MNRE Seeks Suggestions on BIS Standards for Solar Pump Systems

Stakeholders have been provided until February 11, 2019, to send in their comments and suggestions separately for the 3 documents.

Solar PV Pumping Systems

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has been requested by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) for convening a meeting for formulating/amending standards for Solar Photovoltaic  Water Pumping Systems.

While an assigned sub-committee is working on the amendment/formulation in standards, the ministry has also opened its proposed draft for Indian standard in solar PV pumping systems to comments, views, suggestions from various stakeholders.

The ministry seeks the stakeholders’ opinion on the following documents:

Specifications of Solar PV Water Pumping Systems (Centrifugal Pumps) – For Amendment (Annexure 1)

Draft Specifications of Solar Pumping Systems for Positive Displacement Pumps (Annexure 2)

Draft testing procedure guidelines for solar water pumping systems (Annexure 3)

Stakeholders have been provided until February 11, 2019, to send in their comments and suggestions separately for the 3 documents.

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The ministry has also opened its new Draft Offshore Wind Energy Lease Rules for comments/suggestions/views from various stakeholders.

The Central Government has issued a draft set of rules to regulate the grant of leases, which belongs to the Central Government, to the developers for development of Offshore Wind Energy projects along the coastline of India up to 200 NM (Nautical Miles) within the EEZ (Exclusive Economic Zone).

The ministry has provided a timeline until  February 25, 2019, for interested stakeholders to submit their suggestions on this policy.

Ayush Verma

Ayush Verma

Ayush is a staff writer at saurenergy.com and writes on renewable energy with a special focus on solar and wind. Prior to this, as an engineering graduate trying to find his niche in the energy journalism segment, he worked as a correspondent for iamrenew.com.

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