Global wind and solar generation smash new record, doubling since 2013

Europe generated almost 18% of its electricity by wind and solar last year, while China, India and the US were all above the global average of 8%, according to a new report

India moves to include compressed biogas under Priority Sector Lending

The move could expedite financial aid to new projects and help set up CBG plants across the country

India moves to make power and renewable sectors self-reliant

The government seeks to reduce import dependency in a bid to boost domestic manufacturing and job opportunities

Delhi’s power demand reaches season high as heatwave strikes

With temperatures reaching 46°C peak power demand set to surge

India launches e-auction for commercial mining of 41 blocks of coal

The auction is considered to be a step towards making India self-reliant in the energy sector and is expected to generate new jobs

Denmark and India enter long-term power partnership

The nations have entered an MoU to enhance renewable assets, grid flexibility and long-term energy planning

Tata Power subsidiary to develop 120MW solar project in Western India

The renewable asset is expected to offset around 300 million kg of CO2 annually

India launches its first natural gas trading e-platform

The platform also seeks to standardise gas tariffs in a bid to make natural gas affordable to all

Indian power equipment maker commissions 270MW thermal power plant in India

Under an MoU signed with the state’s power authority, BHEL will develop a total of four units of 270MW capacity each

India forges ahead with solar plants in bid for ‘self-reliance’

The £4.7bn renewable asset development could create up to 40,000 jobs