Karnataka might have set itself an ambitious target of 2,400MW for grid-connected rooftop generation projects by 2021, but the going seems to be slow in eight districts coming under the jurisdiction of the Bangalore Electric Supply Company (Bescom).
The Union Budget 2018 was extremely balanced and announced schemes in support to the domestic manufacturing sector. However the effect of the initiatives was dampened without any supporting policies and initiatives for domestic solar manufacturing in the country.
India on Tuesday called upon its diaspora to play a role in boosting the renewable energy sector, with Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh calling for suggestions from the participants at the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (
The government has decided to cancel the sole bid it had received for its first ever manufacturing-linked solar tender following dissatisfaction with the price quoted by the bidder, power and renewable energy minister RK Singh said.
Central government has decided to cancel the lone bid that came for setting up a solar panel manufacturing unit along with a solar power plant. The tender for setting up the solar panel plant for an aggregate capacity of 5 Gw
India advances in renewable energy sector, but won’t be able to meet a pledge due to policy gaps: CSE
India will be unable to meet one of its Paris Agreement commitments of generating 175-gigawatt (GW) of renewable energy by 2022 “if the sector continues to be plagued by policy inconsistency and discom problems”,
Adani Electricity Mumbai Limited has issued a Request for Selection (RfS) for the purchase of power from 350 MW of grid-connected solar projects on a long-term basis through a competitive bidding process.
Steps need to be taken to make renewable energy financially sustainable and more centric to the power situation, experts said. “The most important thing for us is the continuity of policies,” said Sumant Sinha, chairman, ReNew Power.
Centre for Science and Environment, Pune International Centre and Prayas (Energy Group) are set to organise a roundtable meeting and book release on State of Renewable Energy in India on January 28 in the city.
India would fall short of the government’s target of achieving 175 GW of solar capacity by 2022, city-based think tank Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) said on Monday.