Future of renewable energy: Sunny investment climate for solar technology in India - Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesRenewable energy could generate 49% of electricity in India by 2040 because more efficient batteries–to store electricity when the sun does not shine–will provide flexibility of use and boost the reach of renewables, cutting the cost of solar energy by … and more …read more

Power generation possible at lower cost: Nat'l Committee - Prothom Alo (English)

Prothom Alo (English)He said the plan forecasts the generation of 25,250 MW of electricity by 2021. where 59 percent power will come from natural gas, 19 percent from liquid fuel, 10 percent renewable energy, and 12 percent from other sources. Some 49,700 MW of electricity … and more …read more

Power generation possible at lower cost: Nat’l Committee

Unveiling a 25-year master plan (2017-41) on power and energy, the National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power, and Ports on Saturday claimed that power generation is possible at a price lesser than the government’s estimated one. It showed that generation of 91,700 MW of power by 2041 is possible at a cost … Read more

India’s first wind power auction: Developers sign PPAs for 550 Mw capacity

New Delhi: Major wind power developers including Adani and Mytrah Energy today signed Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with Power Trading Corporation (PTC) for supply of 550 Mw power to states as part of India’s first wind power auctions scheme. The pacts were signed in the presence of power, coal, renewable energy and mines minister Piyush … Read more

India needs to build solar four times faster to hit 10 GW 2017 target

India added only 827 megawatt of solar power generation capacity in the first three months of the current financial year. This is about one third of the pace needed to achieve a 10,000 megawatt addition in solar power target for this year. India also has a target of having 100 gigawatt (100,000 megawatt) of solar … Read more

SECI Scraps 950 Mw Of Solar Tenders In India – Report

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has cancelled tenders for 950 MW of solar capacity, some of which with battery storage, Mercom Capital said on Thursday. An unnamed official from SECI told the sector consultancy that the capacity will be re-tendered and talks regarding the tariffs are undergoing. Mercom pointed out that the steeply falling … Read more

India needs to build solar four times faster to hit 10 GW 2017 target - Next Big Future

Next Big FutureIndia also has a target of having 100 gigawatt (100,000 megawatt) of solar power installed by 2022. It will primarily be large solar farms supplemented by grid-connected rooftop installations. This forms part of a large renewable energy program that … …read more