Solar News

Karnataka Bank under ‘solar light scholarship’ programme to provide solar lights to rural students

Karnataka Bank Ltd with Manipal-based non-governmental organisation Bharatiya Vikas Trust (BVT) has started a solar programme to provide solar lights to students in rural areas under its corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme. Under the program the bank till date has provided solar lights to 100 houses of the students from remote rural areas of Udupi […]

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Photon Energy Adds 28.5 MWP To Its O&M Portfolio

Photon Energy Operations, a subsidiary of global solar power solutions provider Photon Energy NV, has taken over the operations, maintenance and monitoring of 17 PV power plants in the Czech Republic with a total capacity of 28.5 MWp. The power plants are owned by Energy 21. One of Photon Energy’s main advantages for Energy 21 […]

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Total installed solar power generation capacity touches 7,805 MW

New and Renewable Energy Minister Piyush Goyal in Parliament informed that installed solar power generation capacity in the country has touched 7,805 MW mark by June-end this year.  Rajasthan topped the charts with grid connected solar power generation capacity of 1,294.60 MW, followed by Tamil Nadu and Chhattisgarh with 1,267.41 MW and 1,123.36 MW respectively. India has set an ambitious […]

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Dr. Harsh Vardhan launches Solar Power Tree for Generation of Electricity

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, has come up with a ‘Solar Power Tree’, which is an innovative way to generate electricity using solar power in a limited space. The Solar Power Tree has been engineered by the Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI), a laboratory of the Council […]

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India’s Topmost Oil Firms to build Solar Farm with 1GW Capacity in Madhya Pradesh

Just yesterday we reported that PM Narendra Modi has invited India’s top fossil fuel ventures to contribute in solar, and how Indian Oil Corp. along with Oil India Ltd. have been working together to develop a 1-gigawatt solar farm in Madhya Pradesh. The senior officials of the state’s renewable energy agency told that Indian Oil […]

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Canadian firm Nova Scotia Power Development Limited procures 80 MW solar project in Nigeria

Earlier, it was Indian EPC Sterling and Wilson who bagged 250 MW Solar Project in Nigeria; now the Canadian energy company Nova Scotia Power Development Limited (NSPDL) has collaborated with CDIL, another Canadian renewable energy company with projects focused in Africa, to develop an 80MW ground-mount solar project in Nigeria. Nova Scotia Power Development Limited […]

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