Ministry of Power

ISTS Charges Waived for Solar & Wind Projects Commissioned by 2022

Ministry of Power has announced that ISTS charges for solar and wind energy projects will be waived off if they are commissioned before December 31, 2022 The Ministry of Power (MoP) has announced that the Interstate Transmission System (ISTS) charges and losses on the transmission of electricity generated from solar and wind energy projects will […]

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SN Sahai Takes Charge as Power Secretary; Garg to Begin New Innings

Now, Garg is mulling to kick off his new innings in the economic and financial policy work outside Government. Sanjeev Nandan Sahai on Friday has assumed charge as Secretary in the Ministry of Power in New Delhi. He has been appointed in place of Subhash Chandra Garg, who retired on October 31, 2019. Prior to this, Sahai, who […]

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MNRE Hosts 2nd Assembly of ISA in New Delhi

The said Assembly meet is significant as it is the supreme decision making body of ISA, which provides directions on various administrative, financial and programme related issues. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is hosting the second Assembly of Gurugram-headquartered International Solar Alliance (ISA) on Thursday in New Delhi. However, the member consultation […]

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Sanjeev Nandan Sahai Appointed to Chair Power Secretary

As per the order of the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Sahai has been appointed in place of Subhash Chandra Garg, a 1983-batch IAS officer, who will be retiring on October 31, 2019. In a significant development, senior IAS officer of 1986-batch, Sanjeev Nandan Sahai, has been appointed as the new power secretary […]

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RK Singh Okays Amendments in EV Charging Guidelines to Ease Concerns

BEE has been nominated by the power ministry as the Central Nodal Agency to facilitate the installation of charging infrastructure. In order to provide much-awaited relief to the electric vehicle (EV) owners in the country, Power Minister RK Singh has provided his consent for needed amendments in the EV charging guidelines and specifications. The Ministry […]

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BEE, MSME Ink MoU to Enhance Energy Security

The signed agreement includes areas of cooperation for comprehensive energy mapping of MSMEs on pan India, development of appropriate schemes and programs to improve the energy security of MSMEs. The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), an agency of Ministry of Power, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for enhancing energy security in the Micro, […]

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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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MNRE Clarifies on Payment Security Mechanism Directive for Gencos

The energy generated during the non-dispatch period shall be calculated on the basis of Capacity Utilization Factor as declared by the generators in Power Purchase Agreements. The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a clarification on the power ministry’s latest directive, which is applicable from today, for power distribution companies (dZiscoms) to […]

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Private e-2 Wheelers Also Covered Under Phase-II of FAME: Arvind Sawant

The scheme aims to support via subsidies about 7,000 e-Buses, 5 lakh e-3 Wheelers, 55,000 e-4 Wheeler Passenger Cars and 10 lakh e-2 Wheelers. In order to further boost electronic public (e-public) transport in the country, the government has taken various initiatives under the second phase of FAME India Scheme (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of […]

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