Piyush Goyal

Maharashtra, UP gets Tough Solar Targets for 2022

The MNRE has recently handed over red-letters to solar-friendly states underlining targets and deadline for renewable energy generation and absorption. The letter pronounces Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh into the challenging solar energy targets by 2022, asserting Maharashtra to increase 30 times solar capacity to its existing 378.7 MW generating 11,926 MW. UP also has a […]

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Bihar Sign MoU under “UDAY” Scheme, becomes the Sixth State

Bihar to become the sixth state to benefit from the UDAY scheme, as the Government of India, the State of Bihar and the DISCOMs of Bihar (North Bihar Power Distribution Company Limited, and South Bihar Power Distribution Company Limited) signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for operational and financial turnaround of the DISCOMs. Bihar is the […]

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India on track for 20GW Goal from Indian Large-Scale Solar Pipeline – MNRE

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy(MNRE) reports that it has accumulated six new projects to its accredited solar parks, which will now create 33 parks across 21 states, with an aggregate PV capacity of 19.9 GW. The promising spur of the Indian National Solar Mission (NSM) has underlined another milestone closer towards a revised 175 […]

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The Power Industry can attract One Trillion Dollar Investment by 2030: Shri Piyush Goyal

During the term of five year, the power industry is reckoned to attract an investment figured to $250 billion. Government’s task of rural electrification mission emphasizing no village without electricity access and coal swapping plus fresh policies for the electricity sector would aid in attracting this investment, said Union power and coal minister Piyush Goyal […]

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Maharashtra Impulse on Solar Investment – aims Rs 50,000 crore

Well-suited solar conditioned states are collaring to use solar energy, now Maharashtra has opened investments worth Rs 50,000 crore to boost its solar energy project. The state government, with the Centre and private sectors, is set to bring modifications to reduce solar power cost to make it farmer-friendly in rural Maharashtra. “The state government is […]

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MNRE benchmarks Cost for Solar equipment to induce efficient energy

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has proposed an upward revision of the benchmark cost of the Concentrating Solar Thermal (CST) Technologies Programme to spur efficient energy in the country. According to the changes, the benchmark cost will be related to performance efficiency in design and manufacturing of solar thermal power systems so that […]

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Australian Expertise in Rooftop Solar can aid India’s Renewable needs – Piyush Goyal

Recently, at the roundtable of ‘Renewable Energy Challenge for Grid Integration’, Power Minister Piyush Goyal pronounced “Australia’s rooftop solar expertise has to be looked into to transfer technology at affordable rates expanding renewable energy in India.” The minister said, “India can use Australian expertise in rooftop solar as almost a third of Australian homes in […]

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Solar Power Units of CIAL to Come Up in Indian Railways

Minister of Power Piyush Goyal visits the CIAL Solar Plant at Nedumbassery Airport premises along with Prakash Javedkar, Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change. Referred to the visit, Piyush Goyal said that, ‘All railway stations and air terminals in the country would be instructed to install Cochin International Airport model solar energy […]

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MNRE revises benchmark cost of Concentrating Solar Thermal (CST) Systems

From a recent statement from The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), the government body had revised the benchmark cost of Concentrating Solar Thermal (CST) Technologies program. The MNRE has taken the initiatives with the aim of promoting energy efficiency and Green India. The newly revised benchmark cost will be related to the performance […]

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