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India doubles down on solar, gas at coal's expense as electricity use falls

By : Sustainability ..., May 4, 2020

India's solar and gas-fired electricity generation rose in April even as overall power demand fell at the steepest monthly rate in at least thirteen years, a Reuters analysis of provisional government data showed. Solar-powered electricity generation rose 16.9 per cent,...

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NHPC concludes e-reverse auction for developing 2000 MW solar generation capacity amid lockdown

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 20, 2020

National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) has successfully concluded an e-reverse auction for developing a 2000 MW of solar generation capacity at a competitive tariff of Rs. 2.55/2.56 per unit at a time business are struggling due to lockdown. The E-RA was conducted...

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India leads with cheapest renewable power in Asia Pacific, followed by Australia

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 30, 2019

India- the second-largest power market in the Asia Pacific region with an installed generation capacity of 421 GW – has emerged as the lowest-cost producer of renewable energy in the area. “The...

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Costly solar power PPAs will continue to burden Punjab consumers

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 11, 2019

The state power sector which has been making a steady progress towards improving its finances is likely to be burdened with the costly power from solar plants and the power purchase agreements signed with the independent solar power producers (ISPPs) in the state. A windfall...

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Surat’s solar power generation to touch 25 MW by Feb 2019

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 26, 2018

Surat, which aims at becoming the first solar city of the country, will have 25MW of installed capacity of solar power by February 2019. It already has 15MW of installed capacity of solar power...

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