New Delhi: Renewable power has steadily grown in importance over the past decade or so in almost all countries around the world, including India. Solar power constitutes the biggest percentage of the envisioned energy mix for the future. According to data shared by India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, there is about 32.53 GW of installed solar power capacity in the country, while 25.05 GW capacity is under implementation and 25.78 GW has been tendered. India’s progress towards its solar energy targets recently faced a setback when the Covid-19 pandemic struck. There has undeniably been a short-term impact, but there have been some positives tooThe disruptions in global and domestic supply chains have posed a serious concern for solar developers and solar equipment manufacturers in the country, at least in the short-to-medium term. Moreover, the pandemic has impacted the execution of ongoing projects. According to CRISIL, projects worth Rs 160 billion, totalling 3 GW of solar power capacity, could be hampered by delays. Some news reports suggest that India could add only about half the expected solar power capacity in the first quarter of 2020. This short-term impact, however, is mild compared to the grim outlook for the next… Read full this story
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