US Trade Body Recommendation May Impact India's Solar Power Sector - EnergyInfraPost

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 07:07:32 GMT

Indian solar power tariffs' sharp decline will get arrested in the short term with Chinese solar module prices set to increase post the US International Trade Commission' (USITC) recommendation on Friday. With the USITC in an unanimous vote concluding ...
Heraeus launches customer initiatives to boost Indian Photovoltaics Industry - Web India 123

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 06:47:43 GMT

Photovoltaics, thus offers great opportunities for India to help solving the very strong growth in energy demand. This however requires a good and technologically leading partner for the Indian solar market. Heraeus is convinced that it can be this ...and more »
CM Shivraj lays foundation of solar plant at Raja Bhoj Airport - ABP LIVE

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 06:08:49 GMT

To encourage the use of renewable resources, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has signed an agreement with Madhya Pradesh Energy Development Corporation for setting up a one Mega Watt solar energy plant. For this, 350 solar panels of about 1000 ...and more »
Azure Power Commissions 50 MW NTPC Solar Project in Uttar Pradesh -

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 04:54:17 GMT

Azure Power Commissions 50 MW NTPC Solar Project in Uttar Pradesh New Delhi: Azure Power (NYSE: AZRE), a leading independent solar power producer in India, has announced that it has commissioned the final phase of its 50 megawatt (MW) solar ...and more »
Why ITC Solar Trade Case Is Far from Over - HuffPost

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 02:34:04 GMT

To be clear, two very small companies are driving the case, both of which are controlled by companies outside the U.S. They represent less than one-half of one percent of the nation's solar energy workforce. Quite simply – when the Administration ...and more »
Bhopal's Raja Bhoj Airport will soon go solar -

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 21:01:13 GMT

“Airports Authority of India (AAI) is going to install the solar plant with the help of Madhya Pradesh Energy Development Corporation. “This will generate 1 MW of electricity. Use of renewable solar energy will save our environment. This will also cut ...and more »
Cheap, Foreign-Made Solar Panels Flooding The Market Are Hurting US Companies, Trade Officials Rule - BuzzFeed News

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 20:15:00 GMT

The highly anticipated decision has delivered an opportunity for President Trump to put tariffs on certain solar panels made outside of the US — a move that officials have reportedly said is likely and would be consistent with his “America First ...and more »
Bhel picks areas to diversify - The Telegraph

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 20:04:41 GMT

22: Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (Bhel) is looking to diversify into areas such as solar power, transportation, defence, aerospace and water business. ... In defence, the company has equipped Indian Navy ships with gun mounts and auxiliary control systems.and more »
Engie and The Abraaj Group partner to develop wind power in India - Windpower Engineering (press release)

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:56:56 GMT

The Abraaj Group has comprehensive investment experience in the energy sector and has invested over $1 billion in 10 projects globally. In 2015, Abraaj partnered with the Aditya Birla Group to build a 1 GW scale solar energy platform in India, and in ...
India has limited fossil fuels to support demand of 1.25 bn people, renewable energy only way: MNRE Secretary Anand ... - Financial Express

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:46:00 GMT

However, asserting the fact that India is determed to achieve the target of installing 175 gigawatt (GW) of renewable energy capacity by 2022, Kumar said that advancements in technology and dropping prices of solar and wind, the country can even ...and more »
British Investor Plans $600 Million Iran Solar Project - RadioFarda

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:20:09 GMT

Specialist renewable energy investor Quercus will invest nearly $600 million in a solar power project in Iran, with construction slated to start in the first half of 2018, according to the company's chief executive. The planned 600-megawatt (MW) plant ...
Azure Power Commissions a 50 MW NTPC Solar Project in Uttar Pradesh - SYS-CON Media (press release)

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:18:41 GMT

Azure Power (NYSE: AZRE), a leading independent solar power producer in India, has announced that it has commissioned the final phase of its 50 megawatt (MW) solar power plant in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The 50 MW project is spread across 300+ ...and more »
Gajapathi Raju inaugurates new campus of IAA - The Hans India

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:01:00 GMT

Guruprasad Mohapatra, informed that Indian Aviation Academy is a premier training institute of Airports Authority of India, Directorate General of Civil Aviation and Bureau of Civil Aviation. Prior to IAA, the institute was known as the National ...and more »
Intersolar Middle East: Global PV Markets – Are The GCC Ready to Join the Global Solar Market Leaders? - AltEnergyMag (press release)

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:51:06 GMT

China, the U.S., India and Japan represent 75% of the world's entire solar installation capacity for the year 2017. The total global installed PV capacity will exceed 400 GW in 2018, nearly 1 TW total installed solar power is possible by 2021. India ...and more »
Winner of the international "Solar for All" competition -

