Renewable Energy

India plans to establish 500 GW of RE capacity by 2030: MNRE Secretary

India is planning to add 500 GW of renewable energy to its electricity mix by 2030 according to MNRE secretary Aanand Kumar. Speaking at the 17th meeting of International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Council being held in Abu Dhabi, the MNRE Secretary said, “India would have installed 175 GW of RE capacity by 2022 without […]

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Vivint Solar Receives $100 Mn Tax Equity Financing For 55 MW Residential PV Systems

Vivint Solar has received $100 million of tax equity financing, to install more than 55 MW of residential solar energy systems. Vivint Solar, a leading full-service residential solar provider, announced it has received commitments for an additional $100 million of tax equity financing, which will enable it to install more than 55 megawatts (MW) of residential solar energy systems. “We […]

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Govt to Sustain Investors Confidence Via Steady Policy, Ensuring Timely Payment to Developers: Dr. Ajay Mathur

Demand generation of solar power through compliance to the provision of solar RPOs needs to be continued with strict monitoring. The government needs to work on sustaining the confidence level of investors through steady policy of procurement process and ensuring timely payments to the developers. On technical side, grid balancing mechanisms through demand side management […]

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Madhya Pradesh Increments Capacity to 32 MW For Rooftop Solar Tender

Madhya Pradesh has increased the solar capacity under its rooftop tender to 32 MW from 25 MW. The Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (MPUVNL) has increased the capacity tender under its rooftop tender to 32 MW from 25 MW. MPUVNL had invited Request for Proposal (RfP) for the selection of bidders for the implementation […]

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Inox Wind Commissions Power Evacuation System with ISTS Network in Gujarat

Inox Wind Limited has announced the commissioning of the common power evacuation facilities at Dayapar site in Gujarat. Inox Wind Limited, one of India’s leading wind energy solutions provider, has announced the commissioning of the common power evacuation facilities at Dayapar site in District Bhuj in the State of Gujarat. The common power evacuation systems […]

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Tata Power Planning Rs 16K Cr Renewable InViT to Trim Debt

Tata Power plans to establish an InViT for its renewable energy portfolio to reduce its debt by almost a fourth and then raise growth equity from investors. Tata Power, of the country’s leading integrated power companies, has revealed that it plans to establish an infrastructure investment trust (InViT) for its renewable energy portfolio, nearly 3 […]

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RK Singh Assures Support for Power, RE Sector Development in Raj

During the meeting, RK Singh asked Rajasthan Energy Minister, Kalla, to further improve the power sector in the state. The Union Power Minister Raj Kumar Singh, in continuation of his second term in the Modi government, met with the Energy Minister of Rajasthan, BD Kalla, in New Delhi and assured him of all possible support […]

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IEEFA Report on Indonesia’s Solar Policies, Designed to Fail?

Consistent and market-relevant enabling policies are key to building affordable solar power. Unfortunately, this basic principle has been overlooked as Indonesia has cycled through a patchwork of solar policies that have driven many experienced investors and developers to the sidelines. The proof is in the numbers. Despite having substantial solar resources, Indonesia’s solar policy framework […]

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