Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency

ACC Okays Appointment of PK Das as CMD, IREDA

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has provided its consent for the appointment of Pradip Kumar Das as new Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA), a central power financial institution, as per the sources. ACC committee is comprised of the Prime Minister […]

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NTPC, SECI to Set Up 10GW Renewable Energy Parks in Rajasthan

With an aim to achieve the target of 175 GW of renewable energy by 2022, the government has ramped up its process of tendering of renewable energy projects across the country. In line with this, India’s largest power generation utility NTPC and state-owned Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) will soon be signing an agreement with […]

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NIWE Installs LiDAR for Offshore Wind Resource Assessment at Gulf of Khambat

In order to be competitive, developers are encouraged to deploy most advanced technologies. The National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE), an autonomous institution under the Ministry, has installed a remote sensing instrument- LiDAR for assessment of offshore wind resource at Gulf of Khambat, off the Gujarat Coast. The Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister, […]

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International Solar Alliance: A Rollercoaster Ride for Indian Solar

Indian solar sector witnesses sharp momentum in the past four years under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In 2014, when he took office, India had 3 GW of solar power, which now turned to nearly seven-times of that, or 20 GW, by the end of FY18. India’s efforts towards solar sector came into […]

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IREDA & European Investment Bank sign Euro 150 million Loan Agreement for Renewable Energy Financing in India

More than 1 million Indian households to benefit from the new initiative EIB has extended this line of credit without insisting for sovereign guarantee from Government of India European Investment Bank (EIB) and Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) Ltd. have signed a loan agreement for a second line of credit (LoC) of Euro 150 […]

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KSEB to Pay Interim Tariff at Rs 3.90 Per Unit for FY18

IREDA had filed a petition on June 16, 2017 before the commission seeking an interim tariff and for getting the approval of power sale agreement for 50 MW solar PV project. The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission has approved the interim tariff at Rs 3.90 per unit for electricity purchased by the Kerala State Electricity […]

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ReNew Power Raises Rs 2,235 Crore From NCD

The issuance comes in two parts: the first, a credit enhanced NCD worth Rs 760 crore and the second, a multi-issuer cross-collateralised rupee bond involving multiple power distribution companies. ReNew Power Ventures Pvt. Ltd, one of India’s leading clean energy companies, has stated the closure of the issue of non-convertible debentures (NCDs) collectively worth Rs […]

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Solar Power Projects Get Assistance from International Institutions: Government

The assistance for solar power projects under such schemes are available to all States/UTs depending on requirement and demand. The Government has various solar power programmes which are being implemented through assistance of World Bank, International Finance Corporation and other multilateral financial institutions. This was stated by Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister, Raj […]

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India Committed to 175 GW Clean Energy Target: MNRE

India is committed to its renewable energy target of having 175 GW capacity by 2022 to provide equitable sustainable development Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India, in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), organized a panel discussion on ‘Innovative Financing and Market Evolution to achieve 175 GW renewables by […]

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