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Tata, Rockefeller Foundation Plan 10,000 India Microgrids
By CSRBOX On 08 November 2019
Tata Power Co. Ltd., in collaboration with the Rockefeller Foundation, plans to develop 10,000 microgrids in India to boost access to affordable and reliable electricity to homes and enterprises acros....
India commits $1.4 billion for solar energy worldwide
By PTI On 12 March 2018
PM announces largest ever funding at International Solar Alliance meet India on Sunday announced one of the world’s largest investment plans in solar energy at the Founding Conference of the In....
Sunlight starts powering railway stations
By India Climate Dialogue On 06 January 2018
n the last few years, solar power has penetrated India’s transportation sector in a big way. One of the best instances is that of Kochi airport in Kerala, which made news for being the world&rsq....
India just got $400 million of financing for new solar and wind energy farms
By CNBC On 21 December 2017
Renewable energy in India is set to get a $400 million boost through a joint initiative backed by the European Investment Bank (EIB) and India's Yes Bank. In an announcement Tuesday, the EIB said tha....
From worm toilets to solar lamps, social innovations keep women safer in rural India
By Reuters On 19 December 2017
Going from village to village in India to promote the use of toilets that use worms to break down fecal matter, the team from the Institute for Transformative Technologies (ITT) found young girls to b....

India Transforms Market for Rooftop SolarIndia Transforms Market for Rooftop Solar
By World Bank On 13 December 2017
Sometimes change comes so quickly it takes time to get to grips with it. One such change is now beginning to take hold in India. Endowed with more than 300 days of sunshine a year, India is making st....
Powering rural healthcare
By The Hindu On 12 December 2017
Around 38 million Indians rely on health facilities without electricity. Without access to regular power supply, numerous life-saving interventions cannot be undertaken. Ground report A study, &lsqu....
Agriculture gets solar push with 90% subsidy
By Times of India On 12 December 2017
In a bid to phase out free power and promote the use of renewable energy, the Tamil Nadu government is pushing for the adoption of solar pumps for agriculture, by offering 90% subsidy to the farmers. ....
Greenlight Planet Raises $60 MM for Off-Grid Solar Financing Business, led by Apis Partners
By EON News On 10 December 2017
London-based private equity fund manager Apis Partners and other investors announced disbursement of $60 MM in new funding to Greenlight Planet Inc., the leading provider of off-grid solar products an....
International Solar Alliance becomes India’s calling card on climate change
By Livemint On 07 December 2017
With 19 countries ratifying its framework agreement, the International Solar Alliance (ISA) on Wednesday became the first treaty-based international government organisation to be based in India. This....
India readies green energy auction rounds
By Livemint On 29 November 2017
The world will remember 2017 as the year of announcements for the largest global clean energy tenders. Jockeying for the podium position is India, which has lined up an ambitious plan to award 100 gig....
India, World Bank ink $98 million loan pact for renewable energy
By Livemint On 22 November 2017
India and the World Bank on Monday signed a $98 million loan pact, and a $2 million grant agreement to help the country increase power generation capacity through cleaner, renewable energy sources. T....
IIT-Kanpur adopts 5 Villages to promote Tech, Solar Energy Use, Solve Water Crisis
By HT On 15 July 2017
  Unnat Bharat Abhiyan has been introduced by the ministry of human resource development (MHRD) to uplift rural India The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K) has adopted five village....