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December 2022

As we come to the end of 2022, we look back at what the renewable energy sector has achieved this year and what the new year has in store for this industry. Renewables now contribute […]

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We have turned 12!

With this edition, we celebrate our twelfth anniversary. In these twelve years, we have seen the Indian renewable energy landscape evolve from a mainly policy and incentive-led sector to a very mature and dynamic market-based […]

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September 2022

India has deployed more than 115 GW of renewable energy capacity as of August 2022, with much of the new installations taking place in the past five years. However, it is still a very long […]

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August 2022

The power distribution segment and the poor financial condition of the state discoms have long been a pain point for the overall Indian power sector, including renewables. Discoms struggle with operational inefficiencies and high aggregate […]

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July 2022

The year 2022 is proving to be quite eventful for India’s renewable energy sector. The industry has witnessed a mix of ups and downs as it navigates the new energy landscape shaped by an evolving […]

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June 2022

The past few days have been quite exciting for the renewable energy sector with a slew of policy interventions by the central government. From announcing plans to replace about 58,000 MUs of thermal power with […]

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May 2022

The Russia-Ukraine conflict has continued to rage for more than 90 days now, causing a major humanitarian and economic crisis, and its impact is being felt across the globe. Many countries that had just started […]

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April 2022

India’s total installed wind power capacity stands at roughly 40 GW as of March 2022. Meanwhile, solar power capacity has crossed wind power installations in a short span of time to reach 54 GW. In […]

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March 2022

India’s utility-scale solar segment continues to show promising growth with sustained investor confidence and interest from large developers. A competitive bidding mechanism and timely government interventions have greatly helped in attracting private investments. Thus, the […]

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February 2022

On February 17, 2022, the Ministry of Power released the much-awaited Green Hydro­gen Policy, which had been on the cards for at least one year. The National Hydrogen Mission had first found a mention in […]

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January 2022

The year 2022 has started on a good note for India’s renewable energy sector. Within just a few days, many important and encouraging developments have taken place in this space. The Green Energy Corridors Phase […]

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December 2021

The year 2021 was a defining one in India’s energy transition journey. The country’s renewable energy installations crossed the 100 GW milestone this year to reach 104 GW as of November 2021. The renewable energy […]

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October 2021

The results of the much-awaited Solar Energy Corporation of India’s 2.5 GW round-the-clock auction for grid-connected renewable power bundled with thermal projects were released in October 2021. This is the first such auction conducted in […]

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September 2021

There is a growing global transition towards clean energy procurement, and corporate establishments are an integral part of this revolution. For companies, green energy procurement through on-site set-ups or corporate power purchase agreements or even […]

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August 2021

India’s total installed renewable power capacity, excluding large hydropower, crossed the 100 GW milestone this month. With this latest achievement, the country ranks fourth on the world stage in terms of installed renewable energy capacity. […]

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July 2021

With the impact of the disastrous second wave of Covid-19 infections slowly receding, India’s economic activity is getting back to normal. While the government has granted extensions for renewable energy project commissioning to account for […]

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June 2021

As India moves ahead with its clean energy expansion plans, aimed at achieving 450 GW of renewables by 2030, the need for an efficient and enhanced grid infrastructure has assumed centre stage in power sector […]

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May 2021

Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL) recently announced that it will acquire 100 per cent interest in SB Energy India’s 4,594 MW renewable energy portfolio from the SoftBank Group and the Bharti Group. The deal has […]

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April 2021

India’s ambitious 450 GW by 2030 renewable energy target and India-US cooperation on addressing the climate crisis were the key discussion points during US Special Presidential Envoy on Climate John Kerry’s four-day visit to India […]