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Climate talks: Javadekar says will protect long-term development interests

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 9, 2019

India is participating with a constructive outlook at the Madrid climate talks and will work to protect its long-term development interests, Union Environment Prakash Javadekar said on Saturday. Before leaving for the UN-hosted climate negotiations in the Spanish city,...

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MNRE misses capacity addition targets; 175 GW by 2022 in peril: Parliamentary Panel

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 9, 2019

The renewable energy ministry has continuously failed to achieve its yearly targets of clean energy capacity addition, which may hamper the mission of having 175 GW of renewables by 2022, said a Parliamentary panel. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Energy has also...

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MSEDCL installs only 12,500 of 1 lakh solar pumps targeted by March 2020

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 2, 2019

Former energy minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule had given a target to MSEDCL (Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited) of installing one lakh solar farm pumps by March 2020 under Mukhyamantri Saur Krishi Yojana (MSKY). So far, it has been able to install...

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India's still burning coal — just not at home

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 27, 2019

India is lauded for its aggressive targets to achieve sustainable energy goals — like aiming to generate 175 GigaWatts (GW) of its energy from renewable sources by 2022. Its policy framework and ambitious...

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India touches solar power capacity of 32 GW

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 26, 2019

India installed a cumulative renewable energy capacity of 83.38 GW as on October 31, 2019, which included 31.69 GW from solar, 37.09 GW from wind, 9.95 GW from biomass and 4.65 GW from small hydro. This information was shared by power minister R.K. Singh in Lok Sabha (lower...

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Siemens in talks with stakeholders to develop energy storage solutions

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 25, 2019

Siemens is in talks with various stakeholders for developing industrial energy storage solutions to cash in on the government effort to boost battery storage plans, a senior company official has said. India has set an ambitious target of having 225 GW of renewable energy...

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India to cross 200 GW renewable energy capacity by 2022

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 13, 2019

Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh exuded confidence that India will have over 200 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2022. India has set an ambitious target of having 175 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2022. "We have decided that by 2022 we will...

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India showing political will on renewable energy development: IRENA

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 1, 2019

India is showing political will to develop renewable energy despite challenges such as land regulations, a senior official of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) said here. Francesco La Camera, Director General of the International Renewable Energy Agency, made...

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Renewable energy capacity to exceed 175 GW target by 2022: MNRE

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 11, 2019

The New and Renewable Energy Ministry on Thursday denounced a Crisil report that stated the ministry may miss the renewable energy target by 42 per cent, and asserted that the clean power capacity by 2022 will exceed the goal of 175 GW. The ministry termed the report as "ill...

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IEEFA India: Grid, storage, policy, and regulation: Areas of new focus to meet India’s ambitious renewable energy targets

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 6, 2019

Finding the right pricing signals to drive technology adoption to solve the integration of an ever increasing share of variable renewable energy into India’s grid is becoming a central new challenge for policy makers and regulators, critical to enabling the ongoing transition...

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