Solar Power in India Current Affairs, GK & News
India has extended a USD 100 million Line of Credit to Sri Lanka to finance projects in solar energy sector. Key Points Agreement was signed between Sri Lankan government and Export-Import Bank of India. This LOC will also ensure that Sri Lanka’s 70 percent power requirements are fulfilled by renewable energy sources by 2030. LOC ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
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 ..