Rajya Sabha

India’s RE Capacity Stands At 114 GW Till June, 61 GW Short Of 2022 Target

The Members of Parliament were separately informed by the Ministers of New and Renewable Energy in the Parliament on July 19 that India’s renewable energy capacity (excluding large hydro) stood at 114.07 GW till June-end this year, while 60.66 GW of projects are under various stages of development. India has set a target of having […]

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970 Government Funded Public EV Charging Station Installed in India so far

Answering questions on progress made by Power Ministry in establishing the EV charging stations in India, RK Singh has detailed the initiatives of the Power Ministry and that 970 public stations have been installed so far. Answering a question raised in the Rajya Sabha on the progress made by government-backed agencies in establishing the Electric […]

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Nearly 27 GW of new Solar Capacity Added in India in Last Three Years

A total of approximately 27 GW (26967.75 MW) of new solar capacity has been installed in India over the last three years in India. A total of approximately 27 GW (26967.75 MW) of new solar capacity has been installed in India over the last three years i.e. from 2016-17 to 2018-19 and the current year […]

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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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India Will Easily Attain 100 GW Solar Energy Target BY 2022: MNRE Minister  

National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) has benchmarked the country’s solar capacity at 748 GW backing the solar energy target. In a written reply in Rajya Sabha, it was assured that India, with all comforts, will attain the 100 GW solar energy target by 2022 and has already installed solar energy capacity of 23.12 GW […]

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Around 69,784 MW of renewable energy capacity has been installed in the country as on 31.03.2018

Renewable energy installations in the country are progressively increasing and do not appear to be facing any major challenges Renewable energy sector in India is attracting companies from across the world In the year 2016-17, aggregate capacity of around 11,322 MW of renewable energy was installed in the country, and in year 2017-18, aggregate capacity […]

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Indian Railways to Provide Rooftop Solar Panels at More Stations

It has planned to source 500 MW solar energy by providing rooftop solar panels at its railway stations and other buildings. In a move to go green, Indian Railways (IR) has planned to provide solar panels at many of its railway stations. Railway Ministry in reply to a question in Rajya Sabha said, it has […]

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1 Mn Solar Study Lamps Scheme Successfully Implemented: R.K Singh

The scheme was sanctioned in January 2014 for empowering underserved communities of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. The government has successfully implemented the one million solar study lamps scheme, said R. K Singh, Minister of State (IC) for New and Renewable Energy and Power, in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha. […]

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