MNRE Continues To Bat For Renewable Energy. Will It Be Enough?

Continuing with its quick moves, after every such incident, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has clarified again that distribution companies that do not honour their power purchase agreements will be charged for ‘deemed generation.’ In other words, if they happen to curtail power from RE producers despite the instructions to treat them as ‘must […]

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MNRE Asks States to not Halt Payments for RE Generators

MNRE has asked states to continue to buy power from renewable energy producers and clear their dues on a regular basis as was being done prior to the lockdown The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has asked states to continue to buy power from renewable energy producers and clear their dues “on a regular basis […]

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As Power Demand Slumps, RE Generators Brace For Impact

The coronavirus pandemic has created some of the most unprecedented situations ever faced by the energy sector in India. For one, demand has never dropped off as steeply as it has in March. For possibly the first time ever in living memory, a slump in global oil prices has stopped delivering any revenue benefits to […]

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MNRE Issues Draft Guidelines for Installation of Innovative Stand-Alone Solar Pumps

MNRE has issued draft guidelines for the installation of innovative stand-alone solar-powered pumps under its varied schemes. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) had issued updated specifications for stand-alone solar pumps in July last year. And since then it claims to have received representations from innovators claiming that by using different design/software for […]

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MNRE Offers Solutions for Invoicing for Renewable Energy Supplied During Lockdown

MNRE has issued a new notification, offering viable solutions for invoicing for renewable energy (RE) supplied during the ongoing lockdown The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a new notification to offer relief to stakeholders as the renewable energy industry grapples with the ongoing lockdown imposed to combat the spread of the […]

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PSU’s of MoP, MNRE Contribute Rs 925 Cr to Combat COVID-19

PSU’s of MoP and MNRE have pledged to contribute Rs 925 crore to PM-CARES Fund in support to all on-going relief efforts to combat the COVID-19 Outbreak. The Public Sector Undertakings of the Ministry of Power (MoP) and the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) have pledged to contribute Rs 925 crore to the […]

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Power Ministry Committed for 24×7 Supply to Consumers: RK Singh

In the wake of lockdown imposed across the country to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, the Power Minister RK Singh has ensured round-the-clock power supply to consumers. The Minister said that “in this time of crisis, the Ministry of Power is committed to providing 24×7 supply of electricity to all consumers.” He further […]

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Govt to Solarize Sun-Temple Town in Gujarat by Investing Rs 65 Cr

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued guidelines related to the complete solarization of Modhera town in Gujarat, which is popularly known as the sun-temple town. The cost of complete solarization of town is expected to be Rs 65 crore and will be borne by the Central Government and the State Government, […]

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NTPC, SECI to Set Up 10GW Renewable Energy Parks in Rajasthan

With an aim to achieve the target of 175 GW of renewable energy by 2022, the government has ramped up its process of tendering of renewable energy projects across the country. In line with this, India’s largest power generation utility NTPC and state-owned Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) will soon be signing an agreement with […]

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