Lack of accurate DNI data and forecasting techniques are roadblocks
With India eyeing such ambitious targets to magnify its solar capacity to 100 GW by FY 2022, the growth in the sector has been promising, but requires more impetus. On the policy front, although all the states have come up with dedicated solar policies with well-defined targets, there is barely any focus on CSP.
Work on JK's first wind power plant to begin in 2017-18 fiscal
The work on Jammu and Kashmir's first wind power project, to be built in Reasi district at an estimated cost of Rs 46 crore, will begin in 2017-18 fiscal, Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu has said. National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE), an autonomous institute under MNRE, has identified a windy site at Bidda village in Reasi which has a potential to generate 25 MW power.
Industry gears up for Renewable Energy India 2016
UBM India, India’s leading exhibitions organiser will host the 10th edition of its flagship event, Renewable Energy India Expo (REI) from 7th to 9th September 2016 at the India Expo Center, Greater Noida. REI is a global platform where India’s green economy community including overseas participants will congregate to discuss industry trends, challenges and market insights including the Indian regulatory framework.