Solar Capacity

Jinko Rides India’s Solar Recovery With A 528 MW Module Contribution In Q2

Jinko Solar, with deliveries of 528 MW continued to lead the India solar market in Q2, according tp the company. India added 2.1 GW solar capacity in the second quarter of 2021, taking the country’s total installed solar base to 46 GW. Despite lockdowns and challenges faced due to the pandemic, the sector saw a […]

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3.5 GW Solar Capacity Added in H1 of 2021 in India, Says Report

A report by renewable energy research firm JMK Analytics says that India added 3.5 GW of solar capacity in the first six months of the financial year 2022. It places cumulative renewable capacity at 96.95 GW, a figure at variance with government claims of having hit 100 GW. Typically, these differences are accounted for by […]

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China Could Add 55-65 GW of Solar Capacity in 2021: China Solar Association

The Solar Manufacturing Association of China predicts that the country can add approximately 55 to 65 GWs of solar capacity in 2021. In a note on thursday, the association said that these additions could take total solar installations of China beyond 300 GW by the end of the year. However, the solar power installation reached […]

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New York Installs 3 GW of Solar Capacity By Q3 FY21

According to the governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, the state has installed 3 GW of solar capacity by the end of Q3 FY21, with the state’s total pipeline reaching 5.7 GW. The state had added a capacity of 2,840.3 MW by Q1 2021, which took New York to the 10th position nationally in the terms […]

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MNRE’s May Highlights for Union Cabinet

In its monthly summary of key highlights shared yesterday, the MNRE has focused on renewable energy additions, extension of deadlines due to Covid second wave, and the start of the process for PLI (production Linked Incentive) scheme for solar manufacturing. First up, the ministry shares that 643.66 MW of renewable energy capacity was added in […]

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2021: Counting On PSU’s To Flex Solar Muscles

Just 5 years ago, if you had looked around at India’s largest energy public sector firms or PSU’s, be they energy producers or consumers, you would have struggled to see ambition, when it came to their renewable energy plans. However, more has changed in the preceding 5 years than any 5 year plan devised by […]

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2021 Carries All Solar Hopes In India, With Expected 8.8 GW Capacity Addition

A fresh quarterly update from a research agency pegs expected solar capacity addition in the calendar year 2020 (Jan-Dec) at  2.8 GW, while Wind Energy is expected to add just 1.2 GW. However, things should start looking up from the next two quarters itself, i.e. Q4 2020 and Q1 2021, when about 4 GW of […]

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5.5 GW PV Additions in India in FY21; 15% Decline due to COVID-19: ICRA

According to ICRA, the solar PV capacity additions in FY 2020-21 are expected to remain subdued given the continued execution challenges due to COVID-19. The domestic solar PV capacity additions in FY 2019-20 has remained lower by about 15 percent than the previous estimate of 7-7.5 GW, mainly on account of the disruption in supply […]

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Installation of Additional Solar DC Capacity to be Left on Developers: MNRE

MNRE has stated that as long as the solar plants are in accordance with the contracted AC capacity, installation of DC capacity should be left to developers In a decision that will come as a relief for solar power developers in the country, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued an advisory/clarification […]

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