NTPC to set up 50 MW Solar Power Projects

NTPC is planning to set up Solar Power projects of 50 MW capacity with Battery Energy Storage System at different locations in Port Blair in Andaman & Nicobar Islands as part of its Green Commitment to Government of India. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed between NTPC , Andaman & Nicobar Administration & […]

IEA raises five-year renewable growth forecast

The International Energy Agency said that it was significantly increasing its five-year growth forecast for renewables thanks to strong policy support in key countries and sharp cost reductions. Renewables have surpassed coal last year to become the largest source of installed power capacity in the world.   The latest edition of the IEA’s Medium-Term Renewable […]

TPREL signs PPA for 100 MW solar project in AP

Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd announced the signing of the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for a 100 MW solar project at Anantapuram solar park in Andhra Pradesh with the Solar Corporation of India (SECI). TPREL is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Tata Power Company Ltd., India’s largest integrated power company. The Commercial Operations Date […]

ASSOCHAM suggest linking of Cross Subsidy Charges to avoid states

Industry body ASSOCHAM has suggested linking of Cross Subsidy Charges (CSS) with aggregate technical and commercial (AT&C) losses faced by them. In a note submitted to the Chief Minister of Haryana,  Manohar Lal Khattar by The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) says that “will ensure that as states reduce their losses, […]

Piyush Goyal lays foundation stone for Atal Akshay Urja Bhawan

Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines, laid the foundation stone for Atal Akshay Urja Bhawan. The building has been named after former Prime Minister of India, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, as he laid the foundation stone for the Wind Turbine Testing Station of the National Institute of […]

Clean Energy Memorandum signed between India & America

By Solar Times News Service A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Government of India and the Government of the United States of America was signed here to enhance cooperation on energy security, clean energy and climate change. Shri P.K. Pujari, Secretary, Ministry of Power, Government of India and Mr. Richard R Verma, US Ambassador […]

Online Portal launched to promote Net Zero Energy Buildings

By Solar Times News Service Ministry of Power and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)  launched India’s first integrated web portal designed to promote and mainstream Net Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB) in India. The portal (www.nzeb.in) was launched by Shri Pradeep Kumar Pujari, Secretary, Ministry of Power, and Ambassador Mr Jonathan Addleton, USAID Mission Director […]

MOU between India & Japan for promoting sustainable development

By Solar Times News Service Cabinet gives ex-post facto approval to the MOU between India and Japan for promoting sustainable, stable and low-carbon thermal power development in India  The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today granted ex-post facto approval to the MOU between India and Japan for promoting sustainable, stable and […]

Small Wind Solar Hybrid System to provide electricity to un-electrified

By Solar Times News Service The success of programme would lead towards launching of National Programme on Grid connected small wind and solar hybrid system in future Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is implementing a programme to promote the installation of Small Wind Energy and Hybrid Systems (SWES) with the objective to provide electricity […]

UAE signs an agreement with India on Renewable Energy Cooperation

By Solar Times News Service The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi was apprised of a General Framework Agreement (GFA) on Renewable Energy Cooperation between India and United Arab Emirates (UAE). The GFA was signed, in New Delhi on 11th February this year during the state visit of Crown Prince of […]