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MNRE misses capacity addition targets; 175 GW by 2022 in peril: Parliamentary Panel

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 9, 2019

The renewable energy ministry has continuously failed to achieve its yearly targets of clean energy capacity addition, which may hamper the mission of having 175 GW of renewables by 2022, said a Parliamentary panel. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Energy has also...

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India sets up 31,696-MW solar power generation capacity: Minister

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 29, 2019

The government on Thursday said a total 31,696 Mega Watt (MW) of grid connected solar power generation capacity has been set up in the country till October 2019. The government's target is to installing 1,00,000 MW grid connected solar power capacity by December 2022,...

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MNRE planning review of 5,000 MW solar power scheme under JNNSM

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 5, 2019

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is planning to review a programme that aims to set-up 5,000 megawatt (MW) of solar power generation capacity under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM), according to a recently released notification. MNRE has...

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India turns to dispatchable renewables to ease grid constraints

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 6, 2019

The state enterprise Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) issued at the beginning of the month a tender for 1,200MW of renewable power that can be used to alleviate peak demand issued on the...

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Kerala: Trichy airport gets 1 MW solar power plant, to cater to 25% energy demand

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 29, 2019

Trichy international airport on Friday got a solar power plant to power its campus here when Airports Authority of India (AAI) board member Anuj Agarwal commissioned the 1 megawatt plant set up...

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Government should offer incentive to help India achieve solar power target by 2022: LSI

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 31, 2018

Sebi approved merchant banker LSI Financial Services feels Indian government should contemplate offering financial stimulus including price incentives and subsidised credit to domestic solar...

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India has embarked upon an ambitious plan to install 227 GW of renewable energy by 2022

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 28, 2018

India has embarked upon an ambitious plan to install 227 GW of renewable energy by 2022. Solar energy forms more than 65% of this 227 GW dream. I call these targets ambitious since, as of today...

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Indian Railways' first set of solar plants to be launched today

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 27, 2017

The Railway's first set of solar plants with a total capacity of 5 megawatt peak (MWp) will be launched here tomorrow by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, officials said today.

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Solar energy firms accuse NTPC of delaying issue of CoDs certificate to solar projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 29, 2017

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has alleged that state-run power giant NTPC and its trading arm NVVN are delaying issue of commercial operation date (CoD) certificate to...

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Fotowatio Renewable Ventures wins 100 MW power purchase agreement in reverse auction under NSM program in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 3, 2016

Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) has announced that it has been awarded a 100 MW power purchase agreement (PPA) in a reverse auction, conducted by Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (...

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