India Expected to be the Largest Contributor to the Renewables Upswing in 2021: IEA

IEA has predicted that India will be the largest contributor to the renewables upswing in 2021 and one of the key forces behind the record global expansion Renewable power is growing robustly around the world this year, contrasting with the sharp declines triggered by the COVID-19 crisis in many other parts of the energy sector […]

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MNRE Scales up PM-KUSUM Scheme to Achieve Enhanced Solar Targets

MNRE has received sanction from the president for scale-up and expansion of the PM-KUSUM scheme to achieve an enhanced solar capacity of 30.8 GW by 2022 The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced that in continuation of its order from March 2019, regarding the approval of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha […]

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2021 Carries All Solar Hopes In India, With Expected 8.8 GW Capacity Addition

A fresh quarterly update from a research agency pegs expected solar capacity addition in the calendar year 2020 (Jan-Dec) at  2.8 GW, while Wind Energy is expected to add just 1.2 GW. However, things should start looking up from the next two quarters itself, i.e. Q4 2020 and Q1 2021, when about 4 GW of […]

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Nalanda University Tenders for 5 MW Solar System

Nalanda University – Rajgir, has proposed a tender for settling up of 5000 KW AC capacity grid-connected solar PV system at the permanent campus (Phase I). Nalanda University – Rajgir, has proposed a tender for settling up of 5000 KW AC, 1.3ILR/6.5DC capacity grid-connected ground-mounted solar PV system at the permanent campus (Phase I).  The […]

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SECI Offers Extension in EOI Submission for RE Solutions in Himalayas

SECI has extended the last date for submission of EOI for its call for RE based solutions for meeting energy requirements in remote areas of the Himalayas The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a notification, extending the last date for submission of Expression of Interest (EOI) for its call for renewable energy […]

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NTPC Plans to Have a 1/4th Renewable Portfolio by the Next Decade

NTPC plans to achieve 32,000 MW of capacity through renewable energy or 25 percent of its overall power portfolio at the beginning of the next decade. NTPC Ltd, the PSU under the Ministry of Power, recently celebrated its 46th Raising Day completing 45 years of operation and commitment to serve as India’s largest power producer. […]

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NTPC and AAI Sign MoU to Promote Solar Plants and EVs at Airports

AAI has signed an MoU with NVVN, an NTPC subsidiary, to promote the usage of EVs and set up solar power plants at airports across India. #AAI today signed an MoU with NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Ltd. (NVVN) for setting up solar power plants & adoption of e-vehicles at AAI airports. The MoU was signed […]

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MoP Amends Guidelines for Procurement of RTC Renewable Power

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has issued amendments to guidelines for the procurement of RTC power from renewable projects, complemented with other sources. The Ministry of Power (MoP) has issued, in a Gazette Notification, amendments to guidelines for the tariff-based competitive bidding process for procurement of Round-The Clock (RTC) power from grid-connected renewable energy power […]

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