renewable power

Installed Renewable Energy Capacity Nearly Doubled Since 2014, says Govt

With 70 GW installed renewable power capacity, renewable energy has a share of over 20 percent of the total installed capacity in the country, it further added. In a major boost to cleaner and greener planet, the total renewable energy installed capacity of the country has risen significantly in just four years i.e. from 36 […]

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Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited Floats 500 Megawatt Solar Power Tender

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited invited bids for solar power to fulfil its renewable power purchase obligations (RPPO) and to meet future requirements of distribution companies (discoms). Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has floated another tender to procure 500MW from grid-connected solar PV projects through competitive bidding after the power utility had successfully completing bidding […]

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Solar Power a Clear Leader, IEA Report Finds

For the first time ever, there were more grid additions from solar power than another other type of fuel, the International Energy Agency said. IEA Executive Director Fatih Birol said that, by 2022, renewables in general will equal about half the global capacity for coal power and its solar energy in particular that’s leading the […]

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Curtain Raiser Event held for the Founding Ceremony of International Solar Alliance in Bonn, Germany

A Curtain Raiser Event for the Founding Ceremony of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) was held at Bonn, Germany yesterday. Speaking at the event, Shri Anand Kumar, Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India hoped that, in the spirit of affirmative action, developed countries will earmark a percentage of Overseas Development Assistance […]

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Centre aiming to install 175 Gigawatt renewable power by 2022: Harsh Vardhan

“The government has set an ambitious target of 175 GW of renewable power installed capacity by the end of 2022, of which 58 GW has been installed so far,” said Vardhan. Minister of Science & Technology, Environment, Forest and Climate Change Dr. Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said the government is aiming to install 175 GW […]

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Centre to Notify Guidelines for Renewable Power Procurement

Until the guidelines are drafted, the till then projects will be set up under existing provisions of the Electricity Act, 2003 under section 62 wherein the State Regulatory Commission is to be approached for fixation of tariff. The Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has clarified that a guideline for procurement of renewable power […]

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GUVNL Extends the Bidding Deadline for 1000MW Renewable Power

The lack of clarity on GST rates has prompted Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd to extend extended the deadline for submitting bids for 1000MW solar and wind power supply. Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL) has extended the deadline for submitting bids for 1000MW solar and wind power supply. The decision has come after prospective […]

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Thrissur Corporation’s 200kW solar plant to be operative by October 15

Thrissur Corporation will be inaugurating its 200kW solar plant on October 15, and is expected to start working on similar projects to meet the increasing demand of electricity through renewable sources in different parts of the state. The newly installed solar plant b Thrissur Corporation at Jaihind Market has a capacity to generate 200 kilowatt […]

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