Solar PV

Over 10,000 Solar Powered Green Houses Built in Madurai

Over 10,000 solar powered green houses have been constructed in Madurai district for the people living below the poverty line under the CM scheme. As many as 10,933 green houses have been constructed in Madurai district from the year 2011 to 2019 for the people living below the poverty line under the chief minister’s solar-powered green house […]

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As Farmers Switch to Solar Pumps, Experts Fear Groundwater Exploitation

Though the off-grid solar pumps have made life easy for farmers in many villages across India, many fear they are likely to lead to over-exploitation of groundwater.  In Maharashtra’s Jalgaon village, many farmers spend sleepless nights to irrigate their fields, as power for irrigation isn’t available during the daytime for 15 days a month, but Dattaji […]

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NTPC’s Tender for 1,200 MW Solar Projects Gets no Response

NTPC’s latest tender for solar projects for 1,200 MW found no bidder, the first total rejection by since it started inviting bids for renewable energy. NTPC’s latest tender for solar projects for 1,200 MW found no bidder, the first total rejection by project developers since the navratna state firm started inviting bids for renewable energy, […]

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Akuo Energy Wins 370 MW Solar Capacity in Latest Portugal Auction

Akuo Energy has been awarded 370 MW project capacity under the latest 1,400 MW solar energy auction call, for the tender organised by Portugal Akuo Energy, one of the leading French renewable energy independent power producer and developer, has been awarded 370 MW project capacity under the latest 1,400 MW solar PV energy auction call […]

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ONGC Tenders for 2 MW Floating Solar in Mangalore

ONGC has invited bids for the deployment of 2 MW floating solar project on the water reservoirs inside ONGC Mangalore Petrochemicals Limited (OMPL) complex. Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC) India’s most valuable public sector enterprise has issued a tender, inviting bids from eligible bidders for the deployment of a 2 MW grid-interactive floating […]

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India Will Raise Import Duty on Solar Equipment Soon: R K Singh

India will increase import duty on solar equipment to encourage domestic industry in the coming years, Power Minister R K Singh said. India will increase import duty on solar equipment to encourage domestic industry in the coming years, Power Minister R K Singh said. He also announced that a storage policy will be unveiled soon which […]

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India Should Focus on Full Value Chain of Solar Manufacturing: TERI

If India is to achieve its solar energy target of 100 GW by 2022, it should take up the full value chain of solar manufacturing, a new report has revealed. A new report has highlighted that if India is to achieve its solar energy target of 100 GW by 2022, it should take up the […]

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Chile Predicted to Have 50 Percent RE in its Energy Mix by 2030

Renewable energy is expected to comprise 50 percent in the Chile power mix by 2030, according to a new report by GlobalData Renewable energy, the only way forward to the global climate change mitigation and environmental requirements, is expected to comprise 50 percent in the Chile power mix by 2030, according to a new report. […]

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Powergrid Bags Transmission Projects in Gujarat and Rajasthan

Powergrid has been declared the successful bidders to establish transmission systems for two projects in Gujarat and Rajasthan. The Power Grid Corporation of India (Powergrid) has announced that it has been declared the successful bidder under the tariff-based competitive bidding to establish transmission systems for two projects in Gujarat and Rajasthan. The first Letter of […]

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