Despite Tamil Nadu slipping temporarily to the third position in terms of India’s commissioned solar infrastructure, and its wind farms reaching their end of life, the state could account for 67 per cent of the total installed capacity and 56 per cent of generation from zero-emission technologies, says a report by the Institute for Energy […]
The Indian Railways will call tenders to award contracts to set up 3,000 mw of solar power projects on its unused land, rail and coal minister Piyush Goyal said.
The country’s largest ever wind auction of 2,000 MW has received bids ranging from Rs 2.47 to Rs 2.65 per unit, close to the record low ofRs 2.43, from major players in the sector.
Indian firm Vector Green Energy Pvt Ltd has purchased a 40-MW portfolio of grid-connected solar parks in the state of Madhya Pradesh, Mercom Capital reports.
Two top officials of Morocco and Belgium met here on Thursday to discuss the important opportunities for cooperation between the two countries in the field of renewable energies.
The Shapoorji Pallonji (SP) group has put its entire solar portfolio of more 400 megawatts (MW) on the block, two people directly aware of the development said on condition of anonymity.
As the government continues to focus on increasing renewable energy capacity, solar and wind power tariffs are likely to dip below Rs 2 per unit in the next 2-3 years, a senior official of transmission firm Sterlite Power said.
Union power and renewable energy minister RK Singh has asked all states to bid out loss making areas of electricity distribution companies to frachisees. The minister has sent letters to power ministers of states seeking immediate actions to cut down on financial losses of distribution companies.
Finland-based energy company Fortum is working aggressively to implement its plan to i nvest up to Euro 400 million in India.
January was full of news on the energy front. For instance, the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) was held in Abu Dhabi. 15-17 January.