MIT Research Solar Pumps in India

Report: Big Variation in Cost and Performance of Solar Pumps in India

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers have recently released a report evaluating a range of solar pump technologies and business models available in India for irrigation and salt mining ...
/ Off-grid, Solar
Azure Power Wins Contract to Electrify 320 Jharkhand Homes with Mini and Micro-grids

Azure Power Wins Contract to Electrify 320 Jharkhand Homes with Mini and Micro-grids

Azure Power, an independent solar power producer in India, has been awarded a contract by Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA) to electrify 320 households across 11 villages through the ...
/ Off-grid, Solar
Off-Grid Solar Market Remains Buoyant Despite 7% Dip in Sales

Report: Off-Grid Solar Market Remains Buoyant Despite 7% Dip in Sales

Although the worldwide sales of off-grid solar products declined by 7 percent in the first six months of 2017 compared to the final six months of 2016, the market remains ...
/ Off-grid, Solar
USAID Awards for Off-Grid Solar

USAID Announces $6.3 Million for Sub-Saharan Africa’s Off-Grid Solar

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded a total of $6.3 million to strengthen the off-grid energy sector in Sub-Saharan Africa. The awards will provide capital to ...
/ Off-grid, Solar
Jharkhand Issues Tender to Power 47 Villages with Solar Projects

Jharkhand Issues Tender to Power 47 Villages with Solar Projects

The Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA) has issued a tender for the electrification of 47 villages under a decentralized distributed generation program under the Deendayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana ...
/ Off-grid, Solar
Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana

Solar Power Packs to Electrify Remote Areas Under a New Government Program

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has launched a new program called Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (SAUBHAGYA) to electrify all willing households in the country in rural ...
/ Off-grid, Solar
CEEW Study Solar PHCs

Solar Power Drastically Improves Healthcare Systems in Chhattisgarh: CEEW

In a study, the Council on Energy, Environment, and Water (CEEW) found that solar-powered primary healthcare centers (PHCs) in Chhattisgarh admitted over 50 percent more patients and conducted almost twice ...
/ Off-grid, Solar
India Off-grid Solar

149 MW of Solar Installed Under Off-Grid Program

Standalone solar projects aggregating 149 MW have been installed in India under the off-grid program. The Ministry of Power is providing help to develop standalone solar power projects under off-grid ...
/ Off-grid, Solar
ArcelorMittal

ArcelorMittal Proposes 600 MW Solar Farm in Karnataka

ArcelorMittal is planning to construct a 600 MW solar farm in Karnataka. ArcelorMittal had planned constructing a six-million-ton steel plant with a captive 750 MW power project in Karnataka and ...
/ Off-grid, Solar
Railway Station

Northern Railways to Install 5 MW Rooftop Solar in Four of its Stations

The Northern Railways is setting up 5 MW of solar rooftop at the New Delhi, Old Delhi, Anand Vihar and Hazrat Nizamuddin railway stations with the objective of generating electricity ...
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Railway Station

Solar Installations Picking Up in the Indian Transportation Sector

Solar installations are starting to pick up in the Indian transportation sector. Replying to a question in the Lok Sabha regarding the government’s plan to install solar power systems in ...
/ Off-grid, Solar