Solar Power Plant

  • First solar power plant of Delhi Metro inaugurated June 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The first module of Delhi Metro's roof top solar power plant was inaugurated here on Sunday. The plant was inaugurated at the Dwarka Sector 21 Metro station here. An official of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said the power produced from this plant will meet the power requirements of the...
  • BDO arrested for accepting Rs 25,000 bribe to sanction solar power plant August 22, 2013

    A Block Development Officer (BDO) was arrested on Thursday on graft charge from his office in Atari block of Bihar's Gaya district, official sources said. Acting on a complaint, a vigilance team arrested Atari BDO Kameshwar Prasad Gupta while accepting a bribe of Rs 25,000 from a Block Pramukh Jagnarayan...
  • Akhilesh govt looks to solar energy to bridge power shortfall August 10, 2013

    Faced with acute power shortage and growing anger against incessant power cuts, the Uttar Pradesh government has stitched up a new solar initiative that will ensure additional power supply to the state. Keeping up with the new solar policy, the state government issued a letter of intent to seven companies, Colonizers...
  • Germany sets new solar power record May 27, 2012

    Berlin: German solar power plants produced a world record 22 gigawatts of electricity per hour - equal to 20 nuclear power stations at full capacity - through the midday hours on Friday and Saturday, the head of a renewable energy think tank said. The German government decided to abandon nuclear power...
  • Gujarat eyes 3650 MW power generation in future April 25, 2012

    Vadodara: Gujarat government is hopeful of generating 3650 MW of power through joint synergy of hydroelectric and solar-based projects in future. The six power units of the Sardar Sarovar project are currently generating 1450 MW hydroelectric power whereas the total length of the canal network intrlinked to the project in...
  • Anil Ambani to set up solar plants in Rajasthan August 10, 2011

    Jaipur: Industrialist Anil Ambani of the Reliance Group is keen on setting up more solar power plants in Rajasthan. Ambani met Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday at his official residence and discussed in detail about setting up of additional solar energy plants in the state, an official statement said. Ambani...
  • Bengal town taps sun power to light up India June 3, 2010

    On World Environment Day, people from Asansol in West Bengal are tapping the sun to provide electricity for the entire country. ...
  • Major solar power plant in Portugal now June 19, 2007

    Serpa (Portugal): One of the world's largest solar energy plants, covering the hills of a valley dotted with olive groves in southern Portugal, started delivering electricity to about 8,000 homes on Wednesday. The solar panels, which are raised around 2 meters off the ground, cover an area of 60 hectares (150...