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Mon, 20 Nov 2017 17:23:59 GMT

India, World Bank ink $100mn loan agreement for solar parks - Web India 123

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 17:15:37 GMT

"The project will help establish large-scale solar parks and support the government's plan to install 100 gigawatt (GW) of solar power out of a total renewable energy target of 175GW by 2022," the statement said. According to a World Bank statement ...and more »
Centre's Solar Plans Get $98-m Boost From World Bank - EnergyInfraPost

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 17:07:14 GMT

“India's goal of scaling up the provision of clean energy will require a vibrant market for solar investments. The challenge for this project is to go beyond investments; it is to deepen the solar market,” said Junaid Ahmad, World Bank Country Director ...
India, World Bank Ink $98 Million Loan Pact for Clean Energy - News18

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:52:00 GMT

India, World Bank Ink $98 Million Loan Pact for Clean Energy. The Shared Infrastructure for Solar Parks Project will finance Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd (IREDA), to provide sub-loans to states to invest in various solar parks, the ...and more »
India and World Bank signs a loan agreement towards Solar Parks Project - Easterneye (press release)

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:58:36 GMT

In a statement the World bank said, “The Shared Infrastructure for Solar Parks Project will finance Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd (IREDA), to provide sub-loans to states to invest in various solar parks”. The solar parks will be mostly ...and more »
Solar Power in India 2017 Industry Overview, Market Opportunities and Outlook - EIN News (press release)

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:13:42 GMT

The solar power sector in India has seen a transformational change with progressive policy-level changes and near-effective implementation of directives. Since 2010, when the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) was launched, policymakers ...
India Signs Loan Agreement with World Bank for USD 100 Million for Shared Infrastructure for Solar Parks Project" - Business Standard

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:53:38 GMT

The objective of the project is to increase solar generation capacity through establishment of large-scale parks in the country. The project will help establish large-scale solar parks and support the government's plan to install 100 Gigawatts (GW) of ...and more »
India signs agreement with WB for $100mn for 'Shared Infrastructure for Solar Parks Project' - United News of India

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:51:00 GMT

New Delhi, Nov 20 (UNI) A Guarantee Agreement for International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)/Clean Technology Fund (CTF) loan of 98 million dollar and Grant Agreement for 2 million dollar for the “Shared Infrastructure for Solar Parks ...and more »
Delhi Pollution: The Lessons India Can Learn From China - Boom Live

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:34:41 GMT

As air quality in Delhi remains a major issue and chief ministers of the three states Punjab, Haryana and Delhi play politics over Twitter, its alarming how India has failed to take concrete steps to reduce air pollution in the country's capital. Even ...and more »
Merck receives Gold LEED Certification, installs largest solar power infrastructure in India - pharmabiz.com

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:50:17 GMT

Phase one at the Jigani site included installation of a 400kW solar photovoltaic system on the warehouse roof. Phase two will add an additional 200kW of solar panels to the roofs of other buildings in the Jigani site, and is scheduled to be ready by ...
Sunsure Energy Eyes 200 Cr. in FY18 Revenue - Marking the - BW Businessworld

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:35:23 GMT

NEW DELHI, November 20, 2017/PRNewswire/ -- As the last quarter of the fiscal year draws closer, Sunsure Energy Pvt. Ltd. is all geared up to close an action packed year at an all time high revenue of 200 Cr. from its Solar EPC business. This is a 10x ...and more »
Floating Solar Panels At Ujjani Dam To Save Water, Generate Power - EnergyInfraPost

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:48:56 GMT

The solar panels will be set up on a water surface of 4,640 acres. With this project, the state government aims to generate 1,000 megawatt (MW) electricity. This will be first-of-its-kind plant in India and one of the largest in the world. A senior ...
New panels to augment solar power at railway stations | Pune News ... - Times of India

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 04:31:10 GMT

PUNE: Several railway stations under the Pune division will soon be able to generate solar power.and more »
Azure Power Global Ltd. (NYSE:AZRE) Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research - TrueBlueTribune

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 04:05:26 GMT

Azure Power Global Limited is an India-based power producer. The Company sells solar power in India on long term fixed price contracts to its customers. The Company is also developing micro-grid applications for the highly fragmented and underserved ...and more »
China Solar Energy Holdings Ltd (0155) Is Yet to See Trading Action on Nov 20 - Wolcott Daily

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 03:51:10 GMT

Bloomberg.com's news article titled: “China's Solar Appetite Eats Into India's Clean Energy Effort” with publication date: August 24, 2017 was also an interesting one. China Solar Energy Holdings Limited is a Hong Kong investment holding firm ...and more »
India scores victory in climate talks, China announces plan to join International Solar Alliance - Economic Times

