Tags: R.K.Singh

To tackle solar power dues govt building a payment security mechanism under SECI

In a bid to tackle the issues of delayed payment for solar power developers, the government is building a payment security mechanism under SECI. Power and new and renewable energy minister R K Singh said “Even if there is a disruption somewhere, we will ensure the payments will be made. For ensuring that the payments […]

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RK Singh reviews the issues pertaining to RE sector, calls upon the lenders to fund RE projects

RK Singh, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy held a meeting to review various issues pertaining to the Renewable Energy (RE) sector here today. The meeting was attended by various stakeholders including the Secretary, MNRE, senior officials from MNRE, Department of Economic Affairs, Dept. of Expenditure, Dept. of Financial […]

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Renewable energy capacity target of 175 Gw will be achieved: R K Singh

Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh has exuded confidence that the renewable energy target of 175 gigawatt (GW) by 2022 would be achieved. Singh, who took the charge of the ministries in the second term of Modi government, said 80GW of renewable energy has been established while another 24GW is under installation. “The overall renewable energy established […]

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1279 MW Rooftop Solar capacity installed so far: RK Singh

Minister of State (I/C) for New and Renewable Energy and Power, R. K Singh in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha informed that under the present rooftop solar programme, which was approved by the Government in December 2015, an aggregated capacity of 2100 MW is targeted to be achieved in residential, institutional, social and […]

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R K Singh lauds Budget; renewable energy players say no policy directives

Union Minister of State for Power and New & Renewable Energy R K Singh Friday called the Budget 2019-20 “historic, people-friendly and forward-looking” as it provides assistance to all needy sectors while maintaining fiscal prudence. However, some renewable energy sector players have expressed their disappointment on the Budget, saying it provided no ray of hope […]

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Views on Budget 2019: RK Singh, Union Minister of State for Power and New and Renewable Energy

India’s electrification success found a special mention in Finance Minster’s Budget speech. The Finance Minister said, “Till the year 2014, about 2.5 crore families were forced to live the life of 18th centuary without electricity. Under ‘Saubhagya Yojna’, we provided free electricity connection to almost every household. By March, 2019, all willing families will get […]

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RK Singh lays the foundation stone of Regional testing laboratory of CPRI at Nashik

R K Singh, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy laid the foundation stone of Regional testing laboratory of Central Power Research Institute (CPRI) at Nashik, Maharashtra. Manufacturers in the western region will be greatly benefited as they can test their products close to their manufacturing units. This would reduce […]

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