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Bengaluru Airport will become100% powered by renewable energy by 2020

Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL), operator of the Kempegowda International Airport, , on Wednesday inaugurated its rooftop solar power project.This solar plant will generate 3.35 MW of power for BLR Airport and an annual solar generation of around 4.7 million units.The plant has been installed across eight rooftops within the airport premises- Menzies Bobba, Air [...]

By | March 14th, 2019|Renewable Energy, solar energy, Solar News, wind voltz|0 Comments

Renewable energy system Solarmill Largest hybrid to be set up in Jamaica

The world’s largest wind solar hybrid energy system will be built in Kingston, Jamaica. Indiana-based Windstream Technologies will set up the renewable energy installation on the rooftop of the Myers, Fletcher & Gordon (MFG) law firm, reports pv magazine. The 80 kilo Watt (kW) installation will consist of 50 WindStream renewable energy system solarmill units [...]

India’s Ist ever self driving solar powered bus launched

India's Ist solar powered, driverless bus made its maiden journey at the Indian Science Congress on 3rd January 2019.The bus, designed and built by a team of students of Lovely Professional University (LPU) at Jalandhar, uses GPS and Bluetooth for navigation. ''The camera installed on top of the bus allows for image processing. It senses [...]

By | January 5th, 2019|solar energy, Solar News, solar projects, wind voltz|0 Comments

India will soon have its first large-scale floating solar power plant.

India will soon have its first large scale floating solar power plant, with the Shapoorji Pallonji Group (SPG) being awarded the first block of 150 MW of such projects on the Rihand Dam, which is located along the Madhya Pradesh-Uttar Pradesh border.The Rihand Dam is India’s largest reservoir by volume and the country’s largest artificial [...]

Hyundai and Kia will offer cars with solar roofs from 2019

Hyundai and Kia have just announced that they will be offering solar roof panels on their cars. While the markets and cars haven’t been specified, solar roofs, some with a translucent design will be made available from 2019. Now this isn’t the first time that solar panels have made it to the roof. The Karma [...]

India becomes second largest solar market; installs 4.9 GW in H1

India installed 4.9 GW of solar power, consolidating its position as the second largest solar market in the world, during the first half of calendar year 2018. The country was ranked second, following China during the January-June period, according to a report by Mercom Communications India. India was the fifth-largest solar market in the world [...]

First 100% Solar-Powered Railway Station In North-East India

After experimenting with solar-powered train coaches last year, India’s diesel-guzzling railways now have an entire station that runs on renewable energy.The Guwahati railway station in the capital city of Assam is the first railway station in the country to be fully solar-powered. A major railway thoroughfare in India’s northeastern region, the station handles around 20,000 [...]

Azure Power Wins Largest Capacity (600MWs) under India’s Largest Solar Auction

Azure Power, one of India’s leading independent solar power producers, announced it has won a 600 megawatt (MW) solar power project through an auction conducted by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), a Government of India enterprise and a company with an AA+ domestic debt rating by ICRA, a Moody’s Company. The project is the [...]

India eyeing a new monster 100GW solar-capacity goal

Earlier this week, India's energy minister R.K. Singh suggested that the country is considering issuing a tender for 100 gigawatts of solar energy. PV Tech confirmed the report, which added that the tender could be tied to solar panel-manufacturing buildout. In 2015, India set a goal to reach 100GW of solar capacity as part of [...]

India is beating China in the race to build massive solar power projects

Since its big entry a decade ago, China has led the global solar energy industry. A massive manufacturing sector that has driven down costs, coupled with supportive government policies, have helped it commission multiple large-scale projects and become the world’s largest producer of solar energy. Meanwhile, neighbouring India has turned up at the party a [...]