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Need of the hour for energy sector is Effective policies and not the deadlines

As India looks to balance its twin needs of clean energy and increased energy demand, a look at policies that may help in expediting the process is worthwhile. Additionally, there are valuable lessons that can be learnt from other sectors that can significantly assist in taking a call between effective policies and time-bound ones. Recent news suggested that […]

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Adani Green Energy raises Rs 402 crore through offer for sale

Adani Green Energy Friday said it has raised around Rs 402 crore through sale of 9.35 crore shares by promoters for maintaining minimum public shareholding norms. Under the norms, at least 25 per cent of the equity should be held by public. Therefore, the company came up with offer for sale (OFS) to offload equity […]

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Power Minister RK Singh holds meeting with gencos to push renewable energy

Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh on Thursday held a meeting to address implementation issues regarding the mechanism for providing flexibility in generation and scheduling of thermal power stations to reduce emissions. The mechanism allows power generators to increase share of renewables in their overall energy mix for meeting their committed […]

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RK Singh reviews the issues pertaining to RE sector, calls upon the lenders to fund RE projects

RK Singh, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy held a meeting to review various issues pertaining to the Renewable Energy (RE) sector here today. The meeting was attended by various stakeholders including the Secretary, MNRE, senior officials from MNRE, Department of Economic Affairs, Dept. of Expenditure, Dept. of Financial […]

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Renewable energy capacity target of 175 Gw will be achieved: R K Singh

Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh has exuded confidence that the renewable energy target of 175 gigawatt (GW) by 2022 would be achieved. Singh, who took the charge of the ministries in the second term of Modi government, said 80GW of renewable energy has been established while another 24GW is under installation. “The overall renewable energy established […]

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GE lost billions by ‘misjudging’ renewables: Report

Investors in General Electric (GE), once one of the world’s most valuable companies, lost tens of billions of dollars after the Paris climate deal as it failed to adapt to the pace of the green energy transition, new analysis showed Thursday. A report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) said GE […]

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Here is why solar installation in India went down by 49 percent

According to a report solar installation in India during January-March period of this year stood at 1,737 megawatt (MW), registering a year-on-year decline of 49 per cent. The report states that solar installation was down mainly because of difficulty faced by installers in getting the required approvals due to general elections. The installations were at […]

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Suzlon Q4 net loss narrows to Rs 294.64 crore

Suzlon Energy on Thursday said its consolidated net loss for the March quarter narrowed to Rs 294.64 crore from Rs 469.85 crore a year ago, mainly due to lower expenses. Total consolidated income from operations declined to Rs 1,450.47 crore in the fourth quarter of 2018-19, compared to Rs 2,189.18 in year-ago period, the company […]

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Bimstec nations could tap India’s green energy transition: Experts

With the Bimstec leaders gathered in the national capital for Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi’s swearing in ceremony on Thursday, the member-nations could benefit from India’s rapid renewable energy capacity increase, say experts. The New Delhi-based organisation CarbonCopy said the annual electricity trade potential between South Asian and Southeast Asian countries could be from 65,000 MW […]

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