India solar energy: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
PM Modi inaugurates RE-Invest 2020
Published: November 26, 2020
On November 26, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 3rd Global Renewable Energy Investment called the RE-Invest. The 3rd Global RE-Invest Renewable Energy Investors Meet & Expo was organised by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India. It is to be held from 26 – 28 November 2020 on a ..
First Solar Powered Textile mill in Asia to come up in Parbhani district, Maharashtra
Published: November 17, 2020
On November 17, 2020, the chairman of Jai Bhawani Women cooperative textile mill announced that the mill will soon operate on solar power. With this, the mill will become the first Solar Power enabled textile mill in Asia. The mill is located in Parbhani district of Maharashtra. Key Highlights The mill is spread across 30 ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
GoI: Scheme launched for 100% solarization of Konark Sun Temple and Town
Published: May 21, 2020
On May 20, 2020, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy launched a scheme to solarize the Konark town and Konark sun temple completely. Highlights The scheme has been launched to develop the historic Sun Temple in the town of Konark. Also, the scheme will develop the town into Surya Nagri. The development will be ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Category: Art & Culture Current Affairs
GoI develops cost effective Solar Receiver Tube Technology
Published: March 13, 2020
Scientists from ARCI-International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials operating under DST (Department of Science and Technology), Ministry of Science & Technology have developed cost effective solar receiver tube technology. About the Technology The tubes developed absorbs solar energy and converts the heat to required application. They provide high resistance to corrosion ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
India to host second assembly of International Solar Alliance
Published: October 31, 2019
The second assembly of International Solar Alliance (ISA) is to be hosted by India. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is hosting the event. It is to be held in New Delhi between October 30 and 31, 2019.The ISA brings together 81 nations. It offers concrete solutions to reduce the cost of solar installations ..