The NDA government’s ambitious goal to install 1000 MW of solar energy at Indian defence establishments has been slashed to less than a third following the Defence Ministry’s refusal to spare the required land.
Online marketplace Amazon has recently launched an online solar power store enabling customers to purchase a range of PV related products including solar panels, solar lights, USB chargers and a number of other items.
Addressing the first Foundation Day Celebrations of the Association of Renewable Energy Agencies of the States (AREAS) in Bengaluru, Shri Piyush Goyal has announced to replace all street lights of the country with LED bulbs in next 24 months under Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme.
In an effort to diversify its local service portfolio, IBC Solar, the German photovoltaic systems specialist is all set to develop and finance large-scale solar projects of 20 MW to 50 MW capacity in India.
Under climate action plans, India announced to achieve about 40 per cent cumulative electric power installed capacity from “non-fossil fuel” based energy resources by 2030 wherein major chunk would be solar energy.
NHPC, an Indian hydro power generation company has entered into an agreement with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to develop 250 MW Grid connected Solar Projects in India on ownership basis in a time frame of 5 years.