World Adds Record new Renewable Energy Capacity in 2020: IRENA

According to IRENA, the world added more than 260 GW of renewable energy capacity last year, exceeding expansion in 2019 by close to 50%. Global renewable energy capacity additions in 2020 beat earlier estimates and all previous records despite the economic slowdown that resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic. According to data released today by the […]

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Scatec Solar acquires SN Power, building a global leader in RE

Scatec Solar has signed a binding agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in SN Power, a leading hydropower developer and IPP, from Norfund for a total equity value of USD 1,166 million. The acquisition forms an important part of Scatec Solar’s broadened growth strategy, with an ambition to become a global large-scale player in […]

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NHPC to Build 155 MW Hydro and 50 MW Solar Projects in Ladakh

NHPC is planning to develop three hydropower plants worth 155 MW and a solar power project worth 50 MW in the Union Territory of Ladakh. State-owned hydro power giant NHPC has announced that it is planning to develop hydropower plants and a solar project in the Union Territory of Ladakh. And with the view to […]

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India to Add 131.31 GW of Power Generation Capacity till 2022: R K Singh

India will add 131.31 GW of power generation capacity from 2019 to 2022, the Parliament was informed in a written reply from R K Singh. India will add 131.31 GW of power generation capacity from 2019 to 2022, the Parliament was informed in a written reply from Union Minister of State for Power and New and Renewable […]

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Renewable to be Half of Total Installed Capacity by 2030: RK Singh

It (power demand) will go up further, which means we will need to expand our capacity, so energy is a good market here By the end of 2030, the renewable energy mix in India’s electricity mix would account for around 55% of the total electricity. The country is expanding and growing in its installation capacity […]

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Green Energy Will Account For 40% of Total Energy Production in India, Says Harsh Vardhan  

Green energy, electricity produced from non-fossil fuel sources such as wind, solar power, and hydropower, will account for 40% of the total energy production in India As the country is leading the new initiatives in fighting climate change and greenhouse emission, it is also rapidly shifting from the conventional source of energy to clean energy. […]

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European Commission Approves French Solar Power and Hydropower Schemes

European Commission has given approval to two solar power projects and a hydropower project in France. The European Commission announced it had approved three French schemes to support solar power and hydropower energy generators in the country. The schemes include two solar power projects, which have a provisional budget of 439 million euros ($466 million) […]

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