Nov 03, 2021 09:19 AM IST
To achieve net zero by 2070, India’s total installed solar power capacity would need to increase to over 5,600 GW , usage of coal would need to drop by 99 percent by 2060, and consumption of crude oil would need to peak by 2050 and fall by 90 percent between 2050 and 2070.
- Oct 13, 2021 10:45 PM IST
Gujarat added 2,256 MW capacity, the highest capacity during the said period, followed by Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh which added 1,438 MW and 822 MW, respectively.
- Oct 05, 2021 09:29 AM IST
Out of NTPC’s three subsidiaries, two are dedicated to green energy – NREL and NVVN. These two companies are the ones which will be driving most of the future capital expenditure and growth
- Aug 26, 2021 03:01 PM IST
The mini-grids, interconnected with individual DRE systems at prosumers’ homes, and further connected with the main grid to take and feed electricity, along with decentralised management, is the future
- Mar 17, 2021 08:36 AM IST
Low bids at auction are encouraging, but wind energy faces headwinds that need to be addressed if the sector has to play an effective role in the country’s renewable power journey
- Dec 22, 2020 09:08 AM IST
Manufacturing zones must ensure that power equipment are competitively priced so that there is no additional strain on energy tariff
- Nov 11, 2020 02:12 PM IST
Renewables are likely to expand nearly 50% by 2025, the year when, together, they are expected to eclipse coal as the world’s largest source of electric power
- Aug 19, 2020 05:02 PM IST
Countries across the world are now replacing the coal and gas-fired power plants with wind and solar power to generate electricity.
- Apr 16, 2020 01:22 PM IST
“The divestment of IWPSL has resulted in a consideration of Rs 6.05 crore to IL&FS Energy that will be kept in an escrow account for its lenders,” the group said in a release.
- Jul 24, 2019 06:00 PM IST
The amendments have been made based on the experience of bidding and consultation with various stakeholders, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy said in a statement on July 24.
- Jul 17, 2019 10:11 AM IST
Structural issues in the wind power sector, wrong management calls, poor financial numbers and the very structure of FCCBs offer a clue on why bondholders would be lucky to get their money back.
- Jul 09, 2019 04:58 PM IST
India has set an ambitious target of installing 175 GW of renewable energy capacity by the year 2022, which includes 100 GW from solar, 60 GW from wind, 10 GW from bio-power and 5 GW from small hydro-power.
- Dec 06, 2018 12:42 PM IST
India, the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases behind China and the US, is investing billions in wind power and has set the ambitious goal to double its capacity in the next five years, said researchers from the Harvard John A Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS).
- Jun 19, 2018 05:35 PM IST
Wind power tariff is likely to be maintained at around Rs 2.9-3 per unit in the fiscal year 2019: CRISIL
- May 21, 2018 03:38 PM IST
The hybrid policy will definitely tackle a key pain point for the sector the main bottleneck remains.
- Jan 05, 2018 06:32 PM IST
Not just Germany, several European countries including Belgium, Britain, France, the Netherlands and Switzerland too experience negative pricing
- Oct 17, 2017 05:36 PM IST
News reports suggest projects of about 4500 MW could be awarded over the next four months, which is quite significant given market estimates of mere 1500 MW addition this year.
- Oct 06, 2017 11:26 AM IST
Has the wind power industry reached a tipping point? With wind power cost touching a new low of Rs 2.64 per unit, it does seem so.
- Oct 05, 2017 09:55 AM IST
"Wind power tariff has fallen to record low of Rs 2.64 per unit in the tariff-based competitive bidding conducted by the SECI yesterday," an industry source said.
- Jul 21, 2017 06:00 PM IST
The minister also said it was time for the government to have a look at whether there was really a need to have separate Renewable Purchase Obligations.
- Apr 25, 2017 02:42 PM IST
"As per industry sources, the distribution utilities in states like Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Karnataka and Gujarat are evaluating the competitive bidding mechanism for awarding wind power projects in the near term," Icra said in a statement.
- Apr 12, 2017 04:15 PM IST
"The government's target (for the 2017-18) I think is 4,500 MW. We know that we have number of challenges in front of us, but we will try our best to give around 6,000 (MW) in the current financial year," Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturing Association (IWTMA) Chairman Sarvesh Kumar said here.
- Mar 31, 2017 06:07 PM IST
- Mar 02, 2017 08:10 PM IST
The generators for wind turbines are manufactured in a factory in Gujarat's Vadodara city, which is the fourth such facility in the group.
- Feb 26, 2017 12:52 PM IST
Buoyed by drop in tariff to record low of Rs 3.46 per unit in the first auction of wind power, the government is mulling putting on the block more such projects next fiscal.