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We are walking the talk on renewables: Prakash Javadekar

Javadekar said India is one of the top five nations in performance according to the Paris Agreement. We are walking the talk. We have reduced our emissions intensity by 21% since 2005 and we are very sure that we will achieve our target of 35% (reduction) by 2030.

COP 25: India calls for speedier expansion of international solar alliance

Expressing contentment over 83 countries joining the ISA in just four years, Javadekar said, "When ISA was launched, the idea was that all those countries who get more solar energy as they fall between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn should come together to create the consumers' own market.

Sterling and Wilson Solar begins construction of 200MW solar project in Australia

Wellington Solar Farm is a solar photovoltaic (PV) independent power project (IPP) being constructed on 490 Ha (hectare) of land, northeast of the town of Wellington in New South Wales.

India must build satellite to harness solar energy from space, former DRDO chief Sivathanu Pillai says

India should work with friendly nations to build a solar power satellite and place it in orbit to harness solar power as the country is running out of conventional sources like coal, says former chief of DRDO A Sivathanu Pillai.

Solar power earns Rs 1 crore for South Delhi Municipal Corporation

Over the last year, SDMC generated 6,615 KW solar power from the panels installed at 152 corporation buildings. SDMC became the first municipal corporation in the country to instal solar panels on its rooftops.

Rajasthan: Discoms trip on payment to solar firms raises NPA fears

The discoms have not paid the dues for the past one year running into an estimated Rs 250-300 crore. The non-payment has also led to developers stalling ongoing projects, resulting in job losses in the sector.

India's renewable energy programme of 450 GW has attracted attention as it is largest in the world: Javadekar

COP-25, which started on Dec 2 and concludes on Dec 13, is an important conference on climate change as countries prepare to move from pre-2020 period under the Kyoto Protocol to post-2020 period under the Paris Agreement.

Japan's Soft Bank Group to invest Rs 30,000 crore in renewable energy in Gujarat

The announcement was made at a meeting between chief minister Vijay Rupani and Executive Chairman of SB Energy Manoj Kohli. The investment will be in solar energy, wind energy and other unconventional renewable energy sources.

All future buildings of Delhi Metro to be designed to accommodate rooftop solar panels: DMRC Chief

Platinum rating is the highest rating given to structures by the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) for adopting best green practices. The IGBC, part of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), was formed in 2001.

Temple in Gujarat switches to solar power, uses saved money to fund college

Temple's trustee Praveen Chandra said that the electricity bill used to be very high, so they switched to solar power. Fifty-kilowatt capacity solar panels have been installed on the terrace of the temple with an expense of Rs 25 Lakh.

India's first fully solar-powered village - Irumbai in Tamil Nadu

India's first fully solar-powered village - Irumbai in Tamil Nadu

The Tamil Nadu Energy Development Corporation (TEDA) plans to complete the work within two to three months. The agency is awaiting the completion of local body polls to move ahead with the project.

Modi government taking several steps to incentivise renewable energy sector: R. K. Singh

Modi government taking several steps to incentivise renewable energy sector: R. K. Singh

The government is facilitating developers by allowing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) of up to 100% through the automatic route. Moreover, Inter State Transmission System (ISTS) charges and losses for inter-state sale of solar and wind power shall also be waived for renewable projects commissioned by December 2022.

Solar energy need of hour, says Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Solar energy need of hour, says Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Nitish said efforts were on to enthuse people to make optimal use of solar energy in their private buildings after the installation of solar plates on the government buildings and offices across the state

Noida authority to set up 5 Megawatt solar power plants at multiple locations

Noida authority to set up 5 Megawatt solar power plants at multiple locations

The decision is yet to be made through e-tendering process for finalisation of contractor for installation, operation and maintenance for 25 years of the 5 MW solar photovoltaic plants.

Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka to declare 'no new coal' policy; future demands to be met by renewable & flexible based energy

Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka to declare 'no new coal' policy; future demands to be met by renewable & flexible based energy

Karnataka, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu are states with the highest renewable energy potential in the country. Their installed renewable energy capacities are either higher than coal power or are on a path to overtake it.

India needs tariff reforms to boost consumption of renewables: WWF

India needs tariff reforms to boost consumption of renewables: WWF

According to the report, C&I consumers' power demand is met principally by grid power (63 per cent) and onsite captive generation (27 per cent, mostly coal fired).

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