Tags: MNRE

RK Singh dedicates 74 developmental projects including solar lamp to people of Bihar

R.K. Singh, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, New and Renewable Energy and Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India, ,on Friday dedicated various CSR projects and facilities developed by India’s leading power sector focused NBFC, Power Finance Corporation to the people of Arrah. The projects were inaugurated through video […]

Read more

TERI proposes Rs 40 lakh cr in clean energy projects to revive Indian economy

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) released a discussion paper on ‘‘ to revive Indian economy by creating demand and jobs with policy and regulatory interventions using minimal government spending. Speaking at the launch of discussion paper, Dr Ajay Mathur, Director General, TERI, said, “The focus of India’s stimulus packages has been on enhancing credit […]

Read more

MNRE invites comment on Revised Standards for Solar Modules and Inverters

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is inviting comment from the stakeholders on implementing the quality control order titled ‘Solar Photovoltaics (PV) Systems, Devices, and Components Goods Order 2017’ under Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Act. The quality control order includes solar modules, inverters, and battery storage with standards adopted from the International […]

Read more

To boost ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ power sector minimized Import of power equipment: RK Singh

Country’s power sector has agreed to support government’s Atmanirbhar Bharat scheme manufacturing and procuring power equipment produced in the country. Union Power Minister R K Singh on Friday said that in an effort to boost the Atmanirbhar Bharat scheme, the power sector has agreed to manufacture and procure most power equipment in the country and […]

Read more

MNRE extends scheduled commissioning date for RE projects by five months

The ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) has announced extension in the scheduled commissioning date for renewable energy (RE) projects by five months. The date has been extended from 25 March to 24 August 2020 to overcome the COVID-19 disruption. MNRE in April granted a 30-day extension beyond the lockdown period for RE projects […]

Read more

Discoms in Delhi witnesses surge in residential rooftop solar power connections

Power discoms in the national capital are witnessing a “surge” in residential rooftop solar power connections, with more than half of over 3,700 net metering connections installed in recent years falling under this category, officials said. The BSES discoms have so far energised over 2,700 solar net metering connections in the city, with the highest […]

Read more

India’s World Solar Bank initiative: Here is what you should know

Amid the India, China standoff the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is planning to set up World Solar Bank, and launch a major funding initiative in a bid to strengthen international solar diplomacy. The ministry will soon propose the government to set up the World Solar Bank. The intention behind setting up this unique […]

Read more

MNRE issues new benchmark costs for grid-connect rooftop solar PV

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued benchmark costs for grid-connected rooftop solar projects for the financial year (FY) 2020-21. The benchmark costs will be applicable for all letters of award (LoAs) to be issued/ empanelment of developers / vendors to be empaneled after July 31, 2020. The benchmark costs are inclusive […]

Read more

India to have 60 per cent renewable energy by 2030: R K Singh

India will have around 60 per cent of its installed electricity generation capacity from clean sources by 2030, Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh said on Tuesday. The minister also exuded confidence that the renewable energy capacity would touch 510 GW by 2030, including 60 GW of hydro power. In September […]

Read more