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India Must Intensify Policy Reforms to hit 60 GW Wind Target by 2022: Report

By : Sustainability ..., May 14, 2020

According to a new report, wind energy capacity in India can only realistically reach 50 GW by 2022. And, efforts by the government to lower barriers around market design, grid infrastructure and land allocation must be intensified, in order to revive auction appetite and...

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A few policy tweaks would boost renewable energy investment, says IEEFA India

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 14, 2020

A number of recent policy positions have undermined growth in India’s renewable energy sector. However, a course correction now can put the country back on track to reach the ambitious “450 GW by 2030” renewable energy target—finds a new report by the Institute for Energy...

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MNRE issues draft policy for round-the-clock supply of bundled renewable power

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 3, 2020

The ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) has proposed a draft policy for the supply of Round-The-Clock (RTC) power to discoms which would be a mix of renewable energy and electricity generated in coal-based plants. The idea is to address the biggest issue with large...

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Government in the process of finalizing new energy policy: NITI Aayog Additional Secretary

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 28, 2019

Government thinktank NITI Aayog‘s additional secretary (Energy) R.P. Gupta has informed that the Indian government is in the process of finalizing an energy policy for the country. “The new policy will address the issues of accessibility and affordability, energy security,...

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Policy stability at state level must to boost renewable projets: ReNew CMD

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 4, 2019

Policy stability, particularly at the state level, is a must for boosting installation of clean energy capacity in the coming days, a top official of ReNew Power said on Thursday. His comments have come against the background of Andhra Pradesh seeking to renegotiate tariff...

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Policy on energy storage will help bring in investments: AES Executives

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 15, 2019
The CEOs were in India to announce the launch of what they claim to be Asia’s largest gridscale energy storage project for...
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Global energy arena changing: PM Modi

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 13, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said globally the perception of energy consumption and supply is changing and nations are coming together to tackle climate change.
"Winds...

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Government of Goa Announces Revised Solar Energy Policy

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 12, 2019

The Goa government has announced the Solar Energy Policy to encourage unconventional electricity generation in the coastal state. The policy came into force with immediate effect. ...

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Global Mobility Summit to see some 'policy announcements': Niti vice-chairman

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 31, 2018

Top government officials and automobile industry leaders are expected to deliberate on future of mobility at the upcoming 'Global Mobility Summit' on September 7-8 here. The summit, which will...

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Solar power growth rate loses pace amid safeguard duty chaos

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 30, 2018

The pace of solar power capacity addition in the April-June period has dropped sharply after notching rapid growth in four consecutive quarters as recent policy chaos around safeguard duty on...

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