Problem of Plenty
India has become a power surplus nation, albeit with certain caveats. In its wake, it has changed the whole paradigm of generation sources, with solar and wind hogging the spotlight and coal being relegated a bit.
DG sets are moving to more standby usage
Rapid growth in the economy has caused increase in the demand for power. Power cuts can cause a loss in business revenue and hamper functionalities. The major challenge is to provide continuous power.
GoI launches Energy Efficient Buildings Programme
Minister of State (I/C) for Power, New & Renewable Energy, Coal and Mines Piyush Goyal launched the Energy Efficient Buildings programme in Mumbai, in the presence of Chandrakant Patil, Minister for PWD, Government of Maharashtra.
World acknowledges India's contribution and achievements in RE| Goyal
FICCI led a high-level business delegation accompanying Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, GoI to Vienna and London, aiming not only to see stronger business ties but also to express what could beckon Austria and UK to India.
Replacement Market to Drive BTG Demand
While the government is bullish on capacity additions to meet the rising energy demand, the focus is clearly shifting from thermal to renewable energy. On one hand, the government is harping on the excessive capacity addition during the 12th Plan Period, on the other, it is taking a giant leap in building renewable energy capacity.
TPREL commissions 100 MW wind farm in Andhra Pradesh
Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd (TPREL), announced the commissioning of its 100 MW wind farm project in Nimbagallu, Andhra Pradesh. The company had commissioned 36 MW wind capacity of the plant in December 2016, and announced the commissioning of the balance 64 MW. With this, the operating renewable portfolio of TPREL grows to 1,959 MW, comprising 907 MW wind, 932 MW solar, and 120 MW waste heat recovery capacity as of today.
Renewable energy key to achieve Kenya’s Vision 2030 goals
The first Africa Renewable Energy Leaders’ Summit (ARELS) organised by dmg events Middle East, Asia & Africa set itself as the central meeting place for industry leaders as well as government representatives from Kenya, Ethiopia, Burundi, South Sudan, Tanzania, Rwanda and Uganda to discuss the present and future of green energy in East Africa.
More Action Needed to Meet Energy Goals by 2030, New Report finds
The current pace of progress on three global energy goals – access to electricity, renewable energy and efficiency – is not moving fast enough to meet 2030 targets, according to the latest Global Tracking Framework (GTF) report released today by the World Bank and the International Energy Agency as part of the Sustainable Energy for All Knowledge Hub.