Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today said the Centre is mulling to set up solar thermal plants on land parcels owned by Railways in order to increase the usage of renewable energy.

In order to reduce the dependence on fossil fuel based generation, it is essential to explore all possible alternative sources of generation.

The Scope of these Guidelines is to provide the necessary policy framework and mechanism for selection and implementation of 2000 MW Grid-connected solar PV power projects with Viability Gap Funding under Phase-II, Batch-III of JNNSM.

Telangana has a vast solar potential with average solar insolation of nearly 5.5 kWh/m2 for more 300 sunshine days. Government of Telangana (GoTS), intends to make use of the positive environment in solar market and push given by GoI for substantially harnessing the solar potential in the state of Telangana.

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) with 12 countries during the last three years to enhance cooperation in the sector, Parliament was informed tod

The Government of Jharkhand has recently notified draft for new solar policy. The new policy will be known as the Jharkhand State Solar Power Policy 2015. The new Policy will be in operation for five (5) years from the date of issuance and will remain operational till modified or superseded by a new policy.

The Scope of these Guidelines is to provide the necessary policy framework and mechanism for selection and implementation of 2000 MW Grid-connected solar PV power projects with Viability Gap Funding under Phase-II, Batch-III of JNNSM.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on subsidy on rooftop solar power plants, 09/03/2015.

Solar energy is set to become the cheapest source of electricity in many parts of the world within the next 10 years, with the cost of photovoltaics continuing to decline. In fact, in some parts of the world, solar energy would become cheaper than the heavily subsidised fossil fuel energy, says a report.

This publication explores a range of opportunities for India in decentralized energy generation, that offer clean and efficient energy solutions for rural and remote areas. The booklet was released during the first Renewable Energy Global Investors Meet organized by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India.

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