India plans to add 12 GW solar power, 4 GW wind energy, 500 MW biomass-based power and 225 MW small hydro power capacity between April 2016 and March 2017.
Approval shall be subject to the turbine model meeting international specifications.
South Africa strongly opposes objection by some countries attempts to introduce restrictions on mandated use of local content in renewable energy projects.
A total capacity of 1 GW will be allocated in the auction, however, this capacity may increase if there is such a demand from buyers.
The Indian Ministry of New & Renewable Energy is pushing for reclassification of large hydro power projects as renewable energy projects. The Minister for New & Renewable Energy, Power and … [Read full article]
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 … [Read full article]
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 … [Read full article]
The Indian government is planning new measures to promote domestic manufacturing of solar power equipment following another setback from the World Trade Organisation earlier this month. According to media reports, … [Read full article]
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 … [Read full article]
An Indian ratings agency has projected that the expected solar power capacity addition in the country during the current fiscal will be significantly lower than the government’s own target. CARE … [Read full article]
With the huge target of adding 40 GW of rooftop solar power capacity by March 2022 looking more and more difficult the Indian government is seriously looking at other unconventional … [Read full article]
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 … [Read full article]
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 … [Read full article]