RK Singh

MNRE Clarifies on Payment Security Mechanism Directive for Gencos

The energy generated during the non-dispatch period shall be calculated on the basis of Capacity Utilization Factor as declared by the generators in Power Purchase Agreements. The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a clarification on the power ministry’s latest directive, which is applicable from today, for power distribution companies (dZiscoms) to […]

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RK Singh Okays Transmission Schemes Proposal for 66.5 GW RE Projects

Prior requirement of LTA applications and associated bank guarantees, to be deferred for the interim period till the RE project is awarded to the successful bidder. In a bid to provide a significant boost to the country’s renewable energy sector, Power Minister RK Singh has approved the CERC’s (Central Electricity Regulatory Commission) proposal for early […]

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Grid-Tied Solar Capacity Approaching 30 GW: RK Singh

The cumulative grid-connected installed solar power capacity in India is approaching the 30 GW mark, as per the data revealed by RK Singh. The cumulative grid-connected installed solar power capacity in India is approaching the 30 GW mark sooner rather than later with the installed capacity at the end of May 2019, being 29,409 MW, […]

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RK Singh Assures Support for Power, RE Sector Development in Raj

During the meeting, RK Singh asked Rajasthan Energy Minister, Kalla, to further improve the power sector in the state. The Union Power Minister Raj Kumar Singh, in continuation of his second term in the Modi government, met with the Energy Minister of Rajasthan, BD Kalla, in New Delhi and assured him of all possible support […]

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In New Innings, MNRE Minister Alive To Payments Issue For RE Producers

The statement by the Power and New and renewable energy minister R K Singh that the government is building a payment security mechanism to protect developers from delays on generation payments is to be welcomed, as it shows a rightful recognition of a key issue plaguing the sector.  A pricing squeeze of the sort the […]

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Energy Efficiency Label for Residential Sector Launched in India

The objective of the labeling programme is to make an instrument over the energy performance of a home which will gradually lead to an effective tool while deciding over the home prices in future. Power Minister R K Singh has launched the energy efficiency label for residential buildings at the Conference of Ministers for Power, […]

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STFI Recommendations to Accelerate Solar Process Heat in Dairies

Speaking at a workshop organized by the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), RK Singh, Minister of power, New & Renewable Energy highlighted the need for creating an enabling and stable policy framework to further propagate usage of solar energy. Stressing on the need for utilizing the dairy cooperative network for the benefit of the farmers. […]

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MoF Adopts E-Mobility Programme in Partnership with EESL

Further, 28 charging points (24 slow charging points, 4 fast charging points) have also been installed at North Block for charging these vehicles. Marking the adoption of e-mobility, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance (MoF), Government of India has signed an agreement with Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), an entity under Ministry of Power […]

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India Received $3.2 Bn of FDI in Renewable energy in Last Three Years

In the first three months of the current financial year (2018-19), Rs 452 crore of FDI had already flown in, power minister R K Singh said. India has received Foreign Direct Investment worth $3,217 million in the renewable energy sector over the last three years from April 2015 to June 2018. According to data from the […]

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