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France plans to triple wind power capacity by 2030

PARIS (Reuters) - France plans to triple its onshore wind power capacity by 2030 and multiply by five its solar power generation, enabling it to boost the share of renewables in its energy mix to 40 percent, according to the energy plan presented on Tuesday. French President Emmanuel Macron said the government would increase spending [...]

By | 2018-11-28T05:12:33+00:00 November 28th, 2018|News|Comments Off on France plans to triple wind power capacity by 2030

Shapoorji Pallonji bags country’s first large-scale floating solar project

Shapoorji Pallonji won the reverse auction for 50 MW quoting a tariff of Rs 3.29 per unit, officials said. Bengaluru: India's first large-scale floating solar project is on its way with Shapoorji Pallonji winning the first block in Solar Energy Corporation of India’s auction of 150 MW of such projects on the Rihand Dam, along the Uttar Pradesh-Madhya Pradesh border. [...]

By | 2018-11-28T03:04:24+00:00 November 28th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Shapoorji Pallonji bags country’s first large-scale floating solar project

2018 a sobering year for renewable energy in India

The number of new renewable energy projects and rock-bottom power tariffs impacted India’s renewable energy sector in 2018 Mumbai: The renewable energy sector in India has had a sobering year in 2018 with the number of new projects slowing down and investors finding that the sector is generating both lower power and financial returns than they [...]

By | 2018-11-27T01:44:07+00:00 November 27th, 2018|News|Comments Off on 2018 a sobering year for renewable energy in India

Compensatory tariffs: Tata Power Mundra under-recovery to nearly halve

  The proposed compensatory tariff for Tata Power’s Mundra ultra mega power project in Gujarat is unlikely to completely wipe off the under-recovery of Rs 0.80/kWh currently borne by the company on account of higher imported coal prices. The under-recoveries at the plant are, however, expected to come down to Rs 0.35/kWh, reducing the annual losses at [...]

By | 2018-11-25T04:15:19+00:00 November 25th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Compensatory tariffs: Tata Power Mundra under-recovery to nearly halve

10,000 new power connections for farmers in Pune district

  The ambitious Rs 5,000-crore high voltage distribution system (HVDS) launched by the state government to provide electricity to farmers will be a game-changer, Vishwas Pathak, Director, Maharashtra State Electricity Board (MSEB) Holding Company, told reporters here on Friday. Under the scheme being introduced in a phased manner in Maharashtra, at least 10,000 farmers in [...]

By | 2018-11-25T04:12:22+00:00 November 25th, 2018|News|Comments Off on 10,000 new power connections for farmers in Pune district

Surat solar power generation to touch 25MW by Feb 2019

  Surat, which aims at becoming the first solar city of the country, will have 25MW of installed capacity of solar power by February 2019. It already has 15MW of installed capacity of solar power and tops the chart in the country. In all, 4,000 solar panels of different capacities were installed in the city [...]

By | 2018-11-25T04:10:00+00:00 November 25th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Surat solar power generation to touch 25MW by Feb 2019

More realtors go for solar rooftops

An affordable housing project in suburban Serampore is aiming to become the second-largest in housing rooftop solar globally with a generation capacity of over 1.5 MW. New Delhi: A decade after the first integrated rooftop solar housing was attempted in New Town, Kolkata, an affordable housing project in suburban Serampore is aiming to become the second-largest in [...]

By | 2018-11-17T03:25:44+00:00 November 17th, 2018|News|Comments Off on More realtors go for solar rooftops

26 GW renewable energy tenders issued, says IREDA chairman

Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Chairman K S Popli said India is planning to produce 50 GW in the next few years New Delhi: The government is planning incentives to promote renewable power and it has already issued tenders for setting up 26-GW clean energy capacities, a top IREDA official said on Friday.  Indian Renewable EnergyDevelopment Agency (IREDA) Chairman K [...]

By | 2018-11-17T03:22:57+00:00 November 17th, 2018|News|Comments Off on 26 GW renewable energy tenders issued, says IREDA chairman

Safeguard duty: NTPC, Acme clash over solar power tariffs

  The imposition of safeguard duty on imported solar panels and modules has led to a clash over tariffs between NPC and developer Acme Solar. Acme Solar, which won 600 MW in a 2,000 MW solar auction held by NTPC in August, has filed a petition against NTPC in the Delhi high court for introducing new conditions in the letter of [...]

By | 2018-11-16T10:08:13+00:00 November 16th, 2018|solar|Comments Off on Safeguard duty: NTPC, Acme clash over solar power tariffs

With rise in demand, discoms have realised benefits of power trading: Satyanarayan Goel, CEO, IEX

  Satyanarayan Goel, CEO, IEX, speaks to FE’s Anupam Chatterjee about the changing dynamics of electricity trade in spot power markets with the advent of renewable energy and other disruptions. He also elucidates how the government is gradually changing its perspective on spot market trade. In the wake of BSE, PTC India and ICICI Bank [...]

By | 2018-11-16T10:04:17+00:00 November 16th, 2018|News|Comments Off on With rise in demand, discoms have realised benefits of power trading: Satyanarayan Goel, CEO, IEX
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