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Only six states, UTs comply with Centre's renewable purchase obligations

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 29, 2017

New Delhi, Only six out of 29 states and seven union territories are complying with the central government's Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) targets, a Greenpeace India report said on...

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Wind power tariff competitiveness to remain a challenge: ICRA

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 21, 2017

Even as the tariff competitiveness of wind energy has improved as against the conventional energy sources, its viability continues to be a challenge, says ICRA.

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Subject Tags: MNRE , PPA , Wind Energy

Yes Bank-European Investment Bank invest $400 million in wind and solar projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 20, 2017

Indian private sector lender Yes Bank is betting big on clean energy sector in India, as it has jointly invested $400 million with European Investment Bank (EIB), a long-term lending institution...

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SECI floats tender for 2,000 Megawatt capacity wind energy projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 8, 2017

State-run Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has floated tender for setting up 2 GW inter- state transmission system (ISTS) connected wind power capacities across the country....

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Gujarat High Court clears decks for state’s first wind auction

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 7, 2017

The Gujarat High Court on Monday dismissed a petition opposing the holding of the state’s first wind auction. An official at the state power distributor, Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL)...

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US firm challenges Tamil Nadu wind energy auction in High Court

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 10, 2017

A US-based renewable energy company has moved the Madras High Court challenging the recent wind auction held by Tamil Nadu government, claiming that its bid was unfairly rejected even though it...

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Tariff for wind energy at record low of Rs 2.83/unit

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 5, 2017

Wind energy tariffs dipped to a new low of less than Rs 3 per unit, dropping sharply from the previous record of Rs 3.42, in an auction for 1,000 megawatts of projects that continued late into...

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Offshore wind, hydro projects may get green energy tag

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 21, 2017

India doesn’t have any offshore wind projects currently.
The government plans to bring offshore wind energy and large hydro-electricity projects under the ambit of renewable energy, which...

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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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Tamil Nadu ends wind season evacuating 1,477 million units more in 2017

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 13, 2017

Wind power season has come to an end this year. In the last few days the wind power generation has gone down below 500MW while the total power demand has crossed 13,000MW. Compared to the last wind power season, Tangedco has evacuated not less than 20% more and in terms of...

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