China is one of the biggest investors in wind and solar, but leaders called for more coal-fired power after economic growth plunged last year and shortages caused blackouts and factory shutdowns
Adani Green Energy shares jump 5% after Total SA invests Rs 3,707 cr in solar energy JV with company
Shares of Adani Green Energy gained 5 percent on Wednesday after Total SA said it has invested Rs 3,707 crore in a solar energy joint venture with the domestic firm
French energy firm Total SA on Tuesday said it has invested Rs 3,707 crore to set up 50:50 joint venture with Adani Green Energy Ltd (AGEL) through its step-down subsidiary
Coronavirus Outbreak: India's renewables installation could fall by a fifth due to lockdown, says report
India could face over 21.6 percent of 3 gigawatts (GW) of solar power and wind energy projects being delayed due to the nationwide lockdown imposed to check the spread of coronavirus, Wood Mackenzie said in a report
The head of the climate change program said, "India has now set a new target of achieving 100 GW of solar power by 2022."
US appeals against WTO dispute settlement panel's ruling in favour of India in renewable energy case
A ruling given by the WTO's dispute settlement panel on renewable energy or the solar sector in favour of India has been challenged by the US in the upper body of the World Trade Organization
US keen to invest in India's infra, port, solar sector development, says Donald Trump govt's development finance institution
The US government's development finance institution OPIC is keen to invest in the development of India's infrastructure, port and solar energy sectors, a top US official said Tuesday.
India plans to make renewable power account for 40 percent of its total installed capacity by 2030.
Job market brightens up: Over 300,000 workers to be employed in solar, wind energy sectors in India, says ILO
ILO said that in countries such as Denmark, Estonia, France and Germany, as well as in India, South Korea, the Philippines and South Africa, a number of environmental policies and national development strategies make reference to skills development for the green transition.
World's largest solar thermal power plant approved by South Australian govt for an estimated $509 million
Construction on the 150-megawatt Aurora plant, to be built by utility-scale solar power company SolarReserve, will begin in 2018.
The guidelines, prepared by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), cover the grid-connected solar PV power projects with a size of 5 mw and above.
According to an Assocham-NEC Technologies study, India's installed solar capacity fell short of the target of 17 GW by the end of 2016-17.
India provided some breathing room to local manufacturers through DCR and toyed briefly with anti-dumping duties.
China's solar industry is expected to produce 25 percent more panels in 2017 than last year, supported by domestic sales and demand from the United States and emerging markets, the head of a Chinese industry association said.
The SDO was launched in 2010, and is an astronomical instrument dedicated to monitoring the activity on the Sun.
The study noted that India has made significant progress towards it target of 175 GW of renewable energy by 2022.
NASA on Wednesday announced that it has renamed the Solar Probe Plus spacecraft — humanity's first mission to a star, which will be launched in 2018 - as the Parker Solar Probe in honour of astrophysicist Eugene Parker.
The 2022 target includes 60 GW from wind power, 100 GW from solar power, 10 GW from biomass power and five GW from small-hydro power.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's parliamentary constituency Varanasi has the potential to generate 676 MW power from solar rooftop panels alone.
For people without access to electricity, off-grid renewable systems, which are cheaper than extending the national grid, are the most economical way to get electricity