India solar energy Current Affairs - 2020

International Solar Alliance: Eight Initiatives to be launched at the first World Solar Technology Summit

On September 7, 2020, the International Solar Alliance released the agenda of the first World Solar Technology Summit. The summit is to be held on September 8, 2020. Around 8 initiatives are to be launched at the summit. Highlights The World Solar Technology Summit is to be held between 4 PM and 9:30 PM. The Read More…

India develops World’s Largest Solar Tree

The CSIR-CMERI operating under the Ministry of Science and Technology has developed world largest solar tree. The tree has an annual capacity of generating 12,000 to 14,000 units of Clean and Green power. Highlights The Solar Tree has been designed in such a way that maximum exposure of each Solar Photo Voltaic Panel is achieved. Read More…

Indian Railways: More than 960 stations solarised

The Indian Railways has solarised more than 960 railway stations. This is being done to achieve the objective of becoming 100% self sustainable for all its power needs. Highlights Currently, the Indian Railways have orders to place 198 MW of solar roof top in 550 stations. Some of the major stations solarised so far are Read More…

International Solar Alliance to hold World Solar Technology Summit for the first time

The International Solar Alliance will hold World Solar Technology Summit for the first time on September 8, 2020. The summit aims to bring the world scientists and engineers together to address the challenges to make energy affordable. Highlights With alliance being launched very recently, one and a half years back, it is already implementing projects Read More…

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy receive proposals over 10 GW of fresh solar power Equipment

With the Government of India pushing solar power in several aspects including Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has received several proposals to make Solar Equipment for over 10 GW. Highlights India has set its target to set up 100 GW of solar energy by 2022. India has already achieved Read More…