The future of Indian wind energy sector remains bright and is expected to easily achieve the installed capacity targets announced by the government by 2022, chairman of one of the leading wind energy companies in India has stated. Tulsi Tanti, Read more…
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Chairman of the Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association (IWTMA) recently stated that a record 6,000 megawatts wind energy capacity is expected to be added in financial year 2017-18.
The Minister for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal recently told the Indian Parliament that a record 5,400 megawatt wind energy capacity was added during the financial year 2016-17 (April 2016 to March 2017).
Bids in the India’s solar power market have crashed sharply ever since the government launched the National Solar Mission, data released by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy shows. According to the Ministry, average solar power tariffs in India Read more…
All-out efforts by the Indian government to boost renewable energy generation in the country have reached another milestone as the operational solar power capacity crossed 10 gigawatts. The Minister of power, coal and renewable energy Piyush Goyal recently stated that Read more…
India will increase the planned capacity addition under solar power park program from 20 gigawatts to 40 gigawatts.
The total capacity of installed solar module production lines in India increased from 5,848 megawatts on 30 June 2016 to 8,113 megawatts on 31 December 2016, a 23% increase.
The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy has reported that Mundra Solar, part of the the Adani Group, has commissioned 1,200 megawatts of solar cell and 1,200 megawatts of solar module production line.
The Solar Energy Corporation of India has allocated 750 MW capacity in the state of Rajasthan at record-low tariff of Rs 4.00/kWh (US¢5.9/kWh).
Total grid-connected renewable energy capacity added this financial year till 30 September was 3,164 MW with the total operational renewable energy capacity at 45,917 MW.
A 100 MW pilot offshore wind energy project is expected to be operational in about three years.
As on 30 June 2016, India had 20 companies actively involved in solar cell production. As many as 94 companies are manufacturing solar PV modules in the country.
Doubts over whether India can achieve the solar power capacity addition target for the current financial year seem to be strengthening. According to media reports, the president of Solar Energy Equipment Manufacturers Association of Telangana (SEEMAT) and chairman of Premier Read more…