Solar Policy

MSME Solar Parks Feasible When State’s Lower Transmission Charges: Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari said the entry of MSME in the solar parks sector was a good idea, but would only be viable if state governments reduce transmission charges. Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways of India and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Nitin Gadkari has said that he believes that the entry of MSME […]

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EU Commits to Clean Energy in COVID-19 Recovery Strategy

The EU has pledged to stay away from fossil-fueled projects in its COVID-19 recovery strategy, but environmental groups said they were unimpressed. The European Commission (for the EU) has pledged to stay away from fossil-fueled projects in its coronavirus (COVID-19) recovery strategy and to stick to its target of making Europe the first climate-neutral continent […]

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PM Emphasizes on Financial Sustainability of Power Sector, Make in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasized the need for improving the financial sustainability of the power sector in order to solve the issues prevailing in the sector especially the power distribution sector. He said during a detailed review meeting held on Thursday evening on the power sector with the Ministry of Power (MoP) and the Ministry […]

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MNRE Invites Proposals to Develop Institutional Framework for ‘One Sun One World One Grid’ Implementation

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has invited proposals from eligible consulting firms for developing a long-term vision, implementation plan, road map and institutional framework for implementing ‘One Sun One World One Grid’ (OSOWOG). This is in line with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for connecting solar energy supply across borders by […]

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Govt Exploring New Lending Institutions to Support Small Enterprises: Gadkari

The government is exploring new financial lending institutions to support small-scale units to provide financial support, said Nitin Gadkari, the Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) and Road Transport and Highways (MORTH). The Minister assured the industry stakeholders that the government is working towards strengthening the NBFCs which will help small businesses […]

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Solar Has Huge Potential to Benefit Energy Extensive Sectors, says Gadkari

Solar sector has a huge potential and it can help in reducing the electricity cost significantly, said Nitin Gadkari, the Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) and Road Transport and Highways (MORTH). The Minister said during a meeting with the members of Maha Solar Sangathan, via video conferencing, to understand the opportunities […]

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ONGC and NTPC to Form JV for Renewable Energy Business

ONGC and NTPC ltd are planning to set up a JV company to explore offshore wind projects amongst other renewable projects in India and abroad. #ONGC and @NTPClimited signed an MoU today to set up a Renewable Energy JV. It was signed by ONGC Director (Fin) In-charge Business Development & Joint Ventures Subhash Kumar and […]

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Mexican Govt Blames COVID-19 for Seizing Renewables Energy

The Mexican government has cited the coronavirus pandemic as a justification for new rules that will reduce the role of renewable energy in the energy mix The Mexican government has cited the coronavirus pandemic as a justification for new rules that will reduce the role of renewable energy like solar and wind power, granting a […]

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Validity of Solar Project Tariffs Extended Until Sept 30 in Uttarakhand

UERC has extended the validity for the benchmark capital cost and levelised generic tariff for solar power projects in Uttarakhand until September 30, 2020. The Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission (UERC) has published a new order extending the validity period for the benchmark capital cost and levelised generic tariff for solar power projects in the state […]

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