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CEA Report Shows RE Generation Increased by 17.2% YoY in December 19

The latest report by CEA has revealed that electricity generated from RE sources increased by 17.2 percent YoY for the month of December 2019. The latest report by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) tracking the monthly renewable energy generation in India for the month of December 2019 has revealed that electricity generated from renewable energy […]

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Why India’s Thermal Woes Cast A Shadow Over Renewable Plans

It’s all about the money. The money needed to clean up discoms, and soon, the money needed to clean up the mess in India’s thermal energy sector. By now, it is well known that one of the biggest impediments to India’s ambitious renewable energy goals is the state of its state distribution firms. Or discoms, […]

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Sitharaman Holds Pre-Budget Consultation with Experts of Energy, Climate Change, Infra Sec

In a step towards the preparation of General Budget 2020-21, Nirmala Sitharaman, the Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs, held 7th Pre-Budget consultation on Friday with various industry stakeholders. During the meeting, the infrastructure sector stakeholders and experts from the energy sector and climate change were present as the General Budget is scheduled to […]

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No Slowdown in Solar Power Generation Post Safeguard Duty: RK Singh

India generated over 81 thousand million units (MU) of solar power in the last three financial years, minister RK Singh informed the Rajya Sabha. India generated over 81 thousand million units (MU) of solar power in the last three financial years (2016-17 to 2018-19), Minister of State for Power and New and Renewable Energy, RK […]

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Report Projects India Will Exceed its Paris Agreement Target

A new report has projected that India is likely to obtain 63% of its installed power capacity from non-fossil fuel sources (including hydro) by 2029-30, and exceed its Paris Agreement target of 40%. A new report has projected that India is likely to obtain 63% of its installed power capacity from non-fossil fuel sources (including […]

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Discoms trip up India’s Move to Power-Surplus with Peak Deficit at 0.8% in 2018-19

India missed its target of becoming a power-surplus nation after its peak power deficit stood at 0.8 percent and the overall energy deficit remained 0.6 percent for the financial year 2018-19. In its Load Generation Balancing Report (LGBR) for the fiscal year, the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) had pegged overall energy and peak power surpluses at 4.6 percent and […]

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R K Verma Takes Charge as Technical Member in APTEL

Ravindra Kumar Verma has served in various capacities in Central Electricity Authority for more than 37 years and has rich and varied experience of power sector in generation, transmission, distribution and grid operation. The Ministry of Power said that Ravindra Kumar Verma has assumed the charge as Technical Member in the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity […]

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CEA Marks Peak Power Deficit for April-July at 0.9%

The report for peak power deficit has been projecting against the CEA’s forecast that said India would be a power surplus country by 2018-19 with energy and peak power surplus at 4.6 and 2.5 percent respectively. Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has asserted country’s peak power deficit at 0.9 percent and overall electricity deficit at 0.6 […]

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Cabinet Okays India, France MoU on Renewable Energy

As per the MoU signed, both the countries aim to identify research/ demonstration/ pilot project between National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), India and CEA, France in the mutually identified areas. The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has provided its consent on the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and […]

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