Storage should be part of renewable energy projects: Expert

Policy intervention is needed for renewable energy storage capacity in all grid connected renewable projects to tackle the potential problem of limited capability of the grid, a solar energy expert said here today. Policy intervention … More →

India to be third largest solar market in 2017

 Wed, May 10 2017. 05 58 PM IST India to be third largest solar market in 2017: report Solar capacity in India is expected to touch 18.7GW by the end of 2017, which is about … More →


ISRO Has Developed A Solar Electric Car That May Just Solve India’s Fuel Crisis

The world acknowledges the fact that the future of mobility lies in electric vehicles. But the big question is how clean they really are. The emissions usually are transferred from the vehicle tailpipe to the … More →


The Role Of Solar In A Smart Meter World

Connected devices are ushering in a new age. For the electric power sector, one such device is the smart meter – a building block for realizing the benefits of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies. A … More →


Andhra Pradesh tenders 100 MW solar project

The Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation releases tender details of $70 million solar project to be built in Talaricheruvu. The power utility of Indian state Andhra Pradesh has this week released details of a 100 … More →


BHEL commissions solar power plant at Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has commissioned a 3 MW Solar PV Power Plant in the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli. The Solar PV Power Plant was recently inaugurated by the Prime Minister … More →


IIT-Roorkee engineers are working on developing solar cells using Jamun

Engineers at IIT-Roorkee (IITR) are working on developing low-cost solar cells using solar cells. The pigment that naturally occurs in Jamun can be used as a cheaper photosensitizer for ‘Dye Sensitised Solar Cells’ aka DSSCs … More →


Sun Salutations: India Nears Completion of World’s Largest Solar Park

The single largest solar park in the world, with a maximum capacity of 1,000 megawatts, is nearing completion in India. The nine-square-mile Kurnal Ultra Mega Solar Park, which has cost 70 billion rupees ($1.09 billion) … More →


Domestic content requirement tenders are all but disappearing: Mercom

According to Mercom, domestic solar manufacturing capacity is almost 6 GW in a 10 GW market, however, Indian manufacturers managed to corner only about 10-15 per cent of the Indian market share raising doubts about … More →


Large conglomerates eye solar power sector with long-term game plan

The Mahindra group, Hero Group and Aditya Birla Group are among those who have set up renewable energy firms, hired technical experts and are scouting for acquisitions Mumbai: The solar energy sector that has seen … More →