Page-3 of Solar Power in India


With a view to accelerate the deployment of rooftop solar power in the country, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has prepared a concept note on ‘Sustainable Rooftop Implementation for Solar Transfiguration of India (SRISTI)’. Note: Government has set ..


Finance minister Arun Jaitley had announced the Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthan Mahabhiyan (KUSUM) scheme in 2018-19 budget. It is solar power scheme which allows setting up grid-connected solar plants in rural areas apart from off-grid solar pumps. The scheme ..

The biggest solar power plant of Uttar Pradesh set up in Mirzapur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron have jointly inaugurated the 75MW solar power plant at Chhanvey block in Mirzapur district of Uttar Pradesh. The largest solar power plant in Uttar Pradesh has been built in collaboration with ..

India extends 1.4 billion dollar amount of line of credit to support 27 solar power projects in 15 countries

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced one of the world’s largest investment plans in solar energy at the Founding Conference of the International Solar Alliance (ISA-2018) on March 11. In it, India will provide $1.4 billion line of credit to ..

India’s largest floating solar power plant opened in Kerala

India’s largest floating solar power plant has become operational at the Banasura Sagar dam in Wayanad, Kerala on December 5, 2017. The solar power plant that floats on the surface of water has a capacity of 500 kilowatts (KW). It ..

India signs loan agreement with World Bank for “Shared Infrastructure for Solar Parks Project (SISPP)”

The Government of India (GoI) has signed a $98 million loan agreement and $2 million grant agreement with World Bank (WB) for “Shared Infrastructure for Solar Parks Project (SISPP)”. The project will finance the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited ..