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  • 'Affordable tech transfer can boost renewable power in India'

    Keen to tap Australia's rooftop solar expertise, Power Minister Piyush Goyal today said there is need for the technology transfer at affordable rates for efficient expansion of renewable energy in India.>>  |  10 Feb 2016
    Tata Power Delhi Distribution launches Smart Grid Lab.

    The focus of the lab will be towards demonstration of new technologies, products and operations for different organisations and institutions, including utilities, the company said in a statement.>>  |  08 Feb 2016
  • SunEdison commissions 146 MW solar projects.

    Renewable energy firm SunEdison has commissioned 146 MW of solar power projects in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.The energy from the solar power plants would be sold to local distribution channels and private companies, city-based SunEdison said in a statement.>>

    Business Standard  |  05 Feb 2016
    Auto Expo 2016 | Green vehicles take centre stage.

    Green, hybrid, electric are buzzwords as nearly all auto makers are showcasing their environment-friendly vehicles at the auto show. Amid an ongoing debate on vehicular pollution, resulting in poor air quality and sparking health scares, these green vehicles are evoking massive interest among visitors.>>

    Livemint  |  04 Feb 2016
  • ‘Green bond issuance to top $50bn in 2016’.

    Companies globally are likely to raise over $50 billion through issuance of green bonds in 2016, up from $42.4 billion mopped up last year, Moody’s Investors Service said.The $42.4 billion green bond issuance in 2015 was also the highest level since such bonds first appeared in 2007.>>

    The Hindu  |  03 Feb 2016
    Power sector outlook 'stable to negative' in FY17: Ind-Ra.

    India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has maintained a 'stable to negative' outlook on the power sector for the next fiscal as the plant load factor (PLF) of plants is expected to remain low amid muted growth in electricity demand, India Ratings said.>>  |  02 Feb 2016
  • Rent your rooftop and get solar power at a cheaper rate.

    Give us your rooftop and we will give you cheap solar power - this is the model being used by many solar power companies to rake up their rooftop solar installation capacities.>>  |  01 Feb 2016
    Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd awaits nod for offering external electrical appliance control.

    Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd (TPDDL) is waiting for approvals from the government and electricity regulator to roll out interactive services to consumers to enable them to control electrical appliances from outside their homes.>>  |  27 Jan 2016
  • Interim secretariat of International Solar Alliance to be inaugurated.

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande will tomorrow jointly inaugurate the interim secretariat of the International Solar Alliance (ISA), an initiative launched by both the leaders at the Climate Change summit in Paris.>>  |  25 Jan 2016
    Government to soon launch new policy for solar zones.

    As part of efforts to boost the solar sector, the government will soon come out with a new policy for setting up solar zones in the country to give a fillip to renewable energy projects and manufacturing of equipment.>>  |  22 Jan 2016