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CERC’s Order Lowering REC Forbearance, Floor Price Removal Positive for Obligated Entities

With the significant reduction in wind and solar power tariffs during the last three years, the power sector regulator Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has recently reduced the forbearance prices and also removed the floor price for the Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs). This move is expected to negatively impact the REC projects, even as  it […]

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SECI’s 2 GW Solar Tender Oversubscribed; Another 18.2 GW Capacity in Pipeline till July

In the wake of the overwhelming response from solar project developers, state-owned Solar Energy Corporation of India’s (SECI’s) tender for 2 GW of Interstate Transmission System (ISTS) connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project under tranche IX has been over-subscribed by about 2.35 GW, as per the research and advisory services provider firm. According to the report […]

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Investments in Distributed Energy Likely to Rise Up to 75% by 2030

With the market set for a decade of high growth, the rate of annual investment in distributed energy resources (DER) likely to increase up to 75 per cent by 2030, as analyzed by a leading business consulting firm. The Frost & Sullivan in its recent analysis, ‘Growth Opportunities in Distributed Energy, Forecast to 2030’, finds that favorable regulations, […]

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Argentina’s Renewable Projects Likely to Hit by Covid-19, Tightening of Economy

The construction and commissioning of renewable energy projects in Argentina are expected to get delayed on the back of the coronavirus crisis and tightening of the economy during the last two years. The reason behind the delay in the commencement of construction projects was due to the tightening of the economy which had restricted project […]

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Draft Tariff Policy Can Revolutionise Power Sector

The proposal to end tariff differentiation is a much-needed reform in the power sector but the key to reaping real benefits of the move lies in its implementation and involvement of consumers in the reform process, as said by the Pradeep S. Mehta founded non-profit Indian think tank. CUTS International is a Jaipur-headquartered organisation and […]

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Trina Solar Remains in PVEL’s Top Performer List for Consecutively 6th Time

Chinese module manufacturer Trina Solar has been recognized as a Top Performer module maker for the sixth time in a row in the PVEL’s 6th edition of its 2020 PV module reliability scorecard, published in partnership with DNV GL. PV Evolution Labs (PVEL) is a leading independent test laboratory for the global downstream solar industry, […]

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Bailout Package of Rs 90k Cr to Provide Only Temporary Relief to Discoms, Says Ind-Ra

The bailout package of Rs 90,000 crore, announced recently by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, would only provide temporary relief to power distribution companies (Discoms), but not a long-term solution to their woes, said a leading credit rating agency India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra). With an aim to infuse liquidity into the cash-strapped Discoms, the government […]

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Solar Tariffs in India Stabilizes at Lower Rates than Thermal, Coal

The current tariffs in the solar sector in India which are hovering around Rs 2.50-2.87/kWh have stabilised at rates about 20 percent to 30 percent below the cost of existing thermal power in India, and up to half the price of new coal-fired power, said the study. The study, which was undertaken by IEEFA and […]

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JinkoSolar Tops in Module Shipments to India in Q1 2020

JinkoSolar Holding, a leading solar module manufacturer, has topped in the list of solar module suppliers to India during the January-March quarter of 2020, as per the research and advisory services provider firm. According to the quarterly report of JMK Research and Analytics, in which it has ranked domestic and international module suppliers based on their shipments […]

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