India will be a Manufacturing Hub for EVs Within 5 Yrs: Gadkari

India will become a manufacturing hub for electric vehicles (EVs) in next 5 years, said by Nitin Gadkari, the Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and MSMEs. Minister confidently said that his government is trying to extend best possible concessions to the sector, and has lowered the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on electrical […]

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MNRE Seeks Details of Consulting Firms for Pre-Bid Video Meet for India’s ‘One Sun One World One Grid’ Plan

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has asked all the interested and eligible consulting firms to submit their details for participation in the pre-bid meeting via video conferencing for the request for proposal (RFP) issued to develop institutional framework for implementing ‘One Sun One World One Grid’ (OSOWOG) plan. The reason behind video […]

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MNRE Creates FDI Cell to Process Foreign Investment Proposals

In order to keep a closed eye on the investment made by neighbouring countries in India, the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has set up a new cell in the ministry for taking care of the foreign direct investment (FDI) into the sector. The Ministry said in a statement that, the FDI cell […]

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RK Singh Kicks Off ‘#iCommit’ Campaign to Unite All Stakeholders

Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister RK Singh have launched the ‘#iCommit’ initiative, giving a clarion call to all stakeholders and individuals to continue moving towards energy efficiency, renewable energy, and sustainability to create a robust and resilient energy system in future. RK Singh has launched the campaign, through video conference in New Delhi, […]

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EESL, USAID Unveils ‘Healthy and Energy Efficient Buildings’ Initiative for Workplaces

With an aim to make workplaces healthier and greener, Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) jointly with the US Agency for International Development’s (USAID) MAITREE program, has launched the “Healthy and Energy Efficient Buildings” initiative. This initiative was launched on the occasion of World Environment Day. As part of this pilot initiative, EESL has taken the […]

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Germany Raises Offshore Wind Power Goal to 40 GW in 20 Yrs

The German Cabinet has passed a bill that would set a goal of 40 GW of offshore wind power capacity installation by 2040, marking a surge of almost five-fold. The move came as the German government wants to significantly surge its offshore wind energy capacity from current 7.5 GW (approx) to 40 GW as part […]

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RK Singh Unveils Real Time Market in Electricity; India Now in Few Global Markets

Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister RK Singh have launched the pan-India Real-Time Market (RTM) in electricity, placing India amongst a league of few electricity markets in the world having such system. RK Singh has launched the RTM through video conference in New Delhi, on Wednesday. On explaining the significance of the RTM, RK […]

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Punjab CM Amarinder Singh Welcomes PSERC Move to Trim Power Tariff

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has hailed the decision taken by the nodal agency Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) to slash domestic tariff despite a drop in revenue on the back of coronavirus lockdown. The Minister also hoped that the rates could be further rationalised in the interest of the people. Further, Punjab CM […]

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