Clean Power Can Reduce India’s Dependence On Gas For Peak Demand: IEEFA

The Institute for Energy Economic and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) in its recent report found that new and cleaner options could soon replace the role of gas-based power in meeting peak electricity demand in India. India’s peak power demand, which, according to government forecasts, is likely to cross 350 gigawatts (GW) by 2030. The IEEFA in […]

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FY24: India’s Annual Solar Power Generation Increased By 14%: CEA

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has now released its annual renewable energy generation report for 2023-24. The report revealed that despite the historic rise of renewable energy in India during FY24, thermal energy sources continued to take the lead in India’s total energy generation. However, the good news is that India’s annual solar power generation increased by […]

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45 Firms Now Manufacture Smart Electricity Meters For India, Reveals CEA

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has now issued a list of smart meter and net meter providers in the country. CEA is a constituent body of the Ministry of Power. The CEA list indicated that a total of 45 companies provide smart electricity meters for India. On the other hand a total of 12 companies […]

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iFOREST Report Sees Potential For More Ambitious Renewable Targets In Assam

iFOREST a research-based organization, in a recent report on enabling renewable energy in Assam recognized the steps taken by the Assam government to increase renewable energy (RE) penetration. It considered the states progress since the announcement of the Assam Renewable Energy Policy 2022 (AREP 2022) in November 2022. iFOREST’s research indicates the need for accelerated […]

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India’s Solar Capacity Crosses 75 GW, Says Latest CEA Report

The latest data on renewable energy capacity additions released by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) said that India’s total installed capacity of solar power crossed 75 GW. The data from the government entity said that in the initial two months of 2024, India added a total of 2,257 MW of solar power. The additions are […]

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CEA Proposes Key Changes In Draft Regulations For Connectivity

In a draft notification proposing specific changes through a second amendment to the to the Connectivity and General Network Access to the inter-State Transmission System) Regulations, 2022, the Central Electricity Authority has proposed some key changes. The first amendment was done back in 2023, while the regulations were published in 2022. Key proposals (amendments) include […]

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India’s Total Solar Energy Capacity Crosses 74 GW: CEA Data

The latest data from the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) revealed that India’s total solar capacity has surpassed 74 GW. The revelation was made in the CEA’s recent monthly installed capacity report.  The CEA report said that by the end of January 2024, India’s total solar energy capacity reached 74.306 GW. Similarly, the country’s total wind […]

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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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India’s Renewable Energy Generation Dips With Slump In Wind Power

A comparison of monthly renewable energy generation data released by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) claimed that India’s monthly renewable generation (including hydro) dipped in October this year.  As per the latest available report of the CEA, India’s total renewable energy generation stood at 17.9 percent. During the month, the country generated a total of […]

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