Piyush Goyal

Bhadla Solar Power Project Tariff Hits New Low of Rs 2.62 a Unit

Phelan Energy Group and Avaada Power Private Limited have bagged 100 MW and 50 MW solar power project respectively at Rs 2.62 per unit, and SBG Cleantech managed to obtain 100 MW at Rs 2.63 a unit for Bhadla Phase IV 250 MW solar project. Following the trend of falling solar tariffs in India, the […]

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Chinese Solar Equipment Major, GCL-Poly Energy Bids on India Solar Market

The Chinese solar equipment maker major, GCL-Poly Energy Holdings has shared plans to invest in India, attracted by the nation’s emerging green economy. As part of its India entry plan, GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Ltd is in talk with Subhash Chandra’s Essel Group to set up a solar module manufacturing facility. The Hong Kong-listed firm, which […]

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Secret to Turn 40GW

Government of India has rightly made rooftop solar power one of its top clean energy priorities. In 2014, the government revised the national solar installation target from 22 GW to an aggressive 100 GW by 2022 which is helping the country to become one of the world’s fastest-growing solar markets. The 100 GW target was […]

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UNION BUDGET 2017: Shock and Awe for Indian Solar Industry

In an assertive throw to fuel the solar sector, the budget covertly focused towards helping the rural sector, agricultural sector and re-energising the real estate sector. It was a known fact that Digital payments and Demonetisation will take the center-stage. The clean energy pledges also vowed new propagations as the Government of India rifles solar […]

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Nalco planning to set up 150 MW wind, solar plants in Odisha

Aluminium major Nalco is planning to set up 150 MW of Wind and Solar power plant in Odisha, said Piyush Goyal Nalco is planning to set up 150 MW of Wind and Solar power plant in Odisha, said Piyush Goyal, the Union minister of state for power, coal, new and renewable energy and mines. While […]

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Solar Power Tariff Touches a New Low of Rs 3.15 Levelised Rate

After the record breaking Rs 2.97 per unit solar tariff for REWA solar plant, the Indian renewable market once again witnesses the all time low of Rs 3.15 per unit solar tariff in an auction of a 250 MW solar power project in Andhra Pradesh. The levelised solar power tariff has dropped to all time […]

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India’s Solar Power Capacity Crosses 12 GW

India has added 12 GW of solar capacity, of which 4800 MW has been contributed from rooftop and 7200 MW from large scale solar power projects. India added 5525 MW solar power generation capacity last fiscal, taking the total from this clean source to 12288 MW. The country has abundant solar power potential which has […]

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India’s Solar Energy Capacity Grows by Record 5525 MW

The latest figures provided by MNRE shows that India has gained a tremendous growth in solar energy capacity by a record 5525.98 MW. According to the latest figures provided by the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE), the FY 2016-17 saw India’s solar energy capacity grow by a record 5525.98 MW, while India had […]

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