Global energy transformation: A roadmap to 2050

Increased use of renewable energy, combined with intensified electrification, could prove decisive for the world to meet key climate goals by 2050. This study from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) highlights immediately deployable, cost-effective options for countries to fulfil climate commitments and limit the rise of global temperatures. The envisaged energy transformation would also…

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Measures to Increase Solar Energy Generation by Indian Government

The Government have taken, inter alia, following steps to increase solar energy generation in the country: In last three years, Ministry has not sanctioned any Model Solar City. (i) Announcement of a target of installing 100 GW of solar energy capacity by December, 2022. (ii) Waiver of Inter State Transmission System (ISTS) charges and losses…

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Indian Ministry awarded Wind Power Projects of 12,162.50 MW Capacity so Far

Wind power projects are set up in the country, including in the state of Rajasthan, on the basis of commercial principles taking into account wind resource, land availability, transmission infrastructure, etc. So far, bids for 15,100 MW of wind power projects have been issued, out of which projects of 12,162.50 MW capacity have been awarded.…

India is the 3rd largest solar market after China, US: Report

India emerged as the third largest solar market in the world after China and the US. India’s solar installations reached 8.3 GW, including large-scale and rooftop solar units, according to a report by Mercom Communications India. The country’s cumulative solar capacity is 28 GW as of 2018. Mergers and acquisitions globally were steady in the…

Renewables will dominate world’s energy needs, says global body IRENA

Renewable energy could become the dominant source of energy across the world, provide up to 86% of global power demand under a scenario in which deeper electrification means that electricity’s share of final energy consumption jumps from its current levels of 20% to 50% by 2050. A new report published by the International Renewable Energy…

Request for Selection (RfS) Document For Implementation of 97.5MWp Grid Connected Rooftop Solar PV System Scheme for Government Buildings in different States/ Union Territories of India under CAPEX/ RESCO Model under Global Competitive Bidding

This has reference to the NIT No. SECI/C&P/NIT/MNRE/97.5MW GCRT/IND/022019 regarding the Tender for Implementation of 97.5MW Grid Connected Rooftop Solar PV System Scheme for Government Buildings in different States/ Union Territories of India under CAPEX/ RESCO Model under Global Competitive Bidding. The detailed RfS document has been uploaded on www.tcil-india-electronictender.com (Only viewed on Microsoft Internet…

India’s requirement to design policy on solar PV waste management, manufacturing standards

The government needs to bring out a policy on solar module waste management and standards for use of material for manufacturing, according to consultancy Bridge To India. “There is an urgent need to formulate appropriate quality standards for use of environmentally sustainable materials in manufacturing of modules. This will help in minimising potentially hazardous end-of-life module waste in India,” said a BTI statement.…