Solar power is now cost competitive: Sourabh Sen, Astonfield Co-Founder
October 25, 2013

Sourabh Sen, Co-Founder and Co-Chairman, Astonfield Renewables, in an interview with OneWorld South Asia, talks about how Indian leadership is expanding India’s investment in clean and sustainable power.…

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Indian Railways forms company to handle its renewable energy side
September 19, 2013

The Renewable Energy Management Company has been set up by the Indian Railways to further expand and manage its renewable energy portfolio. The Indian Railways has an installed…

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Bangladesh solar plan estimated at US$2.76 billion
September 10, 2013

With Bangladesh’s increasing focus on renewable energy, the cost implications are another story altogether. A programme for introducing 500MW capacity of solar power in Bangladesh will cost an…

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India preparing first floating solar power station
August 28, 2013

The U.S. Energy Information Administration lists India as the world’s fourth largest energy consumer. The U.S. Energy Information Administration lists India as the world’s fourth-largest energy consumer. The…

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Local financial lapses beset solar scheme for energy-poor Indians
August 19, 2013

Manipadma Jena, an environmental journalist writes about the state of solar energy in India and how financial problems have started to affect the scheme that has benefitted many…

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South Indian newspaper Eenadu to use solar panels to power printing
August 6, 2013

Paving the way for new-age publishing, Norway based Renewable Energy Corporation (REC) is going to supply Telugu newspaper Eenadu with solar panels to power its printing. Renewable Energy…

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Indian PSU BHEL to take lead in developing solar power technology
August 4, 2013

India’s Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission seeks to develop 20,000 MW solar power generating capacity by end of 13th 5-year plan. The Indian Prime Minster asks BHEL to…

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Greenpeace urges Delhi to ‘Switch on the Sun’
July 24, 2013

Harnessing solar energy using rooftops can help Delhi in bridging the ever increasing gap between demand and supply of energy, says a new Greenpeace report. By using just…

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Rooftop Revolution: Unleashing Delhi’s Solar Potential
July 23, 2013

A new report by Greenpeace talks about the potential of India’s capital city to become a solar energy-friendly city. “Rooftop Revolution – Unleashing Delhi’s Solar Potential” is an…

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India’s environment ministry HQ to generate power

The environment ministry building will meet its energy needs with an onsite 930-kilowatt solar power plant. Befittingly enough, the headquarter of India’s environment ministry, coming up in the…

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