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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

India, China driving solar transition, says IEA

Chinese and Indian investment in renewables, primarily solar power, has substantially driven down the price of energy while expanding its access, according to the IEA’s latest report

The cost of renewable energy is tumbling thanks to strong investment from India and China, according to new findings from the International Energy Agency (IEA). At the same time…Read more

Mini grids to boost renewable energy growth

India aims to deploy as many as 10,000 mini grids based on renewable energy sources to sustainably provide electricity to villages in remote locations

With reducing costs and increasing efficiencies, renewable energy based micro and mini grid solutions are being seen as a durable solution to provide reliable and cost-effective energy service to remote locations…Read More

Big Delhi push to rooftop solar

India’s capital has a new target to generate a gigawatt of solar power by 2020 and 2 GW by 2025 through rooftop installations, with the government announcing a slew of incentives

Delhi may be the next big solar city, if the government of India’s National Capital Territory has its latest wish fulfilled. It has set a target of generating 1 GW of solar power…Read more