Weak Performance in Rooftop Solar a Growing Concern

Against the overall target of 40 GW rooftop solar by 2022, an aggregate capacity of 3.73 GW has been installed as of January 31, 2021. The National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) has estimated a rooftop solar potential of 42.83 GW in India. Based on this estimation, the central government had set a highly ambitious […]

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SSN-COE Team Gets Rs 12 Cr Grant from DST for Solar Ingot Manufacturing Tech

Researchers at SSN-COE have been awarded a Rs 12 crore grant from the DST, for tech they believe can catalyse India’s solar ingot and wafer manufacturing abilities SSN College of Engineering (SSN-COE), Chennai has announced that a team of its researchers led by Professor P. Ramasamy, Dean (Research) have been awarded a grant of Rs […]

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EESL Invites Private Players to Boost Adoption of Energy Efficient Products and Services in India

With the aim to maximise the adoption of energy efficient products and services in India, Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture under the Ministry of Power, has decided to empanel Corporate Sales Agencies, Direct Sales Agencies, Dealers and Retailers and other Demand Aggregators, including ESCOs with requisite under the Success Fee Model. Through […]

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Longi Solar Top Module Supplier to India In 2020, Says Report

China’s LONGi Solar, a global leader in high-efficiency mono-crystalline solar cells and modules, has been named India’s market leader based on module shipments in 2020, according to a recent study by Gurugram-based research firm JMK Research. For LONGi, the numbers will be gratifying, as it has taken the firm just over 2 years to make […]

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Japan’s ORIX Corporation Completes Acquisition of Shares in Greenko

ORIX has completed the acquisition of shares in Greenko Energy taking 21.8% of the firms’ shares for a total value of approx USD 961 million. ORIX Corporation (ORIX) has announced that it has completed the acquisition of shares in Greenko Energy Holdings (Greenko) as reported by both firms on September 11, 2020. Simultaneous to acquiring […]

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BSES Rajdhani Wins IGSF Gold Innovation Award for Rooftop Solar Automation

Power distributer BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) has won the Gold Innovation award, presented by The India Smart Grid Forum (IGSF). The power distributor of over 2.4 million customers spread over 21 districts in South and West Delhi has won the award for automation of rooftop solar workflow in their territory. Interestingly, 3,000 customers out […]

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NCRTC Tenders for 11 MW Rooftop Solar Systems on Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS Corridor

NCRTC has tendered for 11 MW rooftop solar projects on RESCO Model along its Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS Corridor. The National Capital Region Transport Corporation Ltd. (NCRTC), a joint venture company of the Government of India and participating states (NCT of Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh), which is mandated for implementing the Regional Rapid Transit System […]

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India Will Reach Paris Agreement Targets Ahead of 2030: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday has been awarded with Cambridge Energy Research Associates Week (CERAWeek) Global Energy & Environment Leadership Award for commitment to energy sustainability, environment. Thanking the award, PM Modi said, “It is with great humility that I accept CERAweek Global Energy & Environment Leadership Award. I dedicate this award to the […]

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Fourth Partner Energy Expands Footprint Ties up With Indonesia’s Indika Energy

Fourth Partner Energy has partnered with Indika Energy to form JV -EMITS with the aim of accelerating Indonesia’s renewable energy transition. Fourth Partner Energy (FPE), one of India’s leading solar solutions firms has announced a partnership with Indonesia’s energy major, Indika Energy. The joint venture (JV) company Empat Mitra Indika Tenaga Surya (EMITS) is aimed […]

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