Tags: renewable energy projects

Renewable Energy ministry asks states to ensure movement of material and engineers

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) asked the states to ensure movement of material and engineers for zero disruption in renewable energy generation. The MNRE in a notification noted “Power generation (including renewable power generation) is an essential service for securing smooth and uninterrupted power flow across and within states .” The ministry […]

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COVID 19: Renewable Energy projects to get extension of time says MNRE Sec.

Renewable Energy projects under implementation will be given extension of time considering period of lockdown and time required for re-mobilisation of work force, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) Secretary Anand Kumar said. Kumar made the announcement through a tweet following Prime Minsiter Narendra Modi’s announcement for a complete lockdown across the country for […]

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Four policies including renewables, hydropower approved to boost industrial growth in J&K

The Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Council, headed by Lt Governor G C Murmu recently approved four policies for tourism, captive power, hydro power and renewable energy, and AYUSH care. The Administrative Council’s decision comes in the backdrop of Global Investors Summit scheduled to be held later in the year to attract investments in the union […]

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Renewable energy generation capacity of India jumped by 72 per cent in six yrs: R K Singh

As part of Intended Nationally Determined Contributions as per the Paris Accord on Climate Change, India has undertaken to install at least forty percent of its total electricity generation capacity from renewable energy sources by 2030. As on 29th February 2020, a cumulative renewable energy capacity of 132.15 GW had been installed in the country, […]

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Par Panel asks MNRE to take corrective measures on missing annual renewable targets

A Parliamentary panel has expressed dismay over Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) missing targets continuously and has suggested the ministry to identify weak areas and take corrective actions without any further delay. The Ministry has continuously failed to achieve its yearly physical targets, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Energy said in a report […]

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India may find difficult to meet its 175 GW renewable energy target by 2022: CSE

India’s renewable energy (RE) sector seems to be losing steam, even as the total capacity has reached almost 86 GW by December 2019, says the latest State of India’s Environment Annual report, released here at the 2020 Annual Media Conclave and Anil Agarwal Dialogue. India has set itself a target of 175 gigaWatt (GW) RE capacity by […]

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To increase rate of renewable energy adoption in India national transmission grid must urgently modernise: IEEFA

Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) in its new report said that India’s national transmission grid must urgently modernise to increase the rate of renewable energy adoption.  This is a key prerequisite for achieving India’s renewable energy investment ambitions while accelerating the excellent progress of recent years. As of December 2019, India had […]

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India to achieve 450 GW of renewable energy by 2030: President

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said India has embarked on an ambitious target of having 450 GW of renewable energy by 2030 and provide 17 lakh solar pumps to farmers under Pradhan Mantri-Kusum Yojana in coming days to capitalise on this clean resource. As of December 2019, 86 GW of renewable energy capacity has […]

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ICRA revises outlook for RE sector to negative amid delays in project execution

Ratings agency Icra on Monday revised its outlook for India’s renewable energy sector from stable to negative amid delays in payments from discoms and execution of projects. The sector is facing headwinds because of the long delays in making payments by the state distribution utilities, delays in projects bid out over the past two years, […]

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Scientists shows steps to help countries achieve 100 percent renewable energy

Stanford scientists have outlined new steps that 143 countries around the world can take to attain 100 per cent clean, renewable energy by the year 2050. The roadmap, published in the journal One Earth, uses the latest energy data available in each country to offer more precise guidance on how to reach those commitments. It […]

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