Renewable energy: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Draft Electricity (Change in Law, Must-run status and Other matters) Rules 2020

On October 1, 2020, the Ministry of Power had released Draft Electricity (Change in Law, Must-run Status and Other Matters) rules, 2020. The ministry of power has issued draft rules to bring in quick compensation to power plants. This is because both the Gencos and Discoms are at financial distress. It aims at avoiding long ..

NITI Aayog and Netherlands sign “Decarbonisation and Energy Transition Agenda”

NITI Aayog and Netherlands recently signed a Statement of Intent. They agreed to support “Decarbonization and Energy Transition Agenda” to accommodate cleaner energy. Highlights Under the SoI, the partners will co-create innovative technological solutions. This is to be achieved through exchange of knowledge and collaborative activities. Key Components of the agreement The key elements of ..

Green Term Ahead Market (GTAM)

Union Minister R K Singh launched the Green Term Ahead Market (GTAM) for electricity. The move, that will lead to an increase in the participants in the renewable energy sector. The initiative will also help in achieving 175 GW renewable energy (RE) target of the country. Key features of the GTAM It will lessen the ..

Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue to be Held Online

The Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue, an initiative of the German Renewable Energy Federation, the German Solar Association, the German Energy Agency and Eclareon, will be held online this year, owing to the pandemic situation all over the world. Commenced in 2015, this dialogue has become one of the leading international forums for the energy transition ..

NTPC Sings Pact with NIIF to Explore Investment Opportunities in India

The largest power generation company of India, National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has signed a pact with the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) in order to explore myriads of opportunities for investments in sectors such as renewable energy, power distribution, etc. NIIF acts through the National Investments and Infrastructure Fund Limited in the country. ..