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.
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.
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.
23 May 2015
Washington: Lauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi for proposing new public health standards for emissions from coal-fired power plants, former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg has said he is impressed by the Indian leader's commitment to build a clean energy future for India.
24 May 2015
New Delhi: As the Modi government completes one year in office, India Inc expects major initiatives in the next two quarters along with forward movement in key sectors like road, power, coal, non-renewable energy, mainly led by public sector investment, industry body Assocham said on Sunday.
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.
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.
14 Feb 2015
Washington: Harvard scientists have created a system that uses bacteria to convert solar energy into a liquid fuel. The work integrates an 'artificial leaf', which uses a catalyst to make sunlight split water into hydrogen and oxygen, with a bacterium engineered to convert carbon dioxide plus hydrogen into the liquid fuel isopropanol.
11 Feb 2015
San Francisco: Apple says it will spend USD 850 million on a massive solar energy project that will generate enough power for the computer giant's new office campus, retail stores and its other California operations.
06 May 2015
New Delhi: Country's largest power producer NTPC will raise USD 1 billion through foreign currency bonds this year to expand its power generation capacity, particularly in renewable energy segment.