Rajiv Tikoo

The Environment Protection Department (EPD) is initiating a solar energy project in southern Punjab, an official told Dawn.

The project cost is about Rs84 million and Rs34.505 million has been earmarked for the current year, says EPD Director General Shagufta Shahjahan.

Leslie D'Monte / Mumbai August 04, 2009, 0:30 IST

Vijaya Kumari, a widow from Nagapattinam, earned her living by doing other people

The government on Monday approved the country's "solar mission", which envisages augmentation of 20,000 MW power by 2020.

The decision to this effect was taken at the meeting of the PM's Council on Climate Change headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday evening.

Sujay Mehdudia

NEW DELHI: With the worldwide focus on climate change and exploring renewable energy sources to meet the emerging power needs, the Central Government is all set to unveil a mega solar power capacity addition plan to make India the global leader in solar energy.

Building-integrated photovoltaic solutions are still significantly more expensive than traditional on-roof systems, comprising a niche market. But manufacturers are increasingly offering solar modules for facades and in-roof systems. Are we on the threshold of a major new market?

The World Bank on Friday approved a $130 million credit for Bangladesh to finance a project which was designed to support installation of affordable solar home systems in rural areas to increase the people

Pocono Raceway, which hosts two Nascar Sprint Cup races each year, plans to construct the world

A tiny island of fishermen is light years ahead of the rest of Pakistan, powering homes and businesses with wind turbines

Just seven months after launching efficiency initiatives, the Embassy Suites Lake Tahoe Hotel & Ski Resort has spent a quarter of a million dollars less on energy -- and could double that savings by the end of the year.

As of July 20, the owners of the Embassy Suites Lake Tahoe Hotel & Ski Resort had spent $250,000 less than they had expected to spend on energy this year.