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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

solar energy


Govt to charge solar, wind power companies for weather data

January 13, 2021 7:07 pm

The ministry has so far been providing data for wind and solar to companies for free.

Govt push sees players lining up to make solar equipment

August 13, 2020 6:45 am

The proposals over the last couple of months to domestically manufacture solar equipment in India include those from the US-based First Solar, Gurgaon-based Renew Power, Kolkata-based Vikram Solar and the Delhi-headquartered Waaree Energies.

Time we end import reliance for solar equipment, says PM Modi

July 10, 2020 11:39 pm

The 750-MW solar power project in Rewa was set up by Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Ltd, a joint venture between Madhya Pradesh UrjaVikas Nigam Ltd and Solar Energy Corp. of India. The project has received financial assistance of Rs 138 crore from the Centre.

NTPC to invest Rs 50,000 crore to add 10GW solar energy capacity by 2022

December 25, 2019 4:33 pm

The NTPC's plans to add 10GW solar energy capacity assumes significance in view of India's ambitious target of having 175GW of clean energy by 2022.

CREST: Startups with no prior experience not eligible for solar panel installation

October 07, 2019 2:12 pm

The CREST officials, however, agreed to modify the conditions related to the work experience of the firms willing to participate in the bid for the solar power panels installation.

Solar plants at farms: Plan closer to seeing light of day

June 16, 2019 8:46 am

The scheme involves installation of solar plants by pvt firms on a third of farm land.

Sluggish capacity addition: Power Ministry tightens solar project timelines

January 11, 2019 2:12 am

In its latest amendments to the guidelines for tariff-based competitive bidding of solar projects, the government lowered the time periods available to developers for submitting bids, making financial arrangements and setting up solar projects.

'Sun in a box' system can beat Li-ion batteries over store renewable energy: Study

December 10, 2018 12:06 pm

The researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) estimate that such a system would be vastly more affordable than lithium-ion batteries, that has long been considered a viable method for renewable energy storage.

Sun powers the sails

November 08, 2018 2:00 am

For the seas, solar-powered ships could be what E-vehicles are for land.

Solar panels set to power Panchkula schools

October 15, 2018 2:09 am

The Gurukul, a school in Sector 20, has installed a 50 KW Solar Power Plant on the rooftop and is selling extra units produced to the government. The panel generates, on an average, about 250 units per day.