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.

Cabinet approves Agreement between India and Peru

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved an Agreement between India and Peru which was signed in May, 2018 at Lima, Peru. The agreement aims to establish the basis for a cooperative institutional relationship to encourage and promote technical bilateral cooperation on new and renewable issues on the basis […]

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Cabinet approves Continuation of Off-grid and Decentralised Solar PV Applications Programme – Phase III

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for implementation of Phase-Ill of Off-grid and Decentralised Solar PV (Photo Voltaic) Application Programme to achieve additional 118 MWp(Mega Watt peak) off-grid solar PV capacity by 2020. Phase-Ill of Off-grid and Decentralised Solar PV Application Programme covers […]

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A Path breaking Journey in Renewable Energy through last 4 years

Last 4 years have been path-breaking in India’s renewable energy landscape. Renewable power installed capacity has already reached over 70 GW. Over 40 GW renewable power capacity is under construction/tendered. Globally, India stands 4th in wind power 5th in renewable power and 6th in solar power installed capacity. Solar energy capacity increased by over 8 […]

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Cabinet approves MoU signed between India and France in the field of Renewable Energy

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and France in the field of Renewable Energy on 10th March, 2018 in New Delhi. Both sides aim to identify research/ demonstration/ pilot project between National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), […]

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Cabinet approves between India and Morocco on India-Morocco cooperation in Renewable Energy

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval for the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Morocco on India-Morocco Cooperation in Renewable Energy.  The MoU was signed on 10th April, 2018 in New Delhi. Both sides aim to establish the basis for a cooperative institutional relationship to […]

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MNRE issues National Wind-solar Hybrid Policy

The Policy provides framework for promotion of large grid connected wind-solar PV hybrid system A scheme for new hybrid projects under the policy is also expected shortly. Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has issued National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy here today. The objective of the policy is to provide a framework for promotion of large […]

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Cabinet Approves Headquarters (Host country) Agreement between India and the International Solar Alliance

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval for entering into Headquarters (Host country) Agreement between India and the International Solar Alliance (ISA) and authorizing the Ministry of External Affairs for signing the Headquarter Agreement.  The Agreement was signed on 26th March, 2018. The Headquarters Agreement will […]

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Govt Issues Clarification on Tariff Based Bidding Process for Solar PV Projects

The move will allow solar power developers to pass on the burden of any increase in duties on solar equipment to discoms. The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a notification with respect to ‘Clarification to guidelines for the tariff based competitive bidding process for procurement of power from grid connected solar PV power […]

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