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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 […]

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For round the clock renewable energy R K Singh proposed RPO

Power Minister R K Singh at the 6th Foundation Day of Association of Renewable Energy Agencies of States (AREAS) has proposed renewable purchase obligation (RPO) mechanism for round the clock (RTC) renewable energy, which will promote storage of electricity in the country. Under the renewable energy purchase obligation, bulk purchasers like discoms, open access consumers […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Zero fossil fuel import must for Aatmanirbhar Bharat vision: R K Singh

Zero dependence on fossil fuel is required for Aatmanirbhar Bharat, Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh said on Tuesday. Singh also said that once renewable energy and balancing power become cost-effective, thermal electricity and fossil fuel will be a thing of past in India’s energy mix. “The vision for a truly […]

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Exemptions to Solar developers from customs duty on Chinese imports to cost India Rs 50000 crore: AISIA

All India Solar Industries Association (AISIA) recently said that India will lose nearly Rs 50,000 crore in foreign exchange if solar developers are given exemption from basic customs duty on Chinese imports. On July 1, Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh had said that Chinese imports for public solar projects will […]

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Ladakh solar project bid may see first Indian action against Chinese solar firms

Recent border conflict between India and China in the Ladakh region is now setting the ground for a first set of restrictions that India proposes to impose on imports from the Asian giant. Sources said that efforts were on at the official level to explore ways of denying Chinese firms from participating in the bids […]

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Govt working on plan to triple domestic solar manufacturing capacity

The central government has proposed a major push to domestic manufacturing of renewable energy equipment in the country that would completely eliminate the need for imports, particularly from countries such as China. As part of the plan, an accelerated manufacturing plan is being operationalised that is incentivising setting up of solar cell manufacturing capacity of […]

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Under new KUSUM Scheme feeder to the agriculture sector will be solarized: R.K Singh

Power and renewable energy minister R K Singh through a video conference on Friday informed that the government is planning to launch a new variant on KUSUM scheme for solarisation of agricultural feeders,. He added that this would eliminate the subsidy burden of states given in irrigation for the next three-four years. “At present, the KUSUM […]

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