Globally, RE employed 0.4 million people in 2017
The Government of India has ambitious plans of increasing the percentage of RE in the energy mix of the country. India's target is to achieve 175 GW generation capacity by 2022.
Solar's 1 million job bonanza
From a perennially energy-deficient state with a peak shortage of 14 per cent in 2010 to a peak shortage of less than one per cent in 2018, India has moved miles from the days of energy blackouts and frequent power cuts.
EVs: A Techno-Commercial Analysis
Electric Vehicles (EVs) offer a promising technology pathway for cutting down oil use and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions on a per-kilometre basis. EVs can achieve 50 g of CO2 emission per kilometre compared to the conventional, internal combustion engine (ICE) cars, which emit between 100 and 150 g of CO2 per kilometre.
'We will soon roll out Smart Cities business unit'
With the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) recently floating a tender for the allocation of 2-GW solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity across the country, we expect new orders anytime soon. At present, our focus is more on consolidating our strengths and building on our diversified portfolio rather than coming up with something new.
Piyush Goyal talks about having one global electricity grid
Union Minister of Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal has talked about having a global grid. While addressing a conference of World Energy Council India, Goyal asked the participants to think about having global transmission grid in which power can seamlessly flow from one region to the other.
ReNew Power launches Centre of Excellence with IIT-Delhi
ReNew Power Ventures Pvt. Ltd, announced the launch of the ‘Sumant Sinha ReNew Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Energy & Environment’ at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi. The CoE was inaugurated by Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister for Human Resource Development, GoI.
Converting clean energy from resources efficiently into a commercially usable power is where power semiconductor devices play a crucial role and they are almost indispensable.
Tata Power JV synchronises 186 MW Georgia Hydro Project
Tata Power, through Adjaristsqali Georgia LLC (AGL), its joint venture with Norway's Clean Energy Invest AS Norway (Clean Energy) and IFC InfraVentures (IFC), a member of the World Bank group, announced the synchronisation of its 186 MW Shuakhevi Hydro Power Project (HPP) in record time.
S&W awarded the world’s largest solar PV plant
Sterling and Wilson has bagged turnkey engineering, procurement and construction along with the operation and maintenance contract for the world’s largest single location solar PV plant in Sweihan, Emirates of Abu Dhabi. The project will deliver a capacity of 1,177 MWp, easily surpassing the current largest 850 MWp single location plant in China.