PM Modi inaugurates Gandhi Solar Park at UN Headquarters

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday (local time) inaugurated a 50 kilowatt ‘Gandhi Solar Park’ at the Headquarters of the United Nations here, on the second leg of his visit to the United States. World leaders including Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and President of South Korea Moon-Jae-in were also present at the occasion in […]

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PM Modi calls for increasing share of renewable energy at PSIDS leaders’ meet

To mitigate the adverse effects of climate change, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called for increasing the share of renewable energy in the total energy mix during the India-Pacific Islands Developing States (PSIDS) Leaders’ Meeting held on the sidelines of the 74th session of United Nations General Assembly here. He also announced the allocation […]

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Over 130 solar panels installed by India on UN’s rooftop: Prakash Javadekar

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said that over 195 solar panels have been installed in the United Nations (UN) Headquarters by India as a mark of tribute to the Mahatma Gandhi. “The United Nations commemorated 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi by planting 150 trees and India erected 195 solar panels on the terrace of […]

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Swiss trader DXT signs solar power deal in Italy with steelmaker ORI Martin

Swiss energy trader DXT Commodities has agreed to buy the output of a solar plant being built in Italy in a five-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with German investment company KGAL and steelmaker ORI Martin. Under the deal, the largest of its kind in Italy this year, DXT will buy all the power produced by […]

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Andhra Pradesh high court asks renewable energy companies to approach state electricity regulator

The Andhra Pradesh high court has reportedly asked the renewable energy companies opposing renegotiation of tariffs by the state to approach state electricity regulator. According to ET the Industry sources were disappointed by the order. The publication notes that the court has dismissed the case asking the renewable power companies to raise their objections before […]

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UN Chief says India making fantastic efforts in renewable energy

India is a very important actor and “fundamental partner” in international efforts on climate action and is making a “fantastic effort” to grow its renewable energy basket, UN chief Antonio Guterres has said. UN Secretary General Guterres, who has met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on several occasions, recalled his leadership of the International Solar Alliance […]

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Sunil Gavaskar, Suniel Shetty joins Triton Solar’s board

New Jersey-based Triton Solar recently announced that two celebrities cricketing legend Sunil Gavaskar and Bollywood star Suniel Shetty have joined the company’s board. Triton Solar is a producer of solar cells, solar batteries and energy management solutions. “The two legends who have joined Triton Solar are the great cricketing legend, the original Little Master, Sunil […]

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Decisions in 3 weeks from dispute resolution panel for renewable energy projects: MNRE

The government will by next week make functional a resolution committee which would settle disputes of solar and wind energy projects beyond contractual agreements within 21 days, a senior official said. In June this year, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) had issued an ordered for setting up a Dispute Resolution Mechanism (DRM) […]

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IRENA Urges Leaders to Build Climate Response around Renewables

Public and private sector leaders are being urged to double annual investments in renewable energy to keep the world well below 2°C of warming, says a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). With just 11 years left for action to limit the effects of climate change, annual investments of USD 4.3 trillion in the energy sector until […]

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Hanergy concludes one-month test drive of its solar powered car

Hanergy Mobile Energy Holding Group recently announced that its subsidiary, Hanergy Glory Solar Technology has recently concluded a one-month test drive of the world’s first commercial solar power vehicle solution at China Automotive Technology and Research Center, which can run without pole charging for at least a consecutive 30 days.  The test reveals, when a Chinese K-Car, […]

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