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India leads in adoption of new energy technologies: IEEFA

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 11, 2019

India is leading in the adoption of new energy technologies in the current global energy transition, according to the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). This lead has been achieved through various policy initiatives and learning by doing, the...

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Coal-based power's market share at decade low, green energy nearly doubles

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 4, 2019

The market share of coal-fired power plants to total generation in the country has slumped to a decade low as renewable power gains currency, a study showed. A report by US-based think tank, Institute for Energy Economics & Financial Analysis (IEEFA) says while coal-fired...

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Over-capacity, water shortage and renewable power exerts pressure on thermal power plants

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 11, 2019

A report prepared by Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) and Applied Economics Clinic (AEC) has pointed out that India’s coal-fired energy sector is facing increasing pressure due to generator over-capacity, water shortages and the rise of low-cost...

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46,000 Mw of new renewable energy capacity to come up in Gujarat

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 28, 2019

Around 46,000 Megawatt (Mw) of fresh renewable energy generation capacity is likely to be set up in Gujarat by 2030 taking the share of green energy in the state's total capacity to 70 per cent...

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India Renewables Capacity On Track to Overshoot Paris Target by 60%

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 23, 2019

India is on track to overshoot a key Paris Agreement target by nearly 60% by obtaining close to two-thirds of its installed electricity capacity from renewable sources by 2030, according to a...

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Four-fold rise in total solar capacity but rooftop meets just 10% of target

By : Sustainability ..., May 9, 2019

Rooftop solar, one the fastest growing sub-sectors in the country's renewable energy space, has hit a speed bump. Of the targeted 40 Gw of solar rooftop installs, only 10 per cent has been...

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