India

EV charging

Charging kiosks at fuel stations will boost EV uptake in India

The government of India has announced plans to install electric vehicle (EV) charging kiosks at around 69,000 petrol pumps across the country.
World Trade Organisation addresses environmental issues

Fossil fuels still get more investment than renewable energy

UN General-Secretary Antonio Guterres says G20 recovery packages are committing twice as much money to fossil fuels than renewable energy sources.
power sector financing

India’s ailing power sector needs urgent government support

Amid the COVID-19 lockdown, electricity consumption in India has plummeted considerably with power sector distribution companies needing to be rescued.

India: Solar industry to benefit from COVID-19 lockdown

The Central Electricity Authority reports a significant increase in solar generation with about 130%, 128%, and 118% in March, April, and May, respectively.
wind farms

138MW of onshore wind farms to bolster India’s energy supply

Climate Fund Managers and AMPYR Energy have partnered to develop, construct and operate 138MW of onshore wind farms in India.
India

BNEF: India is leading the planet’s clean power revolution

BNEF have released a new white paper detailing how India has become the world’s largest and most competitive clean energy auction market.

COVID-19 supply disruptions to impact Indian solar manufacturing model

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the over-reliance of countries on China to carry through their energy transition.
DER investments

Tata Power witnesses massive growth in renewables capacity

Tata Power has announced that its portfolio of renewables capacity stands at 3,883MW in the fourth quarter of the 2020 financial year.
distribution companies

India looks into privatising electricity distribution companies

COVID-19 has impacted the revenues of the electricity distribution companies in India, as such government is considering privatising the distributors.
World Bank

India seeks bidders to implement ‘One Sun One World One Grid’

The Indian government invites proposals for the implementation of its 'One Sun One World One Grid' initiative, deadline for submissions is 6 July 2020.

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