Renewable Energy a Top Priority for the Government, Says Bhagwanth Khuba

Renewable Energy a Top Priority for the Government, Says Bhagwanth Khuba

The government has made strong commitments to scale renewables, especially solar. Renewable energy is a top priority for the government, said Minister of State for New and Renewable Energy Bhagwanth ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
India Needs Just 14 GW to Meet the 60 GW by 2022 Large-Scale Solar Target

India Needs Just 14 GW to Meet the 60 GW Large-Scale Solar Target by 2022

India has installed 45.6 GW of utility-scale solar capacity to date, 14.4 GW shy of meeting the government-set target of installing 60 GW by 2022, according to Mercom’s India Solar ...
SECI to Invite Bids for 1 GWh Standalone Battery Energy Storage System Pilot Project (1)

India Needs a Clear Roadmap to Meet the Massive 300 GW Solar Target by 2030

India has set a lofty target of 100 GW of solar installations by 2022 and 450 MW of renewables by 2030, with solar accounting for nearly 300 GW of the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Rhode Island Aims to Meet All its Energy Demand From Renewables by 2030

Rhode Island Aims to Meet All its Energy Demand From Renewables by 2030

The state of Rhode Island in the U.S. aims to meet 100% of its energy demand from renewable energy sources by 2030. Gina Raimondo, the governor of Rhode Island, signed ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission‘s RPO Review for Goa & Union Territories

Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission’s RPO Review for Goa & Union Territories

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has reviewed renewable purchase obligation (RPO) targets for FY 2019-20 based on the submitted data from its jurisdiction region. The analysis shows that except ...
Maharashtra Regulator Relaxes RPO Target for Captive Power Projects

Maharashtra Regulator Relaxes RPO Target for Captive Power Projects

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has ruled in favor of the Captive Power Producers Association seeking relief under the Commission's renewable purchase obligation (RPO) regulations for projects commissioned before ...
Maharashtra Commission Clarifies RPO for Energy Procured from Cogeneration Projects

Maharashtra Commission Clarifies RPO for Energy Procured from Cogeneration Projects

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has directed the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) to comply with its renewable purchase obligation (RPO) target of 9% as per state regulations ...
35 GW of Solar Installed, 65 GW More to go for India to Reach its 100 GW Solar Target

35 GW of Solar Installed, 65 GW More to go for India to Reach its 100 GW Solar Target

Total solar installations in India have crossed the 35 GW mark, according to Mercom’s India Solar Project Tracker. The country has a goal of reaching 100 GW of solar capacity ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
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 ...