Generation

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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Yearly Review: India Added More Coal Power Than Wind In 2023

The latest analysis of the government’s monthly capacity addition reports revealed that India added more coal power than wind energy in the calendar year 2023. A comparison of the monthly installed capacity reports of the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) by Saur Energy revealed that India added 4 Gigawatt (GW) of net coal power in 2023. […]

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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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MoP Warns States Against Levying Charges On Power Generation

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has now issued an order asking states to not levy any additional charges on the generation of electricity from any source ranging from hydropower, thermal to renewable. The ministry even termed the events as “unconstitutional and illegal”.  “It has come to the notice of the Government of India that some State Governments […]

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Increased Wind, Hydro Power Surged Renewable Generation In July

An analysis of the latest monthly renewable energy generation data from the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) claimed that the increased generation of clean energy from wind power projects and small and hydropower projects led to an overall increase in non-fossil fuel energy generation in July this year. However, the data also revealed that solar energy generation during […]

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Thermal Energy Accounted For 76% Of India’s Electricity Generation

The latest renewable energy generation report from the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) for June claimed that renewable energy generation improved in the month.  The data claimed that by the end of June 30, India had a total installed capacity of 176,242 MW (including large hydro). In contrast, the total energy generation from renewable sources during the month […]

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US Renewables to Outpace Coal for Entire 2Q of 2019

Utility-scale renewables in the US have been predicted to will generate more electricity than coal through the entire second quarter of 2019 According to a new analysis, utility-scale renewables in the U.S. generated more electricity than coal for the first time in April, and the trend will likely persist through the entire second quarter of […]

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