Gujarat Hosts 30% of India’s Total Rooftop Solar Capacity: Data

Latest data on rooftop solar, shared by Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy RK Singh claimed that 30 percent of India’s total rooftop solar capacity comes from Gujarat alone. With a total capacity of 3.17 GW of rooftop solar, the state proved to be the frontrunner in India’s rooftop solar business. The data was […]

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3,595 Power Consumers In India Get Approval For Green Energy Open Access

Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy RK Singh, in his latest response before the Lok Sabha, said that as per government records, the Indian government approved the applications of 3,595 power consumers, allowing them to avail of green energy open access. The Ministry of Power in 2022 approved the Green Energy Open Access Rules, […]

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Solar PV Concentration In Few States Not Healthy, Hints IIT Study

A latest study undertaken by the researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, hinted that the current trend of concentration of solar power projects in certain Indian states was good for the growth of the sector. The report, co-authored by Saikat Ghosh, Jatindra Nath Roy and Chandan Chakraborty, analyzed the merits of geographical diversification of […]

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Five Indian States Account For 75% of Solar Module Manufacturing

India is rapidly expands its solar module manufacturing capacity, with Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra, and Karnataka taking a lion’s share. An analysis of the latest ALMM list of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) by Saur Energy hinted at this trend. It claimed that around 75 percent of India’s solar module manufacturers […]

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12 States Now Host India’s 50 Solar Parks

Recent data from Lok Sabha shared by the Union Minister of New and Renewable Minister RK Singh indicated that solar parks have made its entry to 12 Indian states. At the same time, it is still a non-starter in many other states.  A written reply by the minister said that these 12 states now host […]

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Five Indian States Take 87% Of PM-KUSUM Benefits

Latest data from the government claims that Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, and Madhya Pradesh account for 87.24 percent of the total benefits under the PM-KUSUM scheme. It is indicated from the total number of solar pumps installed under Component B of the scheme.  The statistics up to June 30, 2023, claimed that India installed […]

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80% Of India’s Solar Projects Planned In Only 5 States

The latest data from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) claimed that around 80 percent of the ongoing mega solar projects are confined to only five renewable-rich states of the country. Moreover, around ten states do not have any ongoing solar projects in hand. MNRE Minister RK Singh shared the latest data before […]

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RDSS: UP, Andhra Biggest Beneficiaries of Discom Infra Revival Funds

The latest data from the Ministry of Power claimed that Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh emerged as the biggest beneficiary of the Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme (RDSS). This scheme is meant to revive the discoms’ health by taking corrective measures with financial aid from the Union government. The data suggested that out of all the […]

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MNRE Will Invite Bids From States For 8,000 MW Power From Stranded Thermal Plants

RK Singh, Union Minister of Power and New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), said on June 26 that the government will invite bids from the states to sell electricity generated from 8,000 megawatt (MW) thermal capacities without PPAs after aggregating the demands. About 8,000 MW of thermal capacities across the states in India are without any […]

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