India’s prime minister decrees 21-day lockdown to curb virus

Credit to Author: THE MANILA TIMES| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 16:29:23 +0000

NEW DELHI:  India will begin the world’s largest lockdown on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced in a TV address, warning citizens to stay inside or risk inviting the pandemic into their homes, and pledging $2 billion to bolster the country’s beleaguered health care system. “To save India and every Indian, there will be a […]

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Indian Coal Mining Company Tenders 115 Megawatts Of Solar Projects

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 04:30:20 +0000

Rarely do we see companies following up on their renewable energy commitments with concrete actions, more so when companies are giants in the fossil fuel sector. However, a coal mining company in India has turned out to be an outlier in this regard and is taking measures to set up large-scale solar power projects

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Fortum Commissions 250 Megawatt Solar Project In India

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 03:15:31 +0000

Finnish energy company Fortum has successfully commissioned its largest solar power project in India. News of the project being commissioned was reported widely by German EPC contractor Belectric

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Indian Solar Imports From China Down 40% In Three Years

Credit to Author: Smiti| Date: Sun, 22 Mar 2020 19:16:04 +0000

India has witnessed a sharp fall in the value of solar cells and modules imported from China between April 2017 and March 2019, the government has revealed. The decline is the direct result of safeguard duties imposed by the Indian government in

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India Announces 4 Gigawatts Of Solar, Wind Tenders With No Tariff Cap

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Sun, 22 Mar 2020 18:12:13 +0000

wind turbinesIndia’s Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued two big tenders offering a total of 4 gigawatts solar and wind energy capacity

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India Plans 26 Gigawatts Of Solar Capacity In Agricultural Sector By 2022

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Sun, 22 Mar 2020 16:07:35 +0000

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has reiterated its commitment to set up nearly 26 gigawatts solar power capacity in the agricultural sector by

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India executes four for gang rape

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 16:12:56 +0000

NEW DELHI: India executed four men on Friday for the gang-rape and murder of a woman on a Delhi bus in 2012 that sparked huge nationwide protests and international revulsion. The four were hanged before dawn at Tihar Jail in the Indian capital, the head of the prison, Sandeep Goel, told Agence France-Presse, in India’s […]

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India x Cleantech — March 2020

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 01:00:02 +0000

India x CleanTechWelcome to another issue of our new India x Cleantech series! On a monthly basis, we are pulling news from across clean technology sectors in India into a single, concise summary article about the country

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