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MNRE operating though e-office from home amid coronavirus lockdown

The MNRE has been working through e-office from home amid the coronavirus lockdown imposed as a precaution to combat the spread of COVID-19 in the country. Besides the movement of files and notings online, review meetings are also taking place through video conferencing. “RK Singh, Minister for New and Renewable Energy, also took review meetings […]

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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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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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Sale of Renewable energy certificate up 64 per cent in February

Sales of renewable energy certificates rose over 64 per cent to 21.42 lakh units in February compared to 13.02 lakh in the same month a year ago owing to high demand, according to official data. Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) are a type of market-based instrument. One REC is created when one megawatt hour of electricity is generated […]

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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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GE Renewable to Supply Cypress Units for 70 MW Wind Farm in Turkey

GE Renewable Energy has announced that it has been selected by Sanko Enerji to provide 12 Cypress units and 2 units of 3 MW for the 70 MW Guney wind farm in Turkey. The wind farm will produce enough clean energy to power the equivalent 71,000 homes, save about 200,000 tons of CO2 and support […]

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Andhra Pradesh Govt releases INR 2984 cr for DISCOMS to clear power dues

Andhra Pradesh government recently released a sum of INR 2,984 crore to clear long- pending dues to Solar and Wind Power generators, central generating stations and state generating stations. Of the total, Rs 2,199 crore will go to CGS and SGS while solar and wind power generators will get the balance. According to an order […]

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India added 2308 MW of solar and 817 MW of Wind in Q4 of 2019: JMK Research

JMK Research and Analytics in its latest report revealed that in the Q4 of 2019India installed 2,308 megawatt (MW) of solar capacity and 817 MW wind projects. According to the report the quarter saw a significant increase in installed capacity across wind and solar, clocking an overall 40 per cent growth over the previous quarter. […]

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Policy certainty will increase investment into India’s renewable energy space: IEEFA

Policy certainty will increase domestic and international investing into India, a new report out on Thursday by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) said. The report, India’s Renewable Energy Policy Headwinds – Recommendations for Urgently Accelerating Activity in the Renewable Energy Sector, finds a number of recent policy positions that have undermined […]

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