Renewable energy capacity increases by 30 percent in Surat: Report

Surat has witnessed increase in renewable energy production capacity by 30 per cent in the past 18 months. The share of wind and solar is around 90 per cent Of the 25 crore units of electricity that the city produces. Surat happens to be the only city in the country whose captive power generation meets […]

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UP govt clears state’s first floating solar power plant on Rihand Dam

The Uttar Pradesh cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has cleared a floating solar power plant on Rihand Dam with an investment of Rs 750 crore. It will be the first water surface floating solar power plant of Uttar Pradesh and biggest in the country. The state cabinet cleared the project that will fetch […]

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Clean energy producers can move NCLT against discoms over dues: R K singh

Flagging non-payment of dues by power discoms to renewable energy producers, Union Power Minister R K Singh has cautioned seven states, including Maharashtra and Karnataka, that the developers could approach NCLT against the distribution companies to recover payments of around Rs 5,355 crore. Singh in a letter has urged the chief ministers of these states […]

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India, China to develop new tech for manufacturing solar cells

India and China have agreed on cooperation in R&D for developing new technology for manufacturing solar cell from alternate material and improvement of efficiency of solar cells, Niti Aayog said on Monday. Both sides have also agreed on cooperation in the field of e-mobility and energy storage. This among issues was discussed during the sixth […]

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Debt resolution plan not dependent on a single option: Suzlon

Suzlon Energy said that its debt resolution plan is not dependent on a single option and that the company is working with its bankers to reduce its debt. The company informed stock market on Monday “We wish to clarify that Suzlon’s debt resolution and revival plan have never been dependent on any single option. We […]

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India’s energy demand to grow by 4.2%: Dharmendra Pradhan

India’s energy demand is projected to grow by 4.2 per cent through 2035, an expansion faster than all major economies of the world, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said Tuesday as he sought investments in the country’s energy chain. Speaking at the eighth Asian Ministerial Energy Roundtable in Abu Dhabi, he said the share of world’s […]

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ANGAN Conference on Energy Efficiency in Building Sector begins in New Delhi

An international conference ANGAN (Augmenting Nature by Green Affordable New-habitat) focussed on Energy Efficiency in Building Sector began here today. The Conference is being organised by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), Ministry of Power, Government of India in collaboration with GIZ under the Indo German Technical Cooperation. Raj Pal, Economic Advisor, Ministry of Power […]

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Floating PV panels making a splash in South East Asia: Rystad Energy

Floating photovoltaic (PV) panels are making a splash in South East Asia, where gigawatts (GWac) worth of utility-scale solar power are planned in the coming years. Development plans are in the works in Thailand and Vietnam as large-scale floating PV installations, with smaller utility-scale floating PV developments being proposed in Indonesia, Singapore and Myanmar says […]

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India already achieved half of its renewable energy target: Javadekar

Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar on Monday said that India has already achieved half of its renewable energy production target. The government plans to achieve 175GW of renewable energy capacity by 2022 as part of its climate commitments. Reportedly, India currently has an installed renewable energy capacity of around 80 […]

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Innolia Energy invest Rs 225 cr in solar module manufacturing and EV products

Innolia Energy has launched a project entailing investment of Rs 225 crore to set up a manufacturing facility in Hyderabad for solar modules, lithium battery and electric vehicle (EV) products. “Leveraging years of developing advanced technology solutions for companies in the US, Innolia Energy’s manufacturing plant (300MW) in India delivers a fully integrated and customisable […]

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