The state power utility will have to procure over 7 million units of solar power from next year under the regulations framed by the State Electricity Regulatory Commission (SERC) to promote green energy.

JAIPUR: The Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation on Monday released a draft

The UT Administration has adopted the theme, 'generating electricity from solar power', under the Solar City initiative, for which a proposal has been made before the Union government for its approval.


Spain is no stranger to the harnessing of renewable energies. It has hydro-electricity plants

Stepping up generation-based incentive, enacting the renewable energy law and channelising the huge resources available to the renewable energy sector for maximum effect, will be some of the issues that are to be discussed at the

In order to do away with the cumbersome process of manually switching on and off streetlights, the administration has decided to install solar switches across the township.

MUMBAI: Kinetic chairman Arun Firodia, who saw an opportunity at the bottomof-the-pyramid long before the phrase became a catchword and launched the moped Luna, now plans to launch a project that would bring power to villages. The plan entails starting a two micro-electric plants at villages with a population of over 2,000.

NEW DELHI: Even as the Capital awaits the announcement of new power tariffs, the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission has announced solar tariff regulations.

The DERC adopted the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission's terms and conditions for the tariff related to solar power.

According to the DERC, the order is in line with the Jawaharlal Nehru Solar Power Mission guidelines.

Next Step: Around The World Powered Only By Sunlight

Payerne (Switzerland): An experimental solar-powered plane landed safely on Thursday after completing its first 24-hour test flight, proving that the aircraft can collect enough energy from the sun during the day to stay aloft all night.

Payrne (Switzerland): An experimental solar-powered aircraft took off from a Swiss airbase in the early hours of Wednesday in a bid to make history by flying round the clock and through the night.