Decarbonise, decentralize and digitize energy sector for full benefits: Piyush Goyal -

ETEnergyworld.comNew Delhi: Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal, on Monday said India and the rest of the world need to focus on the “common shared goal” of decarbonising, decentralizing and …Boost clean energy, reduce emission, or see economy dip: Piyush GoyalEconomic Times all 10 news … Read more

Lights out: Eclipse to have big impact on California power - Times of India

Times of IndiaSACRAMENTO, Calif: When the moon passes in front of the sun during Monday’s eclipse California will lose enough solar energy to power more than 1.5 million homes, a figure that underscores the state’s growing reliance on energy from the sun. California …Solar eclipse presents first major test of power grid in renewable … Read more

SECI MD selection: PESB asks renewable energy ministry for ... -

ETEnergyworld.comNew Delhi: Government head-hunter PESB has asked the renewable energy ministry to choose proper course of action for the selection of SECI MD as three … and more …read more

Renewables slip in Q1 as thermal regains top slot - Financial Express

Financial ExpressFor the first time in history, India added more renewable capacity than thermal power in FY17, but the latter regained the top slot in the first quarter of the current fiscal. Just 1,043 mega watt (MW) was added in the renewables sector, compared with … …read more

MNRE expects large-scale solar power prod. from Raipur - Daily Pioneer

MNRE expects large-scale solar power prod. from RaipurDaily PioneerThe Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has launched a pilot scheme for the promotion of large-scale grid-connected roof-top solar PV projects in Raipur city, officials said. The Raipur … With this, the average power purchase cost for … and more …read more

IBC Solar inks PPA for 20-MW project in Odisha - Renewables Now (subscription)

IBC Solar inks PPA for 20-MW project in OdishaRenewables Now (subscription)The PPA is with the Indian government’s Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), with the solar power plant due to be commissioned by late 2017. The project was part of a 270-MW photovoltaic (PV) tender in Odisha completed in 2016. IBC Solar further … and … Read more

States' Efforts To Renegotiate Tariffs May Hurt Renewable Power Sector - BloombergQuint

BloombergQuintAttempts by states to scrap power purchase agreements or renegotiate tariffs to take advantage of falling prices will hit the renewable energy sector hard and may trigger prolonged legal wrangles. … The cost of electricity at spot exchanges is … …read more