A 11.5-MW solar installation, described as the world's largest single rooftop solar power plant, was inaugurated by state officials in the Indian state of Punjab. The system is part of a 19.5-MW rooftop project across a number of sites at the Dera Baba Jaimal Singh campus of Radha Soami Satsang Beas Educational and Environmental Society.
Tata Power Co. Ltd said its unit Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd (TPREL) has won two solar projects of 50 megawatt (MW) capacity each in Karnataka under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) at a tariff of Rs.4.79 per kilowatt-hour (kWh).
The board of World Bank has approved a $625-million loan to support the Centre’s programme to generate electricity from rooftop solar power plants. The Bank also approved a co-financing loan of $120 million on concessional terms and a $5-million grant from the Climate Investment Fund’s Clean Technology Fund, the global development bank.
7th World Renewable Energy Technology Congress & Expo-2016 scheduled from August 21 to 23, 2016 will focus on ‘Renewable Energy: What Works, where you may share ideas with global renewable energy industry leaders, experts, financers, network and do business with leading companies.
Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, today announced that the Company’s 100% subsidiary, Tata Power Renewable Energy (TPREL) has won two solar grid-connected photovoltaic projects of 50MW capacity each in Pavagada Solar Park in the Tumkur district of Karnataka.
Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has selected Aryans College of Engineering, Rajpura near Chandigarh for developing it as a green campus under its scheme on development of Solar Cities.
Indian rooftop photovoltaic (PV) system installer Solar Town Energy Solutions Pvt Ltd said it has raised early-stage funding from GREX and that it will soon be ready to close its Series A round of financing.
India Power Corporation ( IPCL ) has floated a wholly owned subsidiary for acquiring or setting up green renewable energy projects.
India’s renewable energy sector has been ranked third in the Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI) with China at second and the US on top.
Kerala government is testing and plans to soon launch solar powered boats on it’s popular backwaters destination to make the state a greener state. Known as God’s own land, Kerala is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India and according to a recent survey has proved to be the top destination for family vacations.
Indian Railways is working towards powering passenger coaches with solar energy. With fuel consumption across the globe at an all time high and with fossil fuel under impending threat of depletion, Indian Railways is all set to implement a green solution.
The three-day expo conducted in the capital received an overwhelming response and was concluded with Smart Cities India 2016 Awards. 2nd Smart Cities India 2016 expo was inaugurated by Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister of Railways, Government of India, and Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Minister of State (Independent charge), Ministry of Power, Coal, and New & Renewable Energy, Government of India.
Canadian solar energy developer SkyPower Ltd said it has entered into an agreement with Chinese battery technology firm BYD Co. Ltd to submit a joint bid in the upcoming tenders for solar power projects and energy storage of up to 750 megawatt (MW) in India.