Solar Policy

Delhi Govt Likely to Roll Out Subsidy Scheme Under EV Policy Soon

The Delhi government is likely to roll out from next week the subsidy scheme under its newly-launched electric vehicle (EV) policy, officials said. The EV policy of the Delhi government was notified last month. Launching the policy, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal had said it aimed at registration of around five lakh electric vehicles in the city in the next […]

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MNRE Offers Clarifications for Implementation of KUSUM Scheme

MNRE has issued clarifications sought by a few State Implementing Agencies on certain issues relating to the implementation of the PM-KUSUM Scheme. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) in a recent notification has issued clarifications on certain issues relating to the implementation of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM) Scheme. […]

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DERC Cuts Fixed Charge for Unutilised Capacity by C&I Segment

In a relief to C&I consumers, DERC has slashed fixed charges for unutilised capacity of sanctioned load by Rs 125 for the lockdown months of April and May In a relief to industrial and commercial (C&I) consumers, power regulator Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has ordered for the slashing of fixed charges for unutilised capacity […]

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RK Singh Approves LoUs by IREDA, PFC, REC to be Accepted for EMDs

RK Singh has approved a proposal for acceptance of LoU issued by IREDA, PFC & REC for EMD in tenders for developing renewable energy projects in the country RK Singh, the Minister for New & Renewable Energy and Power has approved a proposal for acceptance of Letter of Undertaking (LoU) issued by IREDA, PFC & […]

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Andhra Govt to go Ahead with DBT of Free Power Scheme for Farmers

The Andhra Govt has decided to go ahead with the DBT of Dr. YSRC free power scheme to farmers, despite heavy criticism from the opposition parties. The Andhra Pradesh Government has decided to go ahead with the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) of Dr. YSRC free power scheme to farmers, despite heavy criticism from the opposition parties. Energy minister Balineni Srinivas Reddy has […]

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Revised Priority Sector Lending Guidelines by RBI a Boost for Renewables

RBI has issued revised guidelines for priority sector lending to enable better credit penetration to credit deficient areas, a boost for the renewables sector. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued revised guidelines for priority sector lending to enable better credit penetration to credit deficient areas and increase lending to small and marginal farmers […]

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Andhra Pradesh to Introduce Agriculture Electricity Cash Transfer Scheme

Andhra Pradesh has introduced the Agriculture Electricity Cash Transfer Scheme that will virtually do away with the free power supply to the farming sector. The state government of Andhra Pradesh is all set to introduce the Agriculture Electricity Cash Transfer Scheme from the 2021-22 financial year that will virtually do away with the free power supply to […]

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RK Singh Launches GTAM; Will Benefit Buyers of Renewable Energy

As a first step towards greening the Indian short term power market, RK Singh has launched pan-India Green Term Ahead Market (GTAM) in electricity. As a first step towards greening the Indian short term power market, Union Minister of State (IC) Power and New & Renewable Energy, RK Singh has launched pan-India Green Term Ahead […]

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IEX, PXIL Make the Case for Reopening REC Trading

IEX and PXIL have made a case for reopening the trading of renewable energy certificates (REC), citing the impact on the entire value chain. Energy exchanges IEX and PXIL have made a case for reopening the trading of renewable energy certificates (REC), saying the market closure is impacting the entire value chain in the electricity […]

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