Tag: India Renewable Energy


Indian government’s think tank has proposed in the National Energy Policy to withdraw all incentives available to the renewable energy sector to be withdrawn gradually with none available from 2022. According to media reports, quoting senior government officials, market forces Read more…


With increased spotlight on solar and wind energy sectors in India major renewable energy player is looking to exit the biomass power sector. Bombay Stock Exchange and National Stock Exchange-listed renewable energy generator Orient Green Power Limited has announced plans Read more…


In a bid to push solar power tariffs even lower and incentivising as many states as possible to procure electricity from large-scale solar power projects through long-term agreements, the Indian government has extended a crucial incentive linked to inter-state transmission Read more…


The Indian government is looking to tap market opportunities to keep up the recent swift growth in the renewable energy sector. The cabinet recently approved a decision to launch an Initial Public Offer for the Indian Renewable Energy Agency (IREDA). Read more…


This is the second part, in a series of four articles, of briefly analysing the renewable energy initiatives announced or implemented by the Indian government over the last three years. In this part we shall look at the initiatives undertaken Read more…


Since the National Democratic Alliance government took to power in May 2014 several landmark policy initiatives have been undertaken in the renewable energy sector. The result of these initiatives has been that India now stands to become the third-largest solar Read more…


India witnessed an extraordinary milestone in its power sector, something one would not expect in a developing country and one which is heavily dependent on coal for power generation. India added more renewable energy capacity than thermal power capacity in Read more…


Government-owned National Aluminium Corporation (NALCO) is planning to set up 150 megawatts renewable energy project. The Minister for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy in India recently announced that NALCO is looking to set up the project in the Read more…


Perhaps the largest renewable energy company in India has announced achievement of a huge milestone. Suzlon Energy, an integrated wind energy solutions provider, last month announced that it now controls 20 gigawatts of operational wind energy capacity in India. This Read more…


Mytrah Energy plans to set up 1,000 megawatts of solar and 1,000 megawatts of wind energy capacity in the state of Andhra Pradesh.


Gamesa Renewables recently stated that the company will invest Rs 17,500 crore ($2.6 billion) in the south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.


The Ministry of Shipping recently announced that under the ‘Green Port Initiative’ a total of 136.5 megawatts of renewable energy projects will be implemented at a dozen major ports in the country.


Mytrah Energy announced that it crossed operational capacity base of 1 GW following commencement of operations at Aspari wind energy project in the state of Andhra Pradesh.


Experts in the Indian power sector feel that the huge capacity addition planned in the renewable energy sector could spell doom for the thermal power sector. India plans to have an operational renewable energy capacity of 175 GW by March Read more…

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