Solar Continues to Shine, Makes Up 8.7% of India’s Total Power Capacity in June 2019

Solar Continues to Shine, Makes Up 8.7% of India’s Total Power Capacity as of June 2019

Renewable energy capacity additions crossed 120 GW mark (including large hydro) and accounted for nearly 35.4% of India’s capacity mix at the end of June 2019. The share of solar ...
Madhya Pradesh Electricity Commission Condemns Payment Delay by DISCOM to Adani Green

Solar’s Share in India’s Total Installed Capacity Rises to 7.9% at the End of 2018

Renewable energy capacity additions continue to increase at a significant pace in India, accounting for approximately 22 percent of India’s power capacity mix at the end of December 2018. India’s ...
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Poyry Wins Contract to Develop a 25 MW Solar Project in Malaysia

Malaysia Likely to Announce Tenders for 500 MW of Solar Projects in 2019

The Malaysian government is likely to come up with an open tender in 2019 for an estimated RM2 billion worth of solar projects. These projects will be announced under the ...
Solar Auctions Saw Record Low Bids Globally in 2017: REN21 Report

Solar Auctions Saw Record Low Bids Globally in 2017: REN21 Report

Solar PV auctions around the world in 2017 resulted in bids at new record lows, noted the annual Renewables Global Status Report (GSR) released by Renewable Energy Policy Network for ...
Tunisia Announces a 500 MW Tender for Solar PV Projects Across the Country

Tunisia Announces a 500 MW Tender for Solar PV Projects Across the Country

The Republic of Tunisia will soon add 500 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) to its energy generation capacity. The Ministry of Energy, Mines and Renewable Energies, Republic of Tunisia, has ...
Solar Energy Was the Only Power Source in India to Grow Year-Over-Year in FY 2017-18

Solar Energy Was the Only Power Source in India to Grow Year-Over-Year in FY 2017-18

Renewable energy capacity additions continue to gain momentum in India and accounted for 20.32 percent of India’s capacity mix at the end of financial year (FY) 2017-18. This is a ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
NTPC May Raise $2.49 Billion to Expand Electricity Generation Capacity

NTPC May Raise $2.49 Billion to Expand Electricity Generation Capacity

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) may hit the market next year to raise ₹160 billion (~$2.49 billion) for the expansion of its electricity generation capacity. According to a report by ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
IEEFA Report: Tamil Nadu Should Focus on Lower Cost Wind and Solar Instead of Coal

IEEFA Report: Tamil Nadu Should Focus on Low-Cost Wind and Solar Instead of Coal

The southern state of Tamil Nadu could become a model for low-cost renewable energy generation in India, according to a new report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial ...
Solar Power Generation in India Jumped 86 Percent in 2017

Solar Power Generation in India Jumped 86 Percent in 2017

India’s increasing efforts towards expansion of renewable energy have led to a substantial increase in solar power generation over the past year. In the calendar year 2017, the total solar ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Was the Top Source of New Power Capacity Addition in 2017

Solar Was the Top Source of New Power Capacity Addition in 2017 For the First Time in India

Solar was the leading source of new power capacity additions in the calendar year 2017 with installed capacity of approximately 9.5 GW accounting for 45 percent of total power capacity ...
Wind Power

SECI Tenders 1,000 MW of ISTS-Connected Wind Projects Under Tranche-II

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) tendered 1,000 MW of Interstate Transmission System (ISTS)-connected wind power projects under Tranche-II. The bid-submission deadline is July 14, 2017. The SECI will ...
/ / Other, Wind
Wind Energy

MNRE Approves Another 1,000 MW Wind Tender

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) approved a tender of another 1,000 MW under its Wind program on May 4, 2017. “With the success of the first 1,000 ...
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Renewables Mix

Renewable Energy Accounted for 17.5 Percent of India’s Energy Mix in FY 2016-17

Renewable energy generation in India is on the rise. As of March 31, 2017, renewable energy sources accounted for 17.5 percent of all power generated in India. The country’s total ...