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Tata Central Archives becomes India’s first business archive, to be certified with the IGBC platinum rating

By Solar Times Bureau Pune, December 12th, 2016:  The Tata Central Archives (TCA), the corporate business archive of the Tata group, has been awarded the prestigious ‘Platinum Rating under Indian Green Building Council’s (IGBC) Existing Building Operations and Maintenance Rating System.’ TCA has received this rating for continuously implementing measurable strategies and solutions in

STFI and IGCC jointly to implement three-year support project for solar process heat “Solar Payback” in India

By Solar Times Bureau The Solar Thermal Federation of India (STFI) and the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC) have teamed up for the international ‘Solar Payback’ project, which aims to increase the use of solar thermal energy in industrial processes. The Kick-Off Meeting took place in Mumbai on 16 December 2016. Supported by the German

Cabinet approves enhancement of capacity from 20,000 MW to 40,000 MW of the Scheme for Development of Solar Parks and Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects

By Solar Times Bureau The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today approved the enhancement of capacity from 20,000 MW to 40,000 MW of the Scheme for Development of Solar Parks and Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects. The enhanced capacity would ensure setting up

meeco installed biggest solar energy plant in Zimbabwe

By Solar Times Bureau Swiss-based solar supplier provides 216 kWp sun2live energy generating system as an off-grid solution to a Zimbabwean company. Many companies in Africa are struggling with electricity scarcity, power cuts and the reliance on diesel generators. The current installation of the so far largest solar energy plant in Zimbabwe with a total capacity

President’s Estate to Generate 670 KW Solar Energy through rooftop Solar Panels

               The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the first phase of a Solarization Project in the President’s Estate tomorrow (February 10, 2017) under which 670 KW of solar power will be generated through rooftop solar panels installed on seven buildings in the President’s

ADB, Govt of Myanmar inaugurates solar photovoltaic mini-grid system

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Myanmar inaugurated a solar photovoltaic (PV) mini-grid system in Mandalay. The inauguration ceremony in Kyet Su Taw Village, Kyaukpadaung Township, was attended by Dr. Tun Win, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation (MOALI), U Sai Kyaw Zaw, Ethnic Affairs Minister of

Tata Power says met all legal norms for Mundra UMPP

Tata Power said it has discharged all legal obligations in connection with Mundra Ultra Mega Power Project (UMPP). “This (Mundra UMPP) project was bid for in 2006 when the concept of a formal Risk Management Committee was not introduced and all proposals were deliberated and approved by the board,” the company

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