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A Record 260 GW of new renewable energy capacity added in 2020:IRENA

Global renewable energy capacity additions in 2020 beat earlier estimates and all previous records despite the economic slowdown that resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic said IRENA in a statement. According to data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) the world added more than 260 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy capacity last year, exceeding […]

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NTPC records its highest ever group generation of 314 BU in FY 21

India’s largest power generating company-  NTPC recorded its highest ever group generation of 314 BU in FY 21, a growth of 8.2% compared to previous year.  On a standalone basis, NTPC generated 270.9 BU in FY21, an increase of 4.3% over the previous year. NTPC Group has 70 Power stations including 26 Renewable projects.  The group […]

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India could increase its target to 600 GW of renewable capacity by 2030: Researchers

Researchers at UC Santa Barbara have just released a study that demonstrates why India should double down on renewables. The study examines electricity and carbon mitigation costs associated with achieving aggressive renewable energy targets in India’s electricity grid in 2030, and finds that wind-majority or balanced wind-solar targets have the most cost-effective potential for power […]

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Renewable electricity needs to grow 55-fold to achieve zero emission in India: Study

Renewables in electricity must increase 55-fold for India to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, according to a report by Council on Energy, Environment and Wate (CEEW). India will need to generate at least 83 per cent of its electricity from (non-hydro power) renewable energy sources by 2050 to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century, […]

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Hybrid Project worth 30k crore to Brighten the Nights of Rajasthan

A world leader in renewable energy, the state of Rajasthan is all set to develop facilities to store excess solar energy available in day time and the same can be availed even when there is a little or no sunshine. The state government under Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s leadership has been advancing to establish the […]

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India achieves 92.97 GW of renewable energy capacity in Feb this year

India has achieved 92.97 GW of renewable energy (RE) capacity till February this year, while 50.15 GW is under various stages of implementation, Parliament was informed on Tuesday. India has set an ambitious target of achieving 175 GW of installed RE capacity (excluding large hydropower) by 2022. “So far, 92.97 GW of cumulative installed RE […]

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GWEC India appoints Martand Shardul as its first Policy Director

 The Global Wind Energy Council India (GWEC India) has announced that Martand Shardul, previously a Fellow at The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), has joined GWEC India as its first Policy Director. Martand has more than a decade of experience in public policy, clean energy analytics and digital transformation in India and beyond.  Ben Backwell, […]

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ReNew Power named to the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Lighthouse Network

ReNew Power  has  announced that it has been named to the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Lighthouse Network, which recognizes companies using new technologies to achieve environmentally sustainable, community supportive, profitable growth. In announcing ReNew’s appointment, the WEF specifically noted the Company’s recent investments in digital analytics and machine learning to increase the power yield, […]

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The Government is committed to promote renewable energy, especially in MSME sector: Nitin Gadkari

The government is committed to promote renewable energy resources in the country, especially in the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) sector, Union minister Nitin Gadkari has said. He also exuded confidence that within five years, India will be a top manufacturing hub for automobiles in the world. Gadkari, who holds MSME portfolio along with […]

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15 participants named for the third edition of the Women in Wind Global Leadership Program

On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2021, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET) have announced the participants for the third edition of their jointly organised Women in Wind Global Leadership Program which aims to enhance gender diversity across the wind sector. This year’s participants […]

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