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 09:14:08 GMT

Within the framework of the international "Solar for All" competition, the two winners of the competition, initiated by the Canopus Foundation and the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE), are now financing the crowdfunding platform ...
JBVNL tightlipped on solar PPA rate - Daily Pioneer

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:23:02 GMT

He even questioned the decision on the ground that JSERC has not been taken into consideration so far and went on suggesting the Government to get in touch with Solar Energy Corporation of India offering the renewable power at much cheaper rate.
India Becomes Largest Generator Of Energy From Renewable Sources - EnergyInfraPost

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 06:55:37 GMT

India became the largest generator of energy from renewable sources, generating 10.2 billion units in June, acccording to latest available data. This includes electricity generated from solar, wind, biomass and small hydroelectric units. This is 26 per ...and more »
On Clean Energy, India Has Wind At Its Back, Sun Ahead - EnergyInfraPost

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 06:45:44 GMT

To combat climate change, the world is taking recourse to production of green and renewable energy like solar and wind, along with other forms of clean energies like hydro, biomass, natural gas and nuclear. Of these, achieving solar and wind energy ...and more »
India to review rooftop solar subsidies in November - PV-Tech

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 05:47:28 GMT

India's Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has nearly finished approving all sanctions for rooftop solar subsidies and the sanctioning process will be reviewed in November, according to Hiren Borah, who heads Solar City, Green Building, ...
Assocham urges UP govt to develop three SEZs for solor energy -

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 02:46:18 GMT

Though India's true potential for solar power stands at an estimated 5,000 terawatt hours (TWh) per annum, solar energy represents a meagre three per cent of installed capacity and generates about one per cent of total electricity. Apart from this ...and more »
Can India Become the Next Renewables Powerhouse? - BRINK

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 21:04:40 GMT

Likewise, India's ambition under the previous administration and carried forward by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government to make India a global player in solar energy is paying terrific dividends. India has quadrupled its solar-generation capacity ...and more »
India calls for 'complete elimination' of poverty - Business Standard

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:19:51 GMT

Emphasising the focus on solar energy as a factor for economic development, Sushma Swaraj referred to India's initiative of forming the International Solar Alliance. "Our path-breaking initiative for an International Solar Alliance is intended to make ...and more »
Adobe's Bangalore office among first in India to be powered 100% by renewable energy - The Climate Group

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:06:58 GMT

With Climate Week NYC 2017 underway in New York, Vince Digneo, Sustainability Strategist, Adobe, blogs on the company's efforts to reduce its emissions in India and the benefits for the local community. Adobe's Bangalore site is going solar. We ...
Bloomberg shares some mind-bending clean energy charts (plus wind turbines on steroids!) - Red, Green, and Blue

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:48:19 GMT

Those cost drops — alongside similar but even more dramatic solar power cost drops — have continuously led to renewable energy growth that has “surprised” the experts. Well, who knows if it really surprised them, but the International Energy Agency ...and more »
India Could Exceed its Renewable Energy Development Goals - Prensa Latina

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:25:57 GMT

In this country there are about 300 cloudless days as an annual average, a situation favoring the development of solar energy. New Delhi pledged during the Paris climate summit to generate 40 percent of total electric power from renewable energy ...and more »
Clean power from solar to charge EVs in India: Amitabh Kant - Autocar Professional

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:55:51 GMT

“India has committed in the Paris Accord to radically move towards solar power in the coming years and aims to generate 175GW, the world's largest capacity of clean power through the sun. This instantly makes EV technology extremely relevant for the ...and more »
Enphase to make AC solar modules with India's Waaree - Renewables Now (subscription)

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 05:26:10 GMT

Sep 21 (Renewables Now) - US microinverter maker Enphase Energy Inc (NASDAQ:ENPH) has entered a partnership with Indian firm Waaree Energies Ltd to jointly make an alternating current (AC) solar module for the Indian market. Under the collaboration ...and more »
India will better its 175 Gigawatt renewable energy target: Official -

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 03:00:17 GMT

India will better its 175 Gigawatt renewable energy target: Official Greater Noida: India can surpass its target of installing 175 gigawatt (GW) of renewable energy capacity by 2022, and plans to bring offshore wind energy and large hydro-electric ...and more »
MNRE secretary reaffirms Indian government commitment to solar manufacturing - PV-Tech

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 02:49:50 GMT

Anand Kumar, the secretary of India's Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), has reaffirmed the government's commitment to its domestic PV manufacturers and said the country “must now concentrate on manufacturing” if it is to become a force in ...and more »
Offshore Wind, Hydro Projects May Get Green Energy Tag - EnergyInfraPost

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 01:22:21 GMT

We are also contemplating to exploit our offshore wind potential,” Anand Kumar, secretary in the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, said at the Renewable Energy India Expo on Wednesday. The government is on track to exceed its ambitious target of ...and more »