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After months of gloom, govt’s mega solar offering soars

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 14, 2019

The government’s latest offering of solar power projects based on indigenous kits attracted bids for twice the 1,000 MW capacity offered by state-run SECI (formerly Solar Energy Corporation of India) Ltd on Thursday, marking a revival in investor sentiment as a result of...

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Inox Wind secures 38 MW order from ReNew Power

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 5, 2019

Leading wind energy solutions provider Inox Wind said on Monday it has bagged an order for a 38 megawatt wind power project to be developed at Anjar town in Kutch district of Gujarat. The project from ReNew Power Ltd is under the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI)...

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MNRE planning review of 5,000 MW solar power scheme under JNNSM

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 5, 2019

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is planning to review a programme that aims to set-up 5,000 megawatt (MW) of solar power generation capacity under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM), according to a recently released notification. MNRE has...

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Renew Power, Avaada, UPC, Tata unit bag solar projects

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 4, 2019

Renew Power, Avaada Energy, UPC Renewables and Tata Power Renewable Energy won projects in the 1,200 megawatts auction of the Solar Energy Corp of India (SECI), with the winners offering a slightly higher price than those in the previous round. In Thursday’s auction of the...

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ReNew Power becomes 11th firm globally to reach 5,000-Mw green capacity

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 1, 2019

ReNew Power has joined the global club of top renewable power generation companies by becoming the eleventh firm to reach 5,000 megawatt (Mw) of installed capacity. Of this, 3,100 Mw is wind and 1,900 Mw is solar. India’s largest renewable power company on Sunday commissioned...

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India Issues Tender For Round-The-Clock Renewable Energy Supply

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 30, 2019

The Solar Energy Corporation of India recently issued its first tender for round-the-clock renewable energy supply. This opens a major new avenue in India’s rapidly evolving renewable energy sector. SECI has offered 400 megawatts of capacity to project developers under this...

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Indian State Of Punjab Plans 21% Electricity From Renewables By 2030

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 23, 2019

The north Indian state of Punjab has issued a draft renewable energy policy with a target to procure 21% of its electricity from renewable energy sources by 2030. The draft policy, issued by the Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA), also outlines technology-specific...

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India leads power industry tenders in Asia-Pacific for September 2019

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 23, 2019

Asia-Pacific power industry tender activity in September 2019 saw 425 tenders announced, marking a drop of 31% over the last 12-month average of 620, according to GlobalData’s power database. India, however, led the activity in September 2019 with 254 tenders and a share of...

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Adani Green commissions 50 Megawatt wind energy capacity in Gujarat

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 22, 2019

Adani Green Energy Ltd (AGEL) on Monday said it has commissioned 50 megawatt wind generation capacity at Kutch in Gujarat. The company through its subsidiaries is implementing 725 MW wind projects in Kutch. "AGEL announces commissioning of 50 MW wind energy generation...

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MNRE says Blue Wafer solar cells will not qualify under domestically-manufactured category

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 22, 2019

In a major decision, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) today clarified that semi-processed solar PV cells, commonly called Blue Wafer cells, will not qualify under the domestically manufactured category for use in projects implemented under government schemes....

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