopped the payment as it has not received the funds from the Centre’s budget grants of the current year. Gujarat Government has stopped the subsidies it used […]

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‘Chennai can Generate 1.3K MW Through Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic Systems’

The rooftops of residential buildings alone can account for 46 percent or 635 MW of the city’s total RTSPV, it said. There are some of the major landmarks with huge solar potential. Chennai has the potential to generate around 1380 KW energy through rooftop solar photovoltaic systems. This amount of energy can reduce city’s power […]

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ICAT and IESA Collaborated for EV Conclave

The conclave will address EV policy, battery technology, charging infrastructure, future EV roadmap for India and a special focus on E-Rickshaw. International Center for Automotive Technology (ICAT) and India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) are jointly organizing a two day conclave on 17th and 18th of May 2018 at ICAT campus in Manesar. The conclave will […]

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EU, Japan Criticized India for Safeguard Duty on Solar Cells

The EU, at the meeting of WTO’s Safeguards Committee, recalled that safeguard measures should only be imposed under exceptional circumstances, particularly if the imports that are causing problems come from predominantly one source. The decision by India to impose safeguard duty on imported solar cells drew flak from Japan and the European Union at World […]

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JMU to Get 2.5 MW Solar Plant by SunSource Energy

SunSource recently signed an MoU with Jamia Millia Islamia University University of Jamia The university recently signed an MOU to accomplish the project on a turnkey basis under the Renewable Energy Service Company model (RESCO) for the next quarter of a century. To help Jamia Millia Islamia University to save around Rs 1 Crore at […]

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Mercure Hyderabad KCP Launches Solar Hot Water System

According to Mercure the installation is a step towards protecting the environment producing renewable power. The hotel has 98 square-meter space on the rooftop where they have installed solar panels to power a solar water heater requirements for its entire 128 rooms. The pump generates 10KL of water every day. Under the planet 21 initiative […]

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Sunsure Energy Commissions 20 MW Solar Plants in Karnataka

The project is spread across 75 acres of land situated in Harpanhalli Taluka of Davangeri district. For next 25 years it will generate enough clean energy to power more than 8,000 households in Karnataka. A 20 MW (15 MW + 5 MW) of turnkey solar power plant project was commissioned by Sunsure Energy, marking the […]

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SBI to Save Rs 30cr Via Investing in Green Energy

The bank now possesses a capacity of 21.23 MW in renewable power source. According to bank, adding the current capacity to 25 MW will help it save Rs 30 Crore annually. State Bank of India (SBI), country’s largest lender said that it expects to save Rs 30 Crore through its investment in solar and wind […]

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