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India Mulls Penalties To Curb Renewable Energy Curtailment

In yet another move aimed at giving relief to the renewable energy project developers, the Indian government is looking to implement additional measures to to ensure utilities acquire electricity from renewable energy projects. Speaking at an event recently, India’s minister for power, coal and renewable energy Piyush Goyal announced that the government is looking at […]

September 30th

India Prepares To File Solar Content Cases Against US At WTO

With an intent to gain leverage over US, India is looking to file complaint against the US over the latter’s use of domestic solar power equipment. India recently lost an appeal at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against a decision that found the country’s regulations that mandate use of local content for some solar power […]

September 23rd

India Takes First Steps To Restrict Solar Power Curtailment

With a record amount of solar power capacity being added to the grid in India, the threat of curtailment is looming large on the project developers. The government has now taken first steps to address this problem. The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy has issued an advisory asking central as well as state regulatory […]

August 8th

India Announces ‘Solar Zones’ Policy

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy in India has finally announced a solar zones policy with an aim to significant boost the development of large-scale solar power projects. According to the policy document released recently, the Ministry will identify and designate 10 solar zones across the country having 10,000 hectares area each. The solar […]

July 25th

Indian State Plans To Increase Solar Power Use In Agriculture

One of the largest state in India is planning to shift all its electricity consumers in the agricultural sector to shift from thermal power to solar power. According to media reports, the government of Maharashtra is working on a long-term proposal to shift all agricultural power consumers to solar power. This motive behind this plan […]

July 17th

India Plans 16.6 GW Renewable Energy Capacity Addition This Fiscal

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) in India has come out with most ambitious capacity addition target of 16,600 MW for renewables this fiscal year. According to MNRE, during the current fiscal solar capacity is expected to reach its largest-ever capacity addition target of 12,000 MW which would be followed by wind (4,000 […]

June 17th

India To Launch ‘Solar Zones’ Policy Soon

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) in India is working on a policy aimed at promotion of solar power generation as well as solar power equipment manufacturing. The policy is expected to be released this month. According to media reports, the MNRE is planning to launch a policy that would enable companies to […]

June 13th

India To Convert Regulatory Body Into Green Bank

India may soon have a green bank which shall enable easy access to cheap international funding for its ambitious renewable energy targets. According to recent media reports, the Indian government is planning to convert the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) into a full-fledged green bank. Agency’s Chairman and Managing Director, Mr KS Popli, recently […]

May 22nd

China Supports India’s Challenge To WTO Solar Ruling

India has found support from an unlikely corner in its fight against the recent ruling by the World Trade Organisation that termed the domestic content requirement policy under the National Solar Mission as ‘inconsistent’ with international norms. Xie Zhenhua, Special Representative for Climate Change of China, while speaking at the 22nd BASIC Ministerial Meeting on […]

April 18th