MNRE-Ministry of New & Renewable Energy

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is the nodal Ministry of the Government of India for all matters relating to new and renewable energy. The broad aim of the Ministry is to develop and deploy new and renewable energy for supplementing the energy requirements of the country.

Government of India has been making concerted efforts for Developing Energy Storage Technologies

The Government of India has been making concerted efforts for developing energy storage technologies for managing the variable generation from renewable energy sources, including solar power. In this regard, an Expert Committee chaired by Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, has proposed draft National Energy Storage Mission that strives for leadership in the energy […]

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Govt. implements various programs/schemes for promotion of grid interactive renewable energy

The Government is already implementing various programs/schemes for promotion of grid interactive renewable energy such as solar, wind, bio-power and small hydro power in the country. The details of major steps taken by the Government to attract investment in the renewable energy sector are as follows: – Waiver of Inter State Transmission System (ISTS) charges […]

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CCEA approves proposal for setting up 12,000 MW grid-connected Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Power Projects

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy’s proposal for implementation of the Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU) Scheme Phase-llfor setting up 12,000 MW grid-connected Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Power Projects, by the Government Producers with Viability Gap Funding (VGF) support […]

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Cabinet approves MoU between India and France on technical bilateral cooperation in the field of new and renewable energy

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has been approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and France on technical bilateral cooperation in the field of new and renewable energy. The MoU was signed on 3rd October, 2018. Salient Features India and France aim to establish the basis for a cooperative […]

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Bids for setting up of Wind Power Projects of over 8000 MW Capacity Finalised

The wind power projects in the country are installed on the basis of commercial viability through tariff based competitive bidding process. As on date, the bids for setting up of wind power projects of aggregate 8389.90 MW capacity have been finalised through Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) and National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd. […]

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3,217 Million US$ received as FDI in Renewable Energy Sector

Renewable Energy Capacity reaches about 74GW as on 30/11/2018 The FDI data cell of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) compiles and maintains the data of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Equity inflow received in the country. The FDI equity inflow from April, 2015 to June, 2018 in the Non-Conventional Energy Sector is as […]

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Power Generation from Waste

India generates about 1,45,128 tons of waste daily (around 53 million tons annually) and, on an average, 46 percent of it is processed daily. Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has been promoting Waste to Energy programme to recover energy in the form of Biogas/ BioCNG/Power from urban, industrial and agriculturalwastes. Under the programme, 184 […]

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Promotion of Solar Energy

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has been implementing various schemes in the country, including in Madhya Pradesh, to promote solar energy. The names of the schemes are as under: i. Development of Solar Parks and Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects. Scheme for setting up 1000 MW of Grid-Connected Solar PV Power Projects […]

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Cabinet approves Memorandum of Understanding between India and France in the field of new and renewable energy

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today was apprised of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which has been signed between the Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI), India and Commissariat a l energieatomique et aux energies alternatives (CEA), French state-owned research entity and BlueStorage SAS, a French Company.  The MoUwas […]

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