Tags: solar energy news

Argentina becomes 72nd country to join International Solar Alliance (ISA)

Argentina on Monday became the 72nd country to sign the Framework Agreement of the International Solar Alliance (ISA). The agreement was inked on the sidelines of the official three-day visit of Argentinian President Mauricio Macri to India by Argentina’s Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie in the presence of ISA’s Director-General Upendra Tripathy. “A new partner in […]

Read more

Solar developers heave a sigh of relief after Maharashtra power regulator’s order

Maharashtra power regulator’s order passed on Friday greatly relieved solar developers who won projects before the imposition of safeguard duty on solar panels and modules last year. The order maintained that such duty amounted to a “change of law” and that developers should be adequately compensated for it reports ET. Last year in May MSEDCL […]

Read more

Xnor.ai Unveils First Battery-free, Solar powered AI Technology

Xnor.ai unveiled its newest innovation – a standalone battery-free, solar-powered AI technology that will enable AI to run in an always-on mode on a range of edge devices. Xnor’s solution, deployed on a hardware device roughly the size of a US quarter is able to intelligently detect visual objects, including people. This breakthrough machine learning […]

Read more

Solar Philippines dives into Indian renewable energy market with 500 MW project

Solar Philippines Power Project Holdings, Inc. has reportedly dived into Indian renewable energy market with 500 MW solar power project. According to Business World the company will construct 500-megawatt (MW) solar farm in the country. Leandro L. Leviste, president of Solar Philippines recently speaking to reporters  said “We already have our first project in India,” […]

Read more

Goa government notifies the Solar Energy Policy

The Goa government has notified the Solar Energy Policy to promote unconventional electricity generation in the coastal state. The policy, which was notified on Thursday, came into force with immediate effect. As per the policy, the consumer and the producer of solar power will be entitled to avail benefit in the form of 50 per […]

Read more

CCEA nods for setting up 12GW grid-connected Solar PV Power Projects

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the MNRE’s proposal for setting up 12 GW grid-connected Solar PV Power Projects with VGF support of  Rs. 8,580 crore . The proposal seeks to implement “the Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU) Scheme Phase-ll for setting up 12,000 MW grid-connected […]

Read more

PM Modi Inaugurates Surat Municipal Corporation Solar Plants Developed by Waaree Energies

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated Surat Municipal Corporation solar plants developed by Waaree Energies. The Solar power plants are positioned at various locations in the city, which include three water distribution plants and 18 municipal schools, and cumulatively account for 1 MW of energy generation. With the latest addition of the plants, the […]

Read more

Indian solar lanterns, home systems market could grow to USD 327 million by 2023: GOGLA

The Indian market for solar lanterns and solar home systems is expected to reach a size of up to USD 327 million by 2023, according to a new GOGLA-commissioned report. Prepared by cKinetics, the Peering into the future report reveals that increasing incomes and greater energy demand will drive market growth. Most of the futures sales are estimated […]

Read more

Gujarat cancels 700 MW solar auction due to high tariff : Report

The Gujarat government has reportedly cancelled the 700 MW solar auction. According to ET the state government cancelled the auction that was held in December last year on the grounds that the winning tariffs were too high. The decision was conveyed to the winning developers at a recent meeting. The meeting was attended by Gujarat’s […]

Read more

Amended Goa Solar Policy to be notified soon

The joint electricity regulatory commission has reportedly asked the Goa electricity department to provide consumers with necessary assistance who is interested in generating solar power. The instruction to the state electricity department was issued only after consumers and solar installers complained to the commission at the hearings that the government is dragging its feet over […]

Read more
Page 1 of 912345...Last »