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Solar Power Tariff Expected to Get Cheaper than Coal

The solar power tariff has seen a significant decline in tariffs from Rs. 10.95-12.76/kWh in 2010-11 to as low as Rs. 3.15 per kWh, which is expected to fall to Rs. 2.90 per unit. India’s solar power prices may be set to fall below those of thermal (coal) energy. This is based on an expected […]

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India’s Solar Capacity Grows Over 3 Folds to 10,000 Megawatt in Three Years

India has crossed 10 GW of Solar power capacity, which is more than 3 times increase in less than 3 years. India’s solar power generation capacity has crossed 10,000 megawatt (MW), a more than three-time jump in less than three years as government pushes for renewable energy sources to meet galloping demand. The milestone came […]

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Solar Power to Become Economical than Coal by 2025

As reported on Bloomberg, solar is expected to get cheaper than coal by 2025 According to the reports, the solar power has become quite cheaper than the coal in various parts of the world. In less than a decade, it’s likely to be the lowest-cost option almost everywhere. In 2016, countries from Chile to the […]

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Puducherry becomes the first UT to join “UDAY” scheme

The Union Territory of Puducherry joined the UDAY scheme (Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana) signing MoU with the Government of India for operational turnaround of the Union Territory’s Electricity Department. The MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) was signed in presence of the Minister of State for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy & Mines Piyush Goyal. […]

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Solar Energy Prime for Green India – MNRE nudge Eminent Initiatives

In the financial plan of 2015, Govt of India aims to swell 175GW of renewable energy, including a pragmatic extension of 100GW of renewable energy by 2022 said Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy during a questionnaire session in the Lok Sabha. The minister also cites […]

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