Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE)

Andhra Pradesh Announces Financial Assistance for Solar Rooftop Plants

Andhra Pradesh Eastern Power Distribution Corporation Limited (APEPDCL) announced last week that residential customers interested in installing grid-connected rooftop solar (RTS) plants would now be entitled to receive central financial assistance. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has sanctioned 8MW capacity in the residential sector under Phase II of the RTS program for […]

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MNRE’s Recent Notification Clarifies Applicability of ALMM Order

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has received representations seeking clarifications about certain aspects of ALMM (Approved List of Models and Manufacturers) Order, 2019. In response to this, the Grid Solar Power Division of the ministry has issued a notification, inviting attention to key provisions/instructions relating to the ALMM Order. Check the Official […]

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India’s Solar Power Tariffs Rising After Hitting Record Lows in 2020: IEEFA

Solar tariffs are deflationary. Prices have fallen by 75% in seven years in India, and in 2020 solar tariffs hit record lows, writes Vibhuti Garg, Energy Economist and Lead India at Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). From 2019 to the first quarter of 2020, most of India’s newly-auctioned solar projects saw tariffs […]

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MNRE to Hold Webinars for 75 Weeks to Mark 75 Years of Independence

In a statement released yesterday, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) said that it has been conducting a series of webinars on achievements in new and renewable energy since March 15, 2021. The purpose behind the webinars, which are to continue for 75 weeks since its beginning date, is the commemoration of 75 […]

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MNRE Waives off Hard Copy Requirement for RE Project Invoices

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) released a notification yesterday, stating that for RE projects which were scheduled to be implemented April 1, 2021, onwards, the requirement of submitting physical hard copies has been waived off and the implementing agencies have been directed to accept soft copies of invoices. The notification is meant as […]

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