Ministry of New & Renewable Energy

Azure Power commissions 90 MW solar project in Assam

Renewable energy major Azure Power has announced that it has successfully commissioned its 90 MW solar power project in Assam, the largest in the state. The 90 MW of solar capacity is spread across four districts in Assam – Udalguri, Kamrup, Nagaon, and Cachar. Azure Power said that the solar power project was commissioned in […]

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SECI Appoints Sanjay Sharma as Director- Solar

Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd (SECI) has appointed Sanjay Sharma as Director – Solar. He has been elevated from his previous position of Executive Director – Solar in the same organization for a period of 5 years. Sanjay Sharma has an experience of more than 33 years in the power sector. Before joining SECI […]

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SLDC to Pay for Irregular Curtailment of Wind, Solar Power

If any SLDC curtails wind or solar power for any reason other than grid safety or security or as prescribed in respective grid code/ regulation, they shall be liable for making good the loss incurred by the wind or solar power generators towards deemed generation. The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued an […]

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Govt Organises ‘Chintan Baithak’ with RE Industry Stakeholders

In a bid to provide a further boost to the renewable energy sector in the country, the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) held a meeting, termed as ‘Chintan Baithak’, with the industry stakeholders. The government’s motive behind organizing this meet, which was chaired by the MNRE Secretary Anand Kumar, was to address various […]

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MNRE Seeks Views on Draft Specifications & Testing Procedure for Universal Solar Pump Controller

The MNRE has proposed to consider the use of USPC to increase the utility of solar PV system installed for solar water pumps. Therefore, it has formulated the draft specifications and testing procedure for USPC. After inviting suggestions on draft guidelines for lab testing of storage batteries and inverters, the Ministry of New & Renewable […]

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MNRE Invites Suggestions on Draft Guidelines for Series Approval of Inverters for Lab Testing

These guidelines are applicable for SPV based off-grid, grid-tie and hybrid inverters of capacities up-to 150KW. After issuing draft guidelines for storage batteries, the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has invited comments or suggestions from public and related stakeholders on the guidelines drafted for series approval of inverters for conducting lab testing. Further, […]

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MNRE Eyes Comments on Draft Guidelines for Series Approval of Storage Batteries for Lab Testing

These draft guidelines has been prepared in consultation with the related stakeholders, including experts from test labs, Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), New Delhi and Battery Storage Industry. The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has sought suggestions or comments from public and related stakeholders on the guidelines drafted for series approval of storage […]

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BHEL Clinches CBIP Award as Best Power Equipment Maker

The award was received by Atul Sobti, Chairman & Managing Director (CMD), BHEL, from R.K. Singh, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for New & Renewable Energy and Power, on the CBIP Day. Public sector electric equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has won the ‘Best Power Equipment Manufacturing Organisation’ award during the CBIP […]

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