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UP Govt’s Ambitious Plan to Power Textile Industry with Solar Energy

The Uttar Pradesh Government has approved a scheme under which the handloom sector will be powered with solar energy. The scheme, to be executed in a phased manner, will impact millions of families dependent on the handloom sector for a living. As per the scheme, weavers belonging to the general category will get 50 per […]

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The Top 5: Why Data Centres Are A Favourite To Shift To Renewable Energy

Whenever you use the internet, you’re connecting to one of the millions of servers distributed across hundreds of data centres located worldwide. Yes, these are the ‘cloud’ servers every digital user today is familiar with. While they are crucial for tech giants, people may not realise that these centres, with their extensive security requirements, and […]

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Solar Is Changing Fast, Here Are 5 Ways It Already Has

When the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission was launched back in January 2010, India had a total installed solar capacity of around 160 MW. The mission itself had a target of 20 GW by 2022. However, changes on the ground in terms of technology, availability and fresh climate realities meant a wholesale upgrade on those […]

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NTPC Invites Bid for 325 MW Solar Modules Supply in Shajapur Solar Park, MP

NTPC Renewable Energy Ltd has invited online bids for the supply 325 MW solar modules for solar projects situated in the Shajapur district, Madhya Pradesh.  Late last year, NTPC had also tendered for consultants to help it with the 325 MW projects in the district.  The last date for submitting the bid for this NTPC […]

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Oman Begins Tendering for 500-MW Solar Project

When the Middle Eastern countries of Saudi Arabia and UAE are going bullish on renewable energy, Oman doesn’t like the idea of staying behind by far. In a key development, Oman Power and Water Procurement Co. (OPWP) has come up with a tender to select the independent power producers (IPPs) for the development of a […]

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Bhadrachalam Ramalayam Temple to Employ Solar Panels to Save on Power Bills

The religious institutions and pilgrim sites are increasingly adopting renewable sources of energy not just to put an end to the existing pollution burden but also to limit their expenditure on electricity bills. In the latest addition, the temple authorities of Bhadrachalam Ramalayam temple located in Bhadrachalam of Telangana has roped in Hyderabad-based Sun Technologies […]

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Indigenizing Solar Manufacturing: Charting the Course to a Solar Self-Sufficient India

Building a strong solar manufacturing sector and supply chain in India will help support the economy and keep pace with rising domestic and global demand for affordable solar energy. Currently, the Indian solar manufacturing industry doesn’t have the capacity to produce PV modules to meet the majority of today’s domestic demand. With all that in […]

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Resurgence of Heterojunction (HJT) Solar Panels

After being overlooked initially for many years, there has been a resurgence of interest in Heterojunction technology (HJT) in the last couple of years. From Reliance to Goldi Solar, many private players in India have shown a growing interest in HJT solar technology. It is intriguing that the Indian market is witnessing an escalating interest […]

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Baseload Capital Raises $24 Million To Bolster Geothermal Energy

Swedish climate investment firm Baseload Capital has made a $24 million investment in geothermal energy. Thanks to a $25 million loan facility it secured with Sustainable Development Capital of London in the spring, Baseload Capital has received more than $45 million. While the credit allows for flexible financing for the commissioning of future geothermal power […]

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