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Metro’s solar power plant opened

By : sustainabilityo..., May 23, 2018

To enhance share of solar energy to 19.4% of metro’s total energy consumption
A 2,670 KW photovoltaic (PV) solar plant was inaugurated on Tuesday at Kochi metro’s operation control centre...

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Solar power developers to gain from change in bidding norms

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 5, 2018

 Solar power developers will benefit from the latest amendment in bidding norms for solar power projects that allows them to pass on the burden of any increase in duties on equipment to discoms...

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Wind energy capacity addition declines under auction regime

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 5, 2018

 While the onset of wind auctions from early last year has led to greater transparency in the determination of wind tariffs, the transition has also sharply reduced wind capacity addition in...

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Cabinet nod soon for Rs 50,000 crore KUSUM scheme on solar farming

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 4, 2018

The KUSUM scheme, with over Rs 50,000 crore government support to promote the use of solar power among farmers, is likely to get the Cabinet nod by this month end and will be rolled out in the...

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MNRE to set up 65,180 biogas plants in current year under NBMMP

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 23, 2018

The National Biogas and Manure Management Programme (NBMMP) aims at setting up of family type biogas plants for providing biogas as clean cooking fuel and a source of lighting. The slurry...

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Subject Tags: biogas , India , MNRE , NBMMP

Energy efficiency, green concerns key to India’s development goals: R.K. Singh

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 21, 2018

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...

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India to meet solar capacity addition target of 10,000 MW

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 20, 2018

India is set to meet its target of adding 10,000 MW of solar capacity in 2017-18, almost twice that of the increase in 2016-17. ...

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Solar power tariff bottoms out, may not have free fall in 2018

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 9, 2018

Solar power tariff fall seems to have bottomed out and may not drop beyond an all-time low of Rs 2.44 per unit in absence of well structured bids and rising solar panel prices on demand pressure...

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Subject Tags: India , MNRE , NTPC , PwC , solar power

HDFC ERGO Offers Solar Energy Shortfall Insurance

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 9, 2018

HDFC Ergo General Insurance Company has designed a solar energy shortfall insurance policy to insure bidders against the likely loss of business if the generation doesn’t meet the projected...

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Purchase pacts for wind power will be cleared at new rates: KERC

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 16, 2017

Rejecting the requests of both wind developers and the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE), Karnataka’s power regulator has reiterated its earlier decision that power purchase agreements...

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Subject Tags: KERC , MNRE , PPAs , wind