Tenders For 2300 mw of Solar Projects Shortly, SECI, MD, Ashvini Kumar

MD Ashvini Kumar said SECI is committed to finalise 5,500 MW of solar energy in next few years for which PPAs to produce 3,200 MW are already in place.

Tenders For 2300 mw of Solar Projects Shortly, SECI, MD, Ashvini Kumar

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) said on Monday that it will shortly float tenders for putting up 2300 mw of solar power projects. Alongside, SECI said it has also signed Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with various stakeholders for 3,200 MW of solar power.

India’s solar market expected to grow by 90% in 2017

Overall, 2017 will prove to be a bumper year for the solar power sector in India. Total installed capacity is expected to reach 18 GW by the end of the year.

India’s solar market expected to grow by 90% in 2017

With a pipeline of around 14 GW of utility scale projects, about 7.7 GW is expected to be commissioned in the year—a growth of around 90% over 2016. Combined with 1.1 GW of expected rooftop solar capacity, India should add a total of 8.8 GW in 2017, ranking it amongst the top three global markets after China and the USA.

Goyal Details Plans/Schemes To Achieve India’s Target of 100 GW Solar Power Capacity Addition

Government has formulated an Integrated Energy Policy (IEP) document gives a roadmap to develop energy supply options and increased exploitation of renewable energy sources. In addition, for promotion of Renewable Energy, Government has amended the National Tariff Policy for electricity in January 2016. By this amendment several provisions for promotion of renewable energy have been made.

Goyal Details Plans/Schemes To Achieve India’s Target of 100 GW Solar Power Capacity Addition

Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines on December 1 shared details in the lower house of the Parliament of the plan to achieve 100 GW of solar capacity installation by 2022 under various schemes.

NTPC signs MoU with Andaman and Nicobar for Solar storage

NTPC shall be setting up Solar Power projects of 50 MW capacity with Battery Energy Storage System at different locations in Port Blair in Andaman & Nicobar Islands as part of its Green Commitment.

NTPC signs MoU with Andaman and Nicobar for Solar storage

India’s largest power company, NTPC Ltd has signed an memmorandum of understanding with the Union Territory Andaman and Nicobar to set up 50 MW Solar Power Projects with Battery Energy Storage System at Port Blair.

States Agree In Principle To Bring Hydro Power Projects Under Renewable Energy Fold, Proposal To Soon Go For Cabinet Approval

Power Finance Corporation (PFC) and Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) have been asked to work out a mechanism in which the small hydro power projects (presently lying stressed and stalled in the country) can be resolved and identify those which are viable for being re-started.

States Agree In Principle To Bring Hydro Power Projects Under Renewable Energy Fold, Proposal To Soon Go For Cabinet Approval

Union Minister Piyush Goyal said that “by and large a consensus has been made with the states that hydro power should be declared as renewable power and a seperate renewable purchase obligation (RPO) for hydro should be set up. A new proposal will be worked out for the Cabinet with required amendments to India’s long term renewable energy goals.

Bio-Fuel business in India to grow from Rs 6500 crore to Rs 1 lakh crore in 10 yrs

Large potential of growth for bio-fuels in the country to grow from present Rs. 6500 crore to Rs. 1 lakh crore in the next 10 years.

Bio-Fuel business in India to grow from Rs 6500 crore to Rs 1 lakh crore in 10 yrs

The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan along with the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal, Mines and RE, Piyush Goyal jointly addressed a gathering in the capital at the National Conference on the World Bio-Fuel Day.