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KUSUM Scheme Expanded in new Budget to Cover 20 Lakh Farmers

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced the expansion of PM KUSUM Scheme under which 20 lakh farmers will now be provided with funds to set up standalone solar pumps. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on February 1, 2019, while presenting the latest budget has announced the expansion of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha Utthan Mahabhiyan (PM […]

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TERI Suggests Key Allocations and Policy Signals for Union Budget

TERI has presented its suggestions for key allocations and policy signals before the government rolls out the Union Budget For The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), green is the only way to go as it has presented its suggestions for key allocations and policy signals before the government rolls out the Union Budget on February […]

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Over 12 GW of Wind Power Projects Awarded so far: RK Singh

RK Singh has said that so far, bids for 15,100 MW of wind projects have been issued in India, out of which 12,162.50 MW capacity has already been awarded. Union Minister of State (IC) New & Renewable Energy, Power and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship RK Singh, in a recent written reply to a question in […]

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Net Metering to be Permitted Until Capacity Surpasses 500 MW in Haryana

HERC has issued a revised version of its regulations for rooftop solar grid-interactive systems based on net metering in Haryana The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) in response to a petition filed by the Haryana Renewable Energy Development Agency (HAREDA), has issued a revised version of its regulations for rooftop solar grid-interactive systems based on […]

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Tariff Relief For Welspun, NSEFI Through APTEL in Tamil Nadu

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), the final authority, other than the Supreme Court, for adjudicating on power-related issues, has provided relief to Welspun Renewables Energy Private Limited, in its appeal against an order of the TNERC. (Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission) with the TANGEDCO as co-respondent. The TNERC order was passed on 28th March […]

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Installation of Additional Solar DC Capacity to be Left on Developers: MNRE

MNRE has stated that as long as the solar plants are in accordance with the contracted AC capacity, installation of DC capacity should be left to developers In a decision that will come as a relief for solar power developers in the country, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued an advisory/clarification […]

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Gujarat Sets Target for 30 GW Renewable Energy Generation by 2022

The state government of Gujarat has set a target of achieving 30 GW of renewable energy generation by 2022 from the current generational capacity of 9670 MW The state government of Gujarat has set a target of achieving 30 GW (30,000 MW) of renewable energy generation by 2022 from the current generational capacity of 9670 […]

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MNRE Offers Clarification on Domestically Manufactured Solar Cells

MNRE has issued a clarification in respect of domestically manufactured solar PV cells. In a major decision that is likely to give a further boost to domestic manufacturing of solar cells in India, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a clarification in respect of domestically manufactured solar PV cells. It may […]

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Punjab Drafts Renewable Energy Policy, Plans for 21% RE by 2030

The Punjab government through its latest renewable energy policy plans of securing 21 percent of its power requirements from RE sources by 2030. The state government of Punjab issued a draft version of the state’s renewable energy policy, with the prime objective of securing 21 percent of its power requirements from renewable energy sources by […]

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