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All but gone with the wind: The unfolding sad story of India’s wind sector

According to reports, if one wishes to see birth of a non-performing asset (NPA), wind power sector in India offers a ring-side view. No where can one see Murphy’s Law being vindicated more strongly than in this sector where everything that can go wrong has gone wrong. Wind power, which along with solar power was expected to make India a renewable energy powerhouse, is struggling for survival. There are states that do not want to purchase wind power, some do ... Read More »

India’s solar power capacity to be 22 GW by March: Piyush Goyal

According to reports, India’s solar power generation capacity would nearly double to 22 GW by the end of current fiscal and more wind power auctions would be conducted in the coming months, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said today. India has set ambitious target of having 100 GW of solar energy and 60 GW of wind power capacities by 2022. “Solar Power generating capacity would be around 22 GW by the end of this fiscal (from over 12 GW at present),” ... Read More »

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