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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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India is expected to touch 260GW renewable energy capacity by 2024

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 7, 2019

According to an official, India is expected to achieve a renewable energy capacity target of 260 gigawatt by 2024. India’s renewable power capacity soared by almost 150 percent in the last five...

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Green power: Renewable energy use rises, but still behind target

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 17, 2019

Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Punjab, Maharashtra and Telangana — which have 56% of the country's installed renewable capacity — could not fulfil the RPOs in FY19, though they all met the...

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Power minister positive on achieving 175 GW renewable energy target

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 11, 2019

Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister Raj Kumar Singh has exuded confidence that the renewable energy target of 175 gigawatt (GW) by 2022 would be achieved. Singh, who took the charge of...

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Sluggish rooftop solar scheme spurs government to work on new plan

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 22, 2018

Concerned over the inactivity in the country's rooftop solar programme, the government today said only one GW rooftop solar capacity has been set up against the target of 40 GW and a new plan is...

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