Category: Solar

Solar energy, radiant light and heat from the sun, is harnessed using a range of ever-evolving technologies such as solar heating, solar photovoltaics, solar thermal electricity, solar architecture and artificial photosynthesis.

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...

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...

India auctioned 504MW of solar power in January

This was 5 times higher than the auctioned capacity in December. In January 2017, 931 MW of solar was tendered in India, compared to 1,776 in December 2016. January witnessed five times more capacity...

Maharashtra to take joint venture route for solar push

Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited (MahaGenco) is looking at public-private partnership (PPP) and joint venture routes to undertake works for adding 2,500 megawatt (mw) grid-connected solar energy capacity in three years. The state...

BHEL bags 3.6 MW Rooftop Solar PV Systems order

BHEL manufactures solar cells and modules at its Electronics Division in Bengaluru, while space-grade solar panels using high efficiency cells and space-grade Battery panels are manufactured at its Electronic Systems Division, also in Bengaluru....