Renewable capacity addition catches up with thermal power in India
Energy transformation has arrived in India. According to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), India’s total renewable capacity including solar, wind, biomass and small hydro grew by around 11.2 GW in FY2016-17, at par with thermal capacity addition, which registered a decline of 50 per cent in the year.
BRICS needs $51 billion to meet RE targets | IEEFA
A report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) states that BRICS countries will have to, on an average, put in additional annual investment of $51 billion in order to meet their respective renewable capacity targets.
Closing the COP21 Gap by Going Solar
Embarking on the process to mitigate climate change impacts, 195 countries agreed to reduce/curb greenhouse gas emissions at the COP21 UNCCC in Paris, but there is little analysis on the missing renewable capacity required to achieve these targets.
The Energy Mix
Rather a debatable topic, considering India´s move towards green energy and climate change promise, the country´s energy mix will always be led by coal-based thermal power projects, of course, with the help of other supporting energy resources.