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Additional $80 billion investment required to achieve India’s 2022 renewable target: MNRE secretary

Additional Regional Energy Management Centres (REMCs) were being set up to increase the share of renewable energy and to mitigate investment risks in the sector and a Payment Security Mechanism has been implemented.

ReNew Power partners with GS E&C to execute solar project in Rajasthan

ReNew Power will hold a 51 per cent equity under the partnership, while the balance will be held by GS E&C. The project is part of the capacity auctioned by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) under its tranche-IV auctions concluded earlier this year.

Madhya Pradesh to set up 2000 MW solar power park across Chambal & Bundelkhand

A new solar park will be established stretching from Sagar to Chhattarpur districts and parts of Chambal. First phase of the project will be started from Devri, Banda, Kareli and Jaisinghnagar in Sagar district to Morena, Joura and Kolaras in the Chambal areas.

India will achieve 100 GW solar energy target: Javadekar

"We are going to achieve 100 GW solar energy target in 2022 by adding 67 GW of power," Javadekar said, while pointing out the sharp fall in the prices of solar energy due to enhancement of capacity

India assures renewable developers of pro-business policies

"Government is committed to managing curtailments to enhance the ease of doing business for developers in the renewable energy sector," New and Renewable Energy Secretary Anand Kumar said on the sidelines of the ongoing Madrid Climate Conference (CoP25) at Madrid in Spain late Monday.

Solar panels installed on rooftops of 27 govt buildings in Shimla: CM

The highest capacity of 500 kW panels were set up on the rooftop of Himachal Pradesh University (HPU), said Thakur, who also holds the additional charge of the state power department

UPPCL to buy 200 MW solar power from SECI

The UPPCL had entered into a power purchase agreement with SECI on November 14, 2018 to purchase 200 MW of solar power from Karnataka-based Pavagada Solar Park for a period of 25 years.

We are walking the talk on renewables: Prakash Javadekar

Javadekar said India is one of the top five nations in performance according to the Paris Agreement. We are walking the talk. We have reduced our emissions intensity by 21% since 2005 and we are very sure that we will achieve our target of 35% (reduction) by 2030.

COP 25: India calls for speedier expansion of international solar alliance

Expressing contentment over 83 countries joining the ISA in just four years, Javadekar said, "When ISA was launched, the idea was that all those countries who get more solar energy as they fall between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn should come together to create the consumers' own market.

Sterling and Wilson Solar begins construction of 200MW solar project in Australia

Wellington Solar Farm is a solar photovoltaic (PV) independent power project (IPP) being constructed on 490 Ha (hectare) of land, northeast of the town of Wellington in New South Wales.

India must build satellite to harness solar energy from space, former DRDO chief Sivathanu Pillai says

India must build satellite to harness solar energy from space, former DRDO chief Sivathanu Pillai says

India should work with friendly nations to build a solar power satellite and place it in orbit to harness solar power as the country is running out of conventional sources like coal, says former chief of DRDO A Sivathanu Pillai.

Solar power earns Rs 1 crore for South Delhi Municipal Corporation

Solar power earns Rs 1 crore for South Delhi Municipal Corporation

Over the last year, SDMC generated 6,615 KW solar power from the panels installed at 152 corporation buildings. SDMC became the first municipal corporation in the country to instal solar panels on its rooftops.

Rajasthan: Discoms trip on payment to solar firms raises NPA fears

Rajasthan: Discoms trip on payment to solar firms raises NPA fears

The discoms have not paid the dues for the past one year running into an estimated Rs 250-300 crore. The non-payment has also led to developers stalling ongoing projects, resulting in job losses in the sector.

India's renewable energy programme of 450 GW has attracted attention as it is largest in the world: Javadekar

India's renewable energy programme of 450 GW has attracted attention as it is largest in the world: Javadekar

COP-25, which started on Dec 2 and concludes on Dec 13, is an important conference on climate change as countries prepare to move from pre-2020 period under the Kyoto Protocol to post-2020 period under the Paris Agreement.

Japan's Soft Bank Group to invest Rs 30,000 crore in renewable energy in Gujarat

Japan's Soft Bank Group to invest Rs 30,000 crore in renewable energy in Gujarat

The announcement was made at a meeting between chief minister Vijay Rupani and Executive Chairman of SB Energy Manoj Kohli. The investment will be in solar energy, wind energy and other unconventional renewable energy sources.

All future buildings of Delhi Metro to be designed to accommodate rooftop solar panels: DMRC Chief

All future buildings of Delhi Metro to be designed to accommodate rooftop solar panels: DMRC Chief

Platinum rating is the highest rating given to structures by the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) for adopting best green practices. The IGBC, part of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), was formed in 2001.

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