Order passed in response to PIL citing media reports that 33 of 35 distilleries making ethanol in UP lacked licence for storage of hazardous chemicals

In the concluding part of a two-part series, Business Standard looks at the bright spots of the green energy sector as well as the looming threats

The renewable energy sector has emerged as one of the major investment magnets.

Gujarat has been defaulting on its renewable purchase obligation (RPO) for four years now

Revenue loss of Rs 2,040 cr in Tamil Nadu due to backing down of wind power, says CAG

Ambit of small projects to be increased from 25 Mw to 100 Mw

Legal cases, delayed clearance haunt states and private miners

It used to be 80% until today's announcement

The sector is beset by reliability of grid, payment mechanism and surety of payment and the long term policies, they say

This comes after its appointment as mining development operator was struck down by both the states

But government benchmarking of solar tariff at Rs 4.43 per unit restricts players in Maharashtra

Rajasthan witnesses solar bids spiraling down to Rs 4.3/unit