Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Shri Piyush Goyal, and UK’s Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Mr. Greg Clark, chaired the inaugural India
Global renewable energy generation capacity increased by 161 gigawatts (GW) in 2016, making the strongest year ever for new capacity additions, according to data released today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
Kharagpur will lead a UK-India joint virtual centre in clean energy in partnership with a consortium to develop solutions for integration of renewable energy into Indian and UK power grid
With the cost of clean technology continues to fall, the world added record levels of renewable energy capacity in 2016, at an investment level 23 per cent lower than the previous year, says an international research.
Finding hardly any takers for solar power connections despite the various incentives announced by the Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) last year, the UPERC on Thursday reiterated the advantages of the solar option listed in its tariff order of August 1, 2016.
Capacity addition from renewable energy sources surpassed conventional sources for the first time in financial year 2017 as India added 12.5 gigawatt (GW) of renewable energy capacity compared to 10.2GW from conventional sources of fuel.
“Ever-cheaper clean tech provides a real opportunity for investors to get more for less,” said UNEP executive Director Erik Solheim.
Australia will be a reliable provider of coal, uranium, gas and renewable energy technology to ensure India has energy security as it grows into a regional power, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on the eve of his first visit to New Delhi.
Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, announced that the Company’s generation crossed 51,000 Million Units (MUs) of power for the first time, collectively from all its power plants in the year 2016-2017.
According to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), the solar energy capacity of the nation nearly doubled in a year, with the 2016-17 capacity expanding by a record 5,525.98 MW in comparison to a capacity expansion of 30,10 MW of solar capacity in 2015-2016.