“The biggest solar parks in the world are now being built in India”

“When completed, the Pavagada solar park is expected to produce 2,000 megawatts of electricity, enough to power 700,000 households — and the latest milestone in India’s transition to generating more green energy.” http://www.latimes.com/world/asia/la-fg-india-solar-20180319-story.html

“India Solar Goal’s Secret Weapon: Rooftops of Small Business”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government seeks to achieve 100 gigawatts of solar installations by 2022. Of that, 40 gigawatts is expected to come from rooftop installations. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-03-05/india-solar-goal-has-a-secret-weapon-rooftops-of-small-business?utm_campaign=news&utm_medium=bd&utm_source=applenews

“Viewpoint: The Indian state to become a global leader in clean energy”

Wind and solar energy are expected to account for more than half of Tamil Nadu’s power by 2027. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-42971504

“World’s Largest Solar-Wind-Storage Plant Planned for India”

“A wind, solar and battery storage plant is being planned for the southeastern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, which has faced power woes in recent months due to grid failure. The renewable energy facility will consist of 120… Read More

“Solar’s Bright Future Is Further Away Than It Seems”

“There is now a doctrine of what I call “solar triumphalism”: the price of panels has been falling exponentially, the technology makes good practical sense, and only a few further nudges are needed for solar to become a… Read More

“China Is Building a Solar Power Highway”

“China is building a 1.2 mile (2 km) stretch of solar highway, meaning solar panels on the road will be powering the towns surrounding it. Engineers hope that soon it will wirelessly power electric cars driving on the… Read More

“GE cuts 12K power jobs as demand, renewables, skew market”

“NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — General Electric Co. will cut 12,000 jobs in its power division as alternative energy supplants demand for coal and other fossil fuels, and energy demand declines overall. The company said Thursday that the cuts… Read More

“Mexico’s third clean power auction draws $2.4 billion”

“The projects consist of nine solar plants (photovoltaic) which account for 1,323 MW, five wind farms with a combined capacity of 689 MW and one gas facility (550 MW), explained the head of the Secretary of Energy (Sener),… Read More

“With the right moves, India’s renewables push could lift thousands of rural workers out of poverty”

“India’s major renewable energy push could be as much about poverty reduction and job creation as it is about energy security and climate change.” https://qz.com/1136988/with-the-right-moves-indias-renewable-energy-push-could-lift-thousands-of-rural-workers-out-of-poverty/

“How Renewable Energy Will Destroy Fossil Fuels”

“Over the past decade, energy from wind and solar has become so cheap that it’s making new fossil fuel plants nearly obsolete. This isn’t just happening in the U.S. but in China and India as well, where coal… Read More