RK Singh

NTPC’s 630 MW Barethi Solar Plant Promises To Power 3L Households

Union Minister for Power and New & Renewable Energy R. K. Singh and Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Virendra Kumar together laid the foundation stone for Barethi Solar Power Project of NTPC REL in Madhya Pradesh recently. This solar power plant is said to light up 3 lakh households, the government claimed. The […]

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MNRE Finalises BESS Mechanisms For ‘Round-the-Clock’ Renewable Energy

A meeting was held by Union Minister for Power and New & Renewable Energy RK Singh on February 22 regarding finalising the structure for operationalizing the scheme for Viability Gap Funding (VGF) for the development of Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) with a capacity of 4,000 Megawatt Hours (MWh). The minister emphasised that the price […]

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Singapore, UK, Mauritius, UAE Biggest Solar Investors In India: R.K Singh

The union minister of new and renewable energy, R.K Singh shared details of the solar investment received within the by India in the last three years i.e., from 2020 – September 2023. He stated, “Indian solar sector has received 3860.158 million investments through foreign direct investment (FDI) within the country till 30th September 2023.”   India […]

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Budget For Transmission Project To Boost Power In Northeast: Minister

Union Minister for Power and New & Renewable Energy and Power (MNRE) recently informed the parliament in a written reply about the growth in the implementation of projects under the Ministry of Power (MoP) for strengthening the Intra-State Transmission System as well as the distribution system in Northeastern States and Sikkim. The minister said, “Northeastern […]

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India Has Around 32 GW of RE Projects Under Bidding Stage: RK Singh

Union Minister of New and Renewable Energy RK Singh said in a press conference that no country could excel without sufficient power. “The power shortage in India has come down from around 4.5% in 2014 to less than 1% today,” he said.  He added, “Electricity is the most important infrastructure, which is a sine qua […]

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Load Shedding An Insult To People, Errant Firms To Be Penalized: RK Singh

Union Power Minister RK Singh today said that load shedding is an insult to the people of India. He also warned the power companies in the country that they would have to pay penalties for their defaults. The union minister was speaking in a review meeting of power sector with the energy secretaries of states […]

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Average Power Supply In Rural India Touched 20.6 Hours: RK Singh

The Ministry of Power (MoP) data on power availability within the power sector showcased a growth trend in 2023. Union Power Minister RK Singh said that several reforms in the power sector brought several positive results, including reduced AT&C (Aggregate Technical and Commercial) losses.  “The AT&C losses in the power sector went down to 15.41% (provisional) […]

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MNRE Approved Bihar’s Proposal Under PM KUSUM (Comp-C): Minister

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) in its latest reply before the Parliament said that the ministry approved the proposal of Bihar under Component C of the PM-KUSUM scheme. MNRE Minister RK Singh in his written statement before the Lok Sabha said that the state had moved an application to the Centre seeking […]

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43 Pumped Hydro Storage Projects With 55 GW Capacity Under Survey: Govt

Union Power Minister R.K Singh in a written reply before the Parliament stated that a total of 43 Pumped Hydro Storage Projects (PSPs) are under survey and investigation in the country.  He mentioned that these projects have an aggregate installed capacity of 55,085 MW. The minister also said that a total of four PSPs are […]

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