Monthly Archives: June 2015


The Delhi metro could soon go fully solar. The Delhi metro rail corporation (DMRC) is looking at the possibility of buying electricity from a 500MW solar facility in Rajasthan, a senior central government official said. A senior DMRC official confirmed that the proposal might involve the DMRC signing a power purchase agreement with a third-party developer in Rajasthan. “We do not plan to spend any money of our own. We could bid out the contract via an open and transparent […]

National Solar Mission Target increased from 20,000 to 1,00,000 Megawatt by 2021-22

India surging ahead in the field of Green Energy – 100 GW Solar Scale-Up The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today gave its approval for stepping up of India’s solar power capacity target under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) by five times, reaching 1,00,000 MW by 2022. The target will principally comprise of 40 GW Rooftop and 60 GW through Large and Medium Scale Grid Connected Solar Power Projects. With this ambitious target, […]

Green building concept with solar power panels fitted on the rooftop for Punjab Airport

The much-awaited new Chandigarh International Airport is likely to become operational by mid-July, but only for 26 domestic flights; while international flights will take at least a month after that to take off. As on date, only two airlines have been given permission to operate the international flights, but that too would take about 30 days from the day the new terminal building becomes operational due to procedural delays, including decision on flight schedule and sale of tickets. It may […]

Punjab Aims High In Solar Energy 1000 MW by 2017

Punjab, which produces a major share of the country’s foodgrain, is all set to tap solar power in the agricultural fields in a big way, aiming to generate 1,000 MW, up from the current 225 MW, by 2017, Bikram Singh Majithia said. “We are far ahead of many states to get investments in clean energy. Our aim is to tap 1,000 MW solar energy either from rooftop projects or from the fields by 2017,” renewable energy minister told IANS. “We […]


For 12 hours a day, Muhammad Islam serves up spicy South Asian cuisine from a metal food cart near New York City’s Wall Street. A diesel-powered generator powers the lights and refrigerator, while a tank of propane keeps the grill warm. Around the city, some 8,000 food trucks and carts do the same each day, spewing harmful pollutants and climate-warming gases into the air. The pollution problem is playing out in cities across the United States as four-wheeled kitchens increasingly appear […]

Solar 1kilowatt(kw) Off grid Scheme In Telangana

SPV Power Plant of 1kWp Capacity for installation at individual households all over TelaganaDetails Solar 1 kw off grid system cost 1,58,000 consumer get 1000 watts (250watts*4)solar panels 2 volts batteries (12 *2) MNRE(GOI) Subsidy 45,000 Telagana State Susbidy 45000 adding State and central subsidy consumer get 90,000 have to pay only 68,000 after subsidy   Product Total Amount MNRE Subsidy State Subsidy After subsidy 1 kw off grid system 1,58,000 45,000 45,000 68,000 About Solar Hyderabad on News

First Solar to kicks off with 20 Megawatt in Telangana

  20 Megawatt solar power plant in Telangana The US solar cells and module major, First Solar, today began a fresh innings in India with the commissioning of its 20 MW solar plant in Telangana. The company, which has been selling its thin film photovoltaic panels in the last four years, decided last year that it would also set up solar power plants, own them, and sell energy. Following the decision, First Solar bid and won several rights to sell […]

Railways to call for tenders to procure 200 megawatt

Indian Railways will float tenders to procure at least 200 mega watt of solar energy in the next two months, a step which will promote use of non-conventional energy in its daily functioning. Union Minister of State for Railways Manoj Kumar Sinha said the Centre is presently working out details of the plan. The tender is part of Railways’ plan to procure 1000 mega watt of solar energy over the next five years. Related Solar power trains “We have fixed […]

India First Solar power coach Rewari-Sitapur passenger train lit by solar panels

the Railways rolled out its first solar panel-enabled coach that generates about 17 units of power in a day to enable lighting system in the coach on the Rewari-Sitapur passenger train. The department has plans to generate about 1,000 MW in the next five years. “We will begin data collection trials in a week or 10 days on one coach which will be solar-powered. We are looking at the amount of power generation under various terrain and weather conditions… how […]

India fast growing in solar Industry

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi leading the charge, India has been working hard to encourage investment in its fast growing solar energy sector. The Indian Government has set high goals for the solar industry, with hopes to install 100 gigawatts of solar power, and to increase its solar capacity 30 fold by 2020.Just recently, Re-Invest 2015, the first Renewable Energy Global Investors Meet and Expo, was held in New Delhi. The event was a great success, garnering commitments to invest […]