Green energy ministry prods RBI to push for investments
MNRE wants banks to eliminate the Rs 15 crore lending limits set on RE projects and further isolate the sector from its conventional …
India, France to partner in solar alliance
The International Solar Alliance aims to deploy 1,000 GW of solar installations globally by 2030, for which it projects the need for US $1 …
Saubhagya scheme: In pursuit of 100% electrification
The scheme fails to incentivise DISCOMS to provide uninterrupted quality services
Cochin Airport: Powered by the sun
A host of factors contributed to Cochin Airport becoming fully solar powered and now, other airports in India are taking cue and following suit
India's 40 GW solar rooftop target for 2022: A Kerala case study
Despite interest and potential in the state, the target remains a tall order
Government spots constraints on renewable energy projects
Land constraints, insufficient transmission facility and Discom defaults on payments are the leading impediments
National Smart Grid Mission is stumbling only a few paces from the starting line
As the experience of a pilot project in Puducherry shows, the concept of a smart grid is rich, complex, and confusing
Renewable energy tariffs in Andhra need adjustment but changing prices can be risky
The renegotiation of renewable energy power purchase agreements may sink the bustling green power industry in India
Wind industry must brace the headwinds to stay relevant
Despite its many challenges, wind energy in India has a lot to gain from its experience and its large manufacturing base
Taxing Renewable Energy Certificates — Yay or Nay?
Green power firms want GST on RECs removed. How justified is it?
Offshore wind: The sleeping giant has been stirred
The sector is hoping for a new lease of life with the draft offshore wind energy lease rules
Overcoming India’s clean cooking challenge
The recently published 'Roadmap to Access to Clean Cooking Energy in India', which aims to provide direction to India's transition to energy-…
Is 100% electrification another myth before polls?
As with most govt schemes, real efficacy of Saubhagya scheme remains unclear & there is reason to question if the real goal of power …
Can India ensure smooth sail for corporate buyout of renewable energy?
The Centre needs to facilitate, standardise the corporate buyout of renewable energy projects and simultaneously ensure security, stability of …
Chandigarh holds on to the dream of becoming a solar city
Of the 7,000 households identified as potential candidates in Chandigarh, 1,500 have commissioned their SRTs. And another 5,000 odd households …