What Is Delaying Commissioning of India’s 96 GW Under-Construction RE Projects?

A quarterly report by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) for the period ending July 31 claims that renewable energy projects of up to 96 Gigawatt (GW) are under construction in the country. These projects are related to the renewable energy projects tendered through the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and other central public sector […]

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Rajasthan Added Highest Renewable Capacity In Last One Year

Rajasthan is spearheading the expansion of renewable energy in the country and paving the way for India’s energy transition. A comparison of renewable capacity addition data of all Indian states hinted that Rajasthan added the highest renewable capacity in the country in the last year. As per the figures of monthly renewable energy capacity addition […]

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Rajasthan Sees Fossil Contribution Shrink For 4 Consecutive Months

New data from global energy think tank Ember reveals that the share of fossil fuels in Rajasthan’s power generation mix has hit record-low levels at 50 percent from April to July this year. It is the first time that the lowest level was sustained for over a quarter of the year.   Fossil fuels generated 34 […]

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India’s Renewable Capacity Addition In Aug ’23 Drops 38%

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has now issued the monthly installed capacity report for the month of August 2023. As per the details furnished by the government entity, India added a total of 628 Megawatt (MW) of renewable capacity during the month. It was possible due to the addition of solar power, wind power and biomass/cogeneration capacities.  […]

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Gensol Acquires Majority Stake In Solar Tracker Firm Scorpius

Gensol Engineering has now announced acquiring a majority stake in Scorpius Trackers, a single-axis solar tracker company. In its latest self-disclosure before the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the company has announced the acquisition of  54.38 percent shares of Scorpius and voting rights in the company. Gensol Engineering Limited is a part of the Gensol group of […]

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Green RTC Power Possible At Rs 6/unit If Green Hydrogen Is Used For Storage: Singh

Union Minister for New & Renewable Energy RK Singh said that round-the-clock (RTC) renewable energy would cost about Rs 6 per unit if Green Hydrogen is used for storage. He was speaking at the Special Ministerial Session of the Fourth International Conference & Exhibition on Clean Energy in New Delhi today. Singh said that the […]

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India On A Right Track Towards Net-Zero But Need Finances: Report

A new report by Brusels-based think tank Strategic Perspectives compared the performance of five major economies- US, China, EU, India and Japan on zero carbon technologies. The report compared the performance of these five major economies on manufacturing, deployment and investment in key decarbonization technologies like renewable energy, and electric vehicles (EVs), as well as the […]

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Airtel To Source 23,000 MWh of Renewable Power For 6 Data Centers

Telecom operator Airtel today announced that it would purchase 23,000 MWh of renewable energy by Q4 FY 23-24 for its data center company, Nxtra.  The telecom firm will acquire stakes in the renewable energy project companies established by Continuum Green India Pvt. Ltd. and Vibrant Energy Holdings Pte. Ltd. to power six of Nxtra’s Edge […]

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Increased Wind, Hydro Power Surged Renewable Generation In July

An analysis of the latest monthly renewable energy generation data from the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) claimed that the increased generation of clean energy from wind power projects and small and hydropower projects led to an overall increase in non-fossil fuel energy generation in July this year. However, the data also revealed that solar energy generation during […]

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