Tags: Raj Kumar Singh

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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Over 7591 MW of Renewable Energy commissioned in 2019-20: R K Singh

The Renewable Energy Minister, R K Singh informed the Rajya Sabha replying to a question, that a renewable energy (RE) capacity of 7591.99 MW has been commissioned in the year 2019-20 (up to Dec 2019). He added that another 34160 MW RE capacity is under various stages of implementation. It is expected that renewable energy […]

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India among top 10 nations on climate change performance index: Power minister

India is among the top 10 nations as per the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) which is based parameters like renewable power and energy use efficiency, power minster R K Singh said. This assumes significance in view of India’s resolve to reach 175 GW of clean energy capacity by 2022. The country has already achieved […]

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Govt. to invest 4 lakh crore to meet renewable energy target: R K Singh

The power and renewable energy minister R K Singh recently said that government has estimated an investment of about Rs 4 lakh crore over the course of next three years to meet renewable energy target. The minister answering a question in Rajya Sabha said “A cumulative renewable energy capacity of 83.38 GW has already been […]

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French minister visiting India to co-host second ISA assembly

French Deputy Minister for Ecological and Inclusive Transition Brune Poirson is visiting India to co-preside over the second Assembly of the International Solar Alliance here on Thursday. Poirson, who is on a three-day India visit from Wednesday, will co-president the ISA event along with Raj Kumar Singh, Minister of State (IC) of Power, and New […]

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India on track to achieve 175 GW of renewable energy target by 2022: R K Singh

Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh on Tuesday exuded confidence that India will achieve 175GW of renewable energy target by 2022. “The target of having 175 GW of renewable energy by 2022 looks huge. But, today we have established 83 GW clean energy. About 29 GW of renewable energy is under […]

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Clean energy producers can move NCLT against discoms over dues: R K singh

Flagging non-payment of dues by power discoms to renewable energy producers, Union Power Minister R K Singh has cautioned seven states, including Maharashtra and Karnataka, that the developers could approach NCLT against the distribution companies to recover payments of around Rs 5,355 crore. Singh in a letter has urged the chief ministers of these states […]

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MNRE debuts State Rooftop Solar Attractiveness Index

Renewable Energy minister R K Singh on Wednesday launched the State Rooftop Solar Attractiveness Index (SARAL) to evaluate states based on their attractiveness for rooftop development. It was launched at the review planning and monitoring meeting with states and state power utilities in New Delhi. “To achieve our rooftop solar targets, it is important to […]

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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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