"Hybrid policy would benefit the RE target"
According to Badrinarayanan Thirumalai, Head of Business-Solar, Anchor Electricals (A Panasonic Group Company), at the moment only big players can participate in the utility scale hybrid policy.
Financial institutes cast doubts on the viability of projects
The target is achievable if you look at the wind potential and the capabilities of the wind turbine manufacturers, who can manufacture the machines and develop the workforce to execute the project. If you take that as a benchmark, then it is achievable.
18% GST will hit PPPs that are already signed
Pushed by factors like declining tariffs and higher costs, significant changes have happened over the past decade in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector pertaining to the solar power industry, says Sunil Rathi, Director, Waaree Energies.
Suzlon wins 75-MW repeat order through MSEDCL bid
Suzlon Group has announced its order win for development of 75-MW wind power project from an independent power producer (IPP) through Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) bid. The company will install around 36 units of S111-140m wind turbine generators (WTGs) with rated capacity of 2.1 MW each.
Racing Ahead of Demand
The power sector, over a period of six months, has witnessed large scale investments in the power generation segment leading to an increase in the installed capacity to 329 GW as on September 30, 2017 from 132 GW as on March 31, 2007.