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A new solar highway in China perfectly captures its clean-energy ambitions

The idea of solar roads has been dismissed by many as being impractical. But that didn’t stop China from opening one for testing today, joining the ranks of France, Holland, and other countries giving it a shot. In Jinan, the capital of the northeastern Shandong province, traffic is now rolling over a stretch of expressway that’s also [...]

By | 2018-01-02T03:33:33+00:00 December 30th, 2017|News|Comments Off on A new solar highway in China perfectly captures its clean-energy ambitions

Battery Storage Blues?

Evaporation ponds concentrate Lithium salts for extraction Could a Shortage of Lithium Hold Back the Market for Renewables? Energy storage is increasingly seen as critical to the decarbonisation of transportation and the means to propel the integration of clean renewable energy into the energy supply system.  In this vision of our low carbon future, we [...]

By | 2017-12-29T18:23:49+00:00 December 29th, 2017|blog|Comments Off on Battery Storage Blues?

Earlier on April 3, 2017, the Company announced it had raised JPY 5.4 billion for the Gunma Aramaki project through a dual-tenor green project bond.

Canadian Solar Inc., one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that it has reached commercial operation on its 19.1MWp Gunma Aramaki solar power plant, located approximately 100km northwest of Tokyo, Japan. The Gunma Aramaki solar power plant is powered by 59,544 Canadian Solar’s CS6X Max Power solar panels. The plant is expected to generate approximately [...]

By | 2018-01-02T03:33:50+00:00 December 29th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Earlier on April 3, 2017, the Company announced it had raised JPY 5.4 billion for the Gunma Aramaki project through a dual-tenor green project bond.

All villages in Bihar are now electrified: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar

All 39,073 villages of Bihar were now electrified, Chief Minister Nitish Kumarsaid here today. He added that every household in the state would have a free power connection by the end of the next calendar year.  The efforts in this regard were a part of Kumar's seven resolves ("saat nischay") of good governance. "We have come a long way since [...]

By | 2018-01-02T03:34:06+00:00 December 29th, 2017|News|Comments Off on All villages in Bihar are now electrified: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar

Renewable purchase obligations: REC trading picks up to touch record volumes

Trading of renewable energy certificates (REC) at the Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) touched an all-time high in the December session, with 32.4 lakh RECs being traded under the non-solar category. The exchange had traded 18.9 lakh RECs in November, which was previous highest volume on record. A little over 2.5 lakh RECs were traded in [...]

By | 2018-01-02T03:34:25+00:00 December 29th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Renewable purchase obligations: REC trading picks up to touch record volumes

MADHYA PRADESH AIMS TO BEAT CHINA, BUILD WORLD’S BIGGEST SOLAR PARK

BHOPAL: Just a day after CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan laid the foundation stone for the 750MW Rewa Solar Park, Madhya Pradesh is aiming to pip China by setting up the world's largest solar power park with an installed capacity of 1050 MW. While half of the power from the Rewa plant - one of the [...]

By | 2018-01-02T03:34:42+00:00 December 28th, 2017|News|Comments Off on MADHYA PRADESH AIMS TO BEAT CHINA, BUILD WORLD’S BIGGEST SOLAR PARK

Schemes launched by the Government to promote Solar Energy in the country

Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, Shri Raj Kumar Singh, in a written reply to a question on schemes initiated by Government to promote Solar Power in the country, in Lok Sabha today informed that in order to promote solar energy, the Government have launched several schemes in the country. The [...]

By | 2018-01-02T03:34:59+00:00 December 28th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Schemes launched by the Government to promote Solar Energy in the country

UDAY targets: Proud moment for Andhra Pradesh as the state emerges as top performer

(28 Dec 2017) Andhra Pradesh has emerged as the best performer under the Central government’s Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY), meant to improve the financials of state-run electricity distribution entities. Thanks to its robust power supply monitoring mechanism, the state discoms’ aggregate technical and commercial (AT&C) losses are now lower than the FY18 target set [...]

By | 2018-01-02T03:35:18+00:00 December 28th, 2017|News|Comments Off on UDAY targets: Proud moment for Andhra Pradesh as the state emerges as top performer

Open power access gets dear with 52 paisa extra surcharge

(27 Dec 2017) The Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TSERC) has levied an additional open access surcharge of 52 paisa per kWh on industrial consumers, a move aimed at promoting sale of electricity generated by its own plants and discouraging industrial units to purchase power from other generators. The move will further burden the industries in the state, as all big [...]

By | 2018-01-02T03:35:34+00:00 December 28th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Open power access gets dear with 52 paisa extra surcharge

Year End Review 2017 –MNRE 27-December-2017 11:28 IST

Government is on its way to achieving 175 GW target for installed Renewable Energy capacity by 2022 India attains 6th position in global Solar Power installed capacity By November 2017, a total of 62 GW Renewable Power installed, of which 27 GW installed since May 2014 and 11.79 GW since January 2017 Historic Low Tariffs [...]

By | 2017-12-27T17:39:37+00:00 December 27th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Year End Review 2017 –MNRE 27-December-2017 11:28 IST
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