R.K Singh

Centre Amends Electricity, Late Payment Surcharge Rules 2022

The Central government has amended the Electricity (Late Payment Surcharge and Related Matters) Rules of 2022 to ensure an adequate supply of electricity and to meet the growing demand in the country. The government amended the rule to ensure the optimum utilisation of available power-generating capacity. These amendments are expected to enhance the reliability of […]

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India Added 200 GW In Nine Years, Becoming Power-Sufficient: RK Singh

Union minister R.K Singh at the 16th edition of the Indian Electrical & Electronics Manufacturers’ Association (IEEMA), ELECRAMA, announced the recent transition in the power sector from power-deficient to power-sufficient. The minister said India added about 200 GW of generation capacity in the past nine years. At an electrical show organised by an association of manufacturers […]

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Govt Amends Electricity Rules 2020; Will Empower Consumers, Says Minister

The government today approved an amendment to the Electricity (Rights of Consumers) Rules, 2020 which is expected to further reduce the timeline for getting new electricity connections for consumers. Union Minister for Power and New & Renewable Energy R. K. Singh in his recent announcement stated that these amendments to the rule are expected to […]

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Gujarat Receives Maximum CFA Under Rooftop Solar Program: Govt

Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy RK Singh recently shared data on projects implemented under the rooftop solar programme in India. As per the shared data, Gujarat installed the maximum cumulative capacity (with or without CFA) with 3,264.93 MW, followed by Maharashtra with 1,905.80 MW and Rajasthan with 1,074.39 MW. The minister gave state-wise […]

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Rajasthan Commissioned Maximum Solar Park Projects: Govt

Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy RK Singh said that India currently hosts 20 solar parks with a total capacity of 10.5 GW. The minister also shared details of the current status of solar parks in the country in a written reply before the Parliament.  In his reply, he told the Parliament, “So far, […]

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IREDA Witnesses 67% Profit In Q3, Earnings Per Share Up by 57%

Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd. (IREDA) recently announced its audited financial results for the third quarter of the fiscal year 2023-24. The company reported a 67% increase in profit, reaching a Profit After Tax (PAT) of ₹ 335.54 crores for the quarter. This performance is attributed to the consistent growth in the loan book […]

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2023 Proved Brightest For Wind Power Generation In India: Govt

Union Minister R.K Singh in a written reply before the parliament shared data on the contribution of wind energy in the total energy mix in the last three years. The data revealed an incremental growth in the wind generation capacity to the overall renewable energy. The data said that 2023 proved fruitful for the wind […]

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India’s RE Sector Saw FDI Equity Investment of USD 6,137.39 Mn in Last 3 Financial Years

The Minister for New & Renewable Energy and Power, R.K. Singh, disclosed measures taken to entice Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into India’s renewable energy sector. Currently, India’s FDI policy permits up to 100% investment in the renewable energy sector through the automatic route. According to the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), […]

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