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India Waives Off Inter-state Transmission Charges For Renewable Energy

The Ministry of Power, under the central government of India, has confirmed that charges for inter-state transmission of renewable energy have been waived off. The ministry had first proposed to remove the inter-state transmission charges last year and had asked the state governments to work on the proposal. Several states had expressed their willingness to

India’s Renewable Energy Investors Summit 2017 Rescheduled To Feb 2017

India has rescheduled its second renewable energy global investors’ summit yet again, this time preponing it. The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy recently issued a fresh notification stating that the global investors’ summit will now be held on 15-17 February 2017 and has been shifted to Gandhi Nagar in the state of Gujarat. The

India Plans 10 GW Solar-based Pumped Hydro Storage Capacity

India is planning to initiate work on several fronts to maximise the use of renewable energy at least cost possible. Officials of the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) recently told media outlets that the central government is planning to set up 10 GW of pumped storage capacity across the country. The entire plan is expected to

Indian State Of Bihar Eyes 3.5 GW Renewable Energy Capacity By 2022

The east Indian state of Bihar seems ready to participate in the country’s renewable energy race with a new policy in the making. According to media reports, the government of Bihar is planning to launch a comprehensive renewable energy policy that will result in 3.5 GW of capacity operational in the state by April 2022.

India Plans 10 GW Renewable Energy Capacity Through Micro, Mini Grids

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has announced plans to set up 10 GW renewable energy capacity through implementation of micro and mini grids. The plan, still in a state of proposal, calls for setting up small-scale solar, wind, hydro and biomass projects. According to the proposal, mini grids will be linked to installed

India Issues Draft Policy To Incentivise Repowering Wind Energy Projects

As India targets 60 GW installed wind energy capacity by 2022 the government is looking to push the industry towards more efficient and larger capacity wind turbines. The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy recently announced a draft policy for repowering old wind turbines. The policy essentially calls for the replacement of all wind turbines

Indian State Of Haryana Launches New Solar Policy, Eyes 4 GW Capacity By 2022

The north Indian state of Haryana is the latest one to launch a revised solar power policy to align it according to the central government’s enhanced capacity addition target. The government of Haryana had recently organised an investors’ summit to attract fresh investments in the renewable energy, especially solar power sector. Despite have decent land

China Continues to Dominate Global Renewable Energy Market

  Ernst & Young released late August their quarterly global Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Indices report which showed that China is set to continue it domination of the global renewable energy market, as US elections and political support in Europe prevent other countries from keeping up. The Ernst & Young report “provide  scores in 40 countries for national

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