Renewable

Remove Fossil Fuel Subsidy To Meet 2030 RE Targets: BloombergNEF

A latest report from BloombergNEF on the issue of global renewable targets claimed that solar is on track for what’s needed to achieve the 2030 target. The report highlighted that the world needs to reduce subsidies in fossil fuels to boost the growth of renewables. This comes at a time when several global leaders are […]

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A 100 kW Solar Installation In Bihar Can Save Rs 2.7cr: CEEW Report

The report by the Council on Energy, Environment and water (CEEW) titled, ‘Community Solar for Advancing Power Sector Reforms and the Net-Zero Goals’, highlights the usage of rooftop solar in eastern Indian states of Bihar and Meghalaya and its corresponding benefits in terms of savings.   The study uses a framework to evaluate the impact of […]

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West Bengal Discoms Operate Without Any Clear Mandate On RPO

Electricity distribution companies in West Bengal have been struggling on a different front when it comes to their handling of renewable energy portfolios. The state, which has merely 636 MW of total installed renewable power capacity (excluding hydro) till recently, was clueless about its Renewable Purchase Targets (RPOs).  Legal complexities and litigations have kept the issue pending, […]

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CERC Asks Karnataka SLDC To Compensate RE Generator For Curtailment

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in its latest judgement asked the Karnataka State Load Despatch Centre (SLDC) and other respondents in the case to compensate two solar power generators for curtailment. The order came to the fore when the generators moved to the central commission seeking compensation against the curtailment of renewable power due to orders […]

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India’s Solar Capacity Touches 72 GW, Rajasthan Takes The Lead

India’s total installed capacity of solar power has touched 72 GW. The updated energy data from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) was shared on its website. The MNRE data states that the largest capacity came from ground-mounted solar. The latest data said that the Ground-mounted solar capacity stood at the highest of 55 GW. The biggest beneficiary state […]

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Flexible Energy Solution Key Towards Decarbonization: EEA

The European Environment Agency (EEA) recently published a report titled ‘Flexibility Solutions for Decarbonization: Securing the EU Electricity System.’ This report highlights a significant surge in renewable energy capacity, specifically in solar and wind energy, which is expected to increase from 24% to 60% of the total renewable energy capacity. The report indicates that this development will […]

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Blending Finance Is Key to India’s Net Zero Pathway: IFC Report

A latest report by the International Financial Corporation (IFC) on Blended finance describes finance as a key element in supporting India’s energy transition. The report said that the blended finance can drive more private capital to high-impact climate projects, says an IFC report. The report, Blended Finance for Climate Investments in India, highlights blended concessional […]

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Clean Energy Investments Have Surged In India: IEA Report

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has recently released a document on the roadmap for the Net Zero plans. The report indicates the role of government policies in bringing improvement in solar PV.  The report emphasizes that the clean energy investment today is dominated by the advanced economies and China. As per the report, large economies such as India […]

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SJVNL To Offer Solar Power At Rs 3.26/unit From Himachal Floating Plant

Shimla-based SJVN Green Energy Limited is now all set to provide solar power at the rate of Rs 3.26 per unit from its 15 MW floating solar power project situated at Nagal Pond, near Neila village in the Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh.  The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in its latest order, has also approved […]

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