3 Central Railway Stations Go Green as Indian Railways Bets on RE

The three stations where solar panels have been installed are Roha, Pen and Apte stations on the Panvel-Roha route of Central Railways. The Indian Railways has taken another big step towards clean energy and energy conservation, as a part of its mission to utilize cost-effective renewable energy. According to a press release issued by Central […]

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Gujarat Sets Sight for 30 GW Renewables in Next 10 Years

The Gujarat government is planning a Rs 2,20,000 crore investment in the renewable energy sector to produce 30 GW of renewable energy during the next 10 years. By 2022, the state government aims to increase the generation of renewable energy to 53% of the total power production in the state, from a current 28% said […]

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MNRE Plans to Bid 60 GW of Solar Capacity by the Year 2020

Projects worth each 30 GW solar power and 10 GW wind power capacity would be bid out each in the year 2018-19 & 2019-20. To meet the target of achieving 175 GW of renewable energy by the year 2022, the Ministry of New and Renewable energy aims to issue tenders for 60 GW of solar […]

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Tata Power’s Q1 Generation Up 5.5% to 13,113 Mus

In line with its commitment to generate 30 percent to 40 percent power from non-fossil fuel sources by 2025, Tata Power is progressively increasing its renewable energy installations in India. Country’s one of the leading integrated power company, Tata Power’s generation capacity has increased by 5.5 percent to 13,113 MUs in Q1 FY19 as compared […]

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Army to Tap Renewables to Supply Power to Jawans Deployed at High Altitudes

The idea is to shift from a conventional source of energy, which is expensive and unreliable due to its transportation and maintenance, to renewable energy. To enhance the living conditions of its personnel, the Indian army is looking for a durable supply of power in high altitudes where they are deployed. The idea is to […]

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World to Get 50% Electricity from Wind and Solar by 2050, says BNEF Report

“We see $548 billion being invested in battery capacity by 2050, two thirds of that at the grid level and one third installed behind-the-meter by households and businesses,” said Seb Henbest, Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa for BNEF and lead author of NEO 2018. The world will generate half of the power generation […]

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Greenko’s Equity Raise, Acquisition Credit Positive, says Moody’s Report

Greenko will acquire Orange Renewables Singapore for a total enterprise value of approximately USD 922 million, which has 907 MW of solar and wind assets and pipeline assets of over 500 MW. Backing the renewable energy company’s buyout move, credit rating agency Moody’s Investors Service in its report said that, the acquisition of Orange Renewables […]

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India’s Energy Mix Will be Substantially Complemented by Renewable Energy: Petroleum Minister

“We are going to generate around 175 Gigawatt of renewable energy on solar, wind, bio-CNG, bio-fuel to small hydro projects in the near future, India’s energy mix will be substantially complemented by renewable energy,” he said. India’s energy mix will be substantially complemented by renewable energy and the country is going to generate around 175 Gigawatt of […]

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Govt Brings National Policy for Wind-Solar PV Hybrid Projects

A scheme for new hybrid projects under the policy is also expected shortly. The government has issued a new national wind-solar hybrid policy aiming to provide framework for promotion of large grid connected wind-solar PV hybrid system for efficient utilization of transmission infrastructure and land. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) also said […]

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