Author: Manu Tayal

MNRE Makes Few Amendments in Provisions for DRC

The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has made few amendments in the existing provisions for the Dispute Resolution Mechanism under which disputes are considered between solar/ wind power developers and SECl/ NTPC. The amendment has been made w.r.t. fee payable in case of extension of dispute time. As per the ministry notification, all […]

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MNRE Issues New List of DRC Members

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) on Monday has issued a new list of the members of Dispute Resolution Committee (DRC). The move came after the resignation of Anil Swarup, who is the former Coal Secretary/ School Edn. Secretary, Ex-IAS, UP: 1981, from the Dispute Resolution Committee. Now, P. K. Basu, former Agriculture […]

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Sterling and Wilson Solar Kicks-off 200 MW Solar Plant Construction in Australia

BSE-listed one of the leading solar EPC solutions provider Sterling and Wilson Solar Ltd (SWSL) on Monday said that it has commenced the construction of a 200 MW solar power plant in Australia. This Wellington solar farm is being developed by Lightsource BP, which is an independent global leader in funding, development, acquisition and management […]

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Railways to Save Rs 121.5 Cr Yearly via Addl Power in 2 States from BRBCL

In a bid to economize electricity bill and reduce operating costs, Indian Railways has started the flow of additional power from Bhartiya Rail Bijli Company Ltd (BRBCL) in the states of Bihar and Rajasthan. The Railway ministry said in a statement that, it had commenced the flow of additional 50 MW power, total 100 MW, […]

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Railways to Source 1GW Solar, 100MW Wind By 2021-22: Piyush Goyal

In a bid to go green, Indian Railways has planned to source about 1 GW (1,000 MW) of solar energy and approx. 200 MW of wind energy progressively by 2021-22, said Piyush Goyal. In a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha, this information was provided by Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways and Commerce […]

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SB Energy to Invest $4 Bn in Gujarat on Renewables

Further, SB Energy will be investing in the solar, wind and other unconventional sources of renewable energy. Japan’s renewable energy firm and a sister concern of SoftBank, SB Energy Corp will be investing USD 4 billion or approx. Rs 30,000 crore in renewable energy in the state of Gujarat, said the state government release. As […]

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Solar Tech Startup ZunRoof Expands Footprints in Gujarat

Zunroof is already enjoying its strong foothold in Northern India, and in July this year it had also launched operations in the Southern parts of the country. As part of its future expansion plan of reaching 100 cities in 12 states by second quarter of FY21, Pranesh Chaudhary and Sushant Sachan backed ZunRoof has entered […]

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L&T Bags Various Orders including Solar, Power Transmission

In Maharashtra, its PT&D business has been awarded an empanelment and rate contract to provide off-grid DC solar PV water pumping systems with standalone lighting systems for farmers. The construction arm of Larsen & Toubro (L&T), L&T Construction, has secured many orders across its various business verticals in both domestic and international markets. The company’s power transmission […]

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Okaya Bags Major Order from REIL; To Commission Over 200 EV Chargers

The company will be commissioning its multi standard EV chargers in all metro cities and major highways, starting from Delhi-Jaipur-Agra, Mumbai-Pune. Country’s one of the leading brands in the battery and inverter manufacturing space, Okaya Power Group (OPG) has secured major contract from a mini-ratna PSU of the Government of India, Rajasthan Electronics & Instruments […]

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