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  • Draft regulation lacks measures to boost trading volumes

    Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently issued a draft regulation for power markets. The regulation is aimed at improving transparency in market trading and lay groundwork for der...

  • Indian Railways ramping up renewable energy adoption

    Earlier this month, the Ministry of Railways announced a plan to transform Indian Railways to ‘Green Railways’ by 2030. The move is in line with the government’s initiatives to meet the commitments...

  • Webinar: COVID 19 implications for domestic manufacturing

    BRIDGE TO INDIA hosted a webinar on 3 June 2020 to discuss impact of COVID-19 on domestic module manufacturing industry in India. We had an eminent group of speakers including Mr. Amitesh Sinha, Jo...

  • Webinar: impact of COVID-19 on the Indian renewable sector

    BRIDGE TO INDIA hosted a webinar on 30 March 2020 to discuss impact of COVID-19 on the renewable sector in India. Speakers from a cross-section of players from the industry discussed impact on equi...

  • Management of cooling load favourable to renewables

    Indian government’s nodal agency for energy demand management programmes, Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), recently named cooling as a focus area for reducing power demand over the next 2...

  • India takes one more step in integration of RE

    Eight of the proposed 11 Renewable Energy Management Centres (REMCs) have commenced operations. REMCs were proposed to be set up by the Ministry of Power back in 2017 to aggregate renewable energy ...

  • Five charts summarising renewable in 2019

    Utility scale solar and wind capacity grew at a healthy 29% and 36% respectively over previous year although performance was well below the record numbers seen in 2017. Rooftop solar growth slowed ...

  • Consolidation underway in solar EPC market

    India’s utility scale solar capacity reached 29.7 GW by September 2019, growing 25% y-o-y. A review of the EPC data shows two interesting trends. Contrary to popular perception, share of third-part...

  • Slowdown bites hard

    India’s total installed solar capacity touched 34,154 MW on 30 June, 2019. This capacity is split between utility scale, rooftop solar and off-grid solar as 27,934 MW, 4,960 MW and 1,260 MW respect...