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Jan 31, 2019 10:28 am | editor_2

Source Name: 
The Economic Times
Source Url: 
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/energy/funding-blues-for-green-companies-discoms-over-rec-pfc-deal/articleshow/67763253.cms

Renewable energy firms and state power distribution companies fear a funding crunch in the power sector due to the takeover of REC by Power Finance Corp (PFC), even as both state-run firms started meeting stakeholders to allay their concerns.


Jan 31, 2019 10:23 am | editor_2

Source Name: 
Business Standard
Source Url: 
https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/renewable-energy-set-to-witness-10-000-mw-capacity-addition-in-fy20-report-119013000910_1.html

Renewable energy is set to witness 10,000 megawatt (Mw) in fresh capacity addition in FY20, aided by project awards from central agencies and state-owned distribution utilities.


Jan 31, 2019 10:20 am | editor_2

Source Name: 
The Times of India
Source Url: 
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/gurgaon/solar-scheme-only-for-those-with-direct-discom-connection/articleshow/67764617.cms

Around 3,150 residents of Sushant Lok 2 Extension and Sushant Lok 3 can’t avail the grid-connected solar rooftop scheme because they are not direct DHBVN consumers.


Jan 31, 2019 10:15 am | editor_2

Source Name: 
ET Energy World
Source Url: 
https://energy.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/renewable/surat-first-in-the-country-to-use-solar-energy-for-water-distribution/67766013

Surat has become the first city in the country where water supply management by Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) is being carried out using solar energy. Out of the total 6 mega watt of solar power plants, 4MW is dedicated for water supply management. 


Jan 31, 2019 10:10 am | editor_2

Source Name: 
ET Energy World
Source Url: 
https://energy.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/renewable/innovation-iit-roorkee-testing-floating-device-to-produce-electricity-from-river-surface/67754008

Scientists at IIT-Roorkee are testing a floating device that can generate electricity from flowing surface water of rivers and streams, paving the way for an alternative source of renewable energy. 

Traditional hydropower plants require the construction of large-scale dams, which have significant ecological and environmental consequences. 


Jan 30, 2019 10:47 am | editor_2

Source Name: 
The Economic Times
Source Url: 
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/energy/power/seci-floats-fresh-smaller-manufacturing-linked-tender/articleshow/67748979.cms

The government has floated a fresh manufacturing-linked solar tender with a smaller ticket size and fewer obligations after a previous attempt through a 10 GW auction fell flat. The cap on tariffs, which played a spoilsport in several recent tenders, is here to stay and is likely to be disputed again.


Jan 30, 2019 10:45 am | editor_2

Source Name: 
ET Energy World
Source Url: 
https://energy.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/renewable/solar-duty-fails-domestic-producers-as-demand-languishes/67749996

India’s bid to protect its solar-equipment makers by imposing a safeguard duty on cheap, Chinese imports has failed, according to domestic manufacturers, who are campaigning for tougher measures.


Jan 30, 2019 10:40 am | editor_2

Source Name: 
Clean Technica
Source Url: 
https://cleantechnica.com/2019/01/28/private-company-floats-300-megawatt-solar-tender-in-india/

A privately-owned power distribution company in India has launched a tender to set up 300 megawatts of solar power capacity in the western state of Gujarat. The capacity auctioned shall be used by the distribution company to fulfill its Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO).


Jan 30, 2019 10:38 am | editor_2

Source Name: 
ET Energy World
Source Url: 
https://energy.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/power/odisha-govt-may-waive-road-tax-on-e-vehicles/67737888

Following the example of Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh, the state government is planning to waive all kinds of transport-related fees and road tax on the purchase of electric vehicles.

The proposed incentive is aimed at encouraging the use of electric vehicles to address the problems of air pollution and rising fuel prices.


Jan 30, 2019 10:36 am | editor_2

Source Name: 
UNI India
Source Url: 
http://www.uniindia.com/bbmb-inaugurates-rooftop-solar-pv-plants-at-220kv-sub-stations-in-delhi-narela/business-economy/news/1482561.html

The Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) has planned to implement grid connected rooftop solar PV projects on the roofs of its buildings/offices, ground mounted and floating solar PV plant, as part of its contribution to renewable energy initiatives of the Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.







 
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