Renewables set to break new record in 2022 despite supply chain challenges: IEA

The world added a record 295 gigawatts (GW) of new renewable power capacity in 2021, overcoming supply chain challenges, construction delays and high raw material prices, said the International Energy Agency (IEA’s) latest Renewable Energy Market Update. Capacity additions in renewables electricity generation are expected to break another record this year, continuing last year’s trend […]

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Tender floated to procure power from wind energy projects in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) has issued separate tenders to procure 342 megawatts (MW) of energy from grid-connected intrastate wind projects and 300 MW from interstate and intrastate wind projects. The projects will be selected through e-bidding followed by an e-reverse auction process. The last date to submit online bids is December 16, […]

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Gujarat’s renewable energy capacity slated to touch 38,466 megawatts (MW) by 2025

India’s western state Gujarat has been making rapid inroads into the renewable energy (RE) sector with a slew of mega green energy projects. The state’s mega-projects not only pertains to electricity generation but also to equipment manufacturing and they are backed by policy initiatives and strong investor support. According to the state government’s estimates, the renewable power […]

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Tata Power to increase renewable energy capacity to 15GW

Tata Power plans to increase its renewable energy portfolio in order to become a 15 gigawatts (GW) company in the coming years, the company’s chairperson Natarajan Chandrasekaran said in the Annual General Meeting. The company plans to focus on building scale in its rooftop solar, solar pumps, electric vehicle charging systems, and home automation businesses. […]

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Supreme Court admits MERC plea against Appellate Tribunal judgement: Maharashtra’s wind farms to benefit

The Supreme Court has sought response from various renewable energy generators in Maharashtra as to why open access and banking facilities for excess energy should be given to them. A Bench led by Justices Indira Banerjee and MR Shah, while issuing notice to four wind generators in Maharashtra — Arvind Cotsyn, Roha Dyechem, Jsons Foundry […]

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