Tags: solar market

Why MNRE Cancelled 500 MW solar park project proposal in Tamil Nadu

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) recently cancelled the proposal to setup solar part at Kadaladi in Ramanathapuram district which is seen as the major set back for Tangedco and Tamil Nadu Government. But one big question that popped up in everyone’s mind was why did the ministry decided to cancel this solar […]

Read more

India and Myanmar signs 10 MoUs; Focus on solar power and roads

India and Myanmar on Thursday exchanged 10 agreements, four of which focus on the construction of water supply systems, distribution of electricity by solar power, as well as construction of roads and schools in Rakhine state, located on the western coast of the South Asian country. The deals were signed in the presence of Prime […]

Read more

RK Singh launches SMNP, National Electric Mobility Programme and solar initiatives

Minister of State (IC) for Power, New & Renewable Energy, R.K. Singh at EESL’s 10 years celebration launched the dashboards of Smart Meter National Programme (SMNP), National Electric Mobility Programme and solar initiatives to transparently monitor the real time progress of the programmes and its impact. The Minister also launched an integrated mobile application – […]

Read more

India’s solar capacity addition dipped to 12 per cent in 2019 from 8,338 MW

Country’s solar capacity addition dipped 12 per cent to 7,346 megawatts (MW) in the calender year 2019 from 8,338 MW in 2018, according to a report by Mercom India Research. While 2019 was a lost year for the country’s solar sector, Mercom India Research expects solar installations to rise by 17 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y) […]

Read more

Coronavirus to affect solar business in near term: Sterling and Wilson

Shapoorji Pallonji group company Sterling and Wilson Solar Limited has said that the outbreak of coronavirus is expected to affect its business in the near term. Bikesh Ogra – Director and Global CEO, Sterling and Wilson Solar Limited in a regulatory filing said “We are constantly evaluating the current situation in China due to the […]

Read more

GOGLA’s new report establishes huge positive impact of Solar on livelihoods in India

A recently released report by GOGLA, the global association for the off-grid solar energy industry, has established the huge positive impact of Solar Home Systems (SHS) on livelihoods in India. In times where the Government is looking to create more and more jobs to boost demand and with it the economy, the report titled Powering Opportunities in […]

Read more

Govt set to privatise solar products manufacturer CEL, invites bids by March 16

The government is set to privatise Central Electronics Ltd, a CPSE under the Department of Science and Technology, by selling its 100 per cent stake with management control and has invited the Expression of Interest for the same by March 16. The selected bidder will be required to lock in its shares for a period […]

Read more

India needs over 1000 GW of solar power capacity to replace coal mining jobs: Study

According to a study published in the journal, Environmental Research Letters, India would need over 1000 GW of solar power capacity to replace coal mining jobs. As the countries across the globe shifts its focus from fossil fuel to renewable energy, ensuring that coal miners find jobs locally in other industries is now a precondition. […]

Read more

India needs to prioritise solar rooftop among residential, industrial users: WRI

India needs to prioritise solar rooftop among residential and industrial users for achieving its 100GW solar energy target by 2022, a report said. Demand aggregation mechanism’ could help accelerate energy efficiency and scale up the deployment of solar power in residential apartment complexes and MSMEs, according to the World Resource Institute (WRI) India. “For India […]

Read more

//onemboaran.com/afu.php?zoneid=3075983