Solar News

KSEB commissions 1.25 MW solar power project at Edayar

The successful commissioning of Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) in generating enough solar power to operate the airport, the Kerala State Electricity Board’s (KSEB) solar power project on the campus of the 110 KV substation at Edayar is in the verge of scripting a new saga. Edayar’s 1.25 MW solar power project is amongst the […]

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Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust to harness solar power to reduce its dependency on conventional electricity

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) has decided to harness solar energy installing solar power plant on several rooftops in its township and commercial premises and reduce its dependency on conventional electricity from the grid. This green initiative by the port trust is part of its push towards becoming the most sustainable energy generation port organization […]

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Canadian Solar and Recurrent Energy announces a 15-year PPA for 100 MW of solar power in California

Canadian Solar and Recurrent Energy announced a 15-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for 100 MWac of solar power in California with MCE. Power from the Recurrent Energy-developed 8 solar project, located in Fresno County, California, will supply MCE with 100 MWac of clean solar electricity, which according to the company is enough to power 48,300 […]

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BioSolar initiates development of high energy anode for current and next Gen lithium batteries

BioSolar has announced that it has started a new program for the development of a high energy anode for current and next generation lithium batteries. While this anode is an independent technology; the Company will seek synergies with the Super Cathode technology it has been developing. BioSolar’s cathode technology, which had been the primary focus […]

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Indian State of Odisha plans to implement roof-top solar plants in major cities

The Odisha government will be implementing the installation of roof-top solar projects across all major cities in the state. Energy Minister Pranab Prakash Das stated in assembly while replying to a written question that the Green Energy Development Corporation of Odisha Limited (GEDCOL) will be implementing the project in major cities of the state. The […]

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MNRE invites EoI for conducting a study of Impact of Training Programme sponsored by the Ministry

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has been sponsoring short-term training programme mainly in areas of construction/manufacturing, installation, operation & maintenance and entrepreneurship of Renewable Energy Systems under its HRD Programme as well as other programmes. Now MNRE wants to get a valuation done of the trainings in-term of utility of the trained manpower […]

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Hindustan Power conferred Best Solar Developer by IPPAI at Regulators and Policy Makers Retreat

Hindustan Power, India’s leading integrated power player – has been awarded the ‘Best Solar Developer’ by the Indian Power Producers Association of India” during its 17th Regulator and Policy makers Retreat. The jury comprising of Prof. S L Rao, Former Chairman, CERC; HL Bajaj, Former member, Appellate Tribunal for Electricity; Rakesh Nath, Former Member, Appellate […]

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HERC upswings incentive on rooftop solar plants installed for residential buildings

A step that might help push solar power generation in the state, the Haryana government has quadrupled the incentive given to rooftop solar plants installed under the state’s new solar policy for residential buildings, from 25p per kWh to Rs1 per kWh. The notice released from Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) states that from starting […]

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SunToWater Technologies Begins Presales of Solar-Powered Water Generation Technology

SunToWater Technologies has announced that it has started to accept priority reservations for its solar-powered Water Generator, which according to the company can make water anywhere in the world – even in extremely dry climates and polluted air. SunToWater in a statement notes that its residential water generator can make 40-100 gallons of fresh drinking […]

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