Switch to Solar

December 2020

Commercial and industrial (C&I) users consume approximately 51 per cent of the electricity generated in India, but only 5 per cent of the energy procured by them comes from renewable energy sources. This has created […]

Another Dip
Solar tariffs hit a new low

December 2020

Solar tariffs in India have hit yet another low in the year 2020. In November 2020, a record low tariff of Rs 2 per kWh was discovered in an auction conducted by the Solar Energy Corporation […]

Wind Subsides
Stressed time for the segment

November 2020

India’s wind power segment has been sliding ever since the introduction of competitive bidding in 2016. The transition from a feed-in tariff (FiT) regime to an auction-based one has indeed been tougher than expected for […]

Bold Steps
Policy and regulatory round-up

November 2020

In the past one year, the policy and regulatory environment in the renewable energy sector has experienced disruptions caused by Covid-19 and the financial stress of discoms. During the lockdown following the onset of the […]

A Distant Dream

November 2020

Despite being promoted by policymakers, the rooftop solar segment is not likely to deliver the ambitious target of setting up 40 GW of such capacity by 2022. As of September 2020, the installed rooftop solar […]

View from the Top

October 2020

Renewable Watch and Power Line recently organised a series of webinars focused on distribution reforms, wherein key policymakers, discom heads and power sector experts shared their perspective on the recent measures taken by the government […]

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