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Solar now the Leading Source of Renewable Energy in India: MNRE

MNRE in its January 2021 report, has detailed that solar, with 38.79 GW installed, is now the leading source of renewable energy in India The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a monthly summary for the Cabinet for the month of January 2021, detailing all the events and development that took place during the […]

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Share of Renewable Energy in India’s Energy mix now at 26%: CEA

The share of renewable energy in India’s energy mix has increased from 23% to 26% in the April-August period this fiscal, CEA has confirmed. The share of renewable energy in India’s energy mix has increased from 23 percent to 26 percent in the April-August period this fiscal, a senior official at the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) […]

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Belgian Firm Plans to Invest Rs 1,000 Crore in Renewable Energy in India

Over the next one to two years, Belgian Firm will invest anywhere between Rs 800 – Rs1,000 crore for renewable energy venture in India. Belgian retail giant Colruyt Group is gearing up to make a big splash in the renewable energy space in India and has lined up an investment of around Rs 800-1,000 crore […]

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ADB Issues Green Rupee-Linked Bond to Support Renewable Energy in India

ADB’s green rupee-linked bond to support renewable energy in India carries a 6.00% interest rate with a 3.75-year maturity, falling due in February 2021. The bonds, which are denominated in Indian rupees but settled in US dollars, were underwritten by JP Morgan and TD Securities as Joint Lead Managers The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has […]

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Facebook Ties up With CleanMax for 1st Renewable Energy Project in India

Facebook has partnered with Mumbai-based clean energy firm CleanMax for a 32 MW wind power project to be built in southern Karnataka. Around 50% of the project’s energy generation capacity has already been commissioned and is producing electricity. While CleanMax will handle the ownership and operation of the project, Facebook will purchase electricity off the […]

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Backlog of Unsigned PSAs Risk Slowing India’s Renewable Energy Growth

Delays in signing PSAs are a bottleneck in the growth of renewable energy capacity in India, jeopardising the 175 GW by 2022 target Delays in signing power sale agreements (PSAs) are a bottleneck in the growth of renewable energy capacity in India, jeopardising the government’s renewable energy target of 175 gigawatts (GW) by 2022, dampening […]

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India Should Double Down on Renewable to Achieve Energy Targets 2030: Study

India should double down on renewables to achieve its aggressive renewable energy targets in India’s electricity grid in 2030, according to a recent study by the researchers at UC Santa Barbara.  The study analyzes electricity and carbon reduction costs linked with India’s energy targets in the electricity grid in 2030 and discovers that the majority […]

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Renewable Energy Integration is India’s Next Big Challenge: IEEFA

According to a report from Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA), India already has 93 GW of on-grid variable renewable energy (VRE) capacity as of January 2021. Now, one of the next big challenges for India’s electricity sector is battery storage, green hydrogen, and flexible coal-fired power generation into the electricity grid i.e. […]

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Avaada to Provide Renewable Energy to Data Centre Operator STT GDC India

STT GDC India has announced a partnership with Avaada Energy to procure 99 MUs/annum of renewable energy under a captive structure. ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (India) – STT GDC India – has announced a partnership with Avaada MHKhamgaon, a subsidiary of Avaada Energy to procure 99 MUs/annum (99 Million kWh) of renewable energy under a […]

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