Mon, Jul 24, 2017 | updated 06:10 PM IST

New Delhi [India], July 18 (ANI): Welcoming Australia's joining the International Solar Alliance (ISA), Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that the former's membership will provide a great boost to the alliance.
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Centre to promote bamboo as source of bio-fuel

Updated: Jul 18, 2017 18:32 IST      

New Delhi [India], July 18 (ANI): The government is likely to incorporate a new policy to promote the bamboo sector as a source of harnessing bio-fuel, Union Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said at an ASSOCHAM event held here on Tuesday.

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Mercom Capital Group releases report on funding, M&A activity

Updated: Jul 15, 2017 23:25 IST      

New Delhi [India], July 15 (ANI): Global clean energy communications and consulting firm Mercom Capital Group, llc, has released its report on funding and merger and acquisition (M&A) activity for the solar sector in the second quarter of 2017 and first half of 2017.

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Surveying sea floor animals for offshore renewable energy

Updated: Jul 07, 2017 06:01 IST      

Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 7 (ANI): There is growing interest in developing offshore wind and wave energy facilities in the Pacific Northwest. But not much is known about the sediment and animal life along the sea floor in the region.

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Tokyo [Japan], July 6 (ANI): Kyocera Corporation on Thursday announced the launch of the industry's first three-kilowatt solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) cogeneration system for institutional applications.

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EU to support Blue Growth through renewable energies

Updated: Jun 26, 2017 20:56 IST      

Brussels, (Belgium) 26 June 2017 (ANI): The European Union (EU) Council has exhorted member states to support Blue Growth through renewable energies.

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U.S. keen on tapping Punjab's solar power sector

Updated: Jun 23, 2017 11:05 IST      

Karachi [Pakistan], June 23 (ANI): Owing to the development of Punjab's energy sector, a delegation led by former US ambassador Teresita C Schaffer expressed their interest in extending cooperation to the Government, particularly with regards to the solar energy faction.

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SECI tenders 750 mw solar park in Rajasthan

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 14:46 IST      

New Delhi [India] June 22 (ANI): Setting a new trend in the Solar Energy sector again, Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has tendered a750 MW of solar park in the state of Rajasthan, at a low benchmark price of Rs.3.93/kWh compared to the previous benchmark price of Rs.4.43/kWh.

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Renewable Energy will reach 49 percent in India by 2040: Report

Updated: Jun 17, 2017 13:51 IST       By: Onkareshwar Pandey

New Delhi [India] June 17 (ANI): As batteries and new sources of flexibility bolster the reach of renewables, the renewable energy will be reaching 49 percent in India, 55 percent in China, 74 percent penetration in Germany and 38 percent in the U.S. by 2040 anticipates newly released Bloomberg New Energy Finance's (BNEF) annual long-term analysis of the future of energy- 2017 New Energy Outlook (NEO).

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India's renewable energy exceeds conventional energy

Updated: Jun 13, 2017 19:22 IST      

New Delhi [India], June 13 (ANI): India is staying true to its ambitious renewable energy targets by showing a steady growth in renewable energy installations in the country, which, as of April 2017, account for 17.5 percent of the total energy source.

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Energy from renewable sources has passed another milestone

Updated: Jun 09, 2017 17:26 IST      

London [U.K.] June 9, (ANI): Britain made another history on the eve of election day, when power from wind, solar, hydro and wood pellet burning supplied 50.7 per cent of the UK's total energy consumption on Wednesday. It is the first time renewable sources have provided more electricity than coal and gas, Independent reported.

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After Paris, U.S. plans to dump other energy pacts

Updated: Jun 07, 2017 22:03 IST      

Massachusetts [USA], June 07 (ANI): After withdrawing from the Paris accord, the United States has now staged a de facto exit from 'Mission Innovation' (MI), a global initiative of 22 countries and the European Union to dramatically accelerate global clean energy innovation.

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New Delhi [India], June 7 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday announced giving approval to issue 13,90,00,000 fresh equity shares of Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) of Rs.10 each to the public on book-building basis through the IPO.

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Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 2 (ANI): President Donald Trump cited his fondness for coal power when announcing his decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord, but according to a recent study, the U.S. can save lives and money by replacing coal with solar.

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MNRE de-empanels 71 solar rooftop channel partners

Updated: May 31, 2017 17:22 IST      

New Delhi [India], May 31 (ANI): The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has de-empanelled 71 channel partners/new entrepreneurs for failing to enter installation data for grid connected solar rooftop projects.

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