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Aiming for a clean and green environment, the Indian Railways plans to harness 1,000 Mega Watt (MW) solar and 150 MW wind energy by 2020.It has already installed 50 MW of renewable energy capacity, including 11 MW solar power and 37 MW wind power.
India's Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has published new figures on power generated from various renewable energy sources.
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.
The International Solar Alliance , led by France and India, is bringing together investors and financers in high-profile events in New Delhi, Kenya, Peru and Indonesia - countries with high solar potential in three different continents.
Infosys is using a bit of its own technology to come up with standards for its future solar installations as the technology firm aims to build 170 MW of solar capacity over the next four years to bring down its dependence on the grid power to zero.
India Power Corporation ( IPCL ) has floated a wholly owned subsidiary for acquiring or setting up green renewable energy projects.
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has made plans to generate 20MW of solar energy from the rooftops of its stations and office buildings by the end of 2017.
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.
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.
India may extend direct subsidy support for domestic solar equipment manufacturers after it failed to defend existing benefits before a World Trade Organization panel.
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.