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 Designates SJVN Limited As Intermediary Procurer, RE Implementing Agency 

In an order released today, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) designated Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) Limited as an intermediary procurer/renewable energy implementing agency. The move comes after the government enterprise requested the ministry for such an order. The ministry order said that such recognition was given to the Maharatna central enterprise […]

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MNRE Extends Solar Inverter Self Certification Period To June 30

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has yet again extended the deadline for the solar inverter makers to get valid International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) certificates and test reports from accredited laboratories of their solar inverters until June 30, 2023. The MNRE had come up with the Solar ‘Photovoltaics, Systems, Devices and Components Goods […]

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MNRE to Hold Webinars for 75 Weeks to Mark 75 Years of Independence

In a statement released yesterday, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) said that it has been conducting a series of webinars on achievements in new and renewable energy since March 15, 2021. The purpose behind the webinars, which are to continue for 75 weeks since its beginning date, is the commemoration of 75 […]

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MNRE’s May Highlights for Union Cabinet

In its monthly summary of key highlights shared yesterday, the MNRE has focused on renewable energy additions, extension of deadlines due to Covid second wave, and the start of the process for PLI (production Linked Incentive) scheme for solar manufacturing. First up, the ministry shares that 643.66 MW of renewable energy capacity was added in […]

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Cell Shortage Forces Timeline Extension by MNRE For CPSU Phase II Solar

As predicted by many Industry experts, domestic cell production has failed to keep up with demand for various central schemes that mandate local sourcing. Now the Ministry of New And Renewable Energy (MNRE) has stepped in to provide and extension to projects under tranche I and II of the CPSU Phase II scheme. The MNRE […]

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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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