COVER STORY: Increased Govt Thrust Set To Give Rooftop Solar Financing A Fillip

Days after the announcement of PM Suryodaya Yojana on January 22, its impact was felt in different parts of the country. Several states, ministries, energy regulators and companies seem to be in a race to enable faster adoption of rooftop solar.  Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy already announced increasing subsidies for residential rooftop […]

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Yearly Review: India Added More Coal Power Than Wind In 2023

The latest analysis of the government’s monthly capacity addition reports revealed that India added more coal power than wind energy in the calendar year 2023. A comparison of the monthly installed capacity reports of the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) by Saur Energy revealed that India added 4 Gigawatt (GW) of net coal power in 2023. […]

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Half-Yearly Report: Indian Wind Energy Installations Surpass 2022 Records

The Indian Wind Energy industry seems to be bouncing back after a lull. A comparative study of the monthly installed capacity data of different power sources hinted at the rise of wind energy installations in the country in 2023. According to the monthly reports on wind energy capacities during the first half of 2023, the […]

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Countries Need More New RE Power To Achieve Global Climate Targets: Study   

A new analysis from Climate Analytics claimed that the world would need more new wind and solar power installations to limit global warming to 1.5°C. Climate Analytics is a global science and policy institute. The analysis said that the globe would need to add renewables up to five times faster by 2030 at a rate of 1.5 […]

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Subsidy-Free Offshore European Wind Bids On The Rise: GlobalData Report

The latest report by GlobalData, a data and analytics company, claimed that European countries are witnessing increased subsidy-free wind energy bids due to intense competition. However, the report said several factors have also led to the undersubscription of renewable energy auctions.  GlobalData’s latest report titled ‘Europe Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2023’ pointed out that the […]

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What Next for China’s Offshore Wind Industry Post-2021: GWEC

From its first 102 MW Donghai Bridge Wind Farm near Shanghai commissioned in 2010, China has since been busy building swathes of turbines at sea with nearly 7 GW of capacity already installed as of December 2019. While China is considered a late bloomer in the offshore wind industry, it is expected to surpass offshore […]

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