India’s Renewable Capacity Additions In Oct Dip By 65% On YoY

The latest data from the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) hinted at a slump in India’s renewable capacity additions in October. The monthly installed capacity data of October 2023 revealed that India added a meager new renewable capacity of 349 Megawatt (MW). It contrasts with its green energy capacity additions in the previous years during the period. The […]

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Govt Plans Imposing 10% RE Generation Obligation (RGO) For Coal Plants

The Ministry of Power has been mulling to impose up to 10 percent Renewable Generation Obligation (RGO) for the new and old coal-fired thermal power plants and lignite plants in the country. It has put forth a new draft notification proposing the plan. It has asked the stakeholders to submit their feedback within 15 days.  The new […]

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Rajasthan Sees Fossil Contribution Shrink For 4 Consecutive Months

New data from global energy think tank Ember reveals that the share of fossil fuels in Rajasthan’s power generation mix has hit record-low levels at 50 percent from April to July this year. It is the first time that the lowest level was sustained for over a quarter of the year.   Fossil fuels generated 34 […]

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NLC India Moving Towards Hybrid RE Projects: Prasanna Kumar, CMD

Saur: What are the significant works NLCIL undertook in the past few years to boost its renewable portfolio? CMD: NLC India Limited (NLCIL) was an early bird central PSU to venture into the renewable sector. Our first renewable energy project was awarded in 2013 with a 51 MW wind power project. Later, we shifted towards […]

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India Focuses On Searoute For Coal Transport To Reduce Emissions

The Ministry of Coal claimed that it has taken an initiative to promote Rail-Sea-Rail mode which aims to integrate Rail-Sea-Rail (RSR) transportation for the efficient domestic coal transport. This multimodal transportation system allows for the seamless transportation of coal from mines to ports and then to end-users, reducing transportation costs and improving logistic efficiency. The […]

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With 224MW Solar Capacity, SCCL Achieves 40% of Its Net Zero Targets

Union Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi recently told the Parliament that the Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) had achieved around 40 percent of its net-zero targets. The Minister disclosed this information while responding to a coal supply and consumption query. He said that both Coal India Limited (CIL) and Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) are working […]

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India Needs More RE In Power System To Meet Climate Goals: IEEFA Report

A new report by the International Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) asks that India accelerate integration of renewable energy into its power system to meet its climate goals.  The report said that between 2016 and 2022, the share of renewable energy generation in India’s total energy mix increased merely by 6.5 percent. But the […]

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Odisha Most Prone To The Adverse Impacts Of Net Zero Ambitions: Report

A latest report by the Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) claimed that Odisha is the country’s most vulnerable state regarding the adverse impacts of India’s net-zero ambitious net-zero plans. The international think-tank, in their ‘vulnerability assessment report,’ studied the risks faced by India’s coal-bearing states.  It comes with the anticipated phasing out of coal and an increase in […]

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NTPC Reports Highest Ever Annual Generation, 32% Surge In Income In FY23

The National Thermal Power Corporation of India (NTPC) today announced its Q4 and FY23 Financial Results. The leading power generator of the country claimed that during FY23, it reported the highest-ever annual generation of 399 Billion Units (BU) compared to 361 BU in FY22, registering a growth of around 11 percent.  The audited results of […]

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