Government of India

India Planning Bids for 4 GWh of Grid-Scale Battery Storage System

In an attempt to make the country’s electricity green, the Indian government is planning to invite bids for setting up around 4 GWh (4000 MWh) of grid-scale battery storage system at regional load dispatch centres (RLDCs), according to an announcement made by the Minister of Power and New and Renewable Energy, Raj Kumar Singh. The Union […]

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EXIM Bank Extends $40 M to Togo to Power 350 Villages with Solar PV

Export-Import Bank of India has, on behalf of the Government of India, extended a Line of Credit (LOC) of USD 40 million to the Government of Togo for the purpose of the electrification of 350 villages in Togo through solar photovoltaic systems. India has been on a major outreach among developing countries ever since it […]

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Government To support 62,000 EVs, 15 Lakh E2Ws & E3Ws Through Subsidies

The government aims to support through subsidies about 62,000 electric passenger cars (EVs) and buses, besides 15 lakh electric 2Ws and 3Ws. To Fasten the electric vehicle (EV) adoption in the country, the government aims to support through subsidies about 62,000 electric passenger cars and buses, besides 15 lakh electric three- and two-wheelers, Parliament was […]

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CCEA Approves RCE for North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the Revised Cost Estimate (RCE) of the North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project (NERPSIP) at an estimated cost of Rs.6,700 crore. This is a major step, towards the economic development of the North Eastern Region through the strengthening of Intra-State Transmission and Distribution systems. Announced […]

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Government Planning Integrated Clean Energy Material Acceleration Platform

Department of Science and Technology has Called for LoIs The Government of India plans to set up an integrated clean energy material acceleration platform (IC-MAP). The Department of Science & Technology under the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, has invited letters of intent (LoIs) from researchers for the same. Last date to […]

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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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