The onslaught of clean power is coming largely at the expense of coal, which only a decade ago supplied more electricity in the US than anything else

Wafers, cells, modules manufacturing & imported panels for power plant allowed

Beating countries like China, which usually is the cheapest manufacturer of everything, India has also left behind the US, UK, Canada and France among others.

"By 2030 India plans to establish 500 GW of Renewable Energy capacity," said Anand Kumar, senior official at India's renewable energy ministry

The UMPP policy was launched in 2005-06 by the government to provide power at a competitive cost to consumers by achieving economies of scale.

Australian mining company Neometals has entered into a deal with Indian power conglomerate Manikaran Power to jointly fund a feasibility study to set up India's first lithium refinery.

Mahindra Susten, a leading player in the Indian solar energy sector, has entered into a partnership with Mitsui & Co., of Japan to jointly develop and operate distributed solar power generation

India is expected to maintain the current level of thermal coal imports as the country's power demand is likely to increase, said a report by Fitch Ratings on Monday.

Firms had sought a direction to Tangedco to ensure must-run status for solar power plants

Going green calls for putting the planet’s interests above yours and it can yield financial benefits too.

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