Tags: R.K Singh

INSPIRE 2018 Concludes After Three Days of Insightful Deliberations; Showcased Four Unique & Innovative Solutions for Energy Efficient India

The three-day International Symposium to Promote Innovation & Research in Energy Efficiency (INSPIRE 2018) concluded in New Delhi, today. Organised by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint-venture of PSUs under the Ministry of Power, Government of India, and the World Bank, the third edition of INSPIRE witnessed participation from over 300 experts and delegates […]

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EESL, ADB Ink Pact for $13 Mn GEF Grant to Establish EERF

EERF aims to expand and sustain investments in the energy efficiency market in India, build market diversification, and scale up existing technologies. Towards supporting investments in new, innovative and scalable business models, EESL and Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed an agreement for a Global Environment Facility (GEF) grant of USD 13 million to establish an […]

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Reverse Bidding to Continue in Renewable Energy Sector, says R K Singh

“We will accept bids which are reasonable. If we come across bids which we consider to be excessive, we will cancel them,” the Minister said. The Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh said that the government will not accept any unreasonable bids for renewables like solar and wind and continue to conduct […]

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India to Tender Development of 25 GW Solar Park in J&K

The solar park in J&K is expected to deliver power to a transmission point in the neighboring state of Himachal Pradesh for further dispensation. Adding a significant amount of solar power development under ‘National Solar Mission’, Power Secretary R K Singh has mentioned in a media meet that the power ministry is thinking to roll […]

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Domestic Solar Power Industry

Solar tariffs in India saw the lowest ever level of Rs.2.44 per unit in reverse auctions carried out by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) in May 2017 for 200 MW and again twice in July, 2018, for 600 MW in each instance.  As per the final findings dated 16th July, 2018, in the investigations […]

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National Energy Storage Mission

An Expert Committee under the chairpersonship of Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, with representatives from relevant Ministries, industry associations, research institutions and experts was constituted by the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy to propose draft for setting up National Energy Storage Mission (NESM) for India. The Expert Committee referred has proposed a […]

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MNRE Benchmarks Costs for Rooftop Solar PV Tenders

The new costs have been drawn on the basis of inputs from the industry associations and players. Keeping in view the present situation of the auctions for solar PV projects, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has worked out benchmark costs for the rooftop solar PV tenders ranging up to 500 kWp. The new […]

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Farmers Get Subsidy up to 30% for Installing Solar Water Pumps: MNRE

Till now over 1.85 lakh solar water pumps have been reported installed in the country under the MNRE Programme. In a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha, Union Minister of State (IC) Power and New & Renewable Energy (MNRE), R K Singh mentioned that the ministry is providing subsidy up to 30% of […]

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India’s Report to UNFCCC Claims 175 GW of Green Energy by 2022

India has claimed of achieving new target of about 40 percent cumulative electric power installed capacity from non-fossil fuel based green energy resources by 2030. In the report of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) under Paris Climate Agreement, India has claimed of achieving new target […]

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