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India Cuts Implementation Timelines For Solar Power Projects

January 21st, 2019 | by Saurabh

Concerned over the lackluster pace of capacity addition in the solar power sector, the Indian government has made amendments to the auction and project implementation timelines. The recent amendments to the policies would result in much quicker implementation of large-scale solar power projects giving hope to the government that the 2022 target of 100 gigawatts solar power capacity will be realized.

Global Wind Turbine Manufacturers Score Big Orders In India

January 14th, 2019 | by Saurabh

The Indian spree of wind energy auctions seen over the last two years has resulted in an upsurge in orders for some of the leading wind turbine manufacturers. This recent jump in orders comes as developers look to meet the deadlines to commission their respective projects.

Wind Energy Tenders Back In India, 1.2 Gigawatts Offered

January 5th, 2019 | by Saurabh

Lack of transmission infrastructure, increasing concerns over liquidity and financial health of power producers, and insufficient interest by developers has forced India to reduce the size of what was supposed to the largest wind energy tender in its history.

India Records Highest Quarterly RE Share In Power Generation

November 12th, 2018 | by Saurabh

India has recorded perhaps its highest-ever renewable energy penetration in overall energy generation in the quarter of July-September 2018. The event is on expected lines after the country reported a historically high monthly share of renewable energy generation in July and August

Indian Coal Mining Companies Plan $1.6 Billion Solar Investment

October 17th, 2018 | by Saurabh

The world’s largest coal mining company, Coal India Limited (CIL), and India’s largest lignite mining company, NLC India Limited (NIL), have announced a joint venture to set up 3 gigawatts of solar power capacity. Apart from the solar power capacity, the two companies will also cooperate on setting up 2 gigawatts of coal-based power capacity.

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