MNRE-Ministry of New & Renewable Energy

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is the nodal Ministry of the Government of India for all matters relating to new and renewable energy. The broad aim of the Ministry is to develop and deploy new and renewable energy for supplementing the energy requirements of the country.

Dedicated R&D Department Needed in CEA, Says R.K. Singh

Only way of improving life and system is questioning. This is the spirit I look for in my system, he added. R.K. Singh, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, has stressed upon the need of a dedicated R&D department in CEA to coordinate the research in power sector. The […]

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Cabinet to Vet Rs 48,000 Crore KUSUM Scheme for Solar Power by March

KUSUM will also improve the present scheme for rooftop solar systems. The government is enlarging the scope of the existing scheme and its mechanism, he said adding that the government is thinking of beginning KUSUM with 7.5 lakh solar pumps.     In a significant development, the Rs 48,000-crore KUSUM scheme to promote the use […]

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Govt Extends Transmission Charge Waiver Period for Solar Projects Till March 2022

The waiver will be available to these projects for 25 years from the date of commissioning provided the developers sign power purchase agreements with entities, including discoms, for sale of power for compliance of their renewable purchase obligation.     The government has extended the window to avail waiver of inter-state power transmission charges and […]

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Clean Energy Sector Will Create 3 lakh Jobs

India’s clean energy workforce comprises solar installers, maintenance workers, engineers, technicians and performance data monitors. In a significant development, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has prepared a blueprint to create 3 lakh jobs till 2020 in the renewable energy sector. According to sources a long-term target to create 14 lakh jobs by […]

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Ireda and Rumsl Join Hands for Large-Scale Solar Parks in Madhya Pradesh

Out of the total power proposed to be generated at Rewa solar park, 24% has been agreed to be purchased by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation and balance 76% by Madhya Pradesh Power Management Company Ltd ( MPPMCL). Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA) and Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited (RUMSL) signed an agreement today […]

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Ireda and Rumsl Signs Agreement for Large-Scale Solar Parks in Madhya Pradesh

Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA) and Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited (RUMSL) signed an agreement today for financing the shared infrastructure of two large Solar Parks in Madhya Pradesh. Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE), World Bank & IREDA have been able to work out a proposal to channelize US$ 100 Million […]

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RK Singh Announces $350 Million Fund to Finance Solar Projects

The Minister said that that ISA shall help mobilize sufficient funds for solar energy projects. “India has one of the fastest growing Renewable Energy programmes in the World and the country would achieve its target of 175 GW of installed Renewable Energy capacity well before 2020,” Singh said. RK Singh, Minister of State for Power […]

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Solar Micro Grids of 1899 Kwp Installed In India

Singh informed that MNRE has provided financial support up to 30% of the cost of micro and mini-grids systems for installation in the rural areas of the country. The design capacity of micro grid depends upon the requirement to be catered. As many as 63 solar micro grids of 1899 kilo Watt power (kWp) aggregated […]

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Schemes launched by the Government to promote Solar Energy in the country

Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, Shri Raj Kumar Singh, in a written reply to a question on schemes initiated by Government to promote Solar Power in the country, in Lok Sabha today informed that in order to promote solar energy, the Government have launched several schemes in the country. […]

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