Solar Current Affairs, GK & News

Rajasthan: First to surpass 10 GW solar capacity

According to Mercom’s India Solar Project Tracker, Rajasthan became the first state in the country to surpass 10 GW of cumulative large-scale solar installations. What is the total installed power capacity of Rajasthan? Rajasthan has a total of 32.5 GW of installed power capacity. What is the contribution of renewable energy to Rajasthan’s total installed ..

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Rooftop Solar Programme Phase- II

The Rooftop Solar Programme Phase-II is being implemented by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. The guidelines for this were issued in August 2019. Through Central Financial Assistance (CFA), 4000 MW rooftop solar (RTS) capacity addition has been targeted under this programme in the residential sector. Overview: For RTS projects till 3 kW capacity ..

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Indian Railways to become Net Zero Carbon Emission Mass Transportation Network by 2030

Indian Railways is to utilize solar energy and become a complete “Green Mode of Transportation” by 2030. Highlights The present demand of the Indian Railways is to be fulfilled by the solar projects being deployed. In order to achieve this, the Indian Railways have already floated tenders for 2 GW of solar projects on unutilized ..

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New Code by Indian Scientists to study magnetosphere of the earth

The Indian Scientists at the Indian Institute of Geomagnetism has developed fluid simulation code to study electric field structure in the magnetosphere of the earth. Significance The study will help to plan the future space missions. The study will also lead to control fusion experiments to fulfill ever-expanding energy demands of humanity. Highlights The scientists ..

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Pranav R Mehta becomes first Indian to head Global Solar Council (GSC)

Pranav R Mehta has become the first Indian to head the Global Solar Council (GSC) on 01 January 2019. He is a visionary in the field of Solar Energy and the chairman of National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI). The GSC, founded in 2015, is an international non-profit association of the national, regional and ..

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