Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE)

Top 5 States Spearheading Rooftop Solar in India

India has made strides in new solar capacity addition in the last few years. However, a considerable gap exists between rooftop solar (RTS) and utility-scale solar installations.  Despite existing national and state-level schemes promoting rooftop solar, including the National Rooftop Scheme and state government subsidies, participation rates remained low. This is mostly because of the […]

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MNRE, MoP Launch New Mission ‘MAHIR’ To Locally Develop New Energy Solutions

The Ministry of Power and the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) have jointly launched a National Mission to quickly identify emerging technologies in the power sector and develop them indigenously, at scale, for deployment within and outside India. The National Mission has been named ‘Mission on Advanced and High-Impact Research (MAHIR)’. It aims […]

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MNRE Appoints REC GM to The Position of Director (Finance) at IREDA

In a formal announcement made recently, Bijay Kr Mohanty has been chosen for the job of Director (Finance) at IREDA by a Search-cum-Selection Committee established by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE).  Following an interview, the committee selected Mohanty from a list of four shortlisted candidates. Ajay Mathur, Chief GM, REC Ltd, Gurugram; […]

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NIWE & NLCIL Collaborate to Build Onshore, Offshore Wind Power Plants

To collaborate strategically on the development of onshore and offshore wind power projects in India, Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited India Ltd (NLCIL) and the National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE)- an independent R&D organization under the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU was signed and exchanged […]

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Gujarat Becomes 4th State to Meet RE Targets 2022; Maha, AP, UP, MP Fall Short

Global thinktank for energy, Ember has published its most recent analytical report, which revealed that by August 2022, India has reached two-thirds of its 175 GW renewable energy goal for the year. Gujarat achieved this goal alongside Telangana, Rajasthan, and Karnataka. The majority of the shortage is made up of four states: Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, […]

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SECI signs MoU with Min of Home Affairs to set up solar panels

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in order to harness the potential of solar energy on the available rooftop areas in the campuses of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) and National Security Guard (NSG), an official press release states. […]

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DISPA recommends keeping C&I projects outside ambit of ALMM List

In response to a petition filed by the Distributed Solar Power Association (DiSPA), the Delhi High-Court has sought clarification from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), on the provisions they have made to protect ongoing projects, which could be negatively impacted with the extension of ALMM to projects under open access and net […]

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With formal approval, 20 GW of RE capacity on its way for green corridor

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has notified the President’s approval for the implementation of the “Intra-state Transmission System Green Energy Corridor (GEC) Phase- II” scheme, which will enable the creation of intra-state transmission infrastructure required for the power evacuation of renewable power projects in the country. The projects, which would have approx. […]

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With Over 10 GW Solar Power, Rajasthan Tops Capacity Creation: MNRE

Rajasthan stands on top in the country in developing solar power with more than 10 GW of green energy capacity, a release said on Saturday. According to the data released by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Rajasthan has left behind Karnataka and Gujarat by developing more than 10 GW of solar power […]

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