Solar Power in India Current Affairs, GK & News
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) have announced for a $41 million-loan guarantee program in order to finance the investment in the renewable energy solutions by Indian Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Highlights The USAID and DFC are jointly sponsoring the $41 million loan portfolio guarantee. This ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
Topics: Rooftop solar power generation • Rooftop Solar Power Plant • Small & Medium Enterprises • Solar power • Solar Power in India • United States Agency for International Development (USAID) • USAID
On July 10, 2020, PM Modi will inaugurate the 750 MW of Rewa Solar Project. It is Asia’s largest solar power project. It is located in the Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh. Highlights The Rewa project consists of three solar generating units of 250 MW each on a 500 hectare land. On the whole, the ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
The government had committed to double the farmer’s income by 2022. But the recent submission by the Minister of State for Agriculture had accepted the present policies adopted by the central government are falling short in fulfilling this commitment. One way for filling the gaps can be traced to the idea mooted by the Finance ..
Topics: Alternative energy • Energy • Energy conversion • Photovoltaics • Renewable energy • Solar Energy • Solar Mission of India • Solar power • Solar power by country • Solar Power in India • Solar tree
In the area of solar rooftop installations, Gujarat has stood first in the country with total 261.97 megawatts (MW) of installed rooftop solar capacity as on July 23, 2019. Gujarat is followed by Maharashtra (198.52 MW) and Tamil Nadu (151.62 MW), respectively. As per the Central government data, the total rooftop solar installations in India ..
In Madhya Pradesh, continuous rain has damaged Asia’s largest solar Power project in Rewa. The damage was caused after heavy rain triggered a mudslide. Now the rain has stopped, and experts are busy repairing this power plant. As per the estimates, this project has suffered a loss of more than Rs 20 crores by rain. ..