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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 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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KREDL Issues Tender for Consultancy Services for 500 MW Solar Park

Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) intends to develop a solar park of 500 MW AC in Aurad taluk, Bidar District, Karnataka under ISTS mode and requires consultant services for the same. The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has finalized the location in Malegaon village of Aurad Taluk for establishing 765/400/220kV Bidar Pooling Station. The last […]

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India Added 2 GW Of Wind Energy In First 7 Months Of 2023

An analysis of India’s monthly installed capacity data for the last two years, released by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA), revealed that wind energy continues to see upward growth. Its growth is quite evident in the first seven months of 2023 compared to its performance during the same period in 2022.  On the other hand, […]

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CEA Releases New Norms For Forecasting Power Demand

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has released its latest medium- and long-term power demand forecast guidelines. It said that the central agency had been carrying out the demand forecast of the country for medium-term and long-term periods through Electric Power Surveys (EPS) periodically to bring out National Electricity Plan (NEP). The new guidelines of the […]

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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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India Adds 2.8 GW Of New Renewable Power In June: CEA Report

The latest report by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) said that India added a total of 2,873 Megawatt (MW) of new renewable energy capacities in the month of June, this year. This is against the addition of 1076 MW of renewable power capacities added to the energy mix in May this year. These additions were […]

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The Top 5: States For Renewable Energy in India

India’s power generation mix is rapidly shifting towards a more significant share of renewable energy. Today, India is the world’s third largest producer of renewable energy, with over 41 per cent of its installed electricity capacity coming from Renewable Energy Sources. Based on the recent Installed Capacity Report by Central Electricity Authority, this article sheds […]

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CEA Notifies National Electricity Plan, Lays Down The Pathway To 2032

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA), after much deliberations over the draft National Electricity Plan (NEP), today notified the latest National Electricity Plan (Volume I-Generation). The NEP represents a detailed plan for 2022-27 and a perspective plan for 2027-32.  The report gave a sneak peek at the future of India’s electricity sector. The government document has […]

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