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Adani Group Aims To Become World's Largest Solar Power Company By 2025: Gautam Adani

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 23, 2020

Adani Group chairman Gautam Adani said on Wednesday that his company's main goal is to become the world's largest solar power company by 2025 and largest renewable power company by 2030. "Given our goal to become the world's largest solar power company by 2025 and the world's...

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Clean power push: Govt adds over 50,000 MW in 5 years

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 14, 2020

The renewable energy sector has made rapid strides under the Modi government with 50 GW plus of new capacity coming into the grid in the last five years. This is despite the doubts being raised over the government’s target of achieving of 175 GW by 2022. The December quarter...

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India has installed 84 GW of renewable energy capacity so far: MNRE

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 2, 2020

India's renewable energy (RE) capacity had crossed 84 gigawatt (GW) mark by the end of November this year, fresh data released by the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) showed. "A total of 6083.48 MW of renewable energy capacity has been added during the year 2019-...

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Renewable energy MoU with Saudi Arabia gets cabinet nod

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 26, 2019

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved a Memorandum of Understanding between India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Energy for cooperation in the field of renewable energy. The MoU aims at setting up a...

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Hyderabad to get fast-charging hubs for EVs in 2020

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 16, 2019

In an effort to encourage the use of e-vehicles in a big way, the Telangana government plans to set up fast-charging stations for hassle-free commuting. “The Telangana State Renewable Energy Development Corporation Ltd (TSREDCO) will install 200 of these fast-charging...

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47.86 GW of Renewable Capacity Installed in India Over Last 6 Years

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 13, 2019

Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister RK Singh has informed the parliament that a total of 47.86 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy capacity has been installed in India over the past six years. “A total of 47.86 GW of renewable energy capacity has been installed in...

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Rajasthan, TN, Karnataka to declare ''no new coal'' policy

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 6, 2019

Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka could follow in the footsteps of Gujarat and Chhattisgarh to declare a ''no new coal'' policy, a new analysis said on Thursday. This implies these states will not need any new coal power plants in the future, and all of their future energy...

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Goa to buy solar power from NTPC for next three years

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 28, 2019

The cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal for extending the power purchase agreement executed with M/s NTPC Vidyut Vypar Nigam Ltd (NVVNL) for purchase of solar power by three years. Power minister Nilesh Cabral said that a lower rate of Rs 5.5 per unit has been negotiated...

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Cabinet approves pact with Guinea on renewable energy

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 7, 2019

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave ex-post facto approval to a pact signed between India and Guinea in the field of renewable energy. "The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given approval for the MoU (memorandum of understanding) between India and...

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Asean Summit: Modi says India ready to increase partnerships with Asean

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 5, 2019

Despite stiff domestic opposition against India's involvement in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday (Nov 3) that his country is ready to increase its partnership with Asean in areas of mutual interest....

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