Ministry of New and Renewable energy

Developers Seek Extension to Install Solar Plants on Government Buildings

The Distributed Solar Power Association (DISPA) wrote two letters to MNRC on April 24 and May 11 in which they highlighted their concerns regarding the completion of the rooftop projects. Citing indifferent attitude of concerned ministers to their efforts, solar rooftop developers have asked for time extension to complete the work of installing solar panels […]

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NTPC Defers 2,000 MW Solar Projects Auction

The decision came on the backdrop of letter written to Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) by the Solar Power Developers Association. The association had sought extension of solar auctions till the issue related to grant of connectivity through inter-state transmission system is not resolved. As developers have raised their concerns and have sought […]

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Chandigarh Can’t go Green by 31st December

The deadline and desirability of making city 100% renewable energy powered was set by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE). However, as said by the electricity department of Chandigarh, the target cannot be achieved in such time frame; rather it can only be achieved in the long term. As the deadline for becoming 100% […]

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Solar Power Project Developers Urge MNRE to Defer Auctions

The non-issuance of rules and regulation related to the Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS) and General Network Access has worried developers. It has also caused uncertainty over grid connectivity for the renewable projects in the country. The lingering issue of transmission has prompted solar project developers to urge Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) to […]

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MNRE issues National Wind-solar Hybrid Policy

The Policy provides framework for promotion of large grid connected wind-solar PV hybrid system A scheme for new hybrid projects under the policy is also expected shortly. Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has issued National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy here today. The objective of the policy is to provide a framework for promotion of large […]

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ISA Logo Transferred to Its Secretariat in Gurgaon

Under the EU technical assistant project the logo was designed for Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE). The developer and the designer of the logo are Andrzej Uwitniewski and Marek Zaborowski. The rights of an International Solar Alliance (ISA) logo have been transferred by the European Union (EU) to ISA Secretariat situated in Gurgaon. […]

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India Inks Pact with Guyana for New & Renewable Energy Technologies

The MoU aimed to establish the basis for a cooperative institutional relationship to encourage and promote bilateral technical cooperation on new and renewable energy on the basis of mutual benefit, equality and reciprocity between the two countries. India and Guyana has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote cooperation in developing new and renewable […]

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RK Singh Lays Foundation Stone for Solar PV Module Mfg Plant in Gaya

This plant will be the first of its kind in Bihar and will be entirely owned and operated by local women Self Help Group (SHG) Federations. The Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister RK Singh has laid the foundation stone (remotely) for a solar photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturing plant in Sherghati block of Gaya […]

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UP’s Biggest Solar Power Plant Sets up via Transparent Auction: Govt

The plant, built at a cost of around Rs 528 crore, will generate 13 crore units of electricity per annum. The government said the biggest solar power plant in the state of Uttar Pradesh (UP) has been set up via a transparent bidding process under the solar park scheme of the Ministry of New and […]

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