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Draft norms for wind block surveys issued

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 26, 2017

The ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) has unveiled draft guidelines on private participation in studies for identifying offshore wind power blocks.

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India records highest-ever renewable energy generation

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 20, 2017

The month of June 2017 will go down in the history of India’s energy sector as the period when the nation recorded the highest monthly power generation from renewable energy sources, reinforcing...

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Two Indian renewable power producers plan to sell $750 million in domestic bonds: sources

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 20, 2017

Two of India's biggest renewable energy companies, Greenko Group PLC and ReNew Power Ventures Pte Ltd, plan to sell a combined $750 million worth of rupee-denominated bonds in the domestic...

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Let states’ green power purchase quota be the floor: Karnataka to Centre

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 20, 2017

Karnataka has written to the central government suggesting that the quota of renewable energy states are mandated to buy should be considered as the minimum requirement, a move that may...

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Scrap mandatory approval from power-telecom panel: Solar companies

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 20, 2017

Solar developers have petitioned the Ministry of Power, pointing out that setting up projects within the timelines set for them would be a lot easier if they were not mandatorily required to...

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Energy firms back European Union plan for CO2 cap on power subsidies

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 20, 2017

A group of energy firms has backed a disputed plan by EU regulators to attach emissions limits to subsidies for providing back-up power capacity to avert blackouts.

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India’s wind turbine makers mull cuts as auction pace lags

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 15, 2017

ReGen Powertech Pvt., one of India’s top five wind turbine makers, last month shuttered a factory at Udaipur in Rajasthan and laid off workers, signalling challenges roiling the nation’s wind...

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Need to tap potential on Indo-US synergy on renewable power, says USISPF

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 14, 2017

Renewable hybrid projects are key to ensuring uninterrupted power supply and there is a need to explore full potential on this front, said US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) Secretary...

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Wind companies withdraw High Court plea against Tamil Nadu auction

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 14, 2017

Wind energy developers and equipment manufacturers who moved the Madras High Court to stop Tamil Nadu from holding its wind auction have had second thoughts and withdrawn their petition. The...

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Piramal Capital & APG bet on Mytrah, invest $300 million

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 13, 2017

Piramal Capital's Structured Finance Group and Dutch partner APG Asset Management (APG) are investing Rs 1,900 crore ($300 million) in Hyderabad-based renewable energy producer Mytrah Energy India Pvt. through mezzanine debt instruments in one of their largest transactions,...

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