The Power Minister and Power Honchos In Virtual Open House. Report

At a virtual meet organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) today, Shri R.K. Singh, Minister for Power, New and Renewable Energy joined leaders from the power sector for a frank and open discussion on the key issues facing the sector. Broadcast live on Youtube, the discussion made for a great example of engagement […]

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Industry Making a Mistake by Staying Quiet on the Andhra Skirmish

Even as the Andhra Pradesh government’s move to ‘renegotiate’ PPA’s continues to cause consternation, industry, and not just the renewables sector at that, seems intent on missing an opportunity to show some spine and establish some respect for the law they live by. By now, no one in the renewables sector is unfamiliar with the […]

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Transmission Needs Rs 5 Lakh Cr Investment to Meet $5 Trn Economy’s Energy Needs

According to the estimates, India will be consuming 1.8 trillion units by 2025 as the country’s growth trajectory accelerates, and this requires large investments in the transmission sector, particularly at the state level. In order to fulfill the Prime Minister Modi’s vision of a USD 5 trillion economy over the next few years, it will […]

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The Auto Industry Plays the Job card To Get A Greater Say in EV Roadmap

India’s Auto Industry, stuck in a what seems to be a global slowdown for sales and growth in passenger vehicles, has fallen back on the risk of massive job losses and worse to push for a greater say in the government’s EV policy. At a time when the industry seems ill-equipped to adapt fast enough […]

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Indian Railways to Become Net Zero Carbon Emitter by 2030: Goyal

The Minister was speaking in an event organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in collaboration with the Railway Board. Citing the transformation in the country, Railway Minister, Piyush Goyal said, by the year 2030 the Indian railways will become a net zero carbon emitter. The Minister was speaking in an event organized by […]

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Static Rooftop Solar Plan Pricks Government to Deal with New Arrangement

In an offer to end the inadequacies, he stated, the administration is building up another plan called SRISTI – Sustainable Rooftop Implementation for Solar Transfiguration of India. Worried over the inertia in the nation’s rooftop solar program, the administration today said just a single GW housetop sun based limit has been set up against the […]

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India Committed to 175 GW Clean Energy Target: MNRE

India is committed to its renewable energy target of having 175 GW capacity by 2022 to provide equitable sustainable development Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India, in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), organized a panel discussion on ‘Innovative Financing and Market Evolution to achieve 175 GW renewables by […]

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India’s 60-65 per cent of installed power generation capacity will be from Renewable Energy: Piyush Goyal

“India’s renewable energy programme is a great example of how you can do big by thinking big.” Power Minister Piyush Goyal today at Take Pride event organized by CII said that India’s 60-65 per cent of installed power generation capacity will be from renewable energy. “Going by prices we have discovered, I am inspired to say that 60-65 per […]

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India to quadruple its investment on R&D in the Renewable Energy section in next 5 years: Piyush Goyal

Union Minister of State for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines- Piyush Goyal addressing a plenary session at the 11th Sustainability Summit said that “Climate change is a global challenge and we all should fight it here, now and today.” Restating the commitment of the Government of India towards the achievement of Sustainable […]

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