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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,...Read more..
Subject Tags: electricity demand , power demand , solar generation
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...Read more..
Subject Tags: NHPC , reverse auction , solar generation
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...Read more..
Subject Tags: APAC , lcoe , Renewable Energy , solar capacity , solar generation , wind generation capacity
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...Read more..
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...Read more..
Subject Tags: installed capacity , solar generation , solar power