IRENA Welcomes EU’s Decision on RE Target

Adnan Z Amin, Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has welcomed the European Union’s (EU) decision to increase its renewable energy target from 27 per cent to 32 per cent by 2030.

RB signs 1st PPA in India for 100% Renewable Electricity Plant

RB, (erstwhile Reckitt Benckiser), one of world’s leading consumer health and hygiene company, is proud to reveal the commission of its first solar powered factory in India, in the city of Mysore as part of Project Greenathon.

Building Energy’s Pact with SA Energy Ministry

The projects will reduce CO2 emissions in excess of 526.700 tons and will create over 6.014 new jobs during the construction.

EU Doubling Renewables by 2030

New IRENA report outlines how increasing share of renewables to 34% can boost economy, and help meet emission reductions goals...

Yingli signs contract with Jenner Renewables

According to the agreement, the project is divided in 2 phases: Cluster 1 includes 4 PV plants and the construction will begin in February 2018 with expected operation by June 2018; Cluster 2, including 8 PV plants, will begin by the completion of Cluster 1.

ADB, FSM launch Renewable Energy Facilities in Yap

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) recently, inaugurated renewable energy facilities in Yap that will strengthen energy reliability and security in the sparsely populated and remote island group of the FSM.

MoU on India-Italy cooperation in Renewable Energy

The MoU was signed on 30th October, 2017 at New Delhi.

IREDA bagged CBIP Award

IREDA has been conferred with CBIP award for ‘Outstanding Contribution for Development in Renewable Energy'.

Renewable Energy Scenario in Karnataka

Improvements in Renewable Energy technologies and overcoming the challenges related to it, is the need of the hour and Karnataka has been in par with other cities when it comes to these two factors. With its wide availability of resources, it has been able to keep the biomass- cogeneration high but other growth in other resources was slow…

Efficient Energy Consumption & Economic Growth

There is a need to navigate the energy transition for sustainable growth in socio-economic aspects of the country. Though the energy consumption per GDP (Gross Domestic Product) is higher, production of valuable goods is quite low in the country which shows that there is a need to improve the end-use efficiency. …

Wärtsilä to increase the share of renewables in Jordan

This is the first Utility Scale PV Solar Plant signed by Wärtsilä globally. NEPCO (National Electrical Power Company) is the offtaker of the solar plant and will be responsible for constructing the interconnection facilities.

Renewable Energy Investment across India Gets US$ 400 Million Boost

It will be supported by US$ 200 million from the European Investment Bank, alongside financing from YES BANK, project promoters and other financial institutions.

Renewable Power Scenario in Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir is a region with immense potential for renewable energy projects. Considering the region’s vast potential to harness renewable resources and to promote clear energy, investment in this sector promises high returns.

Power Scenario in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu is one of the early achievers of 100% village electrification and has the largest wind and solar power generation capacity across the country. The state has been maintaining almost 24 hours power supply to all consumers.

Rural Electrification: Energising Villages

“It is home where he has opportunities to grow physically, mentally, intellectually and spiritually. Right to shelter, therefore, includes adequate living space, safe and decent structure, clean and decent surroundings, sufficient light, pure air and water, electricity, sanitation and other civic amenities like roads etc. …….” - — Chameli Singh Vs State of UP (1996)-2 SCC 549 - Aqeel Ahmad

Towards Securing Energy Security in India 

Renewable energy sources and technologies have potential to provide solutions to the energy problems faced by the developing countries like India. These technologies have long been recognized as an important part of the solution to address energy security concerns... - Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma, Anuj Banshwar, Dr. Yog Raj Sood

“Growth in renewable energy is further expected to multiply”

India has significant expertise and manufacturing operations strengthening it as a potential hub for renewable energy, hopes Amit Kumar, Partner, Energy & Utilities, PwC while giving a glimpse of Indian Renewable Energy Sector during an e-mail interaction with Electrical India...

Future Perspective For Renewable Energy In India

The power generation shortfall in India is estimated at 11% of the total energy, and 15% of the peak capacity requirements and these figures are likely to increase. This is despite the fact that the country is already consuming more than 2 million barrels of imported oil a day – a figure that is growing by about 10 percent annually... - Jay B. Thakar

“Sustainable energy is the bedrock of sustainable development…”

The World institute of Sustainable Energy (WISE) is a not-for-profit institute established in 2004 in Pune, India, committed to the cause of promoting sustainable energy and sustainable development, with specific emphasis on issues related to renewable energy, energy security, energy efficiency, and climate change. In an exclusive interview with Electrical India, G. M. Pillai, I.A.S., Founder Director General, WISE (Pune), is detailing their activities to PK Chatterjee. Excerpts...

Carbon Credits For Financing Renewable Projects

It is always useful to recycle the waste material. Recycling process consumes about half of the energy to produce same quantity of products, which would have been otherwise made from the virgin materials... - Nidhi M J, Shaikh Shamser Ali
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Outlook 2019

Trends that will drive power distribution sector. – Subhajit Roy, Group Editor

Tata Power Gets Recognition at CBIP Awards 2019

Tata Power was honoured with two awards at the recently held Central Board of Irrigation and Power (CBIP) Awards 2019 in Delhi.

Exicom Wins EV Infrastructure Company of the Year Award

Exicom wins ‘EV Infrastructure Company of the Year’ award at India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) Industry Excellence Awards 2019 held at 6th Energy Storage India Conference & Expo.
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