Tags: MNRE

Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan To be given boost in Power Sector: R.K. Singh

R.K. Singh, the Union Minister of Power and New & Renewable Energy and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (IC), highlighted the need of Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan, envisaged by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in Power Sector while addressing the Power Ministers of State Governments and UTs through video conference.  He said that our country’s import bill […]

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Dismissing canards against power reforms, R K Singh says making sector viable only challenge left

Brushing aside canards being spread by certain lobbies against reforms, Power Minister R K Singh on Friday said the only challenge left is to make the sector viable through efforts like amendments in the Electricity Act and revising tariff policy. “India is a power surplus nation. We are well connected (in terms of power transmission). […]

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Amid India China Standoff , Govt plans to impose customs duty on solar cells

In a bid to propel domestic manufacturing and curb the procurement of solar power equipment from China, the government is reportedly planning to bring the basic customs duty (BCD) on imports of such products. It is worth noting that the solar imports from China have dropped to an extent after the imposition of the safeguard […]

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Formation of this PDC is a positive step to attract more investments: Amp Energy

The renewable energy industry has welcomed the government’s  announcement to form Project Development Cell (PDC) to attract investments in India. Commenting on the formation of PDC,  Pinaki Bhattacharyya, CEO and co-founder, Amp Energy India said “Renewable Energy sector in India has been growing at a rapid pace over the last few years with many global […]

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Amplus Solar welcomes govt’s decision to form Project Development Cell

Recently the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has constituted a project development cell to attract investment in the clean energy sector, particularly solar. The project development cell (PDC) would offer those renewable projects for investment where all necessary spade work like detailed project report, land, etc is complete. The PDC has been constituted […]

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MNRE forms project development cell to attract investment in green energy

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has constituted a project development cell to attract investment in the clean energy sector, particularly solar. The project development cell (PDC) would offer those renewable projects for investment where all necessary spade work like detailed project report, land, etc is complete. The PDC has been constituted under […]

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Here is what solar energy federation wrote to MNRE on ISTS charges

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has reportedly written a letter to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) requesting for extension of the waiver of inter-state transmission system (ISTS) charges and losses for renewable energy projects in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. NSEFI’s letter to MNRE Secretary notes “The waiver of […]

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Pan-India Real Time Market in electricity launched, joins the league of few global markets having RTM

The Minister of State (IC) Power and New & Renewable Energy & Minister of State (Skill Development and Entrepreneurship), R. K. Singh launched pan-India Real Time Market in electricity through video conference in New Delhi. This has placed Indian electricity market amongst a league of few electricity markets in the world, which have real time […]

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MNRE warns against fake websites registering for PM-KUSUM Scheme

The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) on Wednesday cautioned people against fraudulent websites claiming to be registration portals for PM-KUSUM Scheme. MNRE has recently noticed that few new websites have cropped up as registration portal for Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM) Scheme. Such websites are potentially duping general public […]

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MNRE starts consultancy engagement process for One Sun One World One Grid plan

The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has initiated the consultancy firm engagement process for developing a long-term vision, implementation plan, road map and institutional framework for implementing the ambitious ‘One Sun One World One Grid’ plan. U Under the One Sun One World One Grid (OSOWOG) programme, India envisages to have an inter-connected […]

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