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Consultancy firm lowers India’s solar, wind power capacity addition outlook over 2020-2024

Clean energy consultancy Bridge To India has lowered India’s solar and wind power capacity addition estimate over 2020-2024 citing weak economic outlook and further slowdown in power demand. It said the domestic energy sector has been hit by multiple demand and supply shocks, sharp reduction in power demand, delays in construction activity, and deferred payments […]

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India added 1,043 MW of utility scale solar and wind capacity in Jan-March

Clean energy consultancy Bridge To India in its new report said that India added about 715 mega watt (MW) of utility scale solar capacity in January-March 2020, down 67 per cent from 2163 MW during the same period last year. The firm noted-the country added 328 MW of utility scale wind capacity in the quarter […]

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India’s solar and wind generation to touch 135GW by 2024: Bridge to India

Renewable energy consultancy firm Bridge to India in its latest report forecasts that India’s solar and wind generation may touch 135 gigawatt (GW) by the end of 2024 up from the 77 GW capacity it had reached in 2019. Bridge to India in its report titled ‘India renewables outlook 2024’ said “Notwithstanding the various operational […]

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India needs tariff reforms to boost consumption of renewables: Bridge To India

India needs to reform its tariff regime to reduce dependence on discoms and bring new electricity procurement models to boost consumption of renewables by commercial and industrial (C&I) consumers, according to an industry expert. As per a report by WWF-India, C&I consumers account for 51 per cent of the total electricity consumption in India, which […]

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Solar industry needs to act proactively to ensure efficient use of water: Bridge to India

The solar industry needs to act proactively to ensure efficient use of water for cleaning of solar panels and justify the ‘environmentally-friendly’ tag, consulting and research services provider Bridge To India said Wednesday. The statement has come against the background of an advisory issued by the New and Renewable Energy Ministry (MNRE) on optimal utilisation […]

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India to add 80 GW of renewable energy capacity in next 5 yrs: Survey

India is expected to add about 80 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy capacity in the next five years, according to a survey. About 47 GW will be from utility scale solar, 21 GW from wind, 8 from rooftop solar and 3 GW from floating solar projects, the survey by consultancy Bridge To India, in which […]

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Govt needs to bring policy on solar module waste management and standards: Report

The government needs to bring out a policy on solar module waste management and standards for use of material for manufacturing, according to consultancy Bridge To India on Thursday. “There is an urgent need to formulate appropriate quality standards for use of environmentally sustainable materials in manufacturing of modules. This will help in minimising potentially […]

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India’s solar power generation capacity over 28 GW by December end: Bridge To India

The country’s total solar power generation capacity, including 3.85 gigawatt (GW) rooftops, stood at 28.05 GW while 17.65 GW was under implementation as on December 31, 2018, according to a report by Bridge To India (BTI). The quarterly market report, titled ‘India Solar Compass Q4 2018’, gives a detailed analysis of capacity addition, tender issuance, […]

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After four years of sunny outlook, solar sector struggles to keep growth intact

India’s solar sector, one of the top three markets globally, witnessed a slowdown in growth of installations during the current year as it struggled, on the back of policy and execution challenges, to sustain the spectacular rise it had experienced in the last four years, experts said. “We expect 2018 to end with total solar […]

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