With The Rise Of RE, India’s New Coal Capacity Sees Record Drop: Report

A latest report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) said that renewable energy accounted for 71.5% of the record 13,669 megawatts (MW) power generation capacity added by India in the first quarter (Jan-Mar) of this year (2024), while coal’s share (including lignite) of total power capacity dropped below 50% for the first […]

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India Adds 1 GW Of New Renewable Capacities In April 2024

The latest data from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) said that India added a total of 1.1 GW of new renewable energy capacities in April 2024. This was propelled by the surge in the additions of solar and wind energy capacities. With the additions of new solar and wind capacities, India’s total […]

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April ALMM List-As Capacity Touches 44.6 GW, First Solar Makes Entry

The latest released Approved List Of Module Manufacturers (ALMM), released by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) on April 29 pegged the total enlisted module manufacturing capacity at 44.6 Gigawatt (GW). This is as against the earliest enlisted capacity of 41.5 GW.  Accounting for a significant part of the jump in the domestic […]

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India Sees Steepest Rise Of Solar, Coal Follows The Race

Renewable energy capacities in India especially solar seem to have received an impetus in the first quarter of 2024 (January-March). As per the analysis of the International Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) the highest additions of new capacities of fuels in India were seen from the solar sector, followed by coal projects. IEEFA in […]

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SaurEnergy Explains- AC & DC Capacity of Solar Projects

As Solar PV penetration hits new highs each year, the numbers are just adding up. 2023 saw at least 29 countries installing more than 1 GW, up from 25 countries in 2022. Nineteen countries (not including the EU) now have more than 10 GW of total cumulative capacity and five have more than 40 GW. […]

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Bihar Set To Expand Its Network Of Floating Solar Plants

Bihar, one of the renewable deficit regions in India is now working on alternative plans to boost its renewable energy mix. The state has now pinned hopes on the potential of its water bodies to generate electricity. The eastern Indian state which already has worked to develop floating solar plants in Darbhanga and Supaul high […]

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First 11 Months Of 2023: India’s Solar Installations Down By 25% On YoY

India’s Solar installations in 2023 have slowed down, data from the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) said. A close analysis of the CEA data revealed that solar power capacity additions dwindled between January and December this year while wind power revived. The government data said that India added a total of 9 GW of solar power […]

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MERC Increases Net-Metering Benefits For Rooftop Consumer Upto 5MW

In its latest notification, the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) allowed net-metering benefits for solar rooftop consumers up to 5 MW in Maharashtra. The state commission brought these changes with an amendment to the existing solar rooftop regulation of 2019.  The notification amended several provisions of the MERC (Grid Interactive Rooftop Renewable Energy Generating Systems) […]

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Suzlon Sees Increased Demand Behind Its Surged EPC Business

Indian wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon claimed that the increased demand in the wind energy market and the wide range of services rendered by the company led to its increase EPC market. The information was shared by the top officials at the recent investors call.  “..more is coming in because of the demand from the market. […]

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