Tags: renewables

Nepal holds power summit with focus on regional connectivity

A two-day summit on power began here on Thursday with an aim to serve as a platform for regional cooperation on hydropower generation and electricity trade. Inaugurating the International Power Summit 2019, Nepalese Energy Minister Barshaman Pun said, Nepal has set a target of generating 15,000 hydropower within the next decade not only for domestic […]

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Renewables could cut the health impacts of air pollution by 80 percent

Electricity supply is one of the biggest CO2 emitters globally. To keep global warming well below 2°C, several paths lead to zero emissions in the energy sector, and each has its potential environmental impacts — such as air and water pollution, land-use or water demand. Using a first-time combination of multiple modelling systems, an international team […]

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Renewable Energy certificate sales down dipped 2.25 percent in October

Sales of renewable energy certificates dipped 2.25 per cent to 6.87 lakh units in October as compared to 7.03 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 are […]

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Tech Mahindra, Mahindra TEQO Partners to Create Digital Solutions for Renewable Energy Industry

Tech Mahindra has announced a partnership with Mahindra TEQO (Technology, Quality and Operations), the newly formed renewable energy asset management company, to create digital solutions for the global renewable energy industry. The solutions, developed by leveraging next generation technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Augmented Reality , Virtual Reality and IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) […]

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Distributed Energy unveils a platform connecting investors & customers in renewable energy

Distributed Energy, a renewable energy aggregator has announced one of its kind platform that connects credible renewable projects with investors. After comprehensive due diligence on several metrics is performed, energy customers have their fundable projects listed on its marketplace. Investors can explore and express interest in one or more of these at the click of a button. The […]

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Cabinet approves pact with Guinea on renewable energy

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave ex-post facto approval to a pact signed between India and Guinea in the field of renewable energy. “The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given approval for the MoU (memorandum of understanding) between India and Guinea in the field of renewable energy,” an official statement said. […]

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Shell to buy French renewable power company EOLFI

Royal Dutch Shell is buying French renewable power company EOLFI as part of its plans to ramp up the oil major’s electricity business. EOLFI has largely focused on solar and wind projects, including offshore wind farms. Offshore wind is one of the fastest growing renewables markets, with floating structures the technology’s next frontier because they utilise waters that […]

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Gujarat sets 30,000 MW renewable energy generation target by 2022

Gujarat government has set a target of 30,000 MW of renewable energy generation by 2022 from the current 9,670 MW. “Gujarat will have over 30,000 MW of renewable energy by 2022, the roadmap for which has been finalised,” state’s chief secretary J N Singh told reporters here on Monday. At present, the state has a […]

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India needs $30 billion investment per year in the renewable sector: CEEW

India ideally needs $30 billion investment per year in the renewable sector, backed by a strong regulation to preserve contract sanctity, according to a research organisation. “Today, we are averaging about $11 billion a year in renewable investments, we ideally should be getting $30 billion per year in India,” Arunabha Ghosh, chief executive officer of […]

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ReNew Power to commission 3,000 Mw renewable energy capacity in 18 months

Renew Power will add 3,000 MW of generation capacity in the next 18 months, a top official of the company said on Thursday. A 250 megawatt plant was commissioned at Bikaner on October 27, taking the total generation capacity of Renew Power to 5,000 MW or 5 GW level, Renew Power Chairman and Managing Director […]

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