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The rise of solar co-ops: Collective action for installation advancement

Ishan Chaturvedi, director and co-founder at Vareyn Solar , talks about harnessing solar power with solar cooperatives in India. 


ISA to accelerate solar initiatives in Uganda

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) and the government of Uganda recently discussed accelerating the solar mini-grid project to address Uganda’s energy access challenge and advancing the solar water pumping project under the India, Brazil, and South Africa (IBSA) Fund. New areas of cooperation, such as establishing a Solar Technology and Application Resource Centre (STAR-C), were also explored.

Gujarat, Karnataka top performing Indian states in transition to clean electricity

A new report says that while the national-level transition towards clean electricity is progressing well in India, it is far more uneven at the state level. It highlights the need for states to strengthen regulatory frameworks and develop transition plans.


India hosts sixth session of International Solar Alliance Assembly in New Delhi

The Assembly has decided to increase the viability gap funding for solar projects in member countries from 10% of the project cost to up to 35%, depending on the capacity and needs of the countries and their respective projects.


Shakti Solar wins 50,000 off-grid solar pump order for Maharashtra

The total value of the 50,000 solar pumps is around INR 1,603 crore ($192.87 million). The pumps are to be deployed over 24 months.

Leaders from 116 countries to attend the 6th Assembly of International Solar Alliance in New Delhi

The Sixth Assembly of the International Solar Alliance will focus on universalizing energy access through solar mini-grids, mobilizing finance for accelerated solar deployment, and diversifying supply chains and manufacturing for solar.

Uttar Pradesh targets 30,000 solar pump installations under PM KUSUM this fiscal

The state and the central government will provide cumulative financial support of INR 434 crore ($52.2 million) for the installation of 30,000 solar pumps across the state.

Shakti Pumps secures INR 293 crore solar pumps contract

Shakti Pumps (India) has secured a contract to supply, install, and commission 10,000 solar water pumps in Uttar Pradesh under the PM- KUSUM III scheme

International Solar Alliance convenes meeting of regional committee for Latin America and Caribbean region

The Fifth Meeting of the ISA Regional Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean Region took place this week, convened by the International Solar Alliance (ISA). Its primary objective was translating ambitious solar energy goals into concrete results while addressing pertinent regional issues.  The meeting was presided over by Tania Masea, vice minister for new […]

PM KUSUM scheme hits 2.45 lakh solar pumps milestone

As on June 30, 2023, around 2.45 lakh agriculture pumps have been installed or solarized under PM KUSUM (Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan) Scheme.


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