Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE)

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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Power Min Simplifies Rooftop Solar Scheme to Enhance Consumer Access

Union Power Minister R K Singh has reviewed the progress of the ‘Grid-connected Rooftop Solar Programme’ and given directions for its simplification to enhance consumers’ accessibility to it, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) said in a recent press release. Following the review done on January 19, 2022, the Minister has directed that henceforth, it […]

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IREDA to Get ₹1,500 Cr Equity Infusion to Boost RE Financing

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the equity infusion of Rs.1500 crore in Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA). This equity infusion will help in employment generation of approximately 10200 jobs-year and CO2 equivalent emission reduction of approximately 7.49 Million tonnes CO2/year, said an official […]

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BPCL Signs Pact with SECI to Install 10GW RE Capacity by 2040

Fuel retailer Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to set up 10 Gigawatt (GW) of renewable energy capacity by 2040. The move is also significant in that BPCL has been marked out for disinvestment or complete privatisation by the government, in […]

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2021 Confirmed As Record Year For Solar Capacity With 11 GW Crossed

With the December numbers yet to be tallied, India has already added about 11.1 GW of solar capacity from January 2021 till November 2021, which is about 249% higher compared to the installations done in 2020, a new report by JMK Research & Analytics(JMK) says. These numbers are broadly in line with the industry figures […]

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