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Aug 21, 2018
Small to mid-sized renewable energy firms fight consolidation wave, industry set to become 'big boys' club'Small to mid-sized renewable energy companies in India are starting to look like attractive takeover targets as lenders and investors withhold funds, worried by the stiff competition, weak bond markets, low tariffs and high debt besetting the sector
Aug 08, 2018
Four years from deadline, India met only 6% of solar rooftop installation target; domestic users unimpressed by subsidyAt this rate, missing the target is a foregone conclusion, which also jeopardises India’s overall solar target of 100 gigawatt (GW, equal to 1,000 MW) by 2022.
Aug 02, 2018
A Singaporean sets up solar-powered tribal school in India, among other projects, to inculcate the spirit of entrepreneurship in the youngSingaporean social entrepreneur Alvin Yong dreams big. Why? Because he says, “It takes the same amount of energy to dream small. So why not dream bigger.” He believes in the power of young people to transform their communities for the better. And that is why he continues to support education-led programmes.
Jun 06, 2018
India focuses on efficient energy usage; aims to partner with UN to promote consumption of solar energyIndia aims to partner with the United Nations to use solar energy at the world body's premises as part of the efforts to protect and preserve environment.
Jun 04, 2018
Renewable power accounted for 70% of net additions to global power generating capacity in 2017: ReportRenewable power accounted for 70 per cent of net additions to global power generating capacity, the largest increase in modern history, a report said.
Mar 15, 2018
India needs a smart strategy to outdo Chinese domination and become global leader in solar energyOutmuscled from the beginning by their Chinese counterparts, Indian manufacturers are now facing a serious crisis with Chinese units, subjected to tariffs by the US, flooding the global market.
Mar 11, 2018
ISA summit: Narendra Modi suggests turning to Vedas to combat climate change, calls for less-risky finances to promote solar energyPrime Minister Narendra Modi called for concessional and less-risky finances for raising the share of solar electricity in the energy mix and pledged to generate 175 GW of electricity in India from renewable energy sources by 2022
Mar 06, 2018
Microsoft completes first renewable energy deal in India to power its offices with solar energyMicrosoft's first solar energy agreement in India, and one of the first in Asia — the company completed a new solar agreement in Singapore last week.
Feb 11, 2018
Narendra Modi champions Aadhaar and GST in Dubai, says technology must be used for development, not destructionSpeaking at World Government Summit in Dubai on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said technology must be used as a means to development and not destruction
Jan 25, 2018
Budget 2018: India's renewable progress slips; GST-induced losses, import duty on solar modules threaten 2022 targetDuring 2017-18, 4.8 GW renewables capacity was added till 30 November, 2017, against a target of over 14 GW. India will now have to add nearly 3 GW every month — the amount it did over four months previously — to meet its target by the end of March 2018.