IEA Says Solar PV Capacity Additions Will Slowdown In India In 2023

The new report by International Energy Agency (IEA) – Renewable Energy Market Update, June 2023 – has said that the utility-scale solar PV projects are expected to slow briefly in 2023 due to supply chain challenges, lower auction volumes and trade policies. The IEA report has shown concern as solar power is India’s largest renewable […]

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India’s EV transition Is More Resolute In The Three-Wheeler Industry

By Harsha Bavirisetty According to a report from the Investment Information and Credit Rating Agency (ICRA), three-wheelers will spearhead the Indian EV journey because these vehicles have to travel fewer distances, carry more load and generally will make do with a day’s worth of charge. The new electric three-wheelers (e3w) sold in the country in […]

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Strong demand prospects for RE projects in C&I segment; regulatory risks key challenge: ICRA

Demand prospects for renewable energy (RE) capacity addition in the commercial & industrial (C&I) segment remain solid, given the improved tariff competitiveness and growing sustainability/green initiatives by C&I players to meet their energy requirements through renewables, going forward, finds ICRA. If that sounds obvious, then the agency also flags risks, that really shouldn’t be there […]

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Icra Predicts Strong Demand for Domestic Solar OEMs with Policy Support

Business prospects of domestic solar original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) will remain strong aided by several policy measures over medium-term, rating agency Icra said. As a result, many domestic OEMs have announced sizeable capital expenditure to augment the cell and module capacity, including the capex for integrated facilities under PLI scheme by the winning bidders. However, […]

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ICRA Predicts 16 GW Capacity Addition For RE In FY23

The outlook for the capacity addition in the renewable energy (RE) sector remains strong with a large project pipeline of over 55 GW and the highly competitive tariffs offered by these projects. The commitment to climate change goals announced by the Prime Minister at the recent COP26 summit, including increasing the non-fossil power capacity to […]

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COP26 Commitments Likely to Attract Billions in Investment: ICRA

The commitments on emission control made by India at the recent Glasgow COP26 summit are expected to benefit the country in the long-term with new technologies in energy efficiency, carbon reduction and green fuels etc, opines ratings agency ICRA in its recent research report. This is likely to attract investment in billions across sectors, predicts […]

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Expect Tariff Hike by 20-25 Paise/Unit in Upcoming Solar Bids: ICRA

The increase in module prices and the recent hike in GST rate for solar power equipment from 5% to 12% is likely to increase the tariffs in the forthcoming solar bids by ~20-25 paise per unit from the levels seen over the past six months, finds a new ICRA report. Nonetheless tariffs are likely to […]

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Indian RE Sector Stable But Riddled With Payment & PPAs Signing Delays

While India’s renewable energy (RE) sector is currently stable, the key challenges containing its growth lie on the execution front, finds a new report by ICRA. According to the report, the RE sector’s present stability is on account of strong project pipeline, the government’s continued policy support, and superior tariff competitiveness offered by wind and […]

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ICRA Predicts 8-10% Share For E Buses by 2025

Buses, the bulwark of public transport in any well planned transport system, are set to be a key part of the transition to electric mobility in India too. Thanks to focused subsidies and pressure to improve a decrepit bus network in most markets, e-buses are set to make a large impact in this category. For […]

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