04 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is planning to raise the mandatory RPO requirement for the power distribution companies to 10.5 percent under the proposed policy, an official said on Thursday.
08 Mar 2015
Kolkata: Aiming to generate clean fuel from waste, a large-scale bio-reactor plant for producing hydrogen on a pilot level would be ready at IIT Kharagpur this year.
04 May 2015
Puducherry: As part of its initiatives to set up Energy Education Park in each State and Union Territory across the country, Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has established one such park in Puducherry.
15 Apr 2012
According to a recent report by an eminent American non-profit organisation, India has emerged as one of the top performing clean energy economies in the 21st century. It said that India's clean energy sector continued to flourish in 2011, with private investment increasing 54 percent to USD 10.2 billion, placing the country at number 6 spot among the G-20 nations.
30 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Government has decided to come up with a Renewable Energy Act to streamline power generation, supply and tariff and help attract more investment.
15 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The government is working on a new renewable energy policy to facilitate speedy growth of the sector, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday.
23 Nov 2012
The Punjab government on Thursday approved the enactment of 'New and Renewable Sources of energy (NRSE) Policy- 2012', to develop and promote new and renewable sources of energy.
17 Feb 2014
New York: A new promising approach in understanding the basic mechanisms of light harvesting could help improve the design and efficiency of devices like solar cells in the future.
29 Sep 2014
Washington/New Delhi: Three Indian cities are in line to be adopted for the government's "smart cities" project by way of technology and infrastructure upgrade during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's talks in Washington that are also set to see major cooperation with US in the field of renewable energy.
05 Feb 2012
In an effort to discourage the use of conventional energy sources Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah noted that the rapid use of fossil fuels has threatened the dwindling of conventional energy sources in the country and that there is a need for harnessing natural resources.