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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Uttar Pradesh to Issue RfS to Procure Bagasse-Based Power at Ceiling Tariff of ₹4.81/kWh

Uttar Pradesh to Issue RfS to Procure Bagasse-Based Power at Ceiling Tariff of ₹4.81/kWh

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has approved amendments to the bidding documents for the procurement of bagasse-based power from generators by the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd. (UPPCL) ...
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Greenko Acquires Orange Renewables in a Billion-Dollar Deal

Uttar Pradesh to Amend Regulations for Captive and Renewable Energy Generating Projects

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has issued a concept paper to amend its Captive and Renewable Energy Generating Projects (CRE) Regulations 2014. The UPERC wants to incorporate the benefit ...
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Green Climate Fund Pledges $1 Billion to Fight Climate Change in Developing Countries

UK Climate Investment and Investec Pledge 1 Billion Rand for Renewable Projects in Africa

The U.K. Climate Investments (UKCI) has announced that it will invest 500 million Rand ($36 million) in Revego Africa Energy Limited, an investment vehicle dedicated for renewable energy projects in Africa ...
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India Launches National Clean Air Program to Fight Pollution

India Launches National Clean Air Program to Fight Pollution

India has launched a program to battle the increasing level of pollutants in the air. The National Clean Air Program (NCAP) is a time-bound national level strategy for pan India ...
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CERC Proposes Generic Tariffs for Renewable Energy Sources for FY 2019-20

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has proposed a set of levelized generic tariffs for the purchase of electricity from a host of renewable energy generation sources during financial year (FY) 2019-20 ...
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Small Hydro Project Developer in Maharashtra Gets Relief from DISCOM's Non-Compliance

Small Hydro Power Developer in Maharashtra Wins Case Against MSEDCL

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has passed an order reprimanding the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) for not paying the interest accumulated on its principle dues to a small ...
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India’s Peak Power Supply Deficit Dipped to 0.7% in Q1 FY 2018-19

Gujarat Revises RPO Targets for FY 2013-14 Retroactively

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has revised the state renewable purchase obligation (RPO) for entities in the state for the financial year (FY) 2013-14 retroactively. The order came after ...
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More Project Commissioning Delay Cases in Telangana Ruled in Favor of Project Developers

Delhi’s Draft RPO and REC Regulations Make Way for Stricter Implementation

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has issued draft regulations for the implementation of renewable purchase obligation (RPO) and renewable energy certificate (REC) framework. The draft is up for comments ...
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ReNew Power Fined for Project Commissioning Delay but PPA Not Terminated

Open Access Banked Units Can be Adjusted If Power Sourced from Same Generator: MERC

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) in its latest order has clarified that open access consumers can avail open access throughout the year and are entitled for adjustment of the banked ...
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Generic Renewable Energy Tariff to Act as Ceiling Tariff for Competitive Bidding: MERC

“The generic tariff fixed by the commission in cases where competitive bidding is also permissible should act as the ceiling tariff for guiding the competitive bidding process,” said the Maharashtra ...
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MNRE Creates an RPO Compliance Cell to Meet India’s Solar and Wind Energy Targets

Most States Fail to Meet RPO Targets with 27 Achieving Less Than 60%

As many as twenty seven Indian states and union territories in the country have achieved less than 60 percent of their renewable purchase obligations (RPO), according to a statement made ...
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MNRE Broadens the Definition of ‘Storage’ in its Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy

Andhra Pradesh Reveals New Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy

The Andhra Pradesh government has issued Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Policy-2018 to encourage energy generation from wind and solar hybrid projects in the state. The state government has set a target ...
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CERC Charts Plan to Redesign India’s Power Market

CERC Charts Plan to Redesign India’s Power Market

In a recent discussion paper titled Market Based Economic Dispatch of Electricity: Re-designing of Day-Ahead Market (DAM) in India, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has analyzed India’s power market, ...
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Madhya Pradesh Sets New Tariff for Procuring Power from Small Hydro Projects

Madhya Pradesh Sets New Tariff for Procuring Power from Small Hydro Projects

The Madhya Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (MPERC) has issued a tariff order for the procurement of power from small hydro power projects in the state. The commission has determined the tariff, ...
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KERC Directs State Distribution Companies to Submit Wind PPAs for Approval

CERC Seeks Consultants to Study Regulatory Impact of REC Mechanism

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has published the terms of reference for the study of regulatory impact of renewable energy certificate (REC) mechanism. REC, which was designed to facilitate inter-state ...
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MSEDCL Directed to Pay ₹41.0464 Billion in Dues to Wind Power Generators

MNRE Invites Proposals for Research and Development in New and Renewable Energy

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has invited project proposals for research, development and demonstration (RD&D) in areas of new and renewable energy from R&D organisations/institutions, universities and industries. The ministry has ...
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Funding into the Global Solar Sector Falls to $2 Billion in Q1 2018

Indian Renewable Energy Sector Received $3.2 Billion in FDI During 2015-2018: DIPP

The Indian renewable energy sector received approximately $3.2 billion in the form of foreign direct investment (FDI) from April 2015 to June 2018, says data released by the Department of ...
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Investments into Renewables in India Surpassed Fossil-Fuels in 2017: IEA

India Extends $1.4 Billion Aid to Maldives, Joins Hands to Promote Renewables

The President of the Republic of Maldives was on a state visit to India recently. The visit has been fruitful for India’s renewable energy sector as the country has found ...
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Green Climate Fund Pledges $1 Billion to Fight Climate Change in Developing Countries

India Has Spent Over ₹140 Billion to Mitigate Climate Change

From financial year 2014-15 to date, the Indian government has spent a corpus of ₹140.14 billion (~$1.96 billion) to fight climate change. The corpus was spent on implementing the National ...
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Hero Future Energies and Softbank Win 500 MW Bhadla Solar Park Auction

Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation MD Resigns After New Government Formation

The recent state elections have challenged the status quo in Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Mizoram. The upheaval is now apparent in Rajasthan’s politics, especially its renewable energy department with ...
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UK Pledges £100m for Improving Electricity Access in Sub-Saharan Africa

UK Pledges £100m for Improving Electricity Access in Sub-Saharan Africa

The United Kingdom has committed an additional funding of £100 million for the Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP) which aims to give a major boost to Sub-Saharan Africa’s small to ...
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Green Climate Fund Pledges $1 Billion to Fight Climate Change in Developing Countries

India Joins Hands with Japan and France for a Sustainable Future

The Cabinet has approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and France in the field of energy efficiency. The MoU is a science and technology agreement, which involves knowledge ...
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