Green power capacity addition hits a record, neck and neck with thermal

The renewable energy sector reported a record capacity addition of over 11 gigawatt (gw) in fiscal 2017, an increase of around 60% over the previous year. The addition is neck and neck with thermal power capacity addition of 11.5 GW in FY2017, which has declined from the peak capacity addition of 22.5 gw in FY2016. … Read more

Green power capacity addition hits a record, neck and neck with thermal - Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & AnalysisOne of the examples of improving tariff competitiveness was the recent auction for solar energy, wherein solar tariffs in India fell to another record low of Rs 3.15 per Kilowatt-Hour (kwH). Earlier this month, in an auction of 250 mw at the Kadapa … and more …read more

India could see 10GW of solar installations in 2017, says report

New Delhi: This year could be a record one for the Indian solar energy market, with new solar power installations in 2017 to reach around 10 gigawatts (GW) this year, said a new report released on Thursday. In a quarterly update, Mercom Communications India, a subsidiary of Mercom Capital Group (a global clean energy consulting … Read more

Power Grid Corp. of India girds up for solar challenge

New Delhi: As India pursues its ambitious solar energy plans, the national grid is girding up for a smooth transition to a low carbon economy. It’s a transition that is changing the face of the transmission business at every step, from the drawing board to costs and technology. State-owned Power Grid Corp. of India Ltd, … Read more

Power Grid Corp. of India girds up for solar challenge - Livemint

Livemint Power Grid Corp. of India girds up for solar challengeLivemintThe centre’s decision in February to double solar parks’ capacity to 40,000MW in three years has added to the challenge of integrating intermittent green energy into the grid. Of the remaining 60,000MW of solar power capacity to be put in place by 2022 … and … Read more

India could see 10GW of solar installations in 2017, says report - Livemint

Livemint India could see 10GW of solar installations in 2017, says reportLivemintIn a quarterly update, Mercom Communications India, a subsidiary of Mercom Capital Group (a global clean energy consulting firm), said the Indian solar sector is witnessing strong growth with cumulative installations reaching around 12.8GW at the end …Domestic content requirement tenders are all but … Read more

Wind power capacity addition outpaced predictions last year: ICRA - ETEnergyworld.com

ETEnergyworld.com Wind power capacity addition outpaced predictions last year: ICRAETEnergyworld.comThese apart, independent power producers were trying to utilise the current feed in tariff regimes in states where it existed – the apprehension being that in future, tariff based bidding, as exemplified by the award of projects by Solar Energy … and more …read more