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 11:17:00 GMT

Observers said that China's decision to join the alliance at this juncture should be seen in the context of its efforts to corner the solar energy market. For Indian industry, it is a wake up call. It now needs to step up with credible affordable ...
Power sector experts raise concerns over privatization of distribution system - Times of India

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 10:58:14 GMT

Spokesperson of the All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) V K Gupta, which has its head office here, said the Electricity Act 2003 had failed to yield the desired results and the power sector is facing a financial crisis and is on the verge of ...and more »
The Coming Solar Energy Age? - ValueWalk

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 06:02:34 GMT

By 2040, the world will need to add the equivalent of India and China's current energy system to meet the demands of a surging global population and rising incomes. Among all other forms of energy, solar PV (photovoltaic system) is forecasted to see ...
Government plans global tender for solar projects - The Sunday Guardian

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 18:26:05 GMT

India has an ambitious 175 GW clean energy target by 2022, of which 100 GW will come from solar projects. However, at present, solar power developers have been sourcing solar equipment from countries like China, where they are cheaper. Mega tenders ...and more »
India, China driving solar transition, says IEA - India Climate Dialogue

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 15:56:01 GMT

The cost of renewable energy is tumbling thanks to strong investment from India and China, according to new findings from the International Energy Agency (IEA). At the same time, the United States has consolidated its place as the top oil and gas ...and more »
A Sunny Electric Dream - Outlook India

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 05:48:24 GMT

As India battles perhaps its deepest conflict—how to move towards an energy-intensive future without imperilling that very future—the path has to inevitably lead away from fossil fuels to renewable sources of energy. But how does one make, say, solar ...and more »
SC: Why not use battery-run vehicles to curb pollution? - Times of India

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:39:24 GMT

NEW DELHI: With air pollution rising to dangerous levels in India which is home to twenty of the world's most polluted cities, the Supreme Court on Friday asked why battery and solar energy-run vehicles were not being manufactured in the country on a ...and more »
Frances Beinecke: Progress in India brightens hopes for Bonn - Gulf Today

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:37:48 GMT

Clean energy holds tremendous promise to meet India's complex challenges, and solar development in particular is surging forward. In just a few years, India installed nearly as much solar capacity as the three top US states ¬¬- California, New Jersey ...and more »
Solar Energy Boom Could Heat Up The Global Energy Sector - Seeking Alpha

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:12:16 GMT

By 2040, the world will need to add the equivalent of India and China's current energy system to meet the demands of a surging global population and rising incomes. Among all other forms of energy, solar PV (photovoltaic system) is forecasted to see ...and more »
Rent-a-roof policy can give residential solar energy the push it requires - Hindustan Times

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:25:00 GMT

The success of the rooftop solar is critical for India because it has to decarbonise its electricity sector and tackle air pollution, a significant portion of which is caused by coal-fired power plants generating electricity. Air pollution accounts for ...and more »
Greenko, ReNew eye SkyPower's India solar power projects - Gears Of Biz

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:22:55 GMT

New Delhi: Canadian solar energy developer SkyPower is in separate talks with Hyderabad-based Greenko Group and Sumant Sinha-led ReNew Power Ventures to sell stake in its Indian projects, said two people aware of the development. These talks come ...
Solar Savings: Reduce Your Electricity Bills And Earn Money With This Simple Idea! - The Better India

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:09:13 GMT

And one of the ways the Indian government has been going about doing this is through net metering. An easy way to convert a simple rooftop into a solar power plant, this concept is viable and sustainable at both institutional and individual levels.and more »
To help local firms, India may deal another blow to its struggling solar sector - Quartz

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 04:15:22 GMT

India's solar power sector is staring at yet another policy intervention that could put the viability of projects in the country under question. The Narendra Modi government is expected to impose an anti-dumping duty (ADD) on imported solar panels in ...and more »
Amplus partners Indian Army to boost solar energy in J&K - Hindu Business Line

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:56:05 GMT

Amplus Energy Solutions has partnered Indian Army to provide solar lamps to the people of Gurez valley in Jammu and Kashmir. Gurez is a valley located in the high Himalayas, about 123 kms from Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir, India. At about 8,000 feet ...and more »
India-led solar alliance to add 1000GW of energy by 2030 - Times of India

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 22:00:36 GMT

The current installed global capacity of solar power is around 303GW, including 12GW in India. Nearly 75GW of solar power was added globally in 2016. India had in 2015 revised its solar power target from 20 GW to 100 GW by 2022. So far, 44 countries ...and more »
Solar power target - The Telegraph

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 21:27:53 GMT

Bonn: The International Solar Alliance, an India-led initiative to expand solar energy, plans to produce 1,000 Gigawatts of solar power by 2030, or triple the current installed global capacity, an Indian official has said, without sharing the details ...and more »