West Bengal Thermal Power Plant To Produce Solar From Multiple Sources

West Bengal-based Sagardighi Thermal Power Plant (TPP) is now all set to produce solar power from different sources to send it to the local grid. The TPP situated at Murshidabad has established a 10 MW grid-connected ground-mounted solar plant and a 5 MW grid-connected floating solar plant for the same. The power plant has now […]

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GERC Imposes Additional Surcharge Of Rs 1/Kwh For Open Access Consumers

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) in its latest notification proposed imposing an additional surcharge for open access consumers in the state. The state electricity regulatory body proposed imposing an additional surcharge at the rate of Re 1 per Kwh. The GERC order said that the additional surcharge for these consumers would be applicable between […]

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JSW Energy Leads Among Green Stocks With +5.19% Rise

In our new tracker for Green Energy stocks, we will bring you a daily update on the green energy stocks and their price movement on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). It’s a sector that deserved to be covered, not just because of the hype and visibility that has taken many of these shares to lifetime […]

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Hartek Group Appoints Sanjay Kumar As CEO for Power & Renewable Infra Business

EPC company Hartek Group announced the appointment of Sanjay Kumar as the new CEO for the Power and Renewable Infra Business. “With a distinguished career spanning various leadership roles in the renewable energy sector, Mr. Kumar brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record of success to his new role” stated the company […]

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West Bengal Can Save Rs 62,000cr By Roping In Renewables: Report  

A report by think tank Climate Risk Horizons (CRH) suggests that West Bengal can save thousands of crores in the coming decade by moving away from coal and towards clean energy. The savings accrue through a combination of measures such as the retirement of older, more expensive coal power plants; diverting investment planned for new […]

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Indian Solar Firms Bank On Cricket To Popularise Renewables

Indian solar industry in the last few months has increased its reliance on cricket to bolster the popularity of renewable energy in the country. With the passage of time, we have seen more solar firms especially the Indian solar module manufacturers jumping onto the bandwagon of using cricketers and the Indian Premier League (IPL) to […]

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Renewable Investments In Africa Need To Grow 5 Times: Report

A new report by think tank Climate Analytics finds $8 trillion of investment is needed for new renewables and $4 trillion for grid and storage infrastructure to deliver the 2030 tripling goal agreed at COP28 – or combined, $2 trillion a year on average. Using climate finance to mobilise $100 billion a year for the […]

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Yearly Review: India Added More Coal Power Than Wind In 2023

The latest analysis of the government’s monthly capacity addition reports revealed that India added more coal power than wind energy in the calendar year 2023. A comparison of the monthly installed capacity reports of the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) by Saur Energy revealed that India added 4 Gigawatt (GW) of net coal power in 2023. […]

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BUDGET: Solar Industry Wants Funds For RTS, Lower GST On Equipment

As Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is all set to announce the Union Budget today in Lok Sabha, the solar industry is anticipating several announcements for the sector. Several industry experts anticipate announcements that could support the industry. However, most of the solar industry experts who spoke on the issue talked about reduced taxes for […]

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