The Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC) is set to become the first Public Sector Unit (PSU) in the state to function fully on solar energy.

Renewable Energy Ministry is extending both technical and financial support for the implementation of various schemes

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has released around Rs 153.46 crore during the last five years targeted at various renewable energy programmes in Tamil Nadu. New and Renewable Energy minister, Farooq Abdullah, said in Rajya Sabha recently that the ministry had been supporting the Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency for the deployment of renewable energy.

In the backdrop of a persistent power crisis and raging coal scam, Greenpeace released its assessment report on Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) titled “Powering Ahead with Renewables: Leaders and Laggards”, which ranks performance of all the states on renewable energy supply and calls for revision of RPO mechanism based on equity principle.

This publication titled “Energy Statistics” is brought out every year by Central Statistics Office (CSO) and the present one is the 20th in the series.

Read text of draft Kerala Solar Energy Policy 2013 that calls for 500 MW of new solar by 2017 and 1.5 GW by 2030. It covers both solar electric and solar thermal technologies, calling for mandatory use of solar water heating in many buildings.

Extension of rooftop solar power scheme to 10,000 households will mark the beginning of a new era of participatory power generation in the State, Governor H.R. Bhardwaj has said.

With regard to the draft policy document on JNNSM Phase II that was released by the ministry on its website, the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) organised a roundtable discussion with stakeholders for discussion on 22nd December 2012. Representatives from the industry, NGOs and state government attended the discussion.

The ongoing extension of the electric grid to the remote islands of Sundarbans will not only adversely affect the viability of existing renewable energy projects, but will also accelerate the proce

The ongoing extension of the electric grid to the remote islands of Sundarbans will not only adversely affect the viability of existing renewable energy projects, but will also accelerate the proce

The government has embarked upon a novel project to facilitate government and semi-government buildings to attain sustainable development through renewable energy with special focus on solar energy

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