RattanIndia Group sells 306 MW solar assets to GIP for INR 1670 cr

RattanIndia Group on Wednesday said it has sold its solar plants with a combined capacity of 306 MW to Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) for about Rs 1,670 crore. GIP is one of the world’s largest infrastructure investment managers with over USD 51 billion of assets under management globally. RattanIndia Group had solar assets portfolio of […]

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Great opportunity in Rajasthan for domestic manufacturing in energy sector: FICCI

Rajasthan is home to most of the conventional and non-conventional sources of energy generation. The government of India has released its roadmap to achieve 175 GW capacity in renewable energy by 2022, which includes 100 GW of solar power and 60 GW of wind power. The Union government is preparing a ‘rent a roof’ policy […]

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Capgemini exports surplus solar power to Grid from Bengaluru, Hyderabad campuses

Capgemini’s campuses in EPIP, Bengaluru and Gachibowli, Hyderabad are reportedly exporting surplus energy generated from their solar plants to the state electricity boards (SEBs) daily.  Looking into the pandemic the company employees are working from home  so the power generated at these campuses is no exported through ‘Net Metering’ for public consumption. As part of […]

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Durgapur gets world’s largest solar tree

The CSIR-CMERI, Durgapur installed the World’s Largest Solar Tree at its Residential Colony. “The installed capacity of the Solar Tree is above 11.5 kWp. It has the annual capacity to generate 12,000-14,000 units of Clean and Green Power”, said  Prof.(Dr.) Harish Hirani, Director, CSIR-CMERI elaborating about the technology. The world’s largest solar tree has been […]

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550 more railways stations to get rooftop solar panels soon, 963 solarised

The Indian Railways has announced that it has deployed rooftop solar panels at 963 stations as part of its goal to achieve 100 per cent power sustainability by 2030. It said orders have been placed for 198 MW capacity solar rooftop panels at 550 more stations which are under execution. The Railways, which has set […]

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For round the clock renewable energy R K Singh proposed RPO

Power Minister R K Singh at the 6th Foundation Day of Association of Renewable Energy Agencies of States (AREAS) has proposed renewable purchase obligation (RPO) mechanism for round the clock (RTC) renewable energy, which will promote storage of electricity in the country. Under the renewable energy purchase obligation, bulk purchasers like discoms, open access consumers […]

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Government must reconsider decision of imposing BCD on Solar cells and modules: SPDA

Solar Power Developers Association (SPDA) said that the Government must reconsider its decision of imposing Basic Custom Duty on Solar cells and modules. The Safeguard Duty on cells and modules has been extended by a year recently, hence setting additional tariff barriers at this stage is not appropriate as it will damage the sector’s prospects. […]

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Solar Lamps that you can buy right now from Amazon India

This weekend we bring a list of solar lamps available on Amazon India for our readers sitting is far flung areas where power cut is the biggest issue. We are sure these lamps will help our little friends who must be preparing for their exams or may be want to enjoy few more time with […]

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Visaka Industries’ ATUM – integrated solar roof division acquires patent rights

Manufacturer of cement roofing sheets -Visaka Industries has acquired 20 years of patent rights for ATUM – integrated solar roof division.  The patent has been granted for the invention titled Eco-Friendly Energy Generating Roof.  ATUM has been addressing coal-based power production by providing solutions for sectors like affordable housing, net-zero industries, and commercial establishments.  Speaking about achieving this milestone, […]

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Atmanirbhar Bharat can get boost only with Innovations in renewable energy: Piyush Goyal

Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry at the launch of ‘Powering Livelihoods’, an initiative by CEEW and Villgro Innovations Foundation said  Atmanirbhar Bharat can get boost only with Innovations in renewable energy: The minister echoing government’s vision of Atmanirbhar Bharat, stated that India should contend for a leadership role in global renewable […]

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