New hydropower policy aims to boost project viability

A comprehensive policy to promote hydropower generation is set to be announced by September—with viability gap funding for projects, compulsory hydropower purchase obligations for distribution companies and a set of good practices that states...

No power cuts in Maharashtra this year

Going by the Central Electricity Authority’s projections, there are going to be no power cuts in Maharashtra this year. The state is going to see an energy surplus (excess of availability over requirement) of...

“India’s solar PV generation capacity is 7.45 GW”

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has published new figures on power generated from various renewable energy sources. According to the Central Electricity Authority, Ministry of Power, India’s solar PV capacity now...