Solar power overtakes wind in India

Solar power has emerged as the fastest growing segment within the renewable energy sector in India, overtaking the long-time favorite wind power. According to data from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, wind power was the clear winner till about 2014, but has clearly...

BHEL wins its largest solar contract at 75 MW

Industrial equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd said it won its biggest ever solar power plant contract to set up a 75 megawatt farm in Gujarat. The order from Gujarat Industries Power Company Limited (GIPCL) was won against “stiff competitive bidding,” the company said. BHEL...