The Finance Ministry has reportedly asked the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy rework funding plans

A Greenpeace India, Gujarat Energy Research Management Institute (GERMI) and IWMI-Tata Water Policy Program analysis finds that if solar pumps were to replace traditional water pumps in farms across the country, India could surpass its solar target of 100 GW by 2022.

In their article, "Solar Irrigation Cooperatives: Creating the Frankenstein's Monster for India's Groundwater", Sahasranaman et al. (2018) erroneously conclude that, "the Dhundi pilot...is an experiment that has gone terribly wrong".

Scheme taken up at a cost of Rs. 50 cr.

The big ticket Rs 1.4 lakh crore KUSUM scheme to promote the use of solar power among farmers will be implemented from next month, renewable energy minister R K Singh said today.

Solar energy has seen successful application, not only in huge MW solar projects in Rewa, Mandsaur and Neemuch and on rooftops of myriad offices and residences, but also in the fields of farmers.

The State government has decided to introduce solar-powered pump sets for farmers with which they would be able to use free power for irrigation and sell the surplus to discoms, Ajay Jain, prinicpa

The UK today joined the India-led International Solar Alliance (ISA) ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's four-day visit to Britain.

Forest officials in Aldara forest of Lakkavalli wildlife division have taken up the implementation of the summer action plan to quench the thirst of animals and birds in the forest.

Rajahar, like villages in Bihar and Haryana, was selected as a “climate-smart village”, from amongst several other contenders in this drought-prone belt of the western development region in Nepal.

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