A June order by the power ministry on inter-state electricity transmission charges could affect Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd’s (DMRC) plan to buy power from one of the world’s largest solar power project at a single site in Madhya Pradesh, forcing both DMRC and the state government to seek relief from the ministry of new and renewable energy.
Wind power is extracted from air flow using wind turbines or sails, to produce mechanical or electrical power. Wind energy as an alternative to fossil fuels, is plentiful, renewable, widely distributed, clean, produces no greenhouse gas emissions during operation, and uses little land.
Taking part in promoting solar power in the state, National Centre for Antarctica and Ocean Research (NCAOR), Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONCG) have decided to set up rooftop solar plants in Goa
India’s renewable energy programme is proceeding at such a rapid pace that its contribution to total power generation will equal that of coal in 2026 and surpass it the following year, according to projections made in the second volume of the Economic Survey released on Friday.
Attracted by India’s solar energy potential, French energy company Engie is in talks with the country’s largest roof manufacturer Everest Industries Ltd for a partnership for solar-ready roofs, said several people aware of the development.
The Ranchi University (RU) is the lone varsity among the five state varsities to adopt ‘Green India Mission’ scheme and install solar panels on the rooftops of five academic buildings at its Mohrabadi campus.
The first six months of the current year saw more capacity addition in the solar sector than the whole year of 2016.
India has added 13,652 MW of solar generation capacity as at the end of July, with seven states including Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat and Karnataka crossing 1,000 MW mark, Union power minister Piyush Goyal told parliament on Thursday.
India’s largest power generation company, NTPC is shifting its focus to renewable energy and going slow on coal-fired generation capacity addition to bring its business plan in line with the government’s priority to fight climate change.
Solar power developers who won the mega auction of 1,200 MW of projects in Jharkhand 16 months ago have agreed to reduce tariffs, which will help them sign power purchase agreements.
The Indian solar market added 1,869 MW capacity in April-June quarter taking the installations to 4,765 MW during H1 of 2017, a recent survey said.