Tags: Ministry of New and Renewable energy

RK Singh Lays Foundation Stone for Solar PV Module Mfg Plant in Gaya

This plant will be the first of its kind in Bihar and will be entirely owned and operated by local women Self Help Group (SHG) Federations. The Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister RK Singh has laid the foundation stone (remotely) for a solar photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturing plant in Sherghati block of Gaya […]

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UP’s Biggest Solar Power Plant Sets up via Transparent Auction: Govt

The plant, built at a cost of around Rs 528 crore, will generate 13 crore units of electricity per annum. The government said the biggest solar power plant in the state of Uttar Pradesh (UP) has been set up via a transparent bidding process under the solar park scheme of the Ministry of New and […]

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70% Safeguard Duty on Solar to Dampen Investor Sentiment: Par Panel

Custom Duty on Solar Cells/Modules/Panels should not be levied and they should continue to enjoy exemption from custom duty as before. Safeguard Duty should not be of the tune (70 per cent) that will hamper our own programme and it should not affect the bids which have already taken pace, panel has said. A Parliamentary […]

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417 Remote Villages of Orissa Solar-Powered: Centre

The ministry said that the Orissa government had reported that it had taken up implementation of the rooftop solar plants in off-grid and on-grid category in domestic, institutional and government buildings. In a significant development, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy in the Rajya Sabha revealed that it has ensured solar power to 417 […]

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ISA Plans to Invite 50 Solar Proj Dev, Bankers at Action-to-Transaction Meet

The move has come to provide golden opportunity for project developers, solar equipment manufacturers for interaction with banks to secure funds they are looking for the bankable solar energy and related projects for financing and implementation in India and ISA Member countries. The International Solar Alliance (ISA) and the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) […]

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MNRE Amends MSME Participation Norms for Solar Water Pump Tenders

It has issued a Standard Bidding Document (SBD) for the procurement and installation of solar water pumps under the Ministry’s off-grid programme. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has amended the norms for participation of MSME sector/ startups in tenders for solar water pumps. Moreover, it has issued a Standard Bidding Document (SBD) […]

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MNRE Continues Off-Grid & Decentralized CST Scheme

The scheme will be implemented as per the operational guidelines. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued an order for the continuation of the scheme on ‘Off-Grid and Decentralized Concentrated Solar Thermal (CST) Technologies for community cooking, process heat and space heating & cooling applications in industrial, institutional and commercial establishments’ during […]

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48 CST, 12 Solar Cooker Projects get Extension for Completion

The twelve solar cooker projects will be closed by considering the target achieved till the extended completion date i.e., 31.03.2018. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued an order for the extension of project completion time of 48 Concentrated Solar Technology (CST) projects and 12 Solar Cooker projects till March 31, this […]

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MNRE Leads from the Front to Push Solar Sector

The latest move by MNRE should be seen at a time when India had failed to comply with a World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling on solar power. The government of India, through its MNRE, seems to have woken up by issuing the latest amendments to accelerate the growth of the solar photovoltaic sector. The recent […]

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