R.K Singh

R K Singh Pushes For Clean Energy in Meeting With Gencos

R K Singh recently held a meeting to address implementation issues regarding thermal power stations to reduce emissions and made a case for clean energy. Re-elected Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister, R K Singh, recently held a meeting to address implementation issues regarding the mechanism for providing flexibility in generation and scheduling of […]

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News Flash. No Disruptions in Renewables Ministry, as R.K. Singh Retains Portfolio

With the final list of ministers and their allocations finally out, the Indian renewable energy industry would have heaved a sigh of relief to see that no major faces are being changed. Shri R.K. Singh, who was handling the MNRE Ministry and Power Ministry earlier too, comes back as the Minister of State (Independent Charge) […]

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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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