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Elecrama 2020 Rolls Out Multiple Next Gen Tech Initiatives

Elecrama 2020, the biennial flagship showcase of Indian Electrical & Electronic Manufactures Association (IEEMA), rolled out multiple key initiatives, including eTechNxt, buildELEC, & Renewable Energy, NSIC in addition to well-known World Utility Summit and much appreciated Women Empower initiatives. eTechNxt, a unique initiative under Elecrama 2020, powered deliberations on pertinent challenges of next generation technologies, including e-mobility, energy storage, start-up forum, and upskilling for […]

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Proposed carbon tax waiver on coal may pose risks to renewable sector

Fitch Solutions on Monday said that the centre’s proposed carbon tax waiver on coal may pose substantial downside risks to India’s renewable sector growth. In a bid to alleviate significant debt levels in the power industry, India has proposed to waive carbon taxes on coal (Rs 400 rupees/tonne), it said. This comes at a time […]

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Declining Renewable Costs Drive Focus on Energy Storage: NREL

An oft-repeated refrain—the sun doesn’t always shine, and the wind doesn’t always blow—is sometimes seen as an impediment to renewable energy. But it’s also an impetus toward discovering the best ways to store that energy until it’s needed. Declining costs in available technologies have propelled interest in energy storage forward like never before. The price […]

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ICRA revises outlook for RE sector to negative amid delays in project execution

Ratings agency Icra on Monday revised its outlook for India’s renewable energy sector from stable to negative amid delays in payments from discoms and execution of projects. The sector is facing headwinds because of the long delays in making payments by the state distribution utilities, delays in projects bid out over the past two years, […]

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Rajasthan produces excess power, credit goes to wind and solar

Winds of change in alternative power generation are sweeping across western Rajasthan with wind and solar energy producing surplus electricity for the tenth successive year considerably reducing greenhouse gas emissions. In Jaisalmer region, the total installed wind power capacity is 3933.52 MW and solar energy production is 113 MW, a senior official said. “On an […]

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Scientists shows steps to help countries achieve 100 percent renewable energy

Stanford scientists have outlined new steps that 143 countries around the world can take to attain 100 per cent clean, renewable energy by the year 2050. The roadmap, published in the journal One Earth, uses the latest energy data available in each country to offer more precise guidance on how to reach those commitments. It […]

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Sale of Renewable energy certificate down by 10 percent in December

Sales of renewable energy certificates fell around 10 per cent to 5.04 lakh units in December as compared to 5.59 lakh in the same month a year ago due to lower supply, according to official data. Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) and Power Exchange of India (PXIL) are the two power bourses in the country which […]

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Rajasthan CM Gehlot launches new industrial and renewable energy policy 2019

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot recently launched the new Industrial Development Policy-2019, Solar Energy Policy-2019, Wind and Hybrid Energy Policy-2019, Rajasthan Investment Promotion Scheme-2019 and Chief Minister’s Small Scale Industries Promotion Scheme-2019. He alleged that the Narendra Modi government is running its own agenda and not focussing on the economy, which was suffering badly. Gehlot […]

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Adani Green’s USD 362-mn bonds issue attracts global interest

Gautam Adani’s renewable energy firm Adani Green’s USD 362.5 million (about Rs 2,570 crore)bonds issue attracted interest of investors worldwide, the company said on Monday. This was the first ever deal from India to use an amortizing project finance type structure, giving foreign investors a chance to buy investment-grade bonds from India’s renewable energy sector. […]

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India among top 10 nations on climate change performance index: Power minister

India is among the top 10 nations as per the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) which is based parameters like renewable power and energy use efficiency, power minster R K Singh said. This assumes significance in view of India’s resolve to reach 175 GW of clean energy capacity by 2022. The country has already achieved […]

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