RK Singh

MNRE Leads from the Front to Push Solar Sector

The latest move by MNRE should be seen at a time when India had failed to comply with a World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling on solar power. The government of India, through its MNRE, seems to have woken up by issuing the latest amendments to accelerate the growth of the solar photovoltaic sector. The recent […]

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Govt Extends Transmission Charge Waiver Period for Solar Projects Till March 2022

The waiver will be available to these projects for 25 years from the date of commissioning provided the developers sign power purchase agreements with entities, including discoms, for sale of power for compliance of their renewable purchase obligation.     The government has extended the window to avail waiver of inter-state power transmission charges and […]

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After a Lull 2017, India’s Solar Power Sector is Rising Again

With rising solar panel costs and other issues, the sector had witnessed a sharp decline in late months of 2017. The Indian solar power sector started on a good note in 2018. The good thing is that solar industry now has over 4,000 megawatts (MW) of projects that it is going to bid for and […]

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RK Singh Comes to Rescue Solar Projects From Uncertainty of Anti-dumping Duty

Extending his support to the industry, the minister mentioned while the decision on anti-dumping duty on solar imports is still undeclared. The Minister of power, new and renewable energy RK Singh commented that the new bidders and the existing solar energy projects should be protected from the uncertainty of antidumping duties on import of low […]

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Developers Using Sub-Standard Solar Equipment Will Be Blacklisted Says R K Singh

If the sub-standard modules go beyond a certain tolerance limit, developers will be blacklisted. Raj Kumar Singh, Minister for Power and New and Renewable energy has said that the developers using sub-standard solar equipment beyond a certain tolerance limit will be blacklisted. In an interview with a newspaper, Singh who has also served as home […]

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ISA to Publicize 5 Years Program for Scaling Rooftop Solar During RE-INVEST India 2017

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron are likely to attend the ISA Founding Ceremony during RE-INVEST India 2017. The International Solar Alliance Program is scheduled to launch during RE-INVEST India 2017 on 8th December. The objective of ISA Program will be to promote, assess potential, harmonize demand and pool resources for […]

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