India is the largest engineering hub for ABB worldwide. The company plans to continue to invest in the solar energy space. They have developed solar pumps in India and are exploring opportunities in the power distribution space.
Uttar Pradesh is looking to set up solar parks in different parts of the state on government land and has signed up with solar developers to build solar farms. The state is trying to cope up with other states in solar energy generation.
After the PM suggested installing solar panels on the Pakistan border, using super-chilled LNG to build cold storage and warehousing facilities, and putting barcodes to stop illegal use of subsidised cooking gas.
The Haryana government has decided to encourage use of solar power and other alternative sources and has issued the Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (Rooftop Solar Grid Interactive System based on Net Metering) Regulations, 2014
Indian power producer NTPC Ltd will meet solar developers who are interested in participating for reverse tender for 15 GW of solar power capacity and would also discuss plans for 10 GW solar power generation capacity.
The Telangana government has set up a six-member committee headed by State Energy Secretary Arvind Kumar for preparing modalities for the new solar pump set scheme which is being launched soon in the state.
Rural Agri Ventures India, a Gurgaon-based business incubation firm which is known for its expertise in providing state of the art, customized solar energy solutions, has revealed that it has lit up 2280 houses across 34 villages in Uttar Pradesh by using solar energy, benefitting more than 11,480 people.