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Bridge To India lowers India's solar, wind power capacity addition outlook over 2020-2024

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 18, 2020

Clean energy consultancy Bridge To India has lowered India's solar and wind power capacity addition estimate over 2020-2024 citing weak economic outlook and further slowdown in power demand. It said the domestic energy sector has been hit by multiple demand and supply shocks...

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About 15,000 MW of wind-solar hybrid capacity to come up in 5 years: Crisil

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 11, 2020

As the government continues to focus on increasing the share of renewable energy in the country, nearly 15,000 MW of wind-solar hybrid capacity is expected to come up over the next five years, Crisil said. Out of this 15,000 MW, works on nearly 10,000 MW are already either...

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Bridge To India lowers renewable outlook for 2020-24

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 5, 2020

Clean energy consultancy Bridge To India has lowered India’s renewable capacity addition outlook for the five-year period 2020-24 as considerable economic uncertainty looms with Covid infections rising rapidly in the country. India is expected to add 35 GW of solar and 12 GW...

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SECI Reschedules Pre-bid Meeting for 2.5 GW Solar Projects in K’taka

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 5, 2020

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has rescheduled the pre-bid meeting for the Request for Selection (RfS) for 2500 MW (or 2.5 GW) ISTS-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in Ultra Mega Renewable Energy Power Park (UMREPP), Koppal district, Karnataka. The...

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Adani Green plans to complete 1,300 MW of hybrid projects by 2021

By : Sustainability ..., May 6, 2020

Adani Green Energy, a renewable energy firm of the Adani Group, plans to complete 1,300 megawatt (MW) of hybrid projects by calendar year (CY) 2021, said its Chief Executive Officer Jayant Parimal in an analyst call on Monday. “We have signed 1,300 MW of hybrid projects, out...

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COVID-19 impact: Green energy installation trips in February, March

By : Sustainability ..., May 4, 2020

Only 222 mw of solar capacity and 25 mw of wind capacity was installed in March as activities came to a halt following the Covid-19 outbreak, and installation would remain slow for another two months, said industry. Construction work began to slow down around the first week...

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States with highest growth in solar, wind capacity also those worst-hit by coronavirus

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 9, 2020

India’s top 10 worst-hit states in terms of confirmed coronavirus cases also happen to be those which registered maximum addition of solar and wind energy generation capacity in 2019. There is no causal link between the geographical spread of coronavirus infections and...

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Investments in RE Sector Fell 14% to Rs 68550 Cr in 2019

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 20, 2020

Investments in the country’s renewable energy sector fell by 14 percent to Rs 68,550 crore in the calendar year 2019, the Parliament has been informed. In 2018, the estimated investment in the domestic RE sector was at Rs 79,606 crore, Minister of Power, New and Renewable...

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Over Rs 1.32 Lakh Crore Invested in India’s Renewable Sector Since 2017-18

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 19, 2020

India’s renewable energy sector has seen a total investment of Rs 1.32 lakh crore (Rs 132625.89 crore) between the financial year 2017-18 and the current fiscal (until December 31, 2019), Union Minister of Power and New and Renewable Energy, RK Singh has said. Answering a...

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India’s Reservoirs Can Generate 280 GW Power via Floating Solar: TERI

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 19, 2020

India’s reservoirs have 18,000 sq. km of area with the potential to generate 280 GW of solar power through floating solar photovoltaics (FSPVs) plants, according to a new study by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), an energy and environment think tank. TERI’s new...

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