Tags: R.K Singh

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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How India can Achieve Its Ambitious Renewable Energy Goals

India is one of the countries in the world which is blessed with more than 300 days of sunshine in a year and is aggressive towards becoming a solar superpower. The country is currently in process to meet its renewable energy goals. In 2010, the country launched National Solar Mission and made an ambitious target […]

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India Can Reach 17k MW Renewable Energy Capacity by 2022: Government

India can reach a capacity of 17,000 megawatts in renewable energy by the year 2022, the Rajya Sabha was informed. During the Question Hour, Minister of state for power, new and renewable energy R K Singh said the share of renewable energy was progressively increasing in the Indian electricity mix. “In the year 2015-16, with […]

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Strict Quality Norms imposed for Solar Equipment and Components to restrict low quality Solar PV equipment in Indian market: Shri R.K. Singh

Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, Shri Raj Kumar Singh, in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today, informed that there is no formal specific information relating to any specific solar equipment or component being of low quality and sold in Indian market. Shri Singh further informed […]

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Govt to Achieve Target of 100 GW of Solar Power by 2022: R K Singh

The government is confident of achieving the target of 100 GW of solar power capacity by 2022 says Power Minister. The Union Government is confident of achieving the target of 100 Gigawatt (GW) of solar power capacity by 2022, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power and Renewable Energy R K Singh said. While speaking […]

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Modi Govt to Step Beyond Renewable Goal With China-Scale Tenders

With renewable energy targets second only to those set by the government of China, India has a long way to go from a current base of 60 gigawatts to reach its ambition of 175 gigawatts in five years. In a bid to fulfill Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s climate pledges, India announced that it will tender […]

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Government to Auction up to 17 GW Solar by March 2018

The government is looking at 17 GW capacities by March 2018. So far, 3.6 GW solar capacities have been auctioned. With persistent success of reverse auction of renewables, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has announced auction of up to 17 GW solar capacities by March 2018. The government is looking at 17 GW […]

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Espy of Solar Sector 2017

The substratum of achieving massive solar power goals is developing a new cult for India. Not just the arid but the meadows are equally sharing rich and low vegetative lands to meet the power demand of this growing economy. It’s well said that when you change the controversy, challenge seem to be a submerged destiny. […]

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