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.

MNRE Grants Blanket Extension for RE Projects amid Lockdown

With an aim to provide relief to renewable energy (RE) stakeholders amid lockdown due to Covid-19, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has granted an extension of time for RE projects equivalent to the period of lockdown plus 30 days additional blanket extension. Saurenergy had shared  this information following our coverage of MNRE […]

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The Next Big Push. MNRE Unveils Moves to Push Manufacturing

The Renewable energy sector, where private sector involvement has been considered critical to its growth and building further capacities, has got a new push, as far as manufacturing in India goes. This comes on the heels of the many efforts made last year to provide support for domestic manufacturing, fro the DCR (domestic content requirements) […]

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Reinvest 2020, BCD, Mfg. And More- Highlights from MNRE-USISPF Webinar

At a Webinar organised late yesterday evening by the US India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF), participants got dollops of reassurance, and an insight into the future for renewable energy in India, including manufacturing, as India’s MNRE sees it, with inputs from key industry leaders. You can read an earlier report on on key issues highlighted […]

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Large, Attractive And Safe. MNRE Secy’s Spirited Pitch for RE in India

At the MNRE, momentum for India’s ambitious renewable push will never be allowed to flag. Even at the time of COVID-19 pandemic. That was the message from Anand Kumar, Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), at a webinar tonite involving Sumant Sinha, Founder and CMD, ReNew Power, Nolty Theriot, Senior Vice President, Government […]

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MNRE to Promote Local Manufacturing, Export Hubs for RE: Anand Kumar

MNRE is planning to identify suitable land sites for RE manufacturing and export services hubs in the country to offset the impact of the COVID-19 The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has asked state and port authorities to identify suitable land sites for renewable energy (RE) manufacturing and export services hubs in the country to offset the […]

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MNRE Cuts Tariff Ceiling by 70 Paise under CPSU Ph-II Solar Scheme

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has reduced the tariff ceiling by 70 paise to Rs 2.8 per unit from Rs 3.5 per unit earlier under the phase-II of the Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU) programme for developing 12 GW of capacity solar projects. Also, the government has increased the time period for the implementation […]

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MNRE Appoints IREDA to Handle its CPSU Scheme – II

MNRE has announced the appointment of IREDA as the implementing agency for the ministry’s Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU) Scheme Phase-II. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced the appointment of the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) as the implementing agency for the ministry’s Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU) Scheme Phase-II. […]

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MNRE Extends ALMM Deadline to 6 Months amid Disruptions from COVID-19

In a series of providing relief to the renewable energy firms which are facing a new range of challenges presented by coronavirus pandemic, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has extended the deadlines for the approved list of models and manufacturers (ALMM) i.e. both List-I for solar photovoltaic (PV) modules and List-II for […]

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MNRE Continues To Bat For Renewable Energy. Will It Be Enough?

Continuing with its quick moves, after every such incident, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has clarified again that distribution companies that do not honour their power purchase agreements will be charged for ‘deemed generation.’ In other words, if they happen to curtail power from RE producers despite the instructions to treat them as ‘must […]

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