Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs

MNRE Extends Off-Grid & Decentralised Solar PV Applications Programme Phase-III

In a next spell of extensions, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has extended the third phase of off-grid and decentralized solar photovoltaic (PV) applications programme till FY20-21. The Ministry further instructed that “the implementation agencies will continue to implement the scheme as per the approved guidelines dated 07-08-2018 and amendments thereof.” However, […]

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Biggest Solar Project/Tenders for the week

AAI Seeks Engineering Consultancy for 5 MW Solar Project at Calicut Airport The Airport Authority of India (AAI) has invited bids from eligible consultancy/EPC Firms having experience in solar power projects for providing consultancy on the provision of 5 MW solar plant at the Calicut Airport. The brief scope of work for winning bidders will […]

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Cabinet Okays Continuation of Off-grid, Decentralised Solar PV Applications Programme

The total project of the 3 components included under the phase-III is Rs 1,895 crore of which Rs 637 crore will be provided as central financial assistance. The government has provided its consent for implementing phase-III of off-grid and decentralized solar PV application programme to achieve additional 118 MWp (Mega Watt peak) off-grid solar PV […]

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Union Cabinet Nods for 3 lakh Solar Street Lights in NE States, Maoist Affected Areas

Prasad said that 3,00,000 solar street lights will be installed throughout the country with special emphasis on areas where there is no facility for street lighting systems through grid power, northeastern states, and Maoist-affected districts. In order to light up the streets of northeastern states and Maoist affected districts, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday has […]

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Government Proposes Rs 23,450 Crore Rooftop Solar Scheme

The scheme will integrate discoms as an implementing agency in the second phase of the rooftop solar scheme. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has prepared a concept note on ‘Sustainable Rooftop Implementation for Solar Transfiguration of India (SRISTI)’ to the tune of Rs 23,450 crore to state power distribution companies, or discoms, […]

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