Solar Capacity

India Adds 1 GW Of New Renewable Capacities In April 2024

The latest data from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) said that India added a total of 1.1 GW of new renewable energy capacities in April 2024. This was propelled by the surge in the additions of solar and wind energy capacities. With the additions of new solar and wind capacities, India’s total […]

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China RE Installations To Grow 5 Times By 2050 With 5 TW Solar Capacity, Finds Study

A recent report by Norwegian analyst DNV has shown that China will have more than quintuple renewable energy installations by 2050. Energy Transition Outlook China 2024 (ETO) report states that in the coming years, the Chinese energy mix will shift rapidly from one dominated by fossil fuels to one where renewable power plays a key […]

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Top 5 States In Rooftop Solar In India

It is no secret now that even India has made strides in new solar capacity addition in the last few years, a considerable gap exists between rooftop solar (RTS) and utility-scale solar installations. The PM Suryaghar Muft Bijli Yojana might be the most ambitious scheme yet to reduce that gap, but its impact will probably […]

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India Creates New Record By Adding 18.5 GW Of Renewables In 2023-24

India created a new milestone in 2023-24 by adding one of the highest-ever additions of renewable energy in the country. The latest statistics shared by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) revealed that during the last fiscal year, the country added a total of 18.5 GW of total renewable power, thanks to a […]

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Top 5 Countries With The Fastest Increase In Solar Capacity In 2023

As 2023 comes to an end and 2024 is upon is, it could be considered an interesting exercise in retrospect to look upon the countries that shone in terms of adding solar capacity in the past year, leading the rest of us into the future. Here are the top 5 countries with the fastest increase […]

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Grumblings From European Solar Manufacturers Start Over Falling Prices

At SaurEnergy, even as solar manufacturing has been incentivised, pushed and supported by every means possible, we have regularly highlighted the need to consider the sustainability of it all. Well, the first rumblings have already started, not from the manufacturers who are establishing new capacities, but from already established players in Europe. In an open […]

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1 Terawatt and Beyond: Solar Energy’s Unstoppable Rise and What Lies Ahead

Solar has come a long way in the last few years, from over 100,000 megawatts in 2012 to one terawatt now (1 terawatt is 1 million megawatts). So, what spurred this development? What were the factors that facilitated the achievement of this feat? We’ll be going over humanity’s journey to 1 TW of installed capacity […]

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EU Focus On Renewables Could Add 69 GW in 2023

The EU’s renewed focus on renewable energy is no secret, especially after the Russian-Ukraine war that started last year. New reports indicate that the continent could see additions of as many as 69 GW in renewable capacity, mostly solar, in 2023. That, combined with a high focus on bringing manufacturing back to the region, indicates […]

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Global Solar Developer Lightsource BP Marks Entry into German Market

Global solar developer Lightsource BP has put a new local team in place in Berlin. With this, the solar developer has forayed into the German market. With its entry into Germany, the firm has expanded its European presence to ten countries. Germany has set itself the ambition of 215 GW of solar by 2030. Currently, […]

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