NTPC beats 12th Plan target by adding 12.84GW "With commissioning of 800 MW Unit at Kudgi in Karnataka, 250 MW Unit at Bongaigaon in Assam and 20 MW at Bhadla Solar in Rajasthan today, the total installed capacity of NTPC group has become 49,943 MW," a senior official said.

Such a project will cost around Rs 60,000, even less if the central government’s 30% subsidy is factored in. In fact, generating the energy to run two fans and two lights could come at the price of a high-end smartphone. The investment of around Rs 50,000 on putting up the solar panels would have a payback period of around three years.

Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines, Government of India and Ms. Ségolène Royal, Minister for Environment, Energy and Marine Affairs Government of France jointly decided to appoint Mr. Upendra Tripathy, as the Interim Director General (IDG) of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) on a full time basis.

Washington, March 22 (IANS) In a key advance for safely navigating future human exploration of the solar system, NASA said it is set to send its next-generation atomic clock to space in late 2017.

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