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SECI signs PSA for 100 MW Wind Energy with BSES Yamuna Power

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) signed a PSA of 100 MW Wind Power with BSES YAMUNA Power Limited. As of now there is no info on the tariff at which BSES will procure power from SECI. Early this month Reliance Infrastructure-owned power discoms BSES Yamuna (BYPL) and BSES Rajdhani (BRPL) announced that they have […]

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Three more stations of Central Railway goes green

Energy conservation is “Mission Area” on Indian Railways. As part of its mission, three more railways stations of the Central Railway zone are now being powered by wind and solar energy. Central Railway has already changed to energy efficient LED lights 100% at its stations and service buildings, etc. Asangaon station of Central Railway has […]

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Govt approves India-France pact on technical cooperation in renewable energy

The government on Thursday approved a pact between India and France to enhance technical bilateral cooperation in new and renewable energy. The decision was taken by the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here. “The Union Cabinet has approved the memorandum of understanding (MoU) between India and France on technical bilateral cooperation in […]

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Oil Companies should become Energy Companies: Amitabh Kant

Implementation of National Energy Storage Mission has become India’s priority to secure the leadership slot in RE and Energy Storage on global platform. In its endeavour to drive India’s ambitious National Energy Storage Mission, Energy Storage India (ESI) on Friday began with power packed sessions from International thinkers, industry experts, eminent industrialists and top most […]

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Pattern Energy Completes Sale of K2 Wind Facility

Pattern Energy Group Inc. announced that it has completed the sale of the Company’s 90 megawatt (“MW”) minority owned interest in the K2 Wind power facility (“K2”) in Ontario for a purchase price of CAD$216.0 (US$160.0 million), to a consortium of investors led by Axium Infrastructure. The transaction closed on December 31, 2018. “The sale […]

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Renewable energy – ‘Economic moats’ to drive further growth

The renewable energy sector in India has been dynamic in the last two decades, and especially over the last few years, with ambitious targets. That said, recent bottlenecks the sector has faced suggest that businesses in the sector require to focus on creating “economic moats” to enable the next phase of growth. The term “economic […]

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Govt diverted Kolkata-sized forest land for projects including hydro, wind in past 3 yrs

The Indian government has diverted over 20,000 hectares (the size of Kolkata) of forest area for developmental activities such as mining, thermal power plants, dams, road, wind energy projects, railways and irrigation projects in the past three years (2015-18) across India. According to the official data revealed by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government in […]

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Gujarat government plans to add 3 GW of renewable energy capacity every year

The Gujarat government is planning to add 3GW of renewable energy generation capacity every year till 2022. The 3GW of renewable energy generation capacity includes 1 GW from wind and 2GW from solar energy sources. 28% of total 27,200 MW installed power generation capacity in Gujarat comes from Renewable energy source. Pankaj Joshi, managing director, […]

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Vibrant Gujarat Summit likely to see investments of Rs. 50,000 cr in renewable energy sector

The upcoming Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2019 (VGGS) expects to see commitment of investments worth a whopping Rs 50,000 crore in the renewable energy sector in the state, according to officials. The state-owned Gujarat Power Corp Ltd (GPCL) will be laying the foundation stone for the biggest 5000mw solar power park worth Rs 25,000 crore within […]

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Over 55 per cent renewable energy MoUs signed at Vibrant Gujarat investors summits dropped

The Gujarat Government maintains that the state has been leading the renewable energy sector, but the latest numbers emerging from the biennial Vibrant Gujarat Global Investor Summit since 2003 do not support the claims. Official figures state that of the total 559 Memorandums of Understanding for investment in the renewable energy sector since the first summit in 2003 till 2017, […]

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