17 Aug 2015
Ahmedabad: Gujarat is going to become the first state in the country to launch 'Agro-Solar policy' under which farmers will be roped in to tap energy from sun which will also help them earn additional income from power generation companies, according to officials.
04 Sep 2015
Bhubaneswar: Union Coal and Energy Minister Piyush Goyal today said Odisha villages which remain un-electrified would be provided electric supply within the next one-and-half years.
31 Aug 2015
New York: Hollywood actor Mark Ruffalo, best known for portraying the superhero Hulk in the popular 'Avengers' franchise, has lent his support for the Solar Bihar project, aimed at urging people to adopt sustainable and renewable energy.
15 Jun 2015
Ahmedabad: In an innovative effort to fight electricity crisis in forward areas, Gujarat Frontier of the Border Security Force (BSF) is all set to use solar energy for its outposts located in remote border areas.
05 May 2015
Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday inaugurated Pakistan's first-ever solar energy project built with Chinese assistance, a step forward to provide relief to people in the country plagued by perpetual power shortages.
26 Aug 2015
Singapore: Oil prices dipped today, trading near six-year lows ahead of the latest US energy report after jitters over China's faltering economy spurred heavy losses this week, analysts said.
08 May 2015
Chandigarh: Power distribution companies in Haryana will soon introduce a scheme where consumers will get a chance to generate solar energy, which will be adjusted against their regular electricity bills.
25 Feb 2015
New Delhi: The country witnessed a decline of 12 percent in solar power generation at a total 883 MW last year, according to energy consulting firm Mercom Capital Group. Total solar energy installations in 2013 stood at 1,004 MW, it said.
10 Mar 2015
Beijing: China added 10.6 gigawatts (GW) of solar power capacity in 2014, accounting for one fifth of the world total, as the country plans to increase its share of non-fossil fuels, authorities here said on Tuesday.
27 Aug 2015
Berlin: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today left for home after holding talks with her German counterpart on a range of bilateral issues and reviewed proposals including a USD 1 billion commitment from Germany for an ambitious solar power venture in India.