Tags: green energy

Rising energy consumption slows EU progress on renewables, energy efficiency targets: EEA

Progress on increasing the use of renewable energy and improving energy efficiency is slowing across the European Union, putting at risk the EU’s ability to achieve its energy and emissions reduction targets. Rising energy consumption, particularly in the transport sector, is to blame for the slowdown, according to preliminary data released today in the European […]

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Solar News Wrap-01

In the first episode of solar news wrap we bring you top stories of the solar Industry from last week – SUNGROW COMPLETES GRID CONNECTION OF 400MW UTILITY-SCALE PV PLANT FOR SOFTBANK IN INDIA Sungrow has announced that it has successfully completed its 400MW utility-scale PV plant in India. This project is located at Bhadla […]

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European Bank, SBI expand cooperation in wind energy financing

The European Investment Bank (EIB) on Friday said it will increase its support for India’s wind energy projects by expanding the existing lending programmes with SBI. EIB and SBI have agreed to cooperate on financing renewable energy and providing new support for wind energy projects across India by expanding the ongoing financing initiative in the […]

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Tangedco to float solar and wind power tenders in the current FY: Report

Tangedco reportedly got approval from Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulation Commission (TNERC) to float solar and wind power tenders for the current financial year. According to TOI, TNERC has set the minimum tariff for solar at Rs 3 per unit and Rs 2.65 per unit for wind. The tenders are expected to be floated sometime next […]

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Govt issued tenders for setting up 26-GW clean energy: IREDA chairman

The government is planning incentives to promote renewable power and it has already issued tenders for setting up 26-GW clean energy capacities, a top IREDA official said on Friday. Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) Chairman K S Popli said India is planning to produce 50 GW (from clean energy sources) in the next few […]

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41 per cent increase in renewable electricity sourced by companies: RE100 Report

A dramatic upsurge in demand for renewable energy from ambitious multinational companies was now shifting markets away from fossil fuels in more than 140 markets worldwide, a RE100 report said on Thursday. RE100 is the corporate leadership initiative led by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP, bringing together the world’s most influential businesses committed […]

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Wind power capacity addition to improve in near term: ICRA

Wind energy sector’s capacity addition will improve in near term, while the bid power tariffs in the recent wind power auctions inched upwards, an ICRA report said on Wednesday. The wind energy sector has witnessed project awards of 10 GW between February 2017 and September 2018 by central nodal agencies like the Solar Energy Corporation […]

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INSPIRE 2018 concludes after three days of insightful deliberations

The three-day International Symposium to Promote Innovation & Research in Energy Efficiency (INSPIRE 2018) concluded in New Delhi, on Tuesday. Organised by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint-venture of PSUs under the Ministry of Power, Government of India, and the World Bank, the third edition of INSPIRE witnessed participation from over 300 experts and […]

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R.K Singh inaugurates INSPIRE 2018, recognizes four pathbreaking innovations

With a focus on enhancing grid management, eMobility, and financial instruments and technologies for energy efficiency in India, the second edition of the International Symposium to Promote Innovation & Research in Energy Efficiency (INSPIRE 2018) kicked off in New Delhi, on Sunday. The three-day symposium is being organised by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) and World Bank. Based on the […]

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