Daily Archive: December 4, 2015

India crosses 5 GW-mark for solar installations

The cumulative installed capacity of solar power in India has crossed the 5 GW mark. “While total commissioned utility solar capacity in India reaches 4.7 GW; rooftop capacity stands at 525 MW. In 2015...

MoU between India and Germany for Solar Energy

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which has been signed in October, 2015, between Indian and Germany, to expand bilateral development cooperation...

Work on PFBR was in pre-project activities stage

Units 1 and 2 of the Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) in Tamil Nadu’s Kalpakkam district are “under pre-project activities”, the government informed today. In a written response to a question in Rajya Sabha...

66% of total solar panel imports are from China

About 66 per cent of the total imports of solar power panels were from China during the first three months of the fiscal, Parliament was informed today. As many as 2.92 crore solar power...

Power sector outlook remains negative on multiple challenges

Moody’s said on Thursday its outlook for the Indian power sector remained negative with industry facing persistent challenges including high fuel supply risk, cost overruns at plants operated by independent power producers (IPPs), and...