Ministry of New and Renewable energy

Panaji’s Green Vision: CM Pramod Sawant Targets 100% Renewable Energy Within a Year

Chief Minister of Goa Pramod Sawant revealed on Saturday that the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has set its sights on converting Panaji into a fully renewable energy-powered city within a year. Sawant stated, “The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has designated Panaji for a complete shift to renewable energy, with the goal […]

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MNRE Official Indicates India’s First Offshore Wind Tender By June End

A top official of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced that India may float its first offshore wind energy tender in the coming four to six weeks. The information has been shared by MNRE Joint Secretary Dinesh Jagdale during a side event of the Energy Transitions Working Group of the G20 Presidency […]

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Solar Waste Recycling: An Opportunity For India

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has added the solar modules and solar cells under the e-Waste Management Rules 2022 thereby fixing responsibility of the producers in terms of storing solar industry waste, filing regular returns, disclosing the panel and cell inventory separately and complying with the CPCB guidelines. The move is widely […]

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India Will Blacklist Renewable Energy Companies for Missing Deadlines

The Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued an order which says that renewable energy firms could be blacklisted in case they fail to meet deadlines to complete renewable energy projects. The order states that the blacklisting will be for a period of three to five years. India has introduced blacklisting of […]

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MNRE Extends Solar Inverter Self Certification Period To June 30

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has yet again extended the deadline for the solar inverter makers to get valid International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) certificates and test reports from accredited laboratories of their solar inverters until June 30, 2023. The MNRE had come up with the Solar ‘Photovoltaics, Systems, Devices and Components Goods […]

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MNRE Hikes Rooftop Solar Subsidy For Residential Category in Hilly, NE States

In an order communicated via an Office memorandum on January 27, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has hiked the Central Financial Assistance (CFA) for installation of Rooftop Solar (RTS) in the residential sector across India. The Programme is being implemented by DISCOMs/State Implementing Agencies. Responding to what it termed representations received from […]

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Repowering Old Wind Turbines Could Usher INR 40,000 Cr Investments

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) recently made the announcement it will be looking at the repowering of wind power plants that are old. Wind power plants that boast of more height have more height and efficiency hold the potential to lure in INR 40,000 crore of investments. This, in turn, could go […]

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MNRE Extends Last Date for Draft Policy For 4-GW Offshore Wind Power in Tamil Nadu

The Central Government has extended the last date for suggestions from the public for the development of offshore wind energy in Tamil Nadu to December 9, 2022 now. The information has been provided by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. The MNRE Ministry had released draft tender document for offshore wind on 14th November […]

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