All India Peak Demand Increased 5% Year-over-Year Touching 169 GW in March 2019

One Reason for Lower Power Demand – UJALA Which Has Cut Down Peak Power Demand by 9 GW

Reduced power demand has been an issue for some time in India and it has been blamed largely on financially challenged DISCOMs (utility companies). One of the most overlooked reasons ...
Japanese Company to Start Sri Lanka’s First Solar Panel Manufacturing Facility

Japanese Company to Start Sri Lanka’s First Solar Panel Manufacturing Facility

Japanese Sri Lanka Friendship (JSF) Corporation, a board of investment company, will start manufacturing solar panels at Katunayake in Sri Lanka. This will be the first solar panel manufacturing facility in ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Walmart India Sets 100% Renewable Energy Goal for Country Store Operations

Walmart India Installs Rooftop Solar in 17 Stores

Walmart India, a wholly owned subsidiary of Walmart Inc, is planning to incorporate sustainable sources such as solar energy, water harvesting, and recycling to run its stores in the country ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Month in a Minute India Solar Update July

Important Data Points and Headlines from the Indian Renewable Energy Sector in July 2017

Several hydropower projects in India are witnessing significant overruns in both time and costs. Only 28 percent of the total hydropower potential in India - out of 148 GW has been developed ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Loan

ADB to Provide $200 Million Loan to Finance Energy Efficient Lights and Pumps in India

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide a $200 million (~Rs.13 billion) loan to finance energy efficient lights and water pumps in India. The $200 million (~Rs.13 billion) ADB loan ...