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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PM-KUSUM – The Solar Saviour?

The PM-KUSUM scheme seeks to be the ultimate gamechanger for energy security and the rural economy. We examine the early challenges that it is facing and come to a conclusion. It’s a great idea that will need tweaks to increase coverage, and some key policy interventions to get on schedule. By Prasanna Singh You know […]

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MNRE Issues Guidelines for Decentralised Solar Plant Development

In a bid to promote decentralized solar energy and availability of affordable and reliable solar power in rural areas of the country, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has formulated draft guidelines for the development of decentralized solar power plants. The government said that its motive behind issuing these guidelines is to provide […]

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