Posts tagged: India

India’s Suzlon Energy Announces $3.7 Billion Wind, Solar Power Investment Plan

By: Smiti Mittal India’s largest wind energy equipment maker is continuing with efforts to take full advantage of the changing regulatory and financial environment in the country. The company has announced a fresh plan to invest $3.7 billion to develop 3 GW wind energy capacity in Gujarat. The announcement was made by the company Chairman […]

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This Indian solar power plant will = almost all of the solar power installed in the US in 2010

By: Zachary Shahan The Indian solar power market is heating up, really heating up. As I wrote in November, the Indian government is aiming to invest $1 billion into renewable energy in the coming few years, and it has raised its 2022 solar power capacity target from 22 gigawatts to 100 gigawatts. That would be […]

Lockheed Martin To Provide Nanotech-Based Structures For Canal-Top Solar Power Projects In India

by Mridul Chadha  After Gujarat’s success with canal-top solar photovoltaic power plants, other Indian states are also planning large-scale implementation of similar projects. India’s northern state of Punjab plans to set up 1,000 MW of solar PV projects to cover several kilometres of canals over the next three years. The state government has announced a […]

Indian State Plans To Cover 300 Government Buildings With Rooftop Solar Power Projects

by Mridul Chadha   Governments across Indian states seem to be scrambling to launch programs to set up solar rooftop projects after the success of such projects in Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state. The latest state to join the bandwagon is the southern state of Tamil Nadu, which has had years of supply-demand […]

India Pledges $250 Million to Grid Improvements, Solar Power

By Katherine Tweed   Workers carry a damaged photovoltaic solar panel at a Gujarat solar park under construction in April 2012. India recently committed millions of dollars to solar power and grid improvements in an effort to provide electricity to more homes, according to Bloomberg. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government will spend 15 billion rupees […]