India Installs LiDAR for Assessment of Offshore Wind Resource in Gujarat

India Installs LiDAR for Assessment of Offshore Wind Resource in Gujarat

The Government of India, through its various ministries and departments is actively pursuing the goal of making India a  cleaner and greener country by expanding the usage of renewable energy ...
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Delhi DISCOM Signs Agreement to Procure 100 MW of Wind Power to Meet RPO

Delhi DISCOM Signs Agreement to Procure 100 MW of Wind Power to Meet RPO

BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL) has entered power purchase agreement (PPA) to procure 100 MW of wind to meet its non-solar renewable purchase obligation (RPO). Per a Press Trust of ...
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KP Energy and GE India Sign Agreement for a 300 MW Wind Project in Gujarat

KP Energy and GE India Sign Agreement for a 300 MW Wind Project in Gujarat

KP Energy and GE India Industrial (P) Limited have signed a definitive agreement for the development of a 300 MW wind power project, consisting of 120 wind turbine generators of ...
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Affiliated start-ups can receive up to ₹2 million from pilot program

YES Bank Launches Cleantech Accelerator to Help Start-ups

YES Bank, an Indian private sector bank, has launched a cleantech accelerator platform named ‘Yes Scale’ in association with the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) to help start-ups ...
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Siemens Gamesa to Supply 250 MW of Wind Turbines to South Africa

Siemens Gamesa to Supply 250 MW of Wind Turbines to South Africa

Siemens Gamesa (SGRE), a renewable energy project developer and an Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) provider, will supply wind turbines of total capacity 250 MW to wind farms in South Africa ...
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Haryana Approves Petition for Power Procurement from Non-Solar Sources for RPO

Haryana Approves Petition for Power Procurement from Non-Solar Sources for RPO

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has approved a petition for the procurement of power from green energy sources other than solar with the purpose of fulfilling the stipulated renewable ...
Gujarat Annuls 500 MW of Wind Tender with Greenshoe Option

Gujarat Annuls 500 MW Wind Tender with Greenshoe Option

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has cancelled the tender for 500 MW of wind projects. The capacity was tendered by GUVNL under Phase II of its program for ...
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India and South Korea Sign Agreement for the Expansion of Renewables

India and South Korea Sign Agreement for the Expansion of Renewables

The Korea Power Electric Corp. (KEPCO), a South Korean state-run utility, has signed Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) with India’s Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) for the expansion of ...
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SECI’s 2 GW Wind Tender Receives Damp Response, Undersubscribed by 800 MW

SECI’s 2 GW Wind Tender Receives Damp Response, Undersubscribed by 800 MW

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI)’s 2 GW Tranche-V wind tender has been undersubscribed by 800 MW. The shortage of connectivity infrastructure across the country seems to have taken ...
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Tata Power Distribution Company to Begin Installation of Smart Meters in Delhi

Tata Power Distribution Company to Begin Installation of Smart Meters in Delhi

Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TPDDL), a power distribution company (DISCOM), will soon start its ambitious project to install smart meters covering all its 1,600,000 consumers in Delhi. The DISCOM ...
Interview: If Implemented Properly, Biofuels Policy Can be a Game-Changer for India

Interview: If Implemented Properly, Biofuels Policy Can be a Game-Changer for India

Recently, central government’s cabinet, headed by prime minister Narendra Modi, approved the National Policy on Biofuels – 2018. Biofuels in India are of strategic importance as they integrate well with ...
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ADB to Support Climate Change Mitigation with €600 Million in Green Bonds

ADB to Support Climate Change Mitigation with €600 Million in Green Bonds

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has raised €600 million (~$702.80 million) to support climate change mitigation and adaptation projects with the issue of a 7-year green bond. The bond has ...
Wind Projects to be Developed in Gujarat’s Kutch in Jeopardy

Wind Projects to be Developed in Gujarat’s Kutch in Jeopardy

A division bench of the Gujarat High Court has now issued notice to the state and central governments on a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging allotment of 'gauchar' land (village ...
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China Ends Wind Feed-In Tariffs and Opts for Auctions

China Ends Wind Feed-In Tariffs and Opts for Auctions

China’s renewable story is going through a transformation in 2018.  After many years of growth in renewable energy, the country is beginning to change its policies that will influence its ...
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Railway Energy Management Company Tenders 54 MW of Wind Projects in Maharashtra

Railway Energy Management Company Tenders 54 MW of Wind Projects in Maharashtra

The Railway Energy Management Company Limited (REMCL) has tendered 54 MW of wind projects to be developed in the state Maharashtra. The bid-submission deadline is August 6, 2018. The projects ...
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SECI Tenders 2.5 GW of ISTS-Connected Wind Projects Under Tranche-VI

SECI Tenders 2.5 GW of ISTS-Connected Wind Projects Under Tranche-VI

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has come up with a new tender for 2.5 GW of ISTS-connected wind power projects to be developed across the country. The bid-submission ...
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MNRE Announces 30 GW Offshore Wind Target by 2030

MNRE Announces 30 GW Offshore Wind Target by 2030

To give confidence to the country’s wind industry, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has now announced the medium and long-term target for offshore wind power capacity additions ...
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Indian Public Sector Banks Issued More Loans to Coal than Renewables

Indian Public Sector Banks Issued More Loans to Coal than Renewables

Public sector banks in the country funded more coal projects than renewable projects in 2017, according to the latest report issued by the Center for Financial Accountability (CFA), a financial ...
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MERC Approves Tariff Proposed by MSEDCL for 500 MW of Wind Projects

MERC Approves Tariff Proposed by MSEDCL for 500 MW of Wind Projects

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has approved the tariff proposed by Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co. Ltd (MSEDCL) for long term procurement of 500 MW of wind power under ...
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OPIC Provides $5 Million Loan Guarantee to Grameen Impact Through IndusInd Bank

OPIC Provides $5 Million Loan Guarantee to Grameen Impact Through IndusInd Bank

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), a U.S. government agency, has signed a $5 million loan guarantee with India’s IndusInd Bank. The money will support Grameen Impact, a non-bank financial ...
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Canada Pension Plan to Start Issuing Green Bonds

Canada Pension Plan to Start Issuing Green Bonds

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), a public pension fund, has announced its foray into green bonds. This would make CPPIB the first pension fund to issue green bonds, ...
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India to Partner with Peru and France to Expand Renewable Energy

India to Partner with Peru and France to Expand Renewable Energy

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has signed two agreements with the Ministry of Energy and Mining of The Republic of Peru and the National Solar Energy Institute ...
Minister of Power: India Could Install Over 225 GW of Renewables by 2022

Minister of Power: India Could Install Over 225 GW of Renewables by 2022

The Minister for Power, R. K. Singh made a surprising statement today, saying that “India may cross 225 GW of installed renewable energy capacity by 2022.” Minister of Power and ...
DGAD Re-Examines Findings of Anti-Dumping Investigation for Wind Casting Imports

DGAD Re-Examines Findings of Anti-Dumping Investigation for Wind Casting Imports

The office of Directorate General of Anti-Dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD) has re-examined the final findings of the anti-dumping investigation concerning imports of castings for wind-operated electricity generators exported from China ...
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REC to Increase Loan Disbursements to Renewable Energy Segment in the Coming Years

REC to Increase Loan Disbursements to Renewable Energy Segment in the Coming Years

The Rural Electrification Corporation (REC), a public sector unit of the government of India involved in financing all segments of the power sector, plans to increase loan disbursements for the ...