The Case For Storage Is a Tough Sell At Reinvest 2020

RE-invest 2020’s session on battery storage, with a focus on innovation and sustainability, sent out mixed messages on the potential for, and need for battery storage in India. Thus, while some of the panelists drove home the point that long term storage was not really a requirement for India yet, considering the little gap between […]

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The Plan is to Power the Entire Agriculture Sector With Solar: RK Singh at RE-Invest

India’s plan is to rapidly take forward the idea of solarising its agriculture sector, and not just stop at solar pumps but cover the entire value chain. Agro-PV offers an opportunity to enable the achievement of both sustainable agriculture and clean energy transitions. Decentralised and distributed renewable energy solutions including solar-powered irrigation can significantly contribute […]

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The Potholes of 2019 for India’s Solar Drive

Looking back at 2019, there is absolutely no doubt today, that it has not been a memorable year for Solar power in India. Generators or manufacturers. With a closing installation figure of barely 7 GW as tracked by us, almost every hope from 2018 has been belied. The bad part? Some of the biggest obstacles […]

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MNRE Postpones its Flagship Event ‘RE-Invest’ Indefinitely

MNRE postpones the 3rd Global RE-Invest Meet, which was to be inaugurated by Narendra Modi on October 30. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced via a notification that it has postponed the 3rd Global Renewable Energy Investors’ (RE-Invest) Meet, which was to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October […]

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ISA spreads out. To take Reinvest Global with Sun World Name

The International Solar Alliance (ISA), India’s biggest global multilateral initiative ever that is also headquartered in India, is set to spread out globally, with RE-Invest the flagship ministry event moving out under it to Peru this year. The Re-Invest Event completed its second edition in October last year, when it was held near the capital […]

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RE Invest Aims to Showcase India’s Performance; Subsides Investment

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE)’s flagship event, RE Invest, to promote the spread of renewable energy has this time aimed at exchange of ideas between state and private players. Unlike the first RE Invest held in 2015, the second RE Invest has rather chose to showcase India’s achievements in the renewable energy sector […]

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India brings the world together to discuss Renewable Energy; global community applauds India’s Role

2nd Global Re-invest 2018 a resounding success The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy hosted the First Assembly of International Solar Alliance (ISA), 2nd Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Energy Ministerial Meet, 2nd Global RE-Invest Meet & Expo that concluded today at the India Expo Mart in the National Capital Region. The three events were […]

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States invite investors; promise full support to meet renewable targets

The Chief Minsters’ Plenary Session at the 2nd Global RE-INVEST India-ISA Partnership Renewable Energy Investors Meet & Expo saw representatives of Himachal Pradesh, Puducherry, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Uttar Pradesh sharing the renewable energy policy initiatives implemented by these states and their vision for capacity expansion. The session was moderated on October, 3, 2018 […]

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