Government of India

MNRE Creates FDI Cell to Process Foreign Investment Proposals

In order to keep a closed eye on the investment made by neighbouring countries in India, the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has set up a new cell in the ministry for taking care of the foreign direct investment (FDI) into the sector. The Ministry said in a statement that, the FDI cell […]

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Covid-19 Created Opportunity to Implement Greener, More Circular Economy: Dr. Ajay Mathur

The coronavirus pandemic has created the opportunity to implement a greener, more circular economy, said Dr. Ajay Mathur, Director General, The Energy and Resources Institute, (TERI). He was speaking at a webinar hosted to mark the World Environment Day on the theme, “Resource Efficiency for Greening of Recovery and fostering Sustainable Economic Growth in a […]

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Indian Navy’s ENC Commissions 2 MW Solar Plant at INS Kalinga

With an aim to support the Government of India’s (GoI) initiative to promote solar energy, Indian Navy’s Eastern Naval Command (ENC) has commissioned a 2 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant at INS Kalinga in Visakhapatnam. This solar project was commissioned by Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain, PVSM, AVSM, VSM, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, ENC on […]

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Govt to Solarize Konark Surya Mandir, Town in Odisha with 100% Financial Assistance

After aiming for the complete solarization of sun-temple town in Gujarat’s Modhera, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has now issued fresh guidelines for 100 percent solarization of Konark sun temple, which is popularly known as Surya Mandir, along with the Konark town in Odisha. Through this scheme, the government aimed to meet […]

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After Lockdown 4.O: GoI Extends Bid Submission Date for CEL Stake Sale

With the beginning of lockdown 4.O across the country amidst coronavirus outbreak, the Government of India (GoI) has extended the deadline for submitting Expression of Interest (EoI) for 100 percent divestment of Central Electronics Ltd (CEL) up to June 15, 2020. This is the third time when the government has to extend the bid submission […]

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GoI Extends CEL Divestment Bid Deadline for Second Time up to May 16

For the second time in a row, the Government of India (GoI) has extended the last date for submitting bids for its solar products manufacturing unit Central Electronics Ltd (CEL) by a month. Now, the extended last date and time of expression of interest (EoI) submission is May 16, 2020, at 11:00 hours, from its […]

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India Inc Suggests on Proposed Electricity Amendments; Appreciates Govt’s Effort

Solar industry captains have broadly welcomed the Narendra Modi government’s proposed amendments to the Electricity Act, 2003, as it has tried to offer solutions for many lingering issues of the ailing power sector. In line with this, industry stakeholders believed that if new proposed amendments along with suggestions from the India Inc, implemented properly then […]

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Discoms’ Dues to Gencos Surges 31% to Rs 92,674 Cr in Feb

The outstanding dues of power distribution companies (Discoms) to power generation companies (Gencos) grew by 31.1 percent to Rs 92,674 crore in February 2020, which reflected the continued stress in the power sector. As per the Government of India’s PRAAPTI portal (Payment Ratification And Analysis in Power procurement for bringing Transparency in Invoicing of generators), Discoms […]

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