• Preparing for a future-ready India, Tata Power is making a big push for a stronger adoption of clean energy by expanding its rooftop solar offerings to 90 cities, the Tata Power said.
  • Coal-based power plants in India are likely to run at an average 56.5% Plant Load Factor (PLF) in financial year 2021-22, Power Minister Mr R K Singh has said.
  • The government is planning to issue solar tenders of 20 gigawatt (GW) capacity till June 2021 in order to achieve the National Solar Mission’s target of installing 100 GW grid-connected solar power capacity by 2022, new and renewable energy minister R K Singh said.
  • S&P Global Ratings lowered India’s economic growth forecast to 5.2% for 2020, saying the global economy is entering a recession amid the coronavirus pandemic. The agency had earlier projected a growth rate of 5.7% during the 2020 calendar.