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In push for neighbourhood-first policy, India plans a common electricity market

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 6, 2020

The Union government plans to set up a regional grid that will be leveraged to create a common electricity market for nations in India’s neighbourhood, said power and new and renewable energy minister Raj Kumar Singh. The proposed market, which will include Myanmar, Sri Lanka...

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Govt lining up big-ticket reforms to energise India power market

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 5, 2019

The government is lining up big-ticket power sector reforms that will change the architecture of domestic electricity market, make it more responsive and reduce cost for distribution utilities as well as consumers through intense competition. The power ministry has set up an...

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How Much Does It Take To Make The Electricity Sector Compatible With A 2°C Scenario?

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 3, 2016

How much should we invest in renewables by 2040 to make the electricity sector compatible with a 2°C scenario? $12.1 trillion, says BNEF.


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TMEIC crosses 1GW of Orders in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 2, 2015

TMEIC Industrial Systems India Pvt. Ltd., has announced that with already shipped orders of around 460MW in a span of last 16 months and booked orders for more than 1GW till date, it is now...

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Solar RECs demand in India reaches new high at nearly 88k

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 27, 2015

Total of 87,767 solar renewable energy certificates (solar RECs) were sold in India in November, marking a 533.7% jump on October and a new monthly record.

In addition, 231,545 non-solar RECs were redeemed, or 9.5% more than in the previous month, the REC registry...

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Subject Tags: electricity market

Corporate Renewable PPA Market Surpasses 2 GW In 2015

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 19, 2015

Today, more than 160 corporate executives are gathering at Bloomberg’s New York City headquarters for a meeting of Rocky Mountain Institute’s Business Renewables Center (BRC). The over-capacity, invitation-only event is the latest proof point of corporations’ fast-growing...

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Subject Tags: electricity market

Solar Prices Could Be 10% Less Than Coal In India By 2020

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 18, 2015

KPMG has released a report stating that by 2020 solar power in India could cost about 10% less than coal power, saying “Solar power price declines have beaten the expectations of most analysts since the beginning of 2015. In the ongoing NTPC solar park tender, solar prices...

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Indian States Agree To Abolish Charges On Renewable Energy Transmission

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 12, 2015

India plans to have an installed renewable energy capacity of 175 GW by March 2022. But this target cannot be achieved without a widespread transmission network, as not all Indian states are equally blessed with renewable energy resources.

Last month, the Indian...

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By 2030, solar power to make up 18% of India energy generation

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 6, 2015

Solar energy is expected to account for 18 per cent of total power generation capacity in India by 2030 from one per cent at present, playing a key role in the country's efforts to achieving 40 per cent installed power capacity from renewable energy.

In its recently-...

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