Solar Policy

India Will Reach 175 GW Renewable Energy Capacity Before 2022: PM Modi

In his G-20 summit address, PM Modi claimed that India will meet its goal of 175 GW of renewable energy capacity well before the target of 2022. Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated in the 15th G20 Summit convened by Saudi Arabia in a virtual format, on 21-22 November 2020. In his address, Modi claimed that […]

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Karnataka Will Look to Collaborate With the UK on RE Front: Yediyurappa

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa has said that the state will be very interested in engaging with the UK on renewable energy (RE) technology front. Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has said that the state will be very interested in engaging with the United Kingdom (UK) on the renewable energy (RE) technology and implementation front. During […]

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MNRE Scales up PM-KUSUM Scheme to Achieve Enhanced Solar Targets

MNRE has received sanction from the president for scale-up and expansion of the PM-KUSUM scheme to achieve an enhanced solar capacity of 30.8 GW by 2022 The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced that in continuation of its order from March 2019, regarding the approval of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha […]

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Power Ministry Mandates all Discoms to Comply With Energy Conservation Act

The Ministry of Power has issued a notification, stating that all the Discoms will now be covered under the preview of the Energy Conservation Act. The Ministry of Power has issued a notification, stating that all the electricity distribution companies (Discoms) in the country will now be covered under the preview of the Energy Conservation […]

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NTPC Plans to Have a 1/4th Renewable Portfolio by the Next Decade

NTPC plans to achieve 32,000 MW of capacity through renewable energy or 25 percent of its overall power portfolio at the beginning of the next decade. NTPC Ltd, the PSU under the Ministry of Power, recently celebrated its 46th Raising Day completing 45 years of operation and commitment to serve as India’s largest power producer. […]

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MoP Amends Guidelines for Procurement of RTC Renewable Power

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has issued amendments to guidelines for the procurement of RTC power from renewable projects, complemented with other sources. The Ministry of Power (MoP) has issued, in a Gazette Notification, amendments to guidelines for the tariff-based competitive bidding process for procurement of Round-The Clock (RTC) power from grid-connected renewable energy power […]

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MSEDCL Petition to Float Open Tenders Under MSKVY Halted by MERC

MSEDCL has had its petition with MERC, seeking approval to float open tenders and taking land on lease by paying rent under MSKVY Scheme, halted for now. The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has filed a petition with the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) seeking approval to float Open tenders and taking land […]

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Exemption for BIS Registration for Smaller PV Module Manufacturers Extended

MNRE has extended the BIS certification exemption for small scale solar PV module manufacturers till they have valid IEC certificates for their products The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued in a gazette notification that it has extended the BIS certification exemption for small scale solar PV module manufacturers (annual production capacity […]

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CERC to Remain Non-functional for 4 More Weeks

The Central Government has failed to complete the appointment of a member of law to the CERC, which is now expected to remain closed for 4 more weeks. The Central Government has failed in its attempt to complete the appointment of a member of law to the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), as per the […]

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