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India’s solar power ambitions may be staring at a prolonged sunset.

Two or three years ago, solar was the talk of the town. The Government has a goal...

31.08.2020 , Qamar Saleem, Anjali Garg & Brendon Mendonca

Power to the people - A case for energy-efficient appliances in rural India

Improved electricity supply and rising rural incomes are expected to drive a surge in demand for household electric appliances—and an associated...

05.08.2020 , Harsha Meenawat and Bharath Jairaj

Energy for Development in Climate Vulnerable Areas

Access to electricity ensures increased economic productivity, healthcare services and better educational prospects and is thus crucial for...

​Industry executives have complained of major dip in revenue in the past few months after COVID-induced lockdown dampened sales

It is important to link rural electrification programs with rural development plans as it will aid rural development and increase electricity demand...

69% of India’s population lives in villages. With the reverse migration we are seeing right now, this percentage is set to increase in the coming...

Coronavirus has exposed the weaknesses of public services in India but off-grid renewable energy is a key way to improve healthcare

A desire to help rural India’s dairy farmers who do not have access to electricity led New Delhi-based New Leaf Dynamic Technologies to come up with a...

25.05.2020 , Lanvin Concessao, Dheeraj Kumar Gupta and Pamli Deka

Fighting COVID-19: A Solar-powered Hospital in Rural Jharkhand Takes on the Pandemic

Even as global health experts raise concerns over the risks faced by rural areas during the COVID-19 pandemic, and highlight the need for a...

COVID19 pandemic is spreading and affecting countries across the globe and bringing economies to a halt. The solar industry at large and also in India...

Country News

18,734 homes in left-wing extremism affected areas of Chhattisgarh are yet to be electrified.

Nature Conservancy India estimates social and ecological conflicts have affected around Rs13 lakh...

Although energy experts and those associated with the civil society groups welcome the proposed...

Shift to induction cooking will not only help energy security efforts and improve energy access, but...

The system will use an innovative solar film developed by Power Roll that can be manufactured for...

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute...

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued new draft specifications for use of...

India imported solar cells and modules worth $1.3 billion from China in FY2019-20. Domestic...

The ministry has invited comments and suggestions by August 28, 2020.

In the past few years, many solar energy startups have been working to innovate in the renewable...

Under the new Gram UJALA scheme, carbon credit revenue to contribute ₹60 per LED bulb piece. The...

The Indian government is doubling down on import taxes for solar modules from China, but domestic...