Narendra Modi

PM Modi Launches Four RE Projects By Torrent Power At UP Summit

At the recently held UP investors summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for four projects with an investment of approx. ₹ 25,000 crores being developed by Gujarat based Torrent Power in Uttar Pradesh. The Torrent Group’s four projects were launched during GroundBreaking Ceremony (GBC) 4.0, held at Lucknow when the Prime Minister […]

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National Rooftop Solar Portal Migrates To PM Surya Ghar Portal

Days after the announcement of PM Surya Ghar-Muft Bijli Yojana, the Union government has migrated the National Rooftop Solar Portal to the new website of PM Surya Ghar Yojana. The newly launched website offers the most features and options in the National Rooftop Solar Portal. The new portal, however, has offered higher subsidies for this […]

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COVER STORY: Rooftop Solar Enters Mission Mode In India

The signs were already there. In the first week of 2024, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) created ripples in the Indian solar market when it announced a 23 percent increase in subsidies for residential rooftop solar. As per the government notification, the ministry increased subsidies from Rs 14,588/kWh to Rs 18,000/kWh for […]

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PM Modi Announces Scheme To Install Rooftop Solar On 1cr Households

Days after the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) increased its subsidies for Residential Rooftop Solar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced a dedicated scheme to boost the sector. Modi named the scheme ‘Pradhanmantri Suryodaya Yojana’. As per the announcement of the Prime Minister, under this scheme, the Indian government would target to install […]

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PM Launches Lakshadweep’s On-grid Solar Project With Battery Storage

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the first on-grid solar project with a Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) today in Lakshadweep. Developed by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), this initiative spans the islands of Kavaratti and Agatti, boasting a combined solar capacity of 1.7 MW and a sophisticated 1.4 MWh battery storage facility […]

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India & US Shore Up Partnership to Anchor $500 Mn RE Infrastructure Investment Fund

A joint investment fund of up to $1 billion to aid India’s initiatives aimed at the adoption of green technology has got the nod from US President Joe Biden and Narendra Modi. In an initiative that will strengthen India-US bilateral relationship in the renewable energy space, India’s National Investment and Infrastructure Fund and the US […]

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Panaji’s Green Vision: CM Pramod Sawant Targets 100% Renewable Energy Within a Year

Chief Minister of Goa Pramod Sawant revealed on Saturday that the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has set its sights on converting Panaji into a fully renewable energy-powered city within a year. Sawant stated, “The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has designated Panaji for a complete shift to renewable energy, with the goal […]

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Solar Energy to Light Up Bundelkhand Expressway in Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh is set to welcome its first solar expressway. The 296-kilometer-long Bundelkhand Expressway will be the first solar expressway that will see the installation of solar panels on both sides of its  stretch. The project announced comes as part of the state government’s Solar Energy Policy 2022. The policy strives for 22,000 MW of […]

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