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Conducive Policies Key for Corporates to Adopt Renewable Energy in India: Interview

Substantial savings on energy bills and the clean energy transition goals have led to a growing number of commercial and industrial (C&I) entities in India adopting...

June 11, 2024

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B.S. Nagaraj

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Renewable Energy
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Daily News Wrap-Up: Delhi Targets 4.5 GW Solar Capacity by 2027 with New Policy

The Delhi government has announced plans to install 4,500 MW of solar capacity, including 750 MW of rooftop solar within the state and around 3,750 MW of utility-scale...

March 18, 2024

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Mercom Staff

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Daily Wrap-up
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Jharkhand Clarifies Terms and Conditions for Green Energy Open Access

Jharkhand State Electricity Regulatory Commission (JSERC) has introduced new regulations to encourage the generation of electricity from renewable sources. Called the...

February 7, 2024

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Arjun Joshi

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Open Access

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30-40 GW of Open Access Green Energy Could be Added in 4-5 Years: Interview

In an exclusive interview with Mercom India, Rahul Mishra, Senior VP and Head of Commercial & Industrial (C&I) at BluPine Energy, shared his views on the recent...

January 24, 2024

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Satish Shetty

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C&I

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Open Access
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Gujarat Renewable Energy Policy Aims to Harness 36 GW of Solar Potential

Gujarat has unveiled its renewable energy policy focusing on leveraging the state’s potential of 36 GW of solar and 143 GW of wind capacity to enable a cost-effective...

October 5, 2023

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Arjun Joshi

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Solar
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Gujarat Formulates Land Lease Policy to Promote Green Hydrogen Production

The Revenue Department, Government of Gujarat, has issued the ‘Policy 2023’ for leasing out land to foster the growth of green hydrogen production in the...

May 11, 2023

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Rakesh Ranjan

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Renewable Energy
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Tamil Nadu Offers Concessions to Attract ₹500 Billion in EV Manufacturing

Tamil Nadu plans to attract ₹500 billion (~$6.04 billion) in investments in the electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing segment and create 150,000 new jobs in the next five...

February 16, 2023

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Rakesh Ranjan

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Electric Vehicles

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Grid
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Uttarakhand’s Draft Solar Policy Targets 2,000 MW Capacity by 2028

The Uttarakhand Government has released a draft solar policy that targets 2,000 MW of installed solar capacity and envisages boosting the proportion of solar power in...

January 24, 2023

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Arjun Joshi

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Markets & Policy

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Solar
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Odisha Announces Incentives for Consumers Under Renewable Energy Policy, 2022

The Odisha government has released its renewable energy policy, which aims to provide the necessary impetus to the solar sector and accelerate its adoption in the state....

December 2, 2022

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Rakesh Ranjan

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Renewable Energy
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Uttar Pradesh Green Hydrogen Policy Aims to Cut Costs and Increase Production

The Uttar Pradesh Draft Green Hydrogen Policy 2022 aims to cut hydrogen costs to $2/kg in the next five years and whittle it further to $1/kg in the long term....

November 24, 2022

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Arjun Joshi

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Markets & Policy

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Renewable Energy
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25% of Generation Capacity of Coal Plants Must be from Renewables: Ministry of Power

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has proposed that any coal-based thermal generation station coming up after April 1, 2024, must either install or procure renewable energy...

November 9, 2022

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Arjun Joshi

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Markets & Policy

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Solar
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Maharashtra Regulator Orders Wind Developer to Pay Deviation Charges

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) directed Sterling Agro Industries to pay deviation charges of ₹1,634,494 (~$19,747) for the period between January 6,...

November 4, 2022

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Arjun Joshi

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Markets & Policy

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Wind
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MNRE Seeks Stakeholder Comments on Repowering Wind Projects Below 2 MW Capacity

India has an estimated wind repowering potential of 25.4 GW considering wind turbines of less than 2 MW capacity, according to the ‘Policy for Repowering of the Wind...

October 18, 2022

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Arjun Joshi

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Markets & Policy

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Wind
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Uttar Pradesh Announces a Slew of Incentives for EV and Battery Manufacturing

Uttar Pradesh will provide a 30% base capital subsidy for the first two integrated electric vehicle (EV) and ultra-mega battery projects up to a maximum of ₹10 billion...

October 17, 2022

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Arjun Joshi

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Electric Vehicles

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Grid

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Market & Policy
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Chandigarh’s EV Policy Targets 70% of All Vehicles to Be Electric by 2027

Chandigarh has targeted 70% of all new vehicle registrations in the Union Territory (UT) to be electric vehicles (EVs) in the next five years. As per the recently issued...

October 12, 2022

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Arjun Joshi

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Electric Vehicles

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