ENGIE And STOA Form Joint-Venture to Develop Wind Projects in India

ENGIE And STOA Form Joint-Venture to Develop Wind Projects in India

ENGIE, a global independent power producer (IPP), and STOA, a French infrastructure and investment firm, have announced a joint-venture (JV) to build a wind platform in India. The platform, with ...
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World Bank to Issue US Denominated Sustainable Development Notes

World Bank to Issue US Denominated Sustainable Development Notes

Global financial institution World Bank is soon going to issue the first ever sustainable development notes linked to the new Global Sustainability Signatories Index. Per a World Bank release, “The ...
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Delhi to Soon Have World’s Second Largest EV Fleet

Delhi Government Announces Financial Incentives to Fight Air Pollution

The Delhi government has approved several measures to encourage the use of clean energy to fight against air pollution, reported news agency Reuters. The city government is giving financial incentives ...
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SECI’s 1,200 MW Wind Tender Receives Bids Totaling 2,190 MW

SECI’s 1,200 MW Wind Tender Receives Bids Totaling 2,190 MW

Technical bids totaling 2,190 MW have been submitted by nine project developers for the capacity of 1,200 MW in Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI)’s Tranche-V interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected ...
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EESL and Bihar DISCOMs Enter MoU to Install 1.8 Million Smart Meters

EESL and Bihar DISCOMs Enter MoU to Install 1.8 Million Smart Meters

The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of the public-sector units of the Ministry of Power and the Government of India, has entered two memoranda of understanding (MoU) with ...
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India Imposes Restrictions on Export and Import of Biofuels

India Imposes Restrictions on Export and Import of Biofuels

The Government of India has imposed restrictions on the export and import of biofuels. Recently, government issued two separate restricting orders pertaining to the import and export of biofuels in ...
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India Signs MoU with IEA to Enhance Innovation for Clean Energy Transition

India Signs MoU with IEA to Enhance Innovation for Clean Energy Transition

As a joint program under Mission Innovation, the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), India’s Ministry of Science and Technology, and the International Energy Agency (IEA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding ...
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Telangana First State to Comply with Energy Conservation and Building Code Guidelines

Telangana First State to Comply with Energy Conservation and Building Code Guidelines

Telangana has become the first state to comply with the Energy Conservation and Building Code Guidelines (ECBC). Addressing the second regional workshop to implement Energy Conservation Building Code in India, ...
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India Successfully Tests its First Biofuel-Based Flight from Dehradun to Delhi

India Successfully Tests its First Biofuel-Based Flight from Dehradun to Delhi

The first biofuel-based flight in India successfully completed its journey from Dehradun to Delhi. India-based flight operator SpiceJet operated the test flight powered by biojet fuel, marking a new chapter ...
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: Wind, Reverse Auctions, PPA, SECI, ISTS

India Sees Commissioning of the First Batch of ISTS-Connected Wind Projects

The first batch of auctioned interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected wind energy projects have been commissioned in India. These projects were tendered by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) in ...
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BEE to Launch Energy Conservation Building Code for the Residential Sector

BEE to Launch Energy Conservation Building Code for the Residential Sector

The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), under the ministry of power, is preparing an energy conservation building code for the residential sector, reported IANS. In June 2017, BEE had developed Energy ...
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Hyderabad High Court Stays APERC Order Which Cut Down Incentive for Wind Developers

Hyderabad High Court Stays APERC Order Which Cut Down Incentive for Wind Developers

The Hyderabad High Court has issued a stay on the enforcement of an order issued by the Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC). The APERC order had curtailed the enforcement ...
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SECI Tenders 2 GW of ISTS-Connected Wind Projects under Tranche-V

Sprng Energy Quotes Lowest Tariff of ₹2.77/kWh in NTPC’s 1.2 GW Wind Auction

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has auctioned 1.2 GW of interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected wind power projects to be developed across India. In the auction, Sprng Vayu Vidyut Private ...
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Germany and India Sign a €200 Million Loan Agreement to Fund Renewable Projects

