India’s renewable energy capacity addition to grow 50% this year on new tenders

  • Client

    Bridge to India

  • Services

    To enroll another record at 10,902 MW.

  • Technologies

    Solar Energy

  • Dates



Delhi: India's all out expansion of new sustainable power source age limit, including both sun based and wind assets, is probably going to develop by 50 percent to 15,860 megawatt (Mw) in 2019 chiefly on the back of enhanced delicate movement.


"Sun based utility scale limit expansion is required to cross 10,000 Mw out of the blue to enroll another record at 10,902 MW. Housetop sun oriented is required to have one more year of high development with evaluated limit expansion of 2,368 Mw (+49 percent) however open access sun based movement is relied upon to fall radically by 63 percent," consultancy firm Bridge to India said.


Limit expansion on wind vitality side is relied upon to increment by 18 percent to 2,300 Mw as tasks battle with land and transmission bottlenecks.


As indicated by Vinay Rustagi, overseeing executive, Bridge to India, the present year is relied upon to bring some truly necessary rest after the log jam a year ago. "Limit expansion is relied upon to bounce strongly yet this is progressively because of instability in delicate issuance time-table as opposed to a manageable flood. Generally speaking, the division will undoubtedly proceed with its battle with GST, shield obligation, subsidizing accessibility and transmission availability," he said.


Skimming sun based power is required to get a fillip this year with new sell-offs of up to 5 gigawatt. 2019 is likewise expected to establish the framework for capacity showcase in India with likely declaration of National Storage Mission and tenders with coordinated utility scale storerooms.


"Essentially, in a decision year, legislative issues is probably going to rule over changes and quick goals of area issues is far-fetched. On the in addition to side, we don't expect any withdraw in the push for sustainable power source independent of who comes to control," Rustagi said.


In 2019, module costs are relied upon to fall further to a normal of $0.19 per watt, a decrease of 26 percent over mid-2018 costs however the danger of costs shooting up stays on the back of higher than anticipated interest from US and China.


Likewise, sun based module fabricating is relied upon to observe another extreme year in spite of the burden of shield obligation as Indian makers battle to rival low import costs and enhancing innovation.