State seeks to raise wind energy output by 25 MW - The Hindu

The Hindu State seeks to raise wind energy output by 25 MWThe HinduAccording to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) the State has utilized only 2.56 per cent of its total wind power potential of 1,700 MW by March 2016. The installed capacity of wind energy projects in India last year was 26,777 … Read more

Orient Green, IL&FS eye merger of wind business - Times of India

Orient Green, IL&FS eye merger of wind businessTimes of IndiaThe resultant merged entity will have 1.2 GW of operating wind capacity, and will by far be the largest listed renewable energy company in India. IL&FS … IL&FS is also developing an additional 228 MW which the merged entity will be in a position to … … Read more

Clean energy groups want New York utilities to provide more granular data in REV filings

Dive Brief: Advanced Energy Economy and other groups have criticized New York utilities for being slow to reveal substation-level demand forecasts, arguing more granular data is needed to restructure the state’s utility sector. AEE submitted comments to the Public Service Commission this month targeting supplemental Distributed System Implementation Plans filed by Con Edison and Orange Rockland … Read more

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Annual global grid-connected solar additions grew 50% to 75GW in 2016

2017 could be a “challenging year” with 65GW in a worst-case-scenario. Credit: Sunergy Global grid-connected solar PV additions reached 75GW in 2016, a 50% year-on-year growth from 50GW in 2015, according to the PV Market Alliance (PVMA). PVMA which launched at Intersolar Europe in 2014, published its 2016 figures in a statement today, announcing that worldwide … Read more

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High interest in India’s first utility-scale solar-plus-storage tender

ACME’s storage system based at it’s Gurgaon, New Delhi, offices. Credit: ACME India’s first grid-scale solar-plus-storage tender from Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has received very strong interest with a total of 13 developers submitting bids. The tender called for 5MW/2.5MWh battery enery storage systems to be added to two separate solar projects of … Read more

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Power sector carbon dioxide emissions fall below transportation sector emissions

January 19, 2017 U.S. carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the transportation sector reached 1,893 million metric tons (MMmt) from October 2015 through September 2016, exceeding electric power sector CO2 emissions of 1,803 MMmt over the same time period. On a 12-month rolling total basis, electric power sector CO2 emissions are now regularly below transportation sector … Read more

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