RK Singh

As Power Demand Slumps, RE Generators Brace For Impact

The coronavirus pandemic has created some of the most unprecedented situations ever faced by the energy sector in India. For one, demand has never dropped off as steeply as it has in March. For possibly the first time ever in living memory, a slump in global oil prices has stopped delivering any revenue benefits to […]

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PSU’s of MoP, MNRE Contribute Rs 925 Cr to Combat COVID-19

PSU’s of MoP and MNRE have pledged to contribute Rs 925 crore to PM-CARES Fund in support to all on-going relief efforts to combat the COVID-19 Outbreak. The Public Sector Undertakings of the Ministry of Power (MoP) and the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) have pledged to contribute Rs 925 crore to the […]

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Power Ministry Committed for 24×7 Supply to Consumers: RK Singh

In the wake of lockdown imposed across the country to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, the Power Minister RK Singh has ensured round-the-clock power supply to consumers. The Minister said that “in this time of crisis, the Ministry of Power is committed to providing 24×7 supply of electricity to all consumers.” He further […]

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Govt Provides Relief to Discoms amid Covid-19 Crisis

In a next spell of providing relief measures to the country’s ailing power sector amid lockdown due to coronavirus crisis, Power Minister RK Singh has now provided relief to power distribution companies (Discoms), with an aim to ease out their liquidity problems. The Power Ministry has approved financial relief measures for Discoms citing “due to […]

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NTPC, SECI to Set Up 10GW Renewable Energy Parks in Rajasthan

With an aim to achieve the target of 175 GW of renewable energy by 2022, the government has ramped up its process of tendering of renewable energy projects across the country. In line with this, India’s largest power generation utility NTPC and state-owned Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) will soon be signing an agreement with […]

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MNRE to Issue Uniform Guidelines for Renewable Energy Procurement

In a further step to provide relief to the ailing renewable energy sector in the country, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is mulling to issue uniform combined guidelines for the procurement of renewable energy i.e. solar, wind, and hybrid energy including storage. The government’s motive behind issuing uniform guidelines is to boost […]

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India’s RE Generation Capacity Sees 72% Growth in 6 Years: RK Singh

The installed capacity of renewable energy generation in the country has grown 72% from 80 GW to 138.9 GW during the past six years, according to RK Singh. The installed capacity of renewable energy generation in the country has grown 72 percent from 80 gigawatts (GW) to 138.9 GW during the past six years, according […]

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India 3rd Largest Power Producer Globally

India is the third-largest electricity producer across the globe, as stated by the Power Minister RK Singh in the Lok Sabha. Also, India secured the 106th position in terms of per capita consumption in 2017, according to the latest key world energy statistics published by the IEA in 2019. The reforms in the power sector are […]

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Investments in RE Sector Fell 14% to Rs 68550 Cr in 2019

Investments in the country’s renewable energy sector fell by 14 percent to Rs 68,550 crore in the calendar year 2019, the Parliament has been informed. Investments in the country’s renewable energy sector fell by 14 percent to Rs 68,550 crore in the calendar year 2019, the Parliament has been informed. In 2018, the estimated investment […]

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