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Tata Power Solar numero uno player in solar rooftop for second year

According to reports, Tata Power Solar, India’s largest integrated solar player, has emerged as a leader in solar rooftop solutions for the second consecutive year among EPC contractors. The recently-published India Solar Rooftop Map 2016 report by Bridge To India, a leading Cleantech consulting firm has ranked Tata Power as the No.1 among solar rooftop EPC contractors. As per report, the total installed capacity for rooftops in the country is 525 MW as of October 2015, inclusive of the commercial, ... Read More »

63-year-old designs solar car to tour India

According to reports, he may be 63, an age when many choose to hang up their boots and rest on their past laurels. But what makes Syed Sajjad Ahmed different from the rest of his ilk is his passion for innovation and grit to make social change. A school dropout, he has designed a solar-powered vehicle and is all set to embark on a journey to Delhi to spread the message of a pollution-free India. From Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru ... Read More »

Solar power to electrify all police stations in UP

According to reports, in a first in the country, all 1,517 police stations in Uttar Pradesh will be made self-reliant for electricity through solar power by March 2016. In the first phase, funds have been sanctioned for 250 police stations which will be equipped with 5 KV and 10KV power generation units. Rooftop solar panels will be installed at all police stations depending on the number of police personnel deployed at the particular police station which will also reflect the ... Read More »

Floodlights at border to run on solar power

According to reports, for the first time in the country, floodlights at dozens of border posts and fencings along the international border adjoining Pakistan will run on solar energy from November 5. The pilot project is being operated by the Union home ministry at the border in Jaisalmer. Work of the 5MW solar power station that will light up the border posts here has almost been completed and power generation will start from November 5. For now, this power station ... Read More »

Seminar on renewable energy to promote solar city

According to reports, to help build Aurangabad as a solar city, Sustainability Initiatives a Pune-based organization conducted an awareness programme on ‘Renewable energy’ in association with Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) here on Saturday. The seminar was supported by Aurangabad Municipal Corporation (AMC), City chapter of Confederation of Real Estate Developer’s Association of India (CREDAI) Aurangabad chapter and Chamber of Marathwada Industries and Agriculture (CMIA). Organizers said that the seminar helped give an insight into various renewable energy ... Read More »

Kannauj in Uttar Pradesh to get solar power training centre

According to reports, after a Kisan Mandi, UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav is all set to gift a non-conventional energy training centre to Kannauj, his wife Dimple Yadav’s parliamentary constituency. Proposed to be constructed over an area of around four acre, the centre would essentially provide training to youth in installation of rooftop solar equipment and its maintenance. Government sources said that the institute, proposed to be constructed by UP Rajkiya Nirman Nigam at an estimated cost of around Rs ... Read More »

Andhra Pradesh MP bats for installation of roof-top solar panels in each home

According to reports, Lok Sabha MP K Hari Babu has underlined the need for generating solar power to save energy produced by thermal, hydro and gas-based plants while making a pitch for installation of roof-top power panels in every household. Inaugurating a roof-top solar power plant on the office building of the Institute of Solid Waste Research and Ecological Balance (INSWAREB) institute here yesterday, Haribabu said both Central and state governments have been giving priority for solar power generation for ... Read More »

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