MNRE Notification Extends Deadline for PM KUSUM Component A Completion

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has published a notification extending the deadline for projects allotted under Component A of PM KUSUM scheme to March 31, 2022. Component A refers to ground mounted projects on barren/waste land owned by farmers or in rural areas, with an overall target of 10,000 MW of such […]

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Gautam Solar On Course To Install 2500 Solar Pumps in Haryana

New Delhi-based solar power equipment manufacturer Gautam Solar has installed 1,500 solar pumps at various locations in Haryana under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM) scheme, as per the company’s press release. While the company had installed 1,000 solar pumps in Haryana by  May 2021, by August, the company won an […]

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Solar Powered Irrigation Would Accelerate India’s Energy Transition: IEEFA

In a new report, the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) says that solar pumps help to expand distributed solar generation while catering to agriculture’s vast power demand. And in India, Solar-powered irrigation can help achieve its Energy Transition as the country is already lagging far behind its near-term target of 40GW of […]

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SunAlpha Commissions 2 MW Plant Under PM KUSUM In Rajasthan

SunAlpha Energy, a leading Jaipur-based Solar EPC firm has informed us that the company has successfully commissioned India’s largest solar plant under the PM-KUSUM (Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan) Scheme. The scheme is aimed at ensuring energy security for farmers in India, along with honouring India’s commitment to increase the share of […]

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MSEDCL Tenders For 500 MW Solar Under PMKUSUM

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL or Mahavitaran), has issued an expression of interest (EOI) and request for selection (RFS) for procuring 500 MW (AC) of solar power from decentralised solar projects. Launched under the PMKUSUM scheme, these projects will be for sizes ranging from) 5 MW to 2 MW capacity. Location will […]

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MNRE Issues Guidelines For PM-KUSUM Scheme At Feeder Level

The Ministry of New and Renewable (MNRE), after consultation with state governments, has decided to issue Guidelines for Implementation of Feeder Level Solarisation under Component-C of PM-KUSUM Scheme. The Scheme consists of three components. Component-A includes installation of Decentralized Ground Mounted Grid Connected Renewable Power Plants, Component-B includes installation of standalone Solar Powered Agriculture Pumps […]

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With New Target Of 30.8 GW by 2022, Changes In KUSUM Scheme Follow

Close on the heels of a sanction from the President of India on expanding the scope of the PM KUSUM Scheme, the MNRE has come up with a fresh set of changes to the scheme, that will seek to enhance its reach and appeal to users. The changes, in quick succession, make it clear that […]

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MePCDL issues EoI Tender for 10MW Solar Plant in Meghalaya

MePDCL has issued an EoI for the installation of Decentralized Grid Connected Ground/ Stilt Mounted Solar Based Power Plants in Meghalaya Meghalaya Power Distribution Corporation Limited (MePDCL) has issued an expression of interest (EoI) in the installation of Decentralized Grid Connected Ground/ Stilt Mounted Solar Based Power Plants of capacity 500 KW to 2 MW […]

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MNRE Scales up PM-KUSUM Scheme to Achieve Enhanced Solar Targets

MNRE has received sanction from the president for scale-up and expansion of the PM-KUSUM scheme to achieve an enhanced solar capacity of 30.8 GW by 2022 The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced that in continuation of its order from March 2019, regarding the approval of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha […]

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