Category: Renewable

Renewable energy is derived from natural processes that are replenished constantly. In its various forms, it derives directly from the sun, or from heat generated deep within the earth. Included in the definition is electricity and heat generated from solar, wind, ocean, hydropower, biomass, geothermal resources, and biofuels and hydrogen derived from renewable resources.

Mahagenco proposes separate solar feeders for farmers

In a bid to achieve its target of generating 2,500 MW through renewable energy by 2022, Mahagenco has decided to go the public-private partnership way The Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Ltd (Mahagenco) has...

MINI-GRIDS TO END ENERGY POVERTY

Over the past few decades, solar energy has become increasingly relevant due to its reducing costs and social acceptability. Successive Governments have given a solid push to making solar energy a well regarded reality...

Dark side of the shift to renewables

A rapid increase in renewable energy capacity will impact viability of investments in thermal power. A gradual shift is welcome  Harnessing renewable energy and protecting the environment are welcome intentions. But, how far can...

First-ever solar power plant commissioned in Jorhat

The first-ever solar power plant in the entire northeast region has been installed successfully in Don Bosco Higher Secondary School in Assam’s Jorhat. In order to accelerate the development of latest technologies in green...

Wind Power Chalks Up More Strong Numbers

The Global Wind Energy Council released its annual market statistics: the 2016 market was more than 54 GW, bringing total global installed capacity to nearly 487 GW. Led by China, the US, Germany, and...