Germany and India Sign a €200 Million Loan Agreement to Fund Renewable Projects

KfW, a leading German financial institution, has signed a €200 million (~$228.15 million) loan agreement with India’s Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (REC), a state-run power sector financer. KfW signed the ...
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Government Approves Scale Up of Access to Clean Energy Program

Government Approves Scale Up of Access to Clean Energy Program

The Government has approved the launch of "Scale Up of Access to Clean Energy" program for the period financial year (FY) 2018-19 and FY 2019-20. The program is one of ...
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NITI Aayog and CII Partner for India’s Sustainable Development

NITI Aayog and CII Partner for India’s Sustainable Development

NITI Aayog and the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) have entered a partnership for the sustainable development of India. The launch of the NITI Aayog and CII partnership on sustainable ...
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CEA Charts Transmission Infrastructure Plan for 4,950 MW of Wind Projects

CEA Charts Transmission Infrastructure Plan for 4,950 MW of Wind Projects

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has formulated a plan for developing transmission system to accommodate wind energy aggregating 4,950 MW. The transmission system will be augmented in Gujarat and Tamil ...
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MNRE Invites Expression of Interest to Study the Biomass Potential in India

MNRE Invites Expression of Interest to Study the Biomass Potential in India

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has invited Expression of Interest (EOI) to assess the potential of biomass power and bagasse cogeneration in India. The final date to ...
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Suzlon Registers ₹5.75 Billion Net Loss in First Quarter of FY19

Suzlon Registers ₹5.75 Billion Net Loss in First Quarter of FY19

Suzlon, a leading wind turbine manufacturer and renewable energy project developer, has reported a net loss of ₹5.75 billion (~$83.67million) in the first quarter of FY19, ending June. In the same quarter ...
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BEE and AEEE Release State Energy Efficiency Preparedness Index

BEE and AEEE Release State Energy Efficiency Preparedness Index

The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) and Alliance for an Energy Efficient Economy (AEEE), have released the State Energy Efficiency Preparedness Index that assesses state policies and programs aimed at ...
Siemens and Drax Power Enter £40 Million Contract for Upgradation of Biomass Turbines

Siemens and Drax Power Enter £40 Million Contract for Upgradation of Biomass Turbines

Drax Power and Siemens have signed a £40 million ($52.47 million) contract for the upgrade of turbines on three of Drax Power’s biomass units over the next three years. The ...
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MNRE Approves Program on Energy from Urban, Industrial and Agricultural Wastes

MNRE Approves Program on Energy from Urban, Industrial and Agricultural Wastes

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has approved a program called “Energy from Urban, Industrial and Agricultural Waste/Residue” with modified terms and conditions from 2017-18 to 2019-20. The ...
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SECI’s 1,200 MW Wind Tender Receives Bids Totaling 2,190 MW

Favorable Wind Markets Entice Suzlon to Re-Enter the Global Sector

Suzlon,  a wind turbine manufacturer and renewable energy project developer, intends to re-enter the international market, a senior company official told PTI. In the past, the company had expanded its ...
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Andhra Pradesh to Withdraw Generation Based Incentives for Wind Projects

Andhra Pradesh to Withdraw Generation Based Incentives for Wind Projects

Responding to a petition filed by the state’s power distribution companies (DISCOMs), Southern and Eastern Power Distribution Company of Andhra Pradesh Limited, the Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has ...
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Helped by Higher Renewable Generation, Tata Power’s Revenues up 16% in Q1 of FY 2018-19

Helped by Higher Renewable Generation, Tata Power’s Revenues up 16% in Q1 of FY 2018-19

Tata Power’s Q1 FY19 revenue was up 16 percent at ₹71.39 billion (~$1.04 billion) compared to ₹61.66 billion (~$0.09 billion) Q1 FY18. Standalone revenue stood at ₹18.44 billion (~$0.27 billion) ...
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