Solar Energy

SkyPower, Sachigo Lake First Nation partners to establish Solar Parks

A major developer of utility-scale solar energy projects, SkyPower has inked a partnership deal with Sachigo Lake First Nation to develop a multitude of utility-scale solar photovoltaic projects in Ontario. SkyPower qualified the asked large renewable procurement (LRP) process through the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO and jointly submitted proposals for the development of solar […]

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Solar Installation to well surpass 4GW in 2016, marking a 100% YoY Growth – Report

The Indian solar sector is finally emerging from hibernation with solar installations doubling in 2015 after three years of flat growth, said Raj Prabhu, CEO and co-founder of Mercom Capital Group. Global clean energy communications and research firm cited that solar installations totaled 2,133 MW in 2015, up from 883 MW installed in 2014, which […]

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Four more Railway Divisions of Ajmer gets Solar Power Plants

The solar province is unfurling across one of the largest cities of Rajasthan. Marwar Junction, Rani, Falna and Ranapratap Nagar railway stations under Ajmer division have been identified for solar power. These four railway stations of Ajmer Division will soon use clean energy as the Indian Railways will install solar power plants. Indian Railway Finance Corporation Ltd (IRFC) and […]

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US Company rejigs UP Mini-Grid Solar Policy

Just after the UP state government proposed a mini-grid policy to electrify the rural grounds of the state, a U.S. company has extended interest to electrify 1,000 villages by setting up mini-grids powered by solar energy. Rockfeller foundation has partnered with OMC-Powers’ to invest US $ 4.5 million (around Rs 30 crore) for retro-fitting of […]

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Chandigarh Canals will hump Kilometers of Solar Panels

Recently, at the Happening Haryana Global Investors Summit, a special emphasis was poured into clean and renewable energy to allure investors in this sector.  Now, hot on heels, Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) has announced solar power plants installations in Chandigarh along the canals of the state. Solar plants are proposed to be commissioned on […]

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Andhra Pradesh is driving solar, aims to add 619MW of solar power generation

Andhra Pradesh is well set to foster its solar needs; the state has now announced adding of about 619 MW of solar energy by next month, which will count the total installed capacity surpass 1000 MW (one Giga Watt). Currently the state has about 1300 MW of wind and solar power generation capacity, of which […]

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Beyond Odd-even, Delhi apt Solar to threshold Pollution

Delhi Government is on a hurl to mitigate pollution; going beyond its odd-even formula the government has now proposed a ‘green fund’ to keep the air clean through solar plant installations. The Delhi government had recently organised a discussion with the city’s RWAs to formulate effective policies to conserve electricity. Power Minister Satyendar Jain had […]

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ReNew Power inks PPAs for 286 MW Solar Project in Telangana

The Indian solar and wind energy major, ReNew Power Ventures signs a Purchase Power Agreements (PPAs) for four solar ground mounted projects with combined capacity of 286 MW in Telangana. Winning the highest bid for 2000 MW solar projects in the state, the company has well-stable to be the largest solar energy company in Telangana […]

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SECI extends cooperation on utility-scale energy storage project, invites tenders to combine Solar & Wind Hybrid Project

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has extended interest on India’s first utility-scale energy storage project. The ambitious project is projected to be combined with a solar and wind hybrid project at Rangreek (Himachal Pradesh). The invited tender is for the design, procurement, construction, commissioning and associated transmission system for 2MW of grid-connected solar […]

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