Andhra Pradesh Sets Variable Cost for Biomass and Bagasse-Based Power Projects

Andhra Pradesh Sets Variable Cost for Biomass and Bagasse-Based Power Projects

To reach the government’s goal of installing 175 GW of renewable energy by 2022, all sources of renewable energy will have to contribute - not just solar and wind. In ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Sweden’s Trine Helps Finance Greenlight Planet’s Off-Grid Solar Projects in India

ADB to Provide $12.2 Million Financing for Renewable Projects in Africa’s Tonga

The Asian Development Bank has announced that it will provide a $12.2 million financing for renewable energy projects under the Pacific Renewable Energy Investment Facility. This facility was approved by ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Green Climate Fund Approves $299 Million for Expansion of Renewable Projects in Africa

CEA Projects Rise in Share of Renewables in India to 36% by 2021-2022, Coal to Shrink to 26%

With India’s plan to install 175 GW of renewable energy by 2022 grid integration of intermittent renewable energy sources is expected to be a challenge and the Central Electricity Authority ...
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Madhya Pradesh Commission Rejects DISCOM’s Petition to Review Old Wind Tariff Order

Delhi Commission Approves PSA Between SECI and Tata Power for 50 MW of Wind Projects

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has approved a power sale agreement (PSA) signed between the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TPDDL) for ...
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India Records Power Supply Deficit of 0.6 Percent During Apr-Sep 2018

Rajasthan Amends Regulations for REC and RPO Compliance Framework

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued new amendments to its regulations on renewable energy certificate and renewable purchase obligation compliance framework passed in 2010. The new regulations will ...
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India Announces New Energy Conservation Building Code for Residential Buildings

With Only 4% Green Buildings, India Suffers from Tech and Funding Barriers: Survey

India has only four percent of the building that can be classified as ‘green,’ according to a smart cities indicator survey conducted by Ireland-based multinational, Johnson Controls. However, 38 percent ...
/ / Energy Efficiency, Other
Maharashtra Auctions 500 MW of Wind Projects to be Developed Across the State

MSEDCL May Procure Wind Power from Projects with Expired Agreements to Fulfil its RPO

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has filed a petition with the  Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) seeking its approval to procure power from wind projects whose energy purchase ...
/ / Other, Wind
World Bank Commits $22.5 Billion to Scale Up Climate Action in Africa

World Bank Commits $22.5 Billion to Scale Up Climate Action in Africa

The World Bank has committed $22.5 billion to Africa for climate adaptation and mitigation in the next five years. The funding is part of the World Bank’s 2025 target to accelerate ...
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SECI Tenders 2 GW of ISTS-Connected Wind Projects under Tranche-V

Siemens Acquires 46% Equity in Greenko’s Poovani Wind Project in Tamil Nadu

Greenko Group has signed an agreement with Siemens Financial Services (Siemens) for 46 percent equity investment in its 200 MW Poovani wind power project in Tamil Nadu. This is the ...
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CEA Asks States to Use 5-10% Biomass Pellets for Power Generation in Thermal Plants

Rajasthan Amends Regulations for Tariff Determination of Biomass and Biogas Projects

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued new guidelines to amend its regulations concerning the terms and conditions for the determination of tariff for renewable sources-(biomass, biogas and biomass ...
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Green Climate Fund Approves $299 Million for Expansion of Renewable Projects in Africa

Green Climate Fund Approves $299 Million for Expansion of Renewable Projects in Africa

At its 22nd meeting, the Green Climate Fund (GCF) announced the approval of approximately $299.2 million to finance programs for electrification, combating climate change and economic development through renewable energy ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Small Hydro Project Developer in Maharashtra Gets Relief from DISCOM's Non-Compliance

Large Hydro Power Projects Now Officially Categorized Under Renewable Energy Sources

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the proposal put forward by the Ministry of Power to include large hydro power projects over 25 MW under the aegis ...
/ / Other, Water
World Bank Approves $185 Million Loan for 310 MW Renewable Energy Projects in Bangladesh

World Bank Approves $185 Million Loan for 310 MW Renewable Energy Projects in Bangladesh

