Solar Mini Grid

MNRE Amends Rules For Solar Mini-Grid Installations In Tribal Area

In a notification released on March 26, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) amended the dedicated scheme aimed at electrification of unelectrified households belonging to Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs). This initiative was launched under the Pradhan Mantri Janjati Adivasi Nyaya Maha Abhiyan (PM JANMAN) on January 4th. According to the original notification […]

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Malawi solar mini-grid shows promise as way of electrifying rural Africa

A solar mini-grid in rural Malawi, East Africa, is powering maize mills, a sunflower oil facility and will help a welder in a nearby village expand his business, showing that centralised grid systems are not Africa’s only route towards low-carbon power. Malawi, a landlocked country in southeastern Africa, is defined by its topography of highlands […]

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CEL Extends Tender Deadline for Supply of BOS for 2×15 KWp Solar Mini Grid in Bihar

State-owned Central Electronics Ltd (CEL) has extended the date for submission of tender for supply of balance of systems (BoS) for 2×15 KWp solar mini-grid in Bihar to May 25, 2020. This is the third time that government has extended the bid submission date for the tender amidst continued lockdown across the country. Now, eligible […]

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Pench buffer zone gets a solar mini grid

A solar-mini grid has been inaugurated in the buffer zone of Pench by chief wildlife warden Shree Bhagwan at Ghatpendhri village. Also, known as Kiran Prabha Solar Mini Grid, the renewable energy project generates 2.4KV energy. It has been setup by Satpuda Foundation and Conservation Action Trust (CAT). After considering the difficulties and problems faced […]

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