R.K Singh

Rs 3,584 Crore Released For RE Schemes in FY 2018-19: R K Singh

A total of 74.79 GW of renewable energy capacity had been installed in the country at the end of December 2018. The government has released Rs 3,584.08 crore as Central Financial Assistance (CFA) for implementing renewable energy schemes by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) in the financial year 2018-19 so far, power and renewable energy minister R […]

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Government of India has been making concerted efforts for Developing Energy Storage Technologies

The Government of India has been making concerted efforts for developing energy storage technologies for managing the variable generation from renewable energy sources, including solar power. In this regard, an Expert Committee chaired by Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, has proposed draft National Energy Storage Mission that strives for leadership in the energy […]

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Govt. implements various programs/schemes for promotion of grid interactive renewable energy

The Government is already implementing various programs/schemes for promotion of grid interactive renewable energy such as solar, wind, bio-power and small hydro power in the country. The details of major steps taken by the Government to attract investment in the renewable energy sector are as follows: – Waiver of Inter State Transmission System (ISTS) charges […]

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BHEL Clinches CBIP Award as Best Power Equipment Maker

The award was received by Atul Sobti, Chairman & Managing Director (CMD), BHEL, from R.K. Singh, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for New & Renewable Energy and Power, on the CBIP Day. Public sector electric equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has won the ‘Best Power Equipment Manufacturing Organisation’ award during the CBIP […]

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Vikram Solar Wins ‘Best Contribution in Solar Energy’ at CBIP Awards

The award was conferred to the module maker by R. K. Singh, Minister of Power and New and Renewable Energy. Amongst other awardees were Hero Future Energies and West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company (WBSEDCL). Country’s one of the leading module makers Vikram Solar has been awarded with ‘Best Contribution in Solar Energy’ at the […]

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Bids for setting up of Wind Power Projects of over 8000 MW Capacity Finalised

The wind power projects in the country are installed on the basis of commercial viability through tariff based competitive bidding process. As on date, the bids for setting up of wind power projects of aggregate 8389.90 MW capacity have been finalised through Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) and National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd. […]

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Promotion of Solar Energy

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has been implementing various schemes in the country, including in Madhya Pradesh, to promote solar energy. The names of the schemes are as under: i. Development of Solar Parks and Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects. Scheme for setting up 1000 MW of Grid-Connected Solar PV Power Projects […]

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Solar Energy Production in the year 2018-19 was 21.365 Billion Units

Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has reported that the total solar energy production in the year 2018-19 was 21.365 Billion Units (BUs), as on 31.10.2018. The year-wise details of solar energy production since, 2015 are given as under: – S. No Year Generation from Solar Projects (BUs) 1. 2015-16 7.448 2. 2016-17 13.499 3. 2017-18 25.871 […]

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INSPIRE 2018 Concludes After Three Days of Insightful Deliberations; Showcased Four Unique & Innovative Solutions for Energy Efficient India

The three-day International Symposium to Promote Innovation & Research in Energy Efficiency (INSPIRE 2018) concluded in New Delhi, today. Organised by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint-venture of PSUs under the Ministry of Power, Government of India, and the World Bank, the third edition of INSPIRE witnessed participation from over 300 experts and delegates […]

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