The World Bank has approved $185 million to facilitate 310 MW of renewable energy generation capacity in Bangladesh to meet the growing demand for electricity in the country. The funding ...
Ayana, EverSource, and NIIF to Invest $330 Million into India’s Renewable Projects

Ayana, EverSource, and NIIF to Invest $330 Million into India’s Renewable Projects

EverSource Capital and the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund of India (NIIF) have announced their partnership with Ayana Renewable Power which could see investment to the tune of $330 million ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Biomass Company PRESPL to Raise Up to $10 Million in Series B Funding

Biomass Company PRESPL to Raise Up to $10 Million in Series B Funding

Punjab Renewable Energy Systems Pvt. Ltd. (PRESPL), a Mumbai-based biomass supply chain management company, is planning to raise up to $10 million in Series B funding round. Promoted by the ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Gujarat Issues Tender for 1 GW of Wind Projects

Gujarat Issues Tender for 1 GW of Wind Projects

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has issued Request for Selection (RfS) for the purchase of power through competitive bidding process from 1,000 MW of grid-connected wind power projects to ...
/ / Other, Wind
Tie Up with At Least Three Manufacturers Before Bidding_ Gujarat Tells Wind Developers

Tie Up with At Least Three Manufacturers Before Bidding: Gujarat Tells Wind Developers

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has asked bidders of wind auction to declare pre-bid tie-up with at least three equipment manufacturers or engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractors for the ...
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BEE and AEEE Release State Energy Efficiency Preparedness Index

Energy Efficiency Program for Residential Sector Launched

Minister for Power, Raj Kumar Singh announced the launch of ‘Energy Efficiency Label for Residential Sector’ program in India. The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) has developed this label for ...
MNRE Asks Wind Developers to Ensure Safety of Great Indian Bustard

MNRE Asks Wind Developers to Ensure Safety of Great Indian Bustard

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a circular for retrofitting of transmission lines and wind turbines to avoid bird collision in Great Indian Bustard (GIB) habitats ...
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EESL Launches Energy Efficient Air Conditioning Program

EESL Launches Energy Efficient Air Conditioning Program

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture between the public-sector units of the Ministry of Power and the government of India, has launched a “Super-Efficient Air Conditioning Program” for ...
/ / Energy Efficiency, Other
Wind Matches Lowest Solar Winning Bid of ₹2.44/kWh in SECI’s 2 GW Auction

NTPC Invites Bidders to Enlist for Constructing its Wind Projects

NTPC Ltd. has invited online applications from bidders to enlist for its wind energy projects in India. The scope of work includes the detailed design, engineering, micro-siting, manufacture, supply, erection, ...
/ / Other, Wind
Madhya Pradesh Commission Rejects DISCOM’s Petition to Review Old Wind Tariff Order

Madhya Pradesh Commission Rejects DISCOM’s Petition to Review Old Wind Tariff Order

The Madhya Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (MPERC) has rejected the petition filed by M.P. Power Management Company Ltd (MPPMCL) to review the tariff order dated March 26, 2013, for wind power ...
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Amazon Sets Goal to Make 50% of shipments Net Zero Carbon by 2030

Amazon Sets Goal to Make 50% of Shipments Net Zero Carbon by 2030

Technology and e-commerce giant Amazon has announced that it aims to make 50 percent of all of its shipments with net zero carbon by 2030. The company plans on achieving ...
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Mercom India MD Wins Illustrious Chanakya Award for 'Communicator of the Year'

Mercom India MD Wins Illustrious Chanakya Award for ‘Communicator of the Year’

Priyadarshini Sanjay, Managing Director of Mercom Communications India (Mercom India), has been awarded the illustrious Chanakya Award for "Communicator of the Year - Corporate Communications." Priya Sanjay was selected out ...
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Adani Seeks Bidders to Purchase 700 MW of Solar Power, With 350 MW under Greenshoe Option

Renewable Energy Projects Received $505 Million in Central Financial Assistance

In a question and answer session in Rajya Sabha, the Minister of Power and New and Renewable Energy, R.K Singh declared the state-wise central financial assistance (CFA) that was released ...
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