PLI scheme

ReNew Energy Q1 Analyst Meet- Focus On Derisking, Valuations

On the second anniversary of its NASDAQ listing, ReNew Energy Global had a very positive outlook to share with analysts. Be it the growth in portfolio by almost 3 GW, almost all of it comitted through PPAs, or the drop in average collection period from over 200 to 114 days, or a clear growth path […]

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Vikram Solar’s $1.5 Billion US Manufacturing Bet

News about Kolkata-based Vikram Solar’s plans for a manufacturing push into the US might have surprised a lot of industry watchers, but it is really not as surprising as it seems. A new venture backed by one of India’s oldest solar panel manufacturers at a serious scale announced plans last week to invest up to […]

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Need A PLI Scheme For Grid-Scale Storage Systems: RK Singh

Union Power Minister RK Singh publicly batted for starting a dedicated Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme for grid-scale storage systems. The statement has opened up speculations about the intention of the government to create a new scheme in this direction. Speaking at a public Delhi, the Minister for New and Renewable Energy said that renewable […]

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India’s Solar Self Sufficiency Dreams Move Ahead With Solar PLI II Bids

Confirmations on the bidders for the phase 2  solar PLI (Performance Linked Incentives) scheme of the government are in, with Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), leading a host of companies that have bid for a slice of the incentives. In the guidelines for the second phase of the solar PLI scheme where Rs 19,000 crore has […]

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Employment in Solar & Wind Sector Rises Eight-Fold, New Study Points

A joint report by three think tanks has revealed that the solar and wind energy sectors in India have added 52,700 new workforce in project development roles in the last financial year. This marks an eight-fold jump in the employment in this segment from financial year 2021. The new study is done by the Council […]

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China Fears Recede Somewhat, As EU’s Green Deal Industrial Plan Worries About US

If you thought that the renewed push for manufacturing in the US, EU and even India for that matter, was linked to countering China’s dominance of global manufacturing, think again. The European Union has finally released details of its $270 billion Green Deal Industrial plan to spur manufacturing in the continent. In what many see […]

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2022 For Solar: Solarisation, PLI Scheme, Transmission were Buzzwords

As we head into year 2023, here is a review of 2022 in terms of policy-level initiatives with a lowdown on where the country stands with regards to renewable energy capacity as the year comes to a close. Impetus to RE transmission projects  2022 began with the Intra-State Green Energy Corridor Phase-II (InSTS GEC-II) scheme […]

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