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Government to bid out 25 GW solar capacities in Ladakh

By : editor_2, Aug 9, 2018

The government will come out with a single bid for setting up 25 GW of solar capacity in Ladakh, Power Minister R K Singh said today, and asserted that renewable energy is a must for sustainable...

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India’s power ministry increases renewable purchase obligation target to 21% by 2022

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 19, 2018

The Narendra Modi government is pushing the country’s big power consumers to increase the share of renewables in their overall power mix.

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Government approves continuation of off-grid solar PV applications scheme

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 7, 2018

The government today approved proposal to implement phase-III of off-grid and decentralised solar PV applications programme to have additional 118 MWp (Mega Watt peak) off-grid solar PV capacity...

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GIC, ADIA to put $450 million into Greenko

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 6, 2018

Hot on the heels of the billion-dollar acquisition of Orange Renewables, Greenko’s key shareholders GIC of Singapore and Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) have agreed to infuse another $450...

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MNRE Extends Implementation Timeline for Distributed Solar Projects in Andaman &Nicobar and Lakshadweep Islands

By : editor_2, May 24, 2018

As per a recent notification by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), the implementation timeline of 40 MW of distributed grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) power projects in...

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MNRE Amends Guidelines for Selection of Solar Park Developers

By : editor_2, May 24, 2018

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has amended the guidelines for the selection of solar power park developers (SPPDs) through tariff-based competitive bidding process. The...

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Maharashtra utility to buy cheapest solar power in the country

By : sustainabilityo..., May 18, 2018

Efforts of energy minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule to go for renewable energy are paying dividends with two private companies agreeing to supply MSEDCL the cheapest solar power in the country....

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National Investment and Infrastructure Fund of India (NIIF) partners with UK govt for Green Growth Equity Fund

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 19, 2018

The government’s National Investment and Infrastructure Fund of India (NIIF) on Wednesday announced a partnership with the UK government to launch Green Growth Equity Fund (GGEF), an alternative...

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Solar rooftop makers yet to get Centre’s Rs 200 crore subsidy in Gujarat

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 17, 2018

Solar rooftop system manufacturers, who pass on subsidy benefits to customers and later recover the amount from governments in the state and Centre, have not been paid their subsidy dues by the...

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Green Energy Association to move to Supreme Court against APTEL's order on Renewable Energy Certificates

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 17, 2018

Industry body Green Energy Association today said it will move the Supreme Court against the tribunal APTEL’s order which upheld power regulator CERC’s ruling reducing forbearance and floor...

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