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Modi 2.0 Government mulling to add 500 GW renewable energy by 2030
Tue, Jun 25, 2019
A senior official in the renewable energy ministry said that the move aims to clean up the air in the Indian cities as it would lessen the fast-growing Indian economy's dependency on coal.
Groovy new solar technology may be future of renewable energy: research By H S Rao
Sat, May 04, 2019
"The devices we have demonstrated have a promising efficiency, whereby seven per cent of sunlight power falling onto a single photovoltaic micro-groove device is directly converted to electrical power, this is already around a third of what the best performing but expensive solar cells produce today," Lidzey said.
Boost to renewable energy: Adani enters retail distribution of solar energy business
Mon, Mar 11, 2019
Adani Solar announced the launch of their retail distribution business to Delhi and Uttar Pradesh with Chemitech Solar as exclusive Channel Partners for the region.
Subdued inflation may allow RBI to for a rate cut: Vineet Mittal, Avaada Power
Thu, Jan 31, 2019
Vineet Mittal, Chairman, Avaada Power, spoke about renewable energy growth in India, his expectation from the interim budget and room for RBI rate cut in February during an interview with Swati Khandelwal, Zee Business.
Government and industry bullish on renewable prospects, but devil lies in resolving tariff and infrastructure costs
Fri, Dec 21, 2018
Amid a global focus on renewable sources as a way forward, the government and the industry appear unanimous on the need to expand the green energy capacity, but high tariffs and costly infrastructure came in the way during 2018 and the sector want these issues resolved in the new year.
No cut in renewable capacity additions
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
Policy support from central and state government coupled with improved tariff competitiveness is leading capacity additions in non-conventional energy space, said an Icra report.
40% total power generation from non-fossil fuel sources by 2030: Suresh Prabhu
Fri, Jun 29, 2018
India is running one of the largest and most ambitious renewable energy capacity expansion programmes in the world, said Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu.
Tamil Nadu one of the top sources of renewable energy in the world
Tue, May 29, 2018
Renewables currently account for 16% of Tamil Nadu’s electricity generation, its second largest source of energy after coal and is the only Asian market on the list.
Suzlon wins two wind power projects of 300 MW and 200 MW each under SECI bid
Mon, Mar 19, 2018
Suzlon group CEO said, "Suzlon has more than two decades of experience in the wind sector and is the custodian of more than 11 GW wind assets across India. We are best equipped to cater to the growing demand for renewable energy in India with our pan-India presence, comprehensive product portfolio, robust in-house R&D and best-in-class services.”
Govt to set up $350 million fund to finance solar projects
Thu, Jan 18, 2018
India will need at least $125 billion to fund a plan to increase the share of renewable power supply in the country`s grid by 2022, underlining the immense financing challenge ahead.
Microsoft targets 75% cut in carbon emissions by 2030
Wed, Nov 15, 2017
"We`ll do this through continued progress against our carbon neutrality and renewable energy commitments, as well as investments in energy efficiency," Microsoft`s President and Chief Legal Officer, Brad Smith, said in a blog post late on Tuesday.
Apple to build second renewables-powered data centre in Denmark
Tue, Jul 11, 2017
Apple Inc said on Monday it will spend 6 billion Danish crowns ($921 million) on a new data centre in Denmark, its second in the Nordic country to run entirely on renewable energy.
Coal India betting big on renewables, says minister
Thu, Jun 29, 2017
State companies such as Coal India and NTPC Ltd, the country`s biggest thermal power producer, are planning to aggressively spend on solar projects under Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s personal push for renewable energy.
Cabinet approves raising of Rs 2,360 crore in bonds for renewable energy schemes
Wed, May 24, 2017
The cabinet approved the raising of bonds worth Rs 2,360 crore for renewable energy projects under various government organisations.
Cricket legends Ian & Greg Chappell, others asks Gautam Adani to scrap Carmichael coal mine project in Australia
Thu, Mar 16, 2017
Cricketers Ian & Greg Chappell including other prominent personalities from Australia in a letter to Adani Group's Gautam Adani have asked him to scrap the coal mine project in the country and warned that the mine project could damage bilateral ties and even hit sporting links.
India Inc positive on expanding trade, investment biz opportunities with Indian Ocean Rim Association: Ficci survey
Thu, Mar 02, 2017
Ficci in its latest survey has said that Indian industry is positive on expanding its trade and investment business opportunities with Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA).
Tata Power arm TPREL commissions 2 projects in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu
Thu, Jan 12, 2017
Tata Power arm TPREL on Thursday said it has commissioned 36 megawatts (MW) wind capacity of a 100 MW wind farm at Nimbagallu in Andhra Pradesh, and 49 MW solar plant Tamil Nadu's Kayathar town.
China takes global lead in clean energy
Sat, Jan 07, 2017
"Renewable energy will be the pillar for China`s energy structure transition," said Li Yangzhe, deputy head of the National Energy Administration, the official Xinhua news agency reported.
Four things India can look forward to in 2017
Mon, Jan 02, 2017
An increased focus on renewable energy, more reliable power supply to villages, growing spread of Aadhaar -- the national identification system -- and greater use and spread of the Internet. Those, according to IndiaSpend, are the four things India can look forward to in 2017.
India's gas targets would need $10 billion investments: Report
Thu, Dec 22, 2016
The move to promote gas usage is in line with the commitment made at the Paris meeting on climate change.