RK Singh

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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Govt Planning to Tender 20 GW of Solar Projects by June 2021: RK Singh

RK Singh has said that apart from solar projects (installed or under development) the government is planning to tender for 20 GW solar projects by June 2021 Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy RK Singh has said that as on February 29, 2020, a cumulative grid-connected solar power capacity of 35.07 GW had been […]

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SECI Planning for 50 MW Solar Power Project in Leh: RK Singh

SECI is planning to set up a 50 MW solar power project in Leh, RK Singh has informed the parliament. The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) is planning to set up a 50 MW solar power project in Leh, Union Minister for Power and New & Renewable Energy RK Singh has informed the parliament. […]

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1922 MW Installed Rooftop Solar Capacity in India: RK Singh

Installed rooftop solar capacity in India now stands at 1922 MW, and over Rs 1,874 crore has been released as CFA, RK Singh has informed the Parliament. The total installed rooftop solar energy capacity in India now stands at 1922 megawatt (MW), and so far over Rs 1,874 crore has been released as central financial […]

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‘Letter of Comfort’ From PFC/ REC/ IREDA now at Par With Bank Guarantees

The government has decided to treat a letter of comfort issued by state-run shadow banking firms like PFC, REC, and IREDA at par with bank guarantees. To improve the business environment for clean energy projects and attract investments, the government has decided to treat a letter of comfort (undertaking) issued by state-run shadow banking firms […]

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MNRE Launches new Website to Maintain Pace With Time

RK Singh has recently launched the new website of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) in an attempt to maintain pace with time. The Minister of State (I/C) for Power and New and Renewable Energy and Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri RK Singh has recently launched the new website […]

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