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TATA power – Renewable and Decentralized Energy plans

April 26, 2011 by

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Tata, the industrial giant across business footprint in diverse businesses ranging from steel to telecom, is in the process of beefing up its use of renewable power, with significant contribution from hydropower. TATA power is in development of 450 megawatts from hydro and 200 megawatts from wind. Tata power is projecting growth from current capacity […]

Renewable Energy Certificates – Issuance

March 21, 2011 by


Continuing with our earlier posts on RECs – “Renewable Energy Certificates – Accreditation” and “Renewable Energy Certificates – Registration”, we will elaborate the procedure for issuance of RECs to eligible projects. The process is executed in following steps, STEP 1 Eligible entity will make an application to the Central Agency for the issuance of Renewable […]

China – Renewables and Coal Power – Impact on Carbon Emissions

March 16, 2011 by


China is taking a number of measures, very significant ones to become a lead players in the carbon constrained economy of the future. China has set a target by 2020 of reducing carbon pollution by 40 to 45 per cent per unit of gross domestic product. But that does not change the fact that it […]

Renewable Energy Certificates – Registration

March 16, 2011 by


Continuing from our previous post on Accreditation process of RECs, we will highlight here the basic procedure for registration of Renewable Energy projects. The process is described in a step by step manner below – STEP 1 The Renewable Energy generating company shall apply for availing registration to the Central Agency. This application will be […]

Renewable Energy Certificates – Accreditation

March 15, 2011 by


With the launch of REC mechanism in India, a number of project developers have started activity towards generating RECs from their Renewable Energy projects. It is essential to understand the renewable energy technologies that qualify for earning RECs. As of date, 48 projects have been accredited. The list is dominated by wind energy projects accounting […]

Mainstreaming Renewable Energy in India

November 1, 2010 by

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On the occasion of recently concluded DIREC, India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energies (MNRE) recently commissioned the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP ) to undertake a survey to understand the opinions of key energy stakeholders from governments, utilities, regulators, academia and NGOs on 1. the key renewable resources and technologies available today […]