Transmission and Distribution
The government of India has secured a $300 million loan to upgrade rural power distribution networks in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
Adani Renewable Energy Holding Eight, a subsidiary of Adani Green Energy, has won a contract to build a 600MW wind-solar hybrid power project in India.
Green hydrogen is expected to start becoming cost competitive with hydrogen from fossil fuels in India by 2030, finds a new report from The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).
Rural energy company, Husk Power Systems announced that it has achieved two industry firsts: surpassing 100 community mini-grids.
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has announced that they will establish GWEC India to develop the country's vast wind power potential.
Q3 2020 India Solar Market Update by Mercom India Research shows that solar installations in India increased by 114% reaching 438MW.
Bangalore-based Nunam, a second-life battery energy storage developer, has won EDF’s first Pulse India competition that drew 80 projects.
The government of India has announced plans to install electric vehicle (EV) charging kiosks at around 69,000 petrol pumps across the country.
UN General-Secretary Antonio Guterres says G20 recovery packages are committing twice as much money to fossil fuels than renewable energy sources.
Business and markets
Amid the COVID-19 lockdown, electricity consumption in India has plummeted considerably with power sector distribution companies needing to be rescued.