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Indian solar sector funding fell 65% last quarter

India’s move to impose anti-dumping and safeguard duties on solar photovoltaic cells and modules has evoked mixed responses within the industry even as investments and capacity addition fall

India’s solar energy sector appears to hit a road bump. Corporate funding in the sector fell by 65% to USD 2 billion in the three months ended March 31 from the USD 5.7 billion raised in…Read More

Sunshine coalition readies to step up activities

The International Solar Alliance, a coalition of tropical nations, becomes a legal entity this week, which will add impetus to its aim to boost solar power capacity in 121 countries

Solar power in tropical countries is expected to get a big push when the International Solar Alliance — launched two years ago in Paris by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the then French…Read more

Green power to nowhere

The Prime Minister has vowed that India will generate 175 GW through renewable energy sources by 2022 or even 2020; but those planning infrastructure to take this power to the people are only designing for 65 GW, at best

Narendra Modi, India’s Prime Minister, has repeatedly promised at home and abroad that the country will generate 175 GW of…Read More