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Lakshmi Machine Works to inaugurate 10MW solar power facility
Sat, Mar 16, 2019
"The company has made use of internal accruals to fund the same", it said, adding that Spain-headquartered Siemens Gamesa has provided engineering, procurement and construction for the project.
Large-scale solar power set for double-digit growth: Goldman Sachs
Thu, Mar 14, 2019
Solar power is the fastest growing source of electricity generation, taking market share from fossil fuels like thermal coal and natural gas as governments and companies increasingly introduce clean energy targets.
Solar power: India may fall short of its 2022 target
Mon, Feb 11, 2019
India may fall short of its 2022 target due to the imposition of various taxes on solar products, the cancellation of tenders and tariff negotiations, research and consultancy firm Wood Mackenzie said.
Government approves setting up of 12,000 MW solar power projects
Wed, Feb 06, 2019
The government on Wednesday approved a proposal for setting up of 12,000 MW of solar power projects by state-run producers.
Budget 2019: Government to increase funds for solar projects, say Sources
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
In the upcoming budget, government is planning to increase in the renewable energy sector. Watch the video to know more.
Solar industry demands uniform GST rate of 5 pc
Sun, Dec 30, 2018
The government has set a target of 175 GW of renewable power by 2022 which includes 100 GW of solar power.
Solar firms commissioned after July 1, 2017 to get Rs 2,000 cr towards GST impact
Tue, Nov 20, 2018
The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has approved the claims of Rs 2,000 crore raised by solar power developers on the impact of the introduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on their capital cost.
Wow! Hybrid superyacht runs on solar power, even has a sub; watch amazing photos
Mon, Nov 05, 2018
Who doesn’t love to go on a long sea vacation where one can explore the world of water. The Ned Ship Group and a 37-year-old Swedish designer, Dennis Ingemansson makes the experience richer. He has brought a superyacht that can stay in the water for months without coming back to the land.
Aviation: After power bill shock, Vadodara airport turns to solar power
Wed, Jul 11, 2018
Vadodara airport director Charan Singh said,” The airport is all set to start using clean and green energy for its day to day operations, as its ground-mounted grid-connected solar plant is ready for commissioning." He also added that the solar plant will meet 50 per cent requirement of the airport.
Want electricity virtually for free? Here is how to get it
Wed, Jul 04, 2018
Residents buying power from a community rooftop solar photo voltaic plant, through a subscription plan, could also save up to 35 per cent of their electricity bills, claimed the study report released at CEEW Renewable Energy Dialogue 2018.
Govt to set up $350 million fund to finance solar projects
Thu, Jan 18, 2018
India will need at least $125 billion to fund a plan to increase the share of renewable power supply in the country`s grid by 2022, underlining the immense financing challenge ahead.
Mahavitaran to purchase 1000 MW solar power in 2018
Sun, Jan 14, 2018
Bids to purchase 1000 MW solar power have been invited at Rs 3 per unit
Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurved to invest into solar power business
Tue, Dec 05, 2017
“Getting into solar is in line with the swadeshi movement. With solar, each household in India can have power supply, and we are here to make that happen,” Acharya Balkrishna, managing director of Patanjali Ayurved, said in an interview.
How much power does India need for its cars to go all electric?
Fri, Jul 07, 2017
Key Highlights: Govt has set 2030 deadline to switch all cars in India to electric Renewable power capacity target set at 175 GW
Slowdown in toll roads, thermal power drags infrastructure sector outlook to 'Negative'
Wed, Feb 22, 2017
It revised the outlook for airports for FY18 to 'positive' from 'stable' in FY17 on the back of favourable policy actions and strong passenger growth.
From no service charge on tickets to passenger safety: Key highlights of Railway Budget 2017-18
Wed, Feb 01, 2017
Find out the key highlights of India's Railway Budget 2017-18 as the government has announced e-ticket booking of railway tickets cheaper.
Renewable energy takes centre stage in ‘One Nation, One Grid, One Price’ goal: Goyal
Thu, Oct 06, 2016
While acknowledging the impossible task of eliminating fossil fuels from India’s energy basket, Piyush Goyal, Minister of state for power, coal, new & renewable energy stated that renewable energy was gaining focus in India's affordable power mission.
ADB to give India Rs 3,300 crore loan to install solar rooftop systems
Tue, Oct 04, 2016
Under the 2015 Paris climate agreement, India has targeted to lower its carbon emissions by 33% from the 2005 levels.
India loses WTO appeal in solar power dispute against US
Sat, Sep 17, 2016
India lost its appeal at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in a dispute over solar power on Friday, failing to overturn a US complaint that New Delhi had discriminated against importers in the Indian solar power sector.
Now, railway buildings to be fitted with solar panels to reduce electricity costs
Mon, Jul 18, 2016
The ministry has taken the first step towards doing this by setting up the one megawatt solar power plant at the Amritsar Railway Station.