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ISA, India ink Host Country Pact; ISA now Juridical Personality

The move will give ISA a juridical personality and gives it power to contract, to acquire and dispose off movable and immovable properties, to institute and defend legal proceedings. The International Solar Alliance (ISA) and the External Affairs Ministry of India has signed the ‘Host Country Agreement’ in New Delhi. The move will give ISA […]

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RK Singh Meets IPPs; Assures to Resolve Issues

Singh said that their concerns would be examined into and assured them of suitable action in consultation with concerned departments to strengthen the power sector. The Union Power Minister R K Singh has met with Independent Power Producers (IPPs) and discussed about the issues faced by them. He assured IPPs to find out possible solutions. […]

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Policy measures for promotion of new & renewable energy

Total capacity of 65 GW renewable energy installed in the country so far The Government of India has undertaken a number of policy measures for increasing share of renewable energy in India’s energy mix. These, inter-alia, include: a) Provision of Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) under the National Tariff Policy; b) Notification of the long term […]

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KUSUM Scheme – harnessing solar power for rural India

Solar water pumps to be installed in remote areas for irrigation needs Farmers can get extra income by selling surplus solar power to DISCOMs The Government of India is in the process of formulating a Scheme ‘Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (KUSUM)’ which, inter alia, provides for: (i)         installation of grid-connected solar power plants […]

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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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IREDA & European Investment Bank sign Euro 150 million Loan Agreement for Renewable Energy Financing in India

More than 1 million Indian households to benefit from the new initiative EIB has extended this line of credit without insisting for sovereign guarantee from Government of India European Investment Bank (EIB) and Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) Ltd. have signed a loan agreement for a second line of credit (LoC) of Euro 150 […]

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Topaz Solar Signs Bifacial Manufacturing MOU with Appolon Solar

Topaz Solar will have 100MW of bifacial capacity along with 400MW of mono-facial modules in the first phase of a planned 1.2GW module facility in the state of Orissa. In a significant development, Indian firm Topaz Solar has signed an MoU with French firm Appolon Solar SAS to set up a bifacial solar module manufacturing […]

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Govt to Achieve 20 GW Solar Power Capacity in FY18, says R K Singh

As on February 28, 2018, a grid connected solar capacity of 19.58 GW has been installed and the government is very close to achieving 20GW in 2017-18 itself of the target set initially. The Union Minister of State (IC) Power and New & Renewable Energy, R K Singh has said that the government is close […]

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Exicom Installs AC & DC EV Charging Station at Power Ministry Premises

After the successful tender of 10000 electric cars last year, the demand for e-vehicle constantly rising across various departments of the Union and state governments, says R K Singh. In a move to develop EV charging points across the country, Gurgaon-headquartered Exicom has installed AC & DC electric vehicle (EV) charging station at Ministry of […]

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