The CAG noted that the government allowed Vestas Wind Technology India to set up seven windmills in wild ass sanctuary even after objections by a central empowered committee.
The prevailing uncertainty over the quantum and timelines related to imposition of safeguards duty and anti-dumping duty on imported solar cells and modules will impact tendering activity in the solar power sector, research and ratings agency ICRA said.
India should strengthen its power grids and put an emphasis on a clear policy framework to bring down the cost of capital investments, the head of the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) said on Tuesday, as the nation aims for ambitious renewable energy targets.
NHPC rose 0.76% to Rs 26.65 at 09:18 IST on BSE after the company announced that it has fully commissioned a 50 megawatts solar power project in Theni/Dindigul District of Tamil Nadu on 23 March 2018.
The second edition of RE-Invest, envisaged as India’s flagship renewable energy event after its inaugural show in February 2015, has been postponed for the fifth time.
The demand for power in the country is on a rise as new consumers are being connected under the Saubhagya scheme, said RK Singh, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power and Renewable Energy.
The law of unintended consequences is taking its toll on the thermal power sector. A report by a government committee on the optimal energy mix in power generation says the thermal power sector may continue to bear the brunt of the thrust on renewable energy.
The Union Cabinet was today apprised of an MoU between India and Guyana on bilateral cooperation in renewable energy.
Energy efficiency and protection of the environment will remain at the heart of India’s development goals even as Asia’s third largest economy tries to improve living standards and ensure access to electricity for all, power and renewable energy minister R.K. Singh said on Tuesday.
A report by US-based Institute for Energy Economics & Financial Analysis (IEEFA) says the country’s electricity generation market is changing rapidly.