R.K Singh

The Wind Picks Up For Offshore Energy In India, R.K Singh Leads Key Decisions On Tendering, Transmission

In one of the most decisive steps for India’s offshore wind energy ambitions, R.K Singh, Union Minister for Power and New & Renewable Energy held a meeting yesterday on transmission planning for offshore wind energy projects in India. Alok Kumar, Secretary, Power and Indu Shekhar Chaturvedi, Secretary, Ministry of New & Renewable Energy were also […]

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Power Minister Calls for International Credit Guarantee and RE Bank for RE Development

While addressing the round table conference at the International Solar Alliance (ISA) in Gurgaon, Union Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy, R.K Singh said that the world now requires setting up of an international credit guarantee fund and a renewable energy bank that will help the world with renewable energy projects’ development. The […]

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Former Tesla engineer-designed battery at Bengaluru startup gets European order

In a boost to domestic manufacturing, one of the world’s most energy dense batteries designed by a former Tesla engineer for a Bengaluru-based battery startup has been picked up by a European renewable energy company, Eren Groupe, for its storage applications, the startup’s co-founder said on Sunday. The development has opened up possibilities of use […]

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New Solar PLI Scheme Changes

Details on the new solar PLI scheme for the Rs 19,500 crores that was announced in the budget are still to come out formally. With a first PLI scheme that had a corpus of ‘just’ Rs 4,500 already having been concluded, it’s fair to expect some quick movement with part 2 now. However, reports and […]

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As Power minister R.K. Singh responds to Telangana CM KCR, power reforms at risk?

In a release yesterday, the Press Information Bureau(PIB), on behalf of the MNRE (Ministry of New and Renewable Energy) has carried a strong rebuttal from Power Minister R.K. Singh, of statements ascribed to Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao (KCR). R.K. Singh has termed as a ‘lie’, a claim attributed to KCR, that the central […]

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15 GW Solar Projects risk impact from BCD on April 2022, Says NSEFI

With barely six weeks to go before the the Basic Customs Duties (BCD) on solar module imports(40%) and solar cells (25%) kick in, the National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has written to the MNRE to make a case for grandfathering of these projects. By grandfathering, these projects would, in effect be exempt from […]

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