RENEW WIND POWER
Japan's Soft Bank Group to invest Rs 30,000 crore in renewable energy in Gujarat
The announcement was made at a meeting between chief minister Vijay Rupani and Executive Chairman of SB Energy Manoj Kohli. The investment will be in solar energy, wind energy and other unconventional renewable energy sources.
Rajasthan: Discoms trip on payment to solar firms raises NPA fears
The discoms have not paid the dues for the past one year running into an e...
Solar power earns Rs 1 crore for South Delhi Municipal Corporation
Over the last year, SDMC generated 6,615 KW solar power from the panels in...
Sterling and Wilson Solar begins construction of 200MW solar project in Australia
Wellington Solar Farm is a solar photovoltaic (PV) independent power project (IPP) being constructed on 490 Ha (hectare) of land, northeast of the town of Wellington in New South Wales.
India needs tariff reforms to boost consumption of renewables: WWF
According to the report, C&I consumers' power demand is met principally by grid power (63 per cent) and onsite captive generation (27 per cent, mostly coal fired).
Wind woes increase in India, world's cheapest market, as delays pile up threatening nation’s renewable-energy ambitions
Developers are having difficulty finding affordable land, getting financing and connecting to grids.
Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka to declare 'no new coal' policy; future demands to be met by renewable & flexible based energy
Karnataka, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu are states with the highest renewable energy potential in the country. Their installed renewable energy capacities are either higher than coal power or are on a path to overtake it.
Modi government taking several steps to incentivise renewable energy sector: R. K. Singh
The government is facilitating developers by allowing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) of up to 100% through the automatic route. Moreover, Inter State Transmission System (ISTS) charges and losses for inter-state sale of solar and wind power shall also be waived for renewable projects commissioned by December 2022.
Bankers look to resolve account of troubled wind turbine maker Suzlon Energy to stop contagion effect
Sources privy to the development told IANS that lenders may seek a month's extension for complete resolution of Suzlon beyond the stipulated 180 days allowed under the latest Reserve Bank of India circular.
India's first fully solar-powered village - Irumbai in Tamil Nadu
The Tamil Nadu Energy Development Corporation (TEDA) plans to complete the work within two to three months. The agency is awaiting the completion of local body polls to move ahead with the project.
Noida authority to set up 5 Megawatt solar power plants at multiple locations
The decision is yet to be made through e-tendering process for finalisation of contractor for installation, operation and maintenance for 25 years of the 5 MW solar photovoltaic plants.
MNRE misses capacity addition targets; 175 GW by 2022 in peril: Parliamentary Panel
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Energy has also asked the ministry to take up the issue of ambiguity and disputes related to GST on renewable energy devices with the finance ministry at the earliest. This is the panel's first report, which was tabled in Parliament on Friday.
Modi government plans big on wind power; projects of 12,162.50 MW capacity awarded so far
To facilitate the growth of wind power production in the country, several fiscal and financial incentives such as Accelerated Depreciation and exemption of concessional customs duty for procuring certain components of wind electric generators are being provided by the government to private sector investors.
Solar energy need of hour, says Bihar CM Nitish Kumar
Nitish said efforts were on to enthuse people to make optimal use of solar energy in their private buildings after the installation of solar plates on the government buildings and offices across the state
Tata Power seeks global investors to sell stake in renewable energy portfolio
Tata Power currently has a debt of Rs 44,000 crore ($6.1 billion) and a debt to equity ratio - a financial metric which shows how much of a company's operations are funded by debt - of 2.2.
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