Renewable Energy

In Renewables, it’s No Less Than a ‘Revolution’ Underway in India. WSDS 2019

At the World Sustainable Development Summit, India’s renewable push came up for appraisal, with everyone agreeing that it was no less than a revolution when seen from most metrics. At a panel chaired by Ajay Shankar of TERI, Anand Kumar, Secretary, MNRE, Vineet Mittal of the Avaada Energy Group representing the private sector, David Nelson […]

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Rs 3,584 Crore Released For RE Schemes in FY 2018-19: R K Singh

A total of 74.79 GW of renewable energy capacity had been installed in the country at the end of December 2018. The government has released Rs 3,584.08 crore as Central Financial Assistance (CFA) for implementing renewable energy schemes by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) in the financial year 2018-19 so far, power and renewable energy minister R […]

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“Leveraging the Co-Benefits of RE” Report Launched at WSDS 2019

TERI previously coordinated three co-benefits Council meetings to delineate areas of national importance that can be captured using the co-benefits approach. TERI and the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), under the aegis of International Climate Initiative (IKI) and the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), launched their report […]

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Sign of the times. At Petrotech Expo, PM Speaks About Renewables

The PM also said that signs of convergence between cheaper renewable energy, technologies and digital applications were also becoming evident. Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing the Petrotech Expo said that, globally the perception of energy consumption and supply is changing and nations are coming together to tackle climate change. “Winds of change are evident in the global energy arena. There […]

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Sungrow Presents Plans to Boost Sri Lanka’s Renewable Energy Growth

The tech seminar presented a comprehensive roadmap to raise discussions on upcoming PV technologies and solar product innovations for the development of Sri Lanka’s renewable energy market. Sungrow, a leading inverter supplier for renewable energy projects globally, has successfully held a PV technical seminar in Sri Lanka on February 8, 2019, as a part of the Company’s […]

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IREDA IPO Expected By September

IREDA will issue fresh 13.90 crore shares, increasing the paid-up share capital of the company from Rs 784 crore to Rs 923 crore. The initial public offer (IPO) of state-owned Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) will be launched before September 2019, a top official has confirmed.  “We can raise up to 15 percent of our equity. […]

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Government of India has been making concerted efforts for Developing Energy Storage Technologies

The Government of India has been making concerted efforts for developing energy storage technologies for managing the variable generation from renewable energy sources, including solar power. In this regard, an Expert Committee chaired by Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, has proposed draft National Energy Storage Mission that strives for leadership in the energy […]

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Govt. implements various programs/schemes for promotion of grid interactive renewable energy

The Government is already implementing various programs/schemes for promotion of grid interactive renewable energy such as solar, wind, bio-power and small hydro power in the country. The details of major steps taken by the Government to attract investment in the renewable energy sector are as follows: – Waiver of Inter State Transmission System (ISTS) charges